The University Student Union (USU) at California State University, Northridge is a student centered non-profit organization that works to expand the college experience through various programs, services, employment, and involvement opportunities.

The mission of the USU is to foster the achievement of students’ educational goals by facilitating a strong connection between students and their campus community.

We are an engaging and energetic campus program that develops students through inclusive activities, meaningful employment opportunities, leadership experiences and innovative technologies, facilities, and services.

The University Student Union at CSUN includes the Dream Center, Pride Center, Computer Lab, East Conference Center, Games Room, Northridge Center, Oasis Wellness Center, Reservations & Event Services, Student Recreation Center, USU Events, Veterans Resource Center...and you!

Events and News

The University Student Union (USU) at CSUN welcomes all students and the campus community to the Fall 2020 semester. You are invited to experience the wide range of exciting virtual events, programs and services we are currently offering. Everything the USU provides for you is intended to optimize your sense of belonging at CSUN through student engagement, connection and community building.

Check here often for more information about our virtual opportunities for you at the University Student Union… Where Matadors Belong!

Upcoming Events

VRC: Virtual Game Night

Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Game Night

The Veterans Resource Center of the University Student Union invites all military-connected Matadors to our virtual Game Night on Zoom!  Read more

VRC: Elevate Webinar

Friday, October 30, 2020 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

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Student Veterans and military-connected Matadors are invited to connect with professionals from various industries to answer questions and enhance professional growth! Read more



Come Learn About the Complex Relationship between Black, Indigenous and Other People of Color (BIPOC) and the Natural Environment at “Black & Brown in a Green Future: Natural Spaces as Sites of Liberation”

October 22, 2020

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Chicana and Chicano Studies, Recreation and Tourism Management and the University Student Union (USU) invite all CSUN students to learn about the complexities of American history as it connects to green space, race and the power to shape the places we live in at “Black & Brown in a Green Future”. On Wednesday, Nov. 18 at 2 p.m., join us for this powerful program that will introduce you to the underlying connections between systemic racism and the environment from Dr. Carolyn Finney’s book, “Black Faces, White Spaces”. Read more


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