University Student Union

Where Matadors Belong

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

Events and News


Students Welcome Back Under the Big Top

August 16, 2013

USU Logo Lede

The University Student Union, Inc. (USU) presents Matafest, the USU’s circus themed event to start the school year on Thursday, Aug. 29 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 to 7 p.m. Students will experience the resources, entertainment and free food at the Plaza del Sol, USU.  Read more

Cool Cats, Hipsters and Sounds Make the Scene in the 818

August 16, 2013

USU Logo Lede

The 20th installment of Matador Nights will be held on Friday, Sept. 6 from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the University Student Union (USU). Get ready to travel back in time to diners, hot rods and drive-ins, because this year’s theme is everything from the 1950’s. This event is free and tickets will be available at the A.S. Ticket Office, Plaza del Sol Information Desk and the Satellite Student Union (SSU).  Guests are not permitted and a ticket with a CSUN I.D. is required for entry the night of Matador Nights. Read more

Back to School Week at the USU

August 16, 2013

USU Logo Lede

The 19th Annual Matador Nights will be held on Friday, April 26 from 9p.m. to 1a.m. at the University Student Union (USU). CSUN students will be taken to the city that never sleeps, as the USU is transformed into everything NYC. The event will feature special guest DJ Felli Fel, who has produced and mixed for music superstars such as Diddy, Kanye West and Flo Rida.  Read more


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