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Office of Public Affairs
(323) 343-3050 or Fax: (323) 343-6405
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compiled by the CAL STATE L.A. Office of Public Affairs

CAMPUS TOURS
Who handles campus tours?

Orientation and Recruitment Office
Contact: (323) 343-3175

 


 

CATALOG
Who coordinates the information in Cal State L.A. Catalog?

Provost & VP for Academic Affairs
(323) 343-3802

Where can I get a Cal State L.A. Catalog?

University Bookstore
(323) 343-2500

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CSU
Who is the Chancellor of the CSU System?

Charles B. Reed

What is the number to the Office of the Chancellor?

(562) 951-4800

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DIAGNOSTIC RESOURCE CENTER
What is the phone number and location of the Diagnostic Resource Center?

King Hall C, room 1063A
(323) 343-4765

 


 

EMPLOYMENT
Who verifies employment on campus? Who handles current job openings at the University?

Human Resource Management
(323) 343-3668

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ENVIRONMENTAL SAFETY
Who handles questions/concerns about Hazardous Waste? Environmental Concerns? Southern Environmental Alliance?

Environmental Health and Safety Office--Facilities Management
(323) 343-3531

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EVENTS
Where do I find out about Campus Events?

Calendar of Events information is available through the Public Affairs Office or on the Internet at Cal State L.A.'s home page -- www.calstatela.edu, click on Calendar of Events.

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FILMING ON CAMPUS
Who is the contact for filming on campus?

Public Affairs Office: (323) 343-3050

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FINANCIAL SERVICES
Who handles outstanding accounts on campus?

Financial Services
(323) 343-3550

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POSTING FLYERS
How can I post flyers on campus?

Flyers are to be posted on kiosks only.
Approval from the Associated Students, Inc.:
U-SU, 4th Floor
(323) 343-4780

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GRADUATION
Where can I get Commencement Information?

Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs
(323) 343-3800

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LOCATION
Where is Cal State L.A. located?

Go to the campus map page and click on "Directions to Cal State L.A."
Mailing address: 5151 State University Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90032

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OUTREACH & RECRUITMENT
What is the phone number for Outreach & Recruitment?

Student Affairs, room 123
(323) 343-3178

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PARKING
Who arranges parking on campus?

University Police
(323) 343-3704

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PRESIDENT
Who is the current President of Cal State L.A.?

Dr. James M. Rosser, sixth president of Californis State University, Los Angeles, began his tenure in September 1979.

Who arranges interviews with Dr. Rosser?

Carol Selkin, director, Media Relations/Public Information
(323) 343-3044
cselkin@cslanet.calstatela.edu

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PUBLIC AFFAIRS
Master of Science in Public Administration is offered through the Political Science Department.

Political Science Department
(323) 343-2230

Public Relations concentration would be under Communication Studies.

Communication Studies Department
(323) 343-4200

What is the phone number for the Edmund G. "Pat" Brown Institute of Public Affairs?

Pat Brown Institute
(323) 343-3770

University's Public Affairs Office:

Administration building, room 819
Phone: (323) 343-3050
FAX: (323) 343-6405

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RECORDS
Who processes student transcripts and records?

Records Office
Administration building, room 409
(323) 343-3840

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ROTC
Would you give me information about ROTC?

- information can be obtained on p.49 of 2001-2003 Cal State L.A. General Catalog
- Army ROTC: Cal State L.A. students can enroll in dual registration with UCLA
Call the Department of Military Science at UCLA, (310) 825-7381
- Air Force ROTC: Call the Department of Aerospace Studies at USC, (213) 740-2670, or visit www.usc.edu/afrotc.

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STUDENT NEWSPAPER
What is the name of the Cal State L.A. student newspaper?

University Times
(323) 343-4215 (editorial)

Who handles advertising for your school newspaper?

University Times advertising
(323) 343-4220

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SUBPOENAS
Who processes subpoenas being served?

Human Resource Management
(323) 343-3668

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UNIVERSITY BACKGROUND
What is the history of Cal State L.A.?

Campus first opened in 1947 (See history timeline). A chronology of events is published in "Being Here, An Autobiography of California State University, Los Angeles, California", available as reference in the Library and in Public Affairs office

What is the ethnic breakdown of your campus?

Information is printed on a current fact sheet or available in hard copy at the Public Affairs Office.

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VENDORS
Who coordinates vendors near the University-Student Union?

U-SU Central Reservations
(323) 343-2465

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VETERANS
Do you have a Veteran Affairs office on your campus?

Veteran's Office
Administration building, room 409
(323) 343-3948
(323) 343-3913

 


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