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Cal State L.A. is Here 4 You—the students!

Freebies abound for students across campus

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To help students succeed in progressing toward achieving their degrees, Cal State L.A. offers many campus services and amenities at no extra cost to students. In fact, the University has recently launched a “Here 4 You” campaign to build student awareness of resources on campus and to help foster a culture of success at Cal State L.A. for all its students.

To learn more, look for the “Here 4 You” logo on the CSULA News Facebook page for posts that pertain specifically to students, and keep an eye out for all the “freebies” on campus.

For example, this Tuesday, Feb. 21, the Center for Student Financial Aid will offer free workshops regarding the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at noon and 2:30 p.m. in the University-Student Union, San Gabriel Room.

Throughout the quarter, the Associated Students, Inc. provides a free pencil, bluebook and scantron for every CSULA student (limit one each per day). During midterms and finals weeks, the Center for Student Involvement organizes free Help Week activities.

Picture of CSULA students hanging out at The Pit game room in the University-Student Union.

Also, students may attend many free department-sponsored lectures, concerts, exhibits, performances and events, as well as CSULA’s regular-season athletic home games with proof of a student I.D. For campus events and activities, click here: http://www.calstatela.edu/calendar.

Here are some other free services offered to CSULA students:

Career Development Center
Free career counseling
Free access to career reference books
Free job fairs and career-building workshops
Free online job reference database, Eagle iJobs

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Cross Cultural Centers
Free coffee in the mornings
Free movies every Thursday at 6:15 p.m. in the University-Student Union Theatre
Free crisis counseling/referrals at the Gender & Sexuality Resource Center
Free quiet breastfeeding space for moms at the Gender & Sexuality Resource Center
Free admission to cultural events (see calendar for details)

Information Technology Services (with your student NIS account)
Free computer training workshops
Free online student portal: myCSULA
Free remote dial-up connection to the campus network
Free high-speed wireless network
Free access to computer labs

Office for Students with Disabilities
Free alternative media services and testing arrangements as needed
Free counseling and referrals to other campus services
Picture from a campus dance performance. Free access to recorded books

University Library
Free access to study areas and group study rooms
Free library reference and research services
Free workshops on APA Style, RefWorks, graduate thesis, etc.
Free use of computers (for library research and campus coursework only)

University-Student Union
Free use of equipment and locker rooms at the U-SU Xtreme Fitness Center
Free access to the game room, study/lounge areas and the computer lab
Free reservation of meeting space for student clubs and organizations

University Tutorial Center
Free tutoring services (math, business, science, and social science courses)
Free study-skills presentations (time management, lecture note-taking, and test-taking)


Links for your reference:

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Last Update: 02/15/2013