College of Arts & Letters

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Music Building Room 229
Phone (323) 343-4001 | Fax (323) 343-6440 |

Welcome to the College of Arts & Letters at California State University, Los Angeles, a diverse and vibrant community committed to nurturing students in the arts and humanities, and to providing a distinctive liberal arts education to all Cal State LA students.

Fall Event Highlights

Election 2016

SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
Get Ready to Vote: Election 2016
6:15 pm  |  Golden Eagle Ballroom


Jazz Band Orchestra CSU Los Angeles

SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
Dr.Benedict Faculty Artist Recital
7:30 pm  |  Music Hall


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OCTOBER 21, 2016
A Different Dream: A Symposium on Undocumented Immigration, Gender, and Sexuality 
9:00 am – 5:00 pm  |  Los Angeles Room

Play at CSU Los Angeles

NOVEMBER 3-6 & 9-12, 2016
7:30 pm  |  State Playhouse

Dance at Cal state Los Angeles

NOVEMBER 4-6, 2016
Fall Dance Concert
7:30 pm  |  State Playhouse

Music Concert at Cal state  Los Angeles

NOVEMBER 22, 2016
University Bands Concert
7:30 pm  |  Music Hall

News & Highlights

grammy museum at L.A. Live

Cal State LA has been selected as an official university affiliate of The GRAMMY Museum at L.A. LIVE.  More Information on Cal State LA's affiliation >


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Enroll in the Cal State LA TVF Internship Program on Moodle to get the latest updates on internship opportunities. All majors are welcome. More Information on the Media Internship Program >



Dragons and bus in Chinatown

Cal State LA will host the 5th Chinese/American Association for Poetry and Poetics (CAAP) Conference, the first CAAP conference to be held outside of China. The conference will be held on November 11-13, 2016. Register for the conference today >