News & Announcements


  Here are the latest announcements from January 21, 2020


Nuts & Bolts

Arrival Of New Housemates
New residents are moving in to empty spaces starting January 17, 2020. Please keep your apartment clean and make room for them in the kitchen and bathroom. Remember to fill out work orders for anything that needs to be repaired.
Spring 2020 Parking Permit Information
Starting spring semester, you will no longer need to display a physical parking permit on campus or wait to receive your permit in the mail. You will only need to register the vehicle that you drive to campus using your campus portal. You can purchase your parking permit through the Cal State L.A. website.
Mail Room And Community Center
  • Remember to check your mailboxes periodically for mail. If you have packages, take your picture ID to the Mail Room window in Phase II to pick up packages but wait to get an email from the Mail Room before going. Mail  Room hours are M-F: 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. and Saturdays: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • The Community Center in Phase I has resumed regular hours M-F: 9 a.m. – 10 p.m., Weekends: 1 – 10 p.m.
Reaching Staff On Duty
If you have an emergency and need to reach Staff on Duty after hours and weekends, you can call (323) 343-4807.
Apply To Be A Resident Assistant Or Program Assistant
Are you a student leader interested in being a Resident Assistant or Program Assistant? Now is the time to apply. Applications are currently open through February 2, 2020. Volunteer leadership positions are available for undergraduate and graduate students. Check the Housing website for further information in regards to the application process. Please follow this link to apply to be a Resident Assistant or Program Assistant. If you have any questions, please ask your Resident Assistant.
Need To Connect A Console, Smart TVs or Media Players To Wi-Fi?
To connect your interactive media to Wi-Fi, you will need to submit a Network Console Registration Request Form to ITS. Please have the following information handy and go to:
  • CIN
  • Phone Number
  • Apartment Location: Phase # or GEA, Room #
  • Console//device wireless MAC address (all lowercase, no colons)
Please allow 1-2 days for the request to be processed. Once done, you will receive a second email with the access code. If you have questions, please call ITS at 1-323-343-6170
Dining Commons Hours of Operation
The Dining Commons has resumed normal hours of operation. Get their hours, prices and additional information by visiting the Dining Commons website.
Spring Enrollment
Remember you must be a full-time student (12 units undergrad and 8 units grad) to live on campus and get your full financial aid disbursement. Log in to GET to find your enrollment date and time for spring 2020, which will be located in the Student Center on the left sidebar.
Submit A Work Order For Apartment Repairs
If something in your apartment needs repair, let us know! Watch this step-by-step video on how to submit a Work Order.


Money Matters

Check Your GET Account For Unpaid Balances
A monthly $20 late fee has been added to accounts with balances. Check your GET account to make sure you don’t owe any money. Go to CashNet to pay online or go to the Cashier’s office to pay in person (cash check money order).
Watch Our “How To Pay For Housing” Video
Charges have been posted for the spring semester, so it’s time to make your payment(s). Do you know how much is due, where to pay and how to get this information? Check out this informational video on how to make your housing payment.
Don’t Jeopardize Your Financial Aid 
You may lose your financial aid if you’re not enrolled in at least 12 units for the upcoming spring semester, or if your grades are below the GPA requirement. Please read the current Satisfactory Academic Policy (SAP) in order to maintain continued funding during your attendance at Cal State LA. Review the SAP Policy here.
FAFSA and Dream Applications
Applications for both FAFSA and Dream have been open since October 1, so don’t forget to apply! Visit Cal State L.A’s Financial Aid webpage for more information. They are also offering Financial Aid workshops! Upcoming workshops are February 3rd (Dream Application Information), February 11, 19 and 26. No need to RVSP.

Events & Opportunities

Campus Events
Interested in participating in different events and getting involved on campus? Check out these events or go online for more program information: University-Student Union programs and Associated Students Inc.
Lunar New Year
Chúc mừng năm mới! 2020 is Year of the Metal Rat! Celebrate and gain cultural insight through performances, food, games, arts and crafts this new year!
Thursday, January 23, 2020; 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.; U-SU Plaza/ Walkway
Wisconsin Wind Orchestra
The Wisconsin Wind Orchestra performs at Cal State LA, the first stop on their 2020 California Concert Tour!
The Wisconsin Wind Orchestra (WWO) was established in 1995 and became the resident professional ensemble of Carroll University in 1998. The group features some of the finest musicians in southeast Wisconsin and is recognized as one of the only ensembles of its kind in the world.
The ensemble builds on the tradition of musical excellence found in major symphony orchestras, the innovation of wind groups such as the Eastman Wind Ensemble and Netherlands Wind Ensemble, and the technical versatility of the premier military bands.
Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 3:15pm to 4:15pm; Music Hall
Men Of Color Success Network: New Year Who Dis?
It’s a new year. Let’s connect to build community and set some spring semester goals.
Thursday, January 30, 2020; 3:00 to 4:00 p.m.; Alhambra Room, 3rd floor, University-Student Union
Glow Fitness Frenzy
Come celebrate National Women in Sports Day with an afternoon of neon fun. Enjoy the added bonus of working out in your favorite glow-in-the-dark group classes!
Wednesday, February 5, 2020; 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.; Xtreme Fitness Multipurpose, Room Basement, University-Student Union
Coming In Queer
A weekly program in the GSRC that invites students to reflect on the complexity, joy and beauty of LGBTQIA identity in everyday life.
Wednesday, February 5, 2020; 3:00 to 4:00 p.m.; Gender and Sexuality Resource Center, 2nd Floor - Room 206, University-Student Union
Backyard Boogie Mixer With PASRC And EOP!
Join the Pan African Student Resource Center and the Educational Opportunity Program for a mixer! Eat, have fun and network with students, staff and faculty.
Thursday, February 6, 2020; 12:00 to 2:30 p.m.; Los Angeles Room BC, 3rd Floor, University-Student Union
Join A Student Organization
Cal State LA is home to over 150 student organizations that represent a variety of student interests and plan hundreds of events each year. Student groups are categorized under the following themes: academic, cultural, political, professional, religious, spiritual, service, social, and recreational. These organizations provide limitless opportunities to achieve an active role on campus and to pursue individual interests. For more information on these organizations and their upcoming events, check out the student organization online portal to help you find out more about what these groups have to offer.
“Perceive Me” Exhibition
“Perceive Me” Project, curated by Kristine Schomaker, essay by Shana Nys Dambrot and catalogue by Tony Pinto.
Gallery hours: Monday through Friday, January 21 to February 24 from 12 to 5 p.m.; Ronald H. Silverman Fine Arts Gallery

Weekly Emails

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