• CSUN’s Spotlight Shines on Next Generation of Filmmakers

    Spotlight on Next Generation of Filmmakers

  • Students at CSUN conduct field work on the pond on campus

    CSUN Strikes Gold With Sustainability Ranking

  • CSUN Herbarium Digitizes Plant Specimens

    CSUN Herbarium Digitizes Plant Specimens

  • Professor Hessam Ghamari works with a volunteer to explore neuro-imaging technologies.

    Helping Patients Navigate Dementia

  • Professor Harnesses Computer Power to Explore New Chemistry under High Pressure

    Harnessing Computers to Explore Chemistry

  • A CSUN student holds a reusable cup while another student disposes of compostable napkins in a compostable bin

    Get to Zero Waste Before the ‘Trashpocalypse’

  • Bassist and CSUN alumnus Rodrigo Moreno

    Dreamers Win Big at Grammys

  • Graduate on time with summer.

    Summer classes available online or on campus

Community and Neighbors

Campus and Community

CSUN President and studentsSince its groundbreaking in 1956, Cal State Northridge has joined hands with its neighbors and friends nearby and across the San Fernando Valley.

We prepare students for careers in Valley workplaces, sustaining the vitality of the region. We invite community members to enjoy the cultural opportunities and the other activities of a vibrant university.

Exciting art exhibitions, programs for people with disabilities, an award-winning extended education program, stimulating music and theatre, innovative summer day camps, a service-oriented library -- all these and more can be found on this page.

Adult College Education, Program for Continuing Professional Education (certificate programs)

Extended Education (extension courses)

Open University (credit courses open to the community)

Summer Academic Enrichment Program

Summer Academic Program for Elementary School Students