News Release| VIP Welcome Day 2010; Cal State L.A.



Cal State L.A. welcomes those admitted for
summer, fall quarters to VIP Day Feb. 13

Thousands of provisionally admitted students
from Cal State L.A.’s local service area, along with their family
members, will be given the “Golden Eagle” treatment at the University’s
VIP Welcome Day Saturday, Feb. 13.   

The Welcome Day activities, from 9 a.m-12:30 p.m., will include
workshops on financial aid and scholarships, and meetings with Cal State
L.A.’s Colleges and Departments.

The prospective-student VIPs may also tour campus facilities, including
the remodeled Student Housing Complex, the new Wallis Annenberg
Integrated Sciences Complex and the new University-Student Union.

Many of the students invited will be graduating from Eagle Rock,
Garfield, Lincoln, Roosevelt and Wilson high schools or transferring to
Cal State L.A. from Pasadena, East Los Angeles and Los Angeles city

Cal State L.A. has a faculty of internationally recognized scholars and
artists. Its more than 20,000 students bring to campus a wide variety of
interests, ages and backgrounds that reflect the city’s dynamic mix of

The University is noted for the Luckman Fine Arts Complex; its focus on
alternative energy technology; the unique Early Entrance Program for
gifted youngsters; the first of its kind Charter College of Education; a
renowned forensic science graduate program; and many other programs and

A new Virtual Tour offers an online preview of Cal State L.A. from the
perspectives of student guides. It is at


For campus map or directions, go to

. For event details,
contact the Office of Academic Support—Academic Affairs at Cal State
L.A., (323) 343-5979.

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Working for California since 1947: The 175-acre hilltop campus of California State University, Los Angeles is at the heart of a major metropolitan city, just five miles from Los Angeles’ civic and cultural center. More than 20,000 students and 210,000 alumni—with a wide variety of interests, ages and backgrounds—reflect the city’s dynamic mix of populations. Six
Colleges offer nationally recognized science, arts, business, criminal justice, engineering, nursing, education and humanities programs, among others, led by an award-winning faculty. Cal State L.A. is home to the critically-acclaimed Luckman Jazz Orchestra and to a unique university center for gifted students as young as 12.
Programs that provide exciting enrichment opportunities to students and community include an NEH- and Rockefeller-supported humanities center; a NASA-funded center for space research; and a growing forensic science program, housed in the Hertzberg-Davis Forensic Science Center.


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