University Student Union


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!

Events and News

Upcoming Events

USU: Art Jam Wednesdays

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Art Jam Wednesdays

Get creative while jamming out to great music and enjoying delicious food alongside your fellow Matadors at Art Jam Wednesdays! Read more

DREAM Center: Hot Topics in Immigration Law

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 - 1:00pm

DREAM Center Symbol

Dive into some hot topics in Immigration with CARECEN! We will give an overview of topics such as the California Dream Act, getting a California ID or drivers license, public charge issues, and immigration do's and don'ts. Read more

VRC: Spring Study Jam

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Study Jam

An environment that is welcoming to students to study for classes or finals. Snack, drinks, music included. A tutor from the LRC will stop by 1-2 times a month. Read more

Pride Center: T-Time

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm


Join the Pride Center of the University Student Union this semester to find support and cultivate your sense of community during T-Time. Read more

Games Room: Mario Kart Singles

Thursday, April 25, 2024 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm

Games Room

Calling all Billiards, Super Smash Bros, Mario Kart, FIFA, Guilty Gear and Rocket League enthusiast to a live show down! Read more



Dr. Angela Davis Talks About the Effects of Systemic Racism as Part of “Essential Talks: Examining Our Campus”

June 3, 2022

Examining Our Campus Part II

Activist and scholar Dr. Angela Davis asserts that colonization still lingers in institutions today, including universities. However, with the power of activism through collective voices, issues such as racism, mass incarceration, police brutality, and slavery become opportunities for change. She spoke about these matters at the University Student Union’s (USU) program, What Are Modern-day Fuels of Racism? as part of the three-part series Essential Talks: Examining Our Campus. Read more


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