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

Pride Center: Generation Pride

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

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Calling all incoming CSUN Students! The Pride Center of the University Student Union wants to welcome you and feel your spirit at our inclusive event, Generation Pride, designed to showcase all the services we have available to the LGBTQIA+ community on campus! Read more

Pride Center: Virtual T-Time

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

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Experience support, guidance and a network of peers to help you navigate living as trans* or outside the gender binary at Virtual T-Time, hosted weekly on Zoom by the Pride Center of the University Student Union. Read more

USU Craft Corner — Virtual

Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 11:30am to 1:30pm

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Unleash your inner artist every Thursday this semester by joining us online for Craft Corner – Virtual! Read more

Pride Center: GAYme Night

Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

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Looking to have some fun with your fellow CSUN GAYmers? Come join the Pride Center of the University Student Union for our weekly virtual GAYme Night this Fall semester! Read more



Show Off What You Know at Our Virtual “Summer Trivia”

July 10, 2020

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The University Student Union (USU) invites everyone at CSUN to test their Matitude and knowledge at “Summer Trivia”. Join an exciting trivia competition with our host, Matt, for 2 rounds of black history and 3 rounds of Matt’s choosing and compete on Zoom against your fellow Matadors. You can join with friends to play as a team or test your knowledge solo for a chance to win great prizes!

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