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Save the Date: Preview Week 2021

Congratulations to all the students who have been admitted to Cal State LA so far for fall 2021!

During virtual Preview Week, March 23 through March 27, you’ll find out all the reasons you should become a Golden Eagle. 

Housing Rendering

New student housing coming fall 2021

Be the first to live in new on-campus residence halls, featuring study lounges, a wellness zone and dining commons. Apply to Cal State LA and make this your home away from home.

Vote in the Nov. 3 Election

Find out what you need to know to vote in the general election.
Register to vote, make a plan, vote early.

Voting Information

Convocation 2020

Thursday, August 20, 2020, at 9 a.m.

Please join President William A. Covino as he opens the new academic year at University Convocation. The program will also include the introduction of the new faculty and remarks by Academic Senate Chair Talia Bettcher and Provost José Luis Alvarado.

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Path to graduation

Academic advising can help you plan classes and set long-term goals on the way to your diploma.

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Majors and programs

Learn about our 57 undergraduate majors, 51 master’s degrees and 4 doctoral programs.

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I Serve LA

Volunteer and track your hours with the Center for Engagement, Service, and the Public Good.

student success

At Cal State LA, students come first. Throughout your time here, your professors, staff and administrators will be there to help map out your path to a timely graduation, earn your degree and launch your career or graduate education.


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Gov. Newsom speaks during news conference in front of screen reading MyTurn.CA.Gov

Gov. Newsom visits Cal State LA to mark opening of mass COVID-19 vaccination center

The Cal State LA site is one of the first state and federally operated community vaccination centers in the country and will provide vaccinations to communities that have experienced a disproportionate number of COVID-19 cases and deaths.

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Golden Eagle student-athletes finish fall with record high CCAA academic awards

The California Collegiate Athletic Association named 35 Golden Eagle student-athletes to the 2020 Fall Academic Honor Roll, which celebrates outstanding academic performance by student-athletes in the conference.

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Grant enables Cal State LA to extend food distribution efforts into the holidays

Cal State LA extended its free distribution of groceries to students and members of the community, providing more than 1,800 bags weighing 9 tons that were distributed during the holiday season.

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Nursing professor creates memorial artwork for health care workers lost during the COVID-19 pandemic

Cal State LA Nursing Professor Ali Tayyeb was determined to find a way to honor the health care workers who have lost their lives on the front lines of the global battle against COVID-19.

California Promise

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Make your pledge to graduate in four years (for first-year students) or two years (for transfers) and receive early class registration and enhanced advising.

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.



Find advice, resources, programs and events to help improve your well-being.

Upcoming Events

Dr. Erica Holmes

WellBeingU Speaker Series

Trauma and Toxic Stress: Impact and Recovery

Please join us for a webinar with Dr. Erica Holmes, a licensed clinical psychologist and educator who has provided therapy, taught in higher education, trained and consulted for more than 20 years with a desire to assist individuals, communities and organizations in healing, growing and developing.

Thursday, March 11, 2021

2:30 to 4 p.m.