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


Free Screening of the Invisible War

November 8, 2012

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The Veterans Resource Center of California State University, Northridge and the Valley Trauma Center are collaborating to present a groundbreaking investigative documentary into the epidemic of rape within the U.S. Military.  The film will be screened on Thursday, Nov. 8, from 6 p.m.– 9 p.m. at the CSUN University Student Union Theater.  A panel discussion immediately following the screening will be moderated by the Sepulveda Vet Center and will feature Kirby Dick, the film’s director, and Amy Ziering, the film’s producer, in addition to experts on military sexual trauma and veterans.   “The Invisible War” paints a startling picture. Today, a female soldier in combat zones is more likely to be raped by a fellow soldier than killed by enemy fire. The Department of Defense estimates there were a staggering 19,300 service members sexually assaulted in 2010 alone. Read more

Pepperdine to See Red at Basketball Opener

November 6, 2012

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The University Student Union presents Red Rally for the Matador Men’s basketball regular season. The Matadors will play Pepperdine University. As the 55th year of collegiate basketball at CSUN approaches, Coach Bobby Braswell will be entering his 17th season to guide the Matadors into the ring to washout the Waves. Pepperdine is led by second year coach Marty Wilson. Read more


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