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Admitted Students

Congratulations, New Matador!

Your Success Story Starts Here.

At California State University, Northridge (CSUN), every day is a success story and it’ll soon be time to start writing yours, on campus in the heart of Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley. In a city where anything’s possible, our students, faculty and staff live by the motto of doing whatever it takes to succeed.

Your Next Steps

As you prepare to join us for your first semester, there are a few important steps you’ll need to complete. 

Select your student group below for a complete list of the next steps in the process.

Getting Ready for Life as a Matador

To ease into becoming a Matador, take advantage of our on-demand student resources including self-guided virtual tours and videos from our annual Explore CSUN Virtual Experience, a program aimed at helping new students learn about the university, the value of a CSUN education and the resources available to Matador students.

Explore CSUN Virtual Experience

360-Degree Virtual Tour

Self-Guided Campus Tours

Virtual Campus Tours on the CSUN App

Meet a Student Outreach Intern

New Student Orientation (NSO)

To assist you in your successful transition to CSUN, you'll attend New Student Orientation (NSO). The goal of the NSO program is to support your continuous integration into the academic, cultural and social context of student life at CSUN. Information on the next NSO will be available online is as early as June for the coming fall and October for the spring.

Resources for New Students

Here are some helpful resources as you begin your life as a Matador.

Be a Social Media Matador

Follow us on social media for all things CSUN.

Share What It Means to Be a #ProudMatador

Use #ProudMatador and tag CSUN for a chance to be featured on our social media!

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