Family Programs

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, October 29, 2022 
  • Session II: “Preparing for Year 2+” – Saturday, February 4, 2022 
  • Session III: “Looking Towards Future Success” – Saturday, May 6, 2022 

Year 2 + Lecture Series

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Join fellow supporters for a lecture from one of our esteemed university faculty members!

Lecture 1 featuring Professor Nikola Alenkin
Wednesday, February 22, 2023
5:30 pm | Via Zoom
Lecture 2 featuring Professor Sandor Ferencz
Saturday, March 4, 2023
10 am | Cal State LA (in-person)
Lecture 3 featuring Professor Patrick B. Sharp
Saturday, March 18, 2023
10 am | Cal State LA (in-person) and Live Streamed
Lecture 4 featuring Professor Michael Calabrese
Saturday, March 25, 2023
10 am | Cal State LA (in-person)

Arts & Entertainment

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

  • Family Homecoming Picnic – Sunday, September 25, 2022 (RSVP required) 
  • Step Afrika! @ the Luckman – Saturday, February 18, 2022 (RSVP required) 

For more information, please contact our department. 

Family Orientation

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Family supporters are invited to attend Golden Eagle Orientation alongside their students on these specific dates. 

Summer 2023 – Coming Soon!