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 University Student Union, as the heart of campus, uplifts and empowers students to achieve educational, personal and professional goals by providing leadership development, meaningful employment, and innovative programs, services and facilities. We promote equity, inclusion and well-being, while encouraging social justice advocacy to help Matadors feel heard, respected and connected to CSUN.

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 Programs, Veterans Resource Center...and you!

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“Matafest” Invites All CSUN Students on a Safari Adventure with Free Food, Prizes and More at the University Student Union

August 16, 2017

University Student Union

The University Student Union (USU) welcomes all CSUN students back to school with its annual “Matafest”, a fun and informational event featuring an adventurous twist. On Thursday, Aug. 31 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the USU’s Plaza del Sol, you’re invited to go on a safari excursion right here on campus to explore and discover all of the resources that the USU offers to every CSUN student. Your adventure awaits you with delicious food, live entertainment, and chances to win raffles and various prizes — all for FREE! Read more


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