• USU Reservations & Event Services Virtual Event Consulting & Tips Now Available

Virtual Events

Virtual Event Consultation

We are here to help transition your event into a virtual experience or introduce a new event on a virtual platform. Our dedicated team is available to assist you in making your next event a success! Contact us at 818-677-3644 to learn more about our virtual event consultations. 

Virtual Event Planning Tips

Looking to host a virtual meeting or event? The University Student Union’s Reservations and Event Services department has some valuable resources to help you do it right! Check out the tips and resources below to effectively transition your meetings and events to virtual platforms. 

Please Note: These resources are to serve as suggestions and are not endorsed or monitored by the USU. 

Virtual Platforms

Explore these free resources that are available to CSUN students and staff:

  1. Zoom
  2. Microsoft Teams
  3. Google Meet
  4. YouTube
  5. Slack
  6. Discord
  7. Cisco WebEx Meeting Center

Below are some options for virtual platforms that have fees associated, please see below:

  1. Hopin
  2. GoToMeeting
  3. HighFive
  4. ON24

Virtual Event Ideas and Activities

  1. Play games with friends!
    Time Out
    House Party
    Geek Culture
  2. Watch a movie or TV show!
    Netflix Party
  3. Host meetings, events, and workshops using online platforms.
  4. Celebrate birthdays, accomplishments, and life milestones online.
  5. Visit museums virtually from around the world.  



No matter what kind of event you are hosting, accessibility for the participants is an important factor throughout your planning process. Below are some important resources that you can reference to assist in planning an inclusive event.