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Your Future is Golden

The deadline for fall 2023 undergraduate applications has been extended to Dec. 16*.

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.

It’s not too late to become a Golden Eagle. Apply today.

*Excludes transfer students applying for the Nursing BSN program.

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 Information

Find answers to frequently asked questions, messages, and other information related to COVID-19.

Cal State LA Presidential Search

The CSU Board of Trustees is launching a nationwide search for the next president of Cal State LA. Learn more about how members of the campus and surrounding communities can participate.

Presidential Search

University News

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Seven Cal State LA students receive prestigious pre-doctoral scholarships

A group of Cal State LA students was selected for the 2022-23 Sally Casanova pre-doctoral scholar awards, which support the doctoral aspirations of students across the CSU system.

From left, Negin Forouzesh; Olaseni Sode; and Paul Nerenberg.

Cal State LA receives National Science Foundation grant to create a pathway to diversity program

Cal State LA has been awarded an $880,000 NSF grant to increase diversity in STEM fields through recruiting and training the next generation of molecular simulation scientists.

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Wrongfully convicted client of Los Angeles Innocence Project at Cal State LA freed after 38 years

Maurice Hastings, a 69-year-old man who was wrongfully imprisoned for 38 years, was freed after new DNA test results presented by the Los Angeles Innocence Project at Cal State LA pointed conclusively to another suspect.

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Cal State LA receives INSIGHT Into Diversity’s 2022 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award

INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine selected Cal State LA for demonstrating an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. 


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.

Explore the Center for Academic Success

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.

Upcoming Events

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Featured Event

Fluffy Friends for Finals

Join WellBeingU and the Center for Student Involvement to de-stress for finals with therapy pets.

December 8, 2022

12 to 2 p.m.

Janice Cordova Garden of Well-Being

Faculty Distinction

Stephen McGuire Management David Blekhman Technology Michael Calabrese Englis Sara Graef Music Siyon Rhee Social Work Brenda Naimy Special Education and Counseling