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The deadline for fall 2022 undergraduate applications has been extended to Dec. 15. Imagine your future at Cal State LA, the premier public university in the heart of Los Angeles. Find your passion, live on campus, and join our vibrant student community.

Returning To Campus

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Find important information to help you navigate life as a student at Cal State LA this fall.

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Find important information and resources for employees returning to campus for work.

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COVID-19 Vaccination

The CSU now requires COVID-19 vaccination for the fall. Learn more about the requirement.

Health Watch

Find answers to frequently asked questions, university messages, guidance, and other resources related to COVID-19.

University News

Students in Cal State LA’s Prison B.A. Graduation Initiative

Incarcerated students earn Cal State LA degrees at first-of-its-kind commencement

Twenty-five incarcerated men received bachelor’s degrees during a commencement ceremony at California State Prison, Los Angeles County in Lancaster, marking the culmination of a unique and powerful journey.

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Cal State LA honored as equity champion for Latinx transfer students

The Campaign for College Opportunity has named Cal State LA a 2021 Equity Champion for Excellence in Transfer for Latinx Students.

Cal State LA Biospace incubator building

Cal State LA awarded Amgen Foundation grant to boost careers in bioentrepreneurship

Cal State LA has received a $100,000 grant from the Amgen Foundation to establish the community education component of Cal State LA BioSpace.

Cal State LA's 2021-22 Sally Casanova Scholars Bryan Cantero, Andrew Aleman-Alvarez, Eduardo Carreon, and Brian Moreno

Four Cal State LA students earn prestigious Casanova pre-doctoral scholarships

Sally Casanova pre-doctoral scholar awards are granted each year to support the doctoral aspirations of students across the CSU.

Student Support

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Cal State LA cares about you. WellBeingU provides support for your inner and physical well-being.

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Academic advisors can help you map out your path to a timely graduation and beyond.

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Technology Resources

Explore the technological resources and equipment available to help you achieve academic success.

Center for Academic Success

Find academic services, including tutoring, workshops, peer support and more to help you throughout your time at Cal State LA.

Basic Needs

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Food and Housing Security

Meeting the basic needs of students is vital for ensuring overall well-being and academic success. Learn about University resources that provide food, emergency housing and financial support.

Faculty Distinction

Choi Chatterjee History John M. Kennedy Music Krishna Foster Chemistry and Biochemistry Simona Montanari Child and Family Studies Katherine Roberts Criminal Justice and Criminalistics Walter Zelman Public HealthNikola R. Alenkin Social Work

Upcoming Events

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College of Professional and Global Education


Join us for free performances and learn about your study abroad options at in-person and online activities during International Education Week.

November 15-19, 2021