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Cal State LA is planning to deliver classes through virtual modalities for fall 2020 and to provide enhanced support for students and faculty.

For more COVID-19 information, visit our Health Watch webpage.

2020 Recognition

Explore our special website recognizing the Class of 2020, featuring congratulatory messages from Cal State LA President William A. Covino and the college deans, stories featuring the outstanding accomplishments of our graduating students, the names of our graduates, and more. 

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Path to graduation

Academic advising can help you plan classes and set long-term goals on the way to your diploma.

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Majors and programs

Learn about our 57 undergraduate majors, 51 master’s degrees and 4 doctoral programs.

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I Serve LA

Volunteer and track your hours with the Center for Engagement, Service, and the Public Good.

student success

At Cal State LA, students come first. Throughout your time here, your professors, staff and administrators will be there to help map out your path to a timely graduation, earn your degree and launch your career or graduate education.


Supervisor Hilda L. Solis at a lectern speaking during the news conference
Supervisor Hilda L. Solis at a lectern speaking during the news conference

Cal State LA partners with Los Angeles County, Governor’s Office to open new COVID-19 testing site

The new site at the Rongxiang Xu Bioscience Innovation Center expands the free testing services available to Los Angeles County residents to help stop the spread of the virus.

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Cal State LA researchers use data visualization, AI in fight against COVID-19

Teams of faculty, students and staff are developing tools that government officials and health care workers can use to make decisions during the global pandemic.

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Cal State LA selected as county Vote Center for 2020 primary election

Voters in Los Angeles County were able to cast their ballots for an extended voting period at any of the new centers across the county. The Cal State LA Vote Center was open February 29 through Election Day on March 3.

President and First Lady with Mind Matters Champion awardees

Mind Matters Champions honored at Cal State LA

Cal State LA President William A. Covino and First Lady Debbie Covino celebrated outstanding contributions to well-being across the university during the third annual Mind Matters Champion awards presentation.

Basic Needs

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Food and Housing Security

Meeting the basic needs of students is vital for ensuring overall well-being and academic success. Learn about University resources that provide food, emergency housing and financial support.

Mind Matters


Find advice, resources, programs and events to help improve your well-being.

Upcoming Events

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Celebrating Black History and Culture

A performance by a live poetry group, a film about Toni Morrison and a talk by Angela Davis are among the opportunities available on campus to learn about and celebrate Black culture during Black History Month and beyond.