Family Programs

Family Supporter Portal

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Join the Golden Eagle Family Supporter Portal!

Create an account to access important resource information, learn about upcoming activities and services, and RVSP to attend Family Engagement events. 


Family Academy

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Family Academy is designed for family supporters of first-time freshmen and first-semester transfer students. These in-person sessions offer resources to help you better understand your student’s new college journey. Sessions are offered in both English and Spanish. 

  • Session I: “Transition to College” – Saturday, September 30, 2023 
  • Session II: “Preparing for Year 2+” – Saturday, February 24, 2024 
  • Session III: “Looking Towards Future Success” – Saturday, May 4, 2024 

Year 2 + Lecture Series

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Join fellow supporters for a lecture from one of our esteemed university faculty members! Schedule COMING SOON for Spring 2024!


Arts & Entertainment

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Take advantage of some of the fun and exciting events happening on campus! 

  • Cal State LA Winter Spirit Week – February 2024 
  • Performance at the Luckman Fine Arts Complex – Compañía Nacional de Danza
    • February 15, 2024 at 8 pm (RSVP required) 

For more information, please contact our department. 

Family Orientation

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Parents and family supporters are invited to attend First Flight Orientation alongside their freshman students.

Summer 2024 First Flight Orientation dates are as follows:

  • Monday, June 13, 2024
  • Monday, June 24, 2024
  • Thursday, June 27, 2024
  • Monday, July 1, 2024
  • Monday, July 8, 2024
  • Monday, July 15, 2024
  • Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Advance reservations for First Flight Supporter Orientation are required in order to attend and will be available via the student's Orientation reservation portal.