Return to Campus: Students

Welcome Home, Golden Eagles!

We are looking forward to welcoming you back to campus for fall 2021. Whether you're taking in-person, remote or hybrid courses this semester, we encourage you to use this web hub to help you navigate life at Cal State LA. Get support, stay connected, and continue to progress toward your degree.

Face masks are required at Cal State LA while indoors or in a campus vehicle, unless you are alone. Find more information about campus COVID-19 protocols on Health Watch.

Vaccination Requirement

The CSU now requires COVID-19 vaccination for fall 2021. Cal State LA is requesting that students provide proof of vaccination through the COVID-19 Self-Certification process in your MyCalStateLA portal.

COVID-19 Protocols

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Face Masks

Face masks are required at Cal State LA while indoors or in a campus vehicle, unless you are alone. Find more details about COVID-19 protocols and answers to frequently asked questions related to the pandemic on the University's Health Watch website.

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Important Dates

  • August 23 – First Day of Fall Classes
  • September 6 – Labor Day (University Closed)
  • September 7 – Course Add/Drop Deadline
  • November 11 – Veterans Day (University Closed)
  • November 22-24 – Fall Recess (No Classes; University Open)
  • November 25-27 – Thanksgiving (University Closed)
  • December 13-18 – Final Exams

Student Activities

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Get Involved

Meet new friends and stay connected with your fellow Golden Eagles through student organizations, events and programming.