Upcoming events in Spring 2018!

Home Buying Seminar 2018
Home Buying Seminar
Saturday, February 24, 2018
10:00 a.m to 12:00 p.m.
Cal State LA - ASC B 132
Purchase your dream home. We'll show you how! Join us for a free home buying seminar at Cal State LA.
Topics covered at this seminar include:
  • Renting vs Buying: Pros and Cons
  • A Timeline for First-Time Home Buyers
  • Mortgage Interest Rates
  • How Your Credit Affects Your Loan
  • How Much Can I Afford
  • How to Choose the Right Loan Program
  • The Loan Application Process
  • Managing the Required Documents
Registration is closed. Click here for more information on the seminar.

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1968 East L.A. Walkouts: Walk-in to Cal State LA Opening Reception
Thursday, March 1, 2018
6 to 8 p.m.
Cal State LA - University Library North, First Floor

Reception and Photograph Exhibit, University Library: “East Side Blowouts: Through The Eyes of Chicano Media”

Curated by Dr. Raul Ruiz
Introduction by Dr. Felix Gutierrez, Professor Emeritus, Univ of Southern California
Cal State LA Afro-Latin Jazz Band

Alumni are also invited to attend the academic conference on March 1st.

For more information:

RSVP to Walk-In Reception

Bay Area Alumni Mixer - A&L
College of Arts & Letters Bay Area Alumni Mixer
Thursday, March 1, 2018
6 to 8 p.m.
San Francisco, CA - Hard Water
Hard Water
Pier 3, The Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA 94111
A&L alumni are invited to attend a social hour with the dean and representatives of the college. Appetizers included! RSVP required as space is limited. Street and lot parking available. For more information and RSVP, please contact Claudia Chan at

Estate Planning Basics: 
How early planning can help you and your loved ones today and into the future
Saturday, March 3, 2018
9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Cal State LA - University Club
Presented by Edward Cainglist Esq., attorney at law and Dwight Nakata, CPA CFP. This seminar will provide general information and the benefits of a variety of estate planning items such as:
  • Wills and living trusts
  • Power of attorney
  • Durable power of attorney for health care
  • Long-term care
  • Financial planning and 2018 tax updates

Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are not available at this presentation.

Space is limited. Please confirm your attendance by February 28, 2018.

RSVP to Estate Planning Basics

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Thursday, March 8, 2018 through Saturday, March 10, 2018
See below for schedule
Cal State LA - Golden Eagle Ballroom & University-Student Union
Eagle-Con is a three-day convention that brings together science fiction, fantasy, comic books, and superheroes, as well as insider views of these highly creative genres. Nested on the campus of Cal State LA, home of the Golden Eagles, Eagle-Con explores issues of race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, identity, and representation in science fiction and fantasy across media while also celebrating the boundless imaginations of artists and writers that turn ordinary humans into lifelong devotees of these genres. With generous support from our founding sponsor, the Art Directors Guild, Eagle-Con is an event where people from all walks of life can come together to learn, explore, and grow in an inclusive atmosphere that celebrates diverse voices and visions.
Friday, March 9, 2018 (Exhibitors Preview) | 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. | Golden Eagle Ballrooms 2 & 3
Saturday, March 10, 2018 | 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. | Golden Eagle Ballrooms 2 & 3
Thursday, March 8, 2018 | 12 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. | University-Student Union
Friday, March 9, 2018 | 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. | University-Student Union
Saturday, March 10, 2018 | 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. | University-Student Union
Purchase Eagle-Con tickets

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Grad Fair ’18
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 & Wednesday, March 21, 2018
10:00 a.m to 7:00 p.m.
Cal State LA - Golden Eagle Ballroom & University Bookstore
Hosted by the Alumni Association, Grad Fair '18 is the one-stop for all Commencement related needs. Graduating candidates can get the following at the fair:
  • Commencement tickets (student I.D. required)
  • Cap and gown (doctoral candidate gowns must be pre-ordered at the University Bookstore by contacting 323 343-2500)
  • Graduation portraits
  • Commencement flowers
  • Alumni Association Grad Pack
  • Graduation announcements
  • Class rings
  • Custom sashes
  • Cultural Graduate Celebrations
  • Commencement DVDs (pre-orders)
Grad Pack pre-orders will be available starting February! Stay tuned for purchase information and more.

We are currently adding more of our exciting activities to the calendar. To receive event updates and exclusive invitations, please update your free alumni membership to ensure we have your most up-to-date contact information. Stay tuned!