Under the guidance of the Office of the Vice President, each department in the Division of Student Affairs offers support services crucial to student success. Read below to find out more, and visit each departmental website to get a closer look.

Associated Students
Associated Students (AS) is the seat of student government and advocacy. A student run organization, AS provides invaluable leadership experiences while offering programs and services designed to enhance and create a spirited learning-focused campus. Supporting programs include: providing funding opportunities for special projects, student organizations, and activities including student research and other scholarly activities; Outdoor Adventures and Camp Matador; entertainment and lectures; discount tickets to popular local attractions and transportation subsidy; recreational and competitive sports programs; a Children’s Center; sustainability education programs and a legal clinic.

Career Center
The Career Center is a value-added on-campus resource for students and alumni. In addition to offering job and internship listings, students can engage in career exploration through CareerLink, meet with peers and counselors for advisement, enhance job preparedness skills including resume development and mock interviews, visit Matty’s Closet for interview appropriate attire, develop job-search strategies and set professional goals designed to turn their academic majors into careers.

Center on Disabilities
The Center on Disabilities is committed to the vision of an inclusive society where people of all abilities have the opportunity to achieve their goals and experience success. The annual CSUN Assistive Technology Conference provides a forum for the assistive technology community to share research, innovations and best practices to support and promote inclusion. The Assistive Technology Applications Certificate Program (ATACP) helps introduce newcomers and expand the awareness of professionals to current technology in the disability field, through its and other training opportunities.

Disability Resources and Educational Services
DRES provides accommodations and support services to students with disabilities so they can participate fully in the classroom and campus life. Each student has unique needs and services are individualized. Some of the more common services are additional time to take tests, one-on-one academic coaching, training to use technology to learn more effectively, and career development activities promoting employment after graduation.

Financial Aid and Scholarship Department
Provides financial assistance and guidance to support student access and success. In addition to financial assistance provided through grants, work-study, loans and scholarships, a Financial Literacy Program offers workshops to educate students on subjects such as credit, student loans, building a financial plan for college, money management and saving to meet your goals.

International and Exchange Student Center
Provides international students with immigration advisement and new student orientation after admission, refers them to academic advisement, and assists with their academic or personal concerns. IESC also assists students wishing to study abroad and in exchange programs within the United States.

Klotz Student Health Center
The Klotz Student Health Center offers free and low-cost care for routine or urgent medical matters. The center also has dental and optometry clinics, and offers integrative therapies such as acupuncture, chiropractic and massage. The health center’s aim is to keep students in optimal physical and emotional health, thereby improving their potential for academic success.

Matador Involvement Center
The Matador Involvement Center supports students interested in getting involved, making connections, and meeting people with similar interests. Here you can discover existing clubs and organizations, volunteer projects through Unified We Serve, fraternities and sororities and resources for leadership development. Also offered is information about forming a new club or organization through the chartering and training programs offered each fall and advice on coordinating your on-campus events.

National Center on Deafness
NCOD Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services promotes an equitable learning environment that encourages inclusion, respect, innovation and self-reliance. In addition to providing communication access including sign language interpreters, captionists and notetakers in classrooms and extrracurricular activities, the NCOD also offers advisement, tutoring, scholarships, career and leadership opportunities for our students who are deaf and hard of hearing.

Office of Admissions
Oversees the admissions and application process for all resident, out-of-state and international undergraduate applicants, and international graduate applicants.

Office of the Registrar
Assists all regularly matriculated students with class enrollment and verification, degree planning tools, records and transcripts, and baccalaureate graduation.

Student Affairs Information Technology
Student Affairs Information Technology (SAIT) manages the Web and technology needs of CSUN’s Division of Student Affairs. They deliver user friendly, student-centric online services.

Student Development and Transitional Programs
Student Development and Transitional Programs promotes understanding and appreciation of the cultures, economics and diversity of the world. Student Development oversees Commencement and Honors Convocation and New Student Orientation.

Student Housing and Conference Services
Student Housing and Conference Services provides convenience, safety, academic assistance and constant support for its on-campus residents. Student Housing is the gateway to the complete Cal State Northridge experience.

Student Outreach and Recruitment Services
Manages prospective undergraduate student relations, assists with admission communications and coordinates pre-enrollment activities.

University Counseling Services
University Counseling Services (UCS) provides resources and information to assist those dealing with small and large psychological obstacles that may be interfering with academic progress or personal relationships. Free services include personal counseling, group counseling, outreach and training.

University Student Union, Inc.
The University Student Union, Inc. (USU) is a student-centered nonprofit that expands the college experience through various programs and involvement opportunities. The USU is committed to student inclusion, diversity and personal growth, and provides food, study areas, computer labs, TV lounges, events and entertainment for the student body.

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