Student Recreation Center
The Student Recreation Center of the University Student Union offers the CSUN community the opportunity to connect with us and enjoy the virtual fitness resources and services that are available during Fall 2020.
Virtual Group Exercise Classes
Daily Via Zoom & Other Online Services
Break a sweat from the comfort of your own home during our Virtual Group Exercise classes! Stay in shape by participating in fun fitness classes such as Zumba®, Pilates, High Intensity Interval Training Camp courses and more! Sign up for a Virtual Group Exercise class, and stay energized from home with the SRC!
GX Rewards Program
Get rewarded for pursuing your fitness goals, Matadors! This highly-motivating Rewards Program will encourage you to commit to a healthier personal routine while spreading the word about our amazing line-up of live-streamed fitness and mindfulness classes with your friends. Whether you are a CSUN student, faculty, staff or alumni, you will have an opportunity to win a gift card of your choice just for engaging with us!
On-Demand YouTube GX Classes
All Semester Long
You can keep crushing those fitness and health goals by subscribing to the Student Recreation Center’s YouTube channel! You’ll gain access to a variety of brand-new pre-recorded fitness and wellness videos every Friday featuring some of your favorite SRC fitness instructors. You can turn up the heat with some bodyweight workouts or cool it down with some slow movement exercises. Either way, the SRC is here to keep you healthy and well all semester long!
Subscribe to the SRC’s YouTube Channel and turn on the bell to get the latest notifications about our On-Demand Fitness videos!
Mega Sweat Sesh
Starts Wednesday Sept. 30
Sweat it out with the SRC during our Mega Sweat Sesh live on Zoom! Starting Sunday, Sept. 30, you can enjoy live virtual Group Exercise classes led by some of your favorite SRC Fitness Instructors! You can choose from either Zumba Fitness or HIIT & Yoga Fusion!
- Zumba Fitness: Wednesday, Sept. 30
- HIIT & Yoga Fusion: Wednesday, Oct. 21
All attendees will be entered into a raffle for the chance to win a $50 gift card. Register one week in advance of each Mega Sweat Sesh. Find out more on the SRC Fitness Challenges webpage.
Fall Back Into Fitness
Monday, Sept. 14 – Sunday, Oct. 25
Fall Back Into Fitness this semester with our six-week virtual fitness program. All you have to do to take part in this festive program is engage in a variety of activities that promote your overall health and fitness. You’ll earn points as you go and become eligible to win some pretty awesome prizes with each milestone you reach!
Register for the SRC’s Fall Back Into Fitness starting Monday, Sept. 7 – Sunday, Oct. 11. Find out more on the SRC Fitness Challenges webpage.
FIFA 20 Tournament
Monday, Sept. 14 – Friday, Oct. 9
Via Xbox One & PS4
Go for the gold this fall semester with Intramural Sports at the Student Recreation Center of the University Student Union during our FIFA 20 Tournament! FIFA fanatics of all levels, here’s your chance to compete against other Matador gamers on either Xbox or PlayStation and battle it out to claim victory. The player with the most wins on each console will be crowned FIFA 20 Tournament champion and score an awesome prize!
Register to join in on all the FIFA action before Friday, Sept. 9 through IMLeagues.
Madden 21 Tournament
Monday, Oct. 26 – Friday, Nov. 13
Via Xbox One & PS4
Get back into the game of NFL football with the SRC during our virtual Intramural Sports Madden 21 Tournament! This semester, we’re putting the game in your hands with an exciting new online competition featuring one of the most popular sports game franchises of all time. After signing up on IMLeagues, set up your matches on the SRC’s Discord to tackle the competition in Madden 21 on PS4 or Xbox One. Don’t fumble your chance to win an awesome prize!
NBA 2K20 Tournament
Registration Opens Oct. 28!
Via Xbox One & PS4
Jump off the sidelines and into the NBA 2K20 Tournament, an exciting Intramural Sports virtual competition on Xbox One and PS4 from the Student Recreation Center of the University Student Union. Here’s your chance to compete against other Matador gamers to and show them who really dominates the court. The player with the most wins on each console will earn the title of champion and walk away with an awesome prize.
Beat the buzzer and sign up on IMLeagues starting Wednesday, Oct. 28. Then, join the SRC’s Discord to set up your matches and get the latest NBA 2K20 Tournament updates.
SRC Events Coming Soon…
Turkey Burn-Off Challenge
Monday, Nov. 23 – Sunday, Dec. 6
Register starting Monday, Nov. 16 through Saturday, Dec. 5.
Rocket League Tournament
Monday, Nov. 16 – Friday, Dec. 4
Via Xbox One & PS4
Register via IMLeagues starting Wednesday, Oct. 28 through Wednesday Nov. 11.
Weekly Workouts on Social Media
Join in on Instagram, Twitter & Facebook
Looking for a new way to stay fit and have fun? The SRC is serving up some exciting weekly worksouts via social media. Follow the SRC on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube for some fresh new ways to get your heart rate up and stay on track with your fitness goals, no matter where you are.
External Virtual Fitness Opportunities
CrossFit At Home
CrossFit At Home is a great way to keep your fitness routine in motion right now – no matter where you are. This resource is an essential way to keep your goals within reach and at your fingertips with instructional videos about individual workouts, functional movements, and nutritional meal ideas.
Blogilates has a wide range of quick 10-12 minute workouts by Cassey Ho, an award-winning fitness instructor based in Los Angeles. Her positive approach is a great way to have a fun and engaging virtual workout. While you’re at it, explore some of her articles covering an array of topics revolving around fitness, nutrition and other health-related topics.
Redundant workouts make it hard to stay motivated. But having a diverse collection of workout routines in your hands can help you plan accordingly and get the results you’re looking for. Fitness Blender has an easy-to-use video library that helps you customize your workouts based on available time, exercise difficulty, available equipment and training type. This unique fitness resource will help keep your workouts fresh and effective whether you’re on the go or at home.
Get moving and build momentum towards improving your mental and physical health! The YMCA’s Y360 health and fitness videos provide a great opportunity to engage in a group yoga class from where ever you may be. It’s a wonderful way to relax and feel the healing energy that a guided meditation class can provide.
USU Games Room
Join the Games Room's Discord Server
Connect with your fellow Matador gamers from wherever you are by joining the Games Room’s Discord Server! It’s the easiest way to stay connected, sign up for our upcoming eGaming Tournaments and share your funniest gaming memes. We can’t wait to chat with you online!
Check out our list of upcoming USU Games Room eGaming Tournaments:
- Dragon Ball FighterZ
Wednesdays (Nov. 4, Nov. 11, Nov. 18)
- Super Smash Bros.
Thursdays (Oct. 22, Oct. 29, Nov. 5)
- Tekken 7
Fridays (Oct. 30, Nov. 6, Nov. 13)
- Trivia Nights
Tuesdays (Oct. 20, Nov. 10)
- Completion Bounties
Sunday, Oct. 18 – Saturday, Nov. 21
Oasis Wellness Center
The Oasis Wellness Center of the University Student Union invites all CSUN students, staff and faculty to connect to the virtual wellness resources and services that are available during Fall 2020. Check them out!
Oasis Weekly Virtual Wellness Programs
Right now is the perfect time to put yourself first and indulge in a little self-care—and the Oasis Wellness Center is here to help you do it! Stay balanced and reduce stress from the comfort of your own home by attending our Weekly Virtual Wellness Programs! Sign up through MINDBODY and connect with us on Zoom every week in workshops dedicated to your personal well-being. Get centered and rejuvenated with the Oasis by attending our Weekly Virtual Wellness Programs!
Self-compassion Healing Space with Dani Brown
Friday, Oct. 30
Join us in our Self-Compassion Healing Space with certified yoga teacher, Dani Brown. You will learn about the scientific benefits of self-compassion as Dani guides you through this contemplative practice. This will help you build self-understanding and treat yourself with greater loving-kindness.
Quantum Harmonix Sound Healing with Torkom Ji
Thursday, Nov. 5
Experience sound healer, electronic music producer and Los Angeles native Torkom Ji for an evening of Quantum Harmonix Sound Healing. This unique sound-based meditative and healing method will help your mind, body and consciousness all feel relaxed and supported.
Wellness Coaching Telehealth Sessions: Virtual
Tuesdays: 9 a.m. – Noon
Wednesdays: 1 – 4 p.m.
Call the Klotz Student Health Center at 818-677-3666 (choose Option 1) to Make an Appointment
Taking positive steps to maintaining your overall wellness during this time is one of the best things you can do for yourself. These free one-on-one consultations with a certified wellness and health coach will help you enhance your holistic health and wellbeing. Our coaches will assist you in developing your wellness plan, discuss ways to overcome your personal barriers ad discover inner strengths and motivations to help you achieve optimal wellbeing and a renewed focus on academics.
More Virtual Wellness Opportunities
Explore our Oasis FAQs for additional online resources to practice mindfulness and wellbeing while we are developing even more programs for you.
The Pride Center of the University Student Union offers all LGBTQIA+ Matadors the chance to connect with your community and enjoy engaging events virtually. Check them out!
Available by phone
Monday – Friday: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Meetings can be scheduled via Zoom — Contact Us!
Manager, Pride Center
Virtual Pride Center
3 – 5 p.m.
Via Zoom (Meeting ID 316-032-342)
Every weekday you’re invited to visit with the Virtual Pride Center on Zoom to talk with friends, get your questions answered and spend some time with us while still practicing social distancing. It’s the best way to keep in touch with the Pride Center of the University Student Union and get the updates about issues that affect you. Whether you want to see a familiar face, have lunch with a group, or ask a question about available resources, we’re here for you at the Virtual Pride Center — so please join the conversation on Zoom.
Visit the Virtual Pride Center.
7 – 8:30 p.m.
Experience support, guidance and a network of peers to help you navigate living as trans* or outside the gender binary at Virtual T-Time, hosted everyday Wednesday on Zoom. Take advantage of this welcoming space where you can feel free to discuss living with in-tersecting identities with individuals who can relate. Whether you’re transgender, gender questioning, genderqueer or believe you fit outside of the gender binary, you are invited to explore and embrace who you truly are. RSVP now and join us for Virtual T-Time on Zoom!
6 – 7:30 p.m.
Via Zoom (Meeting ID: 964-7225-0312)
Looking to have some fun with your fellow CSUN GAYmers? Come join the Pride Center of the University Student Union for our weekly virtual GAYme Night all throughout Fall se-mester to bask in glory that lives within the CSUN LGBTQIA+ community! Show up weekly on Zoom every Thursday to show the Pride Center your competitive side during GAYme Night. We can’t wait to have a gay ol’ time with you!
Mondays (Aug. 24 – Dec. 7)
5 – 6 p.m.
Via Pride Center Instagram Live
Looking for something to do while you’re in self-quarantine? The Pride Center has you covered! Check out our IG Live every Monday for tutorials on a variety of interesting, fun and relevant topics during How to:! Whether you want to take up art, cooking or self-care, you can learn something with How to: on the Pride Center’s IG live every Monday!
Check it Out!
Wednesdays (Aug. 26 – Dec. 9)
3 – 4 p.m.
Via Pride Center Instagram Live
Join the Pride Center for an informative afternoon on our IG Live for Check it Out! Learn about a variety of different resources curated for our community, by our community, and engage with impactful LGBTQIA+ organizations on and off campus. Visit our IG Live every Wednesday and check out what we have just for you!
Thursday, Aug. 27
5 – 6 p.m.
Via Zoom (Meeting ID: 955-4447-3784)
Let’s scrap the labels CSUN! Your Pride Center of the University Student Union invites in-coming Gen Z, Millennials, Gen X, and Boomer students to all come together and join Generation Pride.
We want you to attend this Zoom gathering to learn about all of the LGBTQIA+ resources and organizations that are available to you on and around the CSUN campus and experience how your USU loves you! Plus, you’ll get your shot at winning the Generation Pride Challenge! Register now and join us on Zoom!
OUT on Stage
Aug. 28 – Nov. 20
7 – 9 p.m.
Via Pride Center Instagram Live
LGBTQIA+ students and allies, you’re invited to the Pride Center’s virtual variety show, OUT On Stage! On select Fridays, you can tune in via Instagram Live to enjoy live performances from talented queer artists and connect virtually with fellow LGBTQIA+ folx. Just because we can’t see each other in person, doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate talent together! Join us at OUT On Stage to spread the support and celebrate our queer talent with the Pride Center.
The Lavender Takeover
Fridays (Sept. 4 – Nov. 20)
5 – 7 p.m.
Via Zoom (Meeting ID: 997-8612-4304)
Take a step back from the complexities of white heteronormative society and express some gratitude for your queerness and melanin during The Lavender Takeover. Enter this vibrant weekly space for learning, healing, embracing and igniting the intersectional activ-ism needed to give future LGBTQIA+ people of color a beautifully violet world that is proudly violence-free.
Bi, Pan, Poly Power
Wednesday, Sept. 23
5 – 7 p.m.
Via Zoom (Meeting ID: 936-2129-5592)
Calling all lovers! Come celebrate Bisexual Visibility Day with the Pride Center at our Bi, Pan, Poly Power virtual workshop! Hear the voices and experiences of bisexual, pansexual and polysexual individuals to increase your recognition and understanding of these communities. Show-off your heart and come help us share what the LGBTQIA+ and our allies are all about! Always remember Matadors, you’re valid just by being you!
An AROdynamic spACE
Wednesday, Oct. 28
5 – 7 p.m.
Via Zoom (Meeting ID: 985-7018-3498)
The Pride Center invites you to join an inclusive virtual environment dedicated to Asexual and Aromantic Matadors during An AROdynamic spACE! We’re amplifying Asexual and Aromantic voices with an inclusive panel discussion where you can learn more more about the community. Blast off into our AROdynamic spACE and expand your understanding of your peers!
Trans* Empowerment Week — More Details to Come!
Monday, Nov. 11 – Friday, Nov. 20
Via Zoom & Instagram Live
Transcend beyond LGB and come empower CSUN’s transgender community during our virtual Trans* Empowerment Week. Join us on Zoom and IG Live to recognize and raise the visibility of transgender, gender-queer and gender non-conforming individuals while we explore vital resources to help uplift the community. Keep an eye out for more information on our webpage and get ready to celebrate CSUN’s transgender community during Trans* Empowerment Week!
Veterans Resource Center
The Veterans Resource Center of the University Student Union offers Student Veterans and all military-connected Matadors the opportunity to connect with us to enjoy the many virtual resources and services that are available to you during Fall 2020.
VRC Virtual Lunchtime Pop-In
Tuesdays: 2 – 4 p.m.
Fridays: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Join us every Tuesday and Friday for a virtual place to talk with friends, get answers to your questions and still share some social distancing. Whether you want to see a familiar face, have lunch with a group, or learn about all of our available resources — the VRC Virtual Lunchtime Pop-In is your way to stay connected with the VRC and get updates about issues that affect you. We’re here for you — so please join the conversation.
Join the VRC Virtual Lunchtime Pop-In via Zoom.
Monday Night Football Watch Party
5 – 8 p.m.
Whether you’re catching the whole game, dropping by for the last play, or just trying to get some info for your fantasy football squad — this is the next best thing to being at the stadium. On top of all that, every time you watch MNF with the VRC, you’ll be entered into a raffle for a $50 Amazon gift card!
The Blend — Virtual
Via Instagram Live
Take a break from your daily routine and enjoy good virtual conversation with fellow Veterans and other CSUN students with military connections — all blended together. Whether you can only drop by for a few minutes or want to hang around for a while, take some time out with the VRC.
Virtual Game Night
6:30 – 8 p.m.
Zoom Meeting ID: 938 8818 0795
On select Thursdays, you can come hang out online with your friends from the VRC to enjoy a little competition and conversation playing virtual games together. Plus, each week a $10 Amazon gift card will be given away to the winner of the night! Come kick-back and have a chance to score some prizes while you let the good times roll
Women to Women — Virtual
Friday, Oct. 16
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
The Veterans Resource Center of the University Student Union invites all female Student Veterans to our empowering online event, virtual Women to Women. Come join us on Zoom to share your story, make new connections and learn about the many resources offered to you through the VRC.
Register for Women to Women starting Monday, Sept. 21 to Friday, Nov. 16.
Elevate — Virtual
First week of November & December
Prepare for the career you want after graduation by joining us for Elevate, the VRC’s job search information series. We’ll host a weekly virtual webinar just for Student Veterans on the VRC’s IGTV. Elevate is specially designed to help you through your transition from the classroom toward your future career.
Be sure to check out all nine of the videos that will be released Friday at noon on the VRC’s IGTV, each featuring a working professional from a range of different careers. During the last week of the series, you’ll also want to join us live for select meetings on Zoom on Friday, Oct. 30 to get the right answers to all of your questions and even more job seeking tips!
Salute to Service
Monday, Nov. 9 – Friday, Nov. 13
Join us for a weeklong celebration recognizing military-connected students, faculty and staff here at CSUN. This week of events will include inspiring Joining Forces Ally Trainings, engaging discussions at Veterans Talk Current Events and a VRC Open House! Come hear valuable information on how to become a better Veteran Ally and learn about all of the helpful resources that are available to military-connected Matadors.
Military Connected — Virtual
Friday, Nov. 20
Noon – 1 p.m.
The Veterans Resource Center of the University Student Union invites CSUN students who are military dependents, have family members who serve and others with military ties to Military-Connected virtual. Come get connected with other Matadors like you and learn about the various resources the VRC has to offer you on campus and beyond!
Reserve your spot by submitting your RSVP starting Monday, Nov. 9 to Friday. Nov. 20.
More VRC Events Coming Soon!
CSUN Remembers 9/11 Tribute — Virtual
Via VRC Social Media Platforms
Veterans Day Shout Out — Virtual
Wednesday, Nov. 11
Via VRC Social Media Platforms
The DREAM Center of the University Student Union offers undocumented students, mixed status families, staff, faculty, allies and future undocumented students the opportunity to connect with us to enjoy the many virtual resources and services that are available during Fall 2020.
Fall 2020 Events
Pathway to Citizenship Presentation Series (led by CARECEN)
Thursdays (Sept. 10, Oct. 8, Nov. 12)
Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Let’s Talk with University Counseling Services
Thursdays (10/01 - 12/10)
11 a.m. – Noon
CARECEN Legal Clinic
Wednesdays (09/30 - 12/16)
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Make an Appointment
Here to Stay
Tuesdays (10/06 – 12/08)
Students can express interest by completing an online interest form or they can call the UCS front desk at 818-677-2366
Fridays (11/06, 11/20, 12/04)
2:30 – 4 p.m.
Virtual Assistance Available Now
Phone: (818) 677-7069
Mondays – Thursdays
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
If you need help with finding resources, navigating financial aid and admissions, or need general support, you may now visit us virtually. Both Daniela Barcenas, DREAM Center Manager, and Madison Villanueva, DREAM Center Supervisor, will be available to assist you by appointment. All you need to do is email us 48 hours in advance and then join us via Zoom during the times below:
Manager, DREAM Center
DREAM Center Supervisor