Welcome Week

Welcome Week Picture

Cal State LA is proud to welcome the Class of 2019, as well as our new transfer students and our returning Golden Eagles back to campus! Welcome Week activities, workshops, and events are designed to help connect you to faculty, staff, and of course your fellow students as you prepare to take full advantage of your Cal State LA experience. Welcome home!

Just a glimpse of what you can expect this Fall

  • Open Houses and Social Mixers
  • Student Clubs and Organizations
  • Information Tables
  • Cultural & Gender-focused Gatherings & Discussions
  • Extended Hours for Most Student Services and Academic Department Offices (for your convenience)

Welcome Week Schedule


MONDAY, AUGUST 21, 2017

WELCOME DAY

Check out all the great Golden Eagle entertainment this week! Grab some food, catch a concert, laugh at the comedy show, watch a movie on the green, or learn about student organizations. Check out our calendar to ensure your first week back at school is the best week of school!


Main Campus Walkway

TUESDAY, AUGUST 22, 2017

Open House Day

UNIVERSITY-STUDENT UNION

Come learn about all the exciting things the University-Student Union building has to offer! Hop on a tour, visit the offices in the building, grab some food, learn about programs and services, and pick up some free swag! All offices in the building will all be participating!

U-SU Building

OFFICE OF STUDENT WITH DISABILITIES

Administration Building Room 127


MEET UP WITH YOUR CAREER CENTER FRIENDS

The journey to securing a good job after college involves: self and career exploration, building a portfolio and professional network, and effective job search strategies. Learn how we can assist you in relating the academic and career journey. Presentations are each hour and counselors are available to answer questions.

Career Development Center


JOHN F. KENNEDY LIBRARY

Library


STUDENT HEALTH CENTER

Join us for quick facts on Student Health Center services and healthy living tips. Chat with staff and find out what the Student Health Center has to offer you. Snacks and beverages will be available.

Student Health Center Courtyard


CREW LOVE: BLACK STUDENT WELCOME

Start off the first weekend of school by joining the Black Student Union, Department of Pan-African Studies, Black Faculty & Staff Caucus, Halisi Scholars Housing, and other Black-focused student organizations, including Divine Nine (Black fraternities and sororities), for a welcome week gathering with refreshments, music, information, networking, giveaways, and more.

Los Angeles Room 3rd Floor U-SU


OFFICE OF THE DEAN OF STUDENT & CAL FRESH OUTREACH

The Office of the Dean of Students provides resources to “keep you afloat” at Cal State LA. Stop on by for a root beer float and an opportunity to learn more about student support services, engagement opportunities, leadership programs, student conduct, CalFresh, and the Cal State LA food pantry.

Los Angeles Room Student Affairs 113 & 115

Comedy Night Ft. Upright Citizens Brigade

Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company, LA’s best live improv, sketch, and standup will be in our very own theater. This free show is open students and guests! Get tickets at the CSI front desk, U-SU Room 204, starting Monday till show time.

U-SU Theatre

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23, 2017

Open House Day

STUDENT HEALTH CENTER

Join us for quick facts on Student Health Center services and healthy living tips. Chat with staff and find out what the Student Health Center has to offer you. Snacks and beverages will be available.

Student Health Center Courtyard

City Of Orgs

Looking to find your place here at Cal State LA? Come to the U-SU plaza to meet over 30 student organizations on campus. Grab some information, listen to tunes from local artists, and enjoy some lunch. If you organization is interested in participating please contact Candice Varnado at 323-343-5110.

U-SU Plaza & Main Campus Walkway

Vietnamese Coffee Hour

Join us for a very special Vietnamese coffee session! Be ready to make and sip your own cup of coffee and mingle with students and staff at the APISRC. While supplies last!

2nd Floor Asian Pacific Islander Student Resource Center
University-Student Union

Fraternity & Sorority Info Night

Learn more about the 25+ fraternities and sororities at Cal State LA! Find out about how you can experience personal growth, brotherhood/sisterhood, service, and fun by joining a Greek organization on campus! Organizations will be showcasing their talents and free food and festivities will be provided!

U-SU Plaza

THURSDAY, AUGUST 24, 2017

Open House Day

CAREER CENTER

The journey to securing a good job after college involves: self and career exploration, building a portfolio and professional network, and effective job search strategies. Learn how we can assist you in relating the academic and career journey. Presentations are each hour and counselors are available to answer questions.

Career Development Center


VETERANS RESOURCE CENTER

Kings Hall D147


STUDY ABROAD

Golden Eagle Building Room 204


TORTAS Y CUENTOS SOCIAL WITH THE CHICANX/LATINX STUDENT RESOURCE CENTER

Kick off the new academic year with some tortas y cuentos about your summer! Come and get to know your peers and mingle with the Cal State LA, Chicanx/Latinx Student Resource Center community.

Los Angeles Room BC, 3rd Floor, U-SU


BREAKING BARRIERS: THE APISRC OPEN HOUSE & MIXER

Meet and mingle with other Asian, Pacific Islander, and Desi American students, staff, faculty, and clubs/organizations. We will serve a variety of drinks and snacks while supplies last.

API Student Resource Center
2nd Floor, University-Student Union

Learning, Exploring And Becoming Familiar With Disabilities

Main Campus Walkway

FRIDAY, AUGUST 25, 2017

Welcome Back to School Book Fair Service Trip

Huntington Drive Elementary
Sign up at EPIC

Movie On The Green Ft. Moana

Greenlee Plaza

TUESDAY, AUGUST 29, 2017

Welcome Day

Main Campus Walkway

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30, 2017

Open House Day

ASSOCIATED STUDENTS, INC.

Ignite Potential and Empower Student Voices! Be a part of the vision that helps you realize true leadership potential. Learn about involvement opportunities and services provided by your student government. Meet and mingle with student representatives working tirelessly to provide effective avenues for your input into the governance of the campus.

A.S.I. Office, Room 203, 2nd Floor
University-Student Union


CENTER FOR ENGAGEMENT, SERVICE, AND THE PUBLIC GOOD

Career Center, Lower Level

Alumni Speaker

San Gabriel Room, 3rd Floor
University-Student Union

For more information, or to request accommodations for a disability, please call :

  • Division of Academic Affairs (Academic Support) at (323) 343-2087
  • Division of Student Affairs at (323) 343-3100
  • Center for Student Involvement at (323) 343-5110
  • Cross Cultural Centers at (323) 343-5001