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The Matador Advising Hub

Welcome to Matador Advising Hub!

After working completely virtual in summer, we are happy to offer virtual as well as limited on-campus services. See the "Contact" information and telephone/on-campus service hours posted on the sidebar. Our professional academic advisors offer a variety of support services in order to promote and foster student development and academic success. Holistic services include first-year major and General Education advisement, assistance in identifying short- and long-term goals, and referrals to College and University resources for academic, personal and professional development. In addition, the Hub-International Academic Advisement Center provides comprehensive support and advisement services to all new F-1 international undergraduate students. Individualized services include early outreach, academic advisement, first-semester enrollment into degree applicable courses, university orientation and second-semester referrals.

We are excited that you are at CSUN and look forward to getting to know you better.

Drop-in Zoom for students who need registration help

If you have already been advised for 2nd semester and have questions about registration, you can get quick registration help by going to Registration Assistance Drop-In between Nov.2nd -Dec.3rd during the scheduled time as follows:

  • Monday to Thursday: 9:30am-11:15am & 2:00pm-3:45pm
  • Friday: 9:30am 11:15am

*Please note we will not hold drop-in advising on Wednesday, November 24th from 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm.

Please remember:  

  • Students are seen on a first-come, first-served basis; spaces are limited   
  • Due to high volume, it may be necessary to close Drop-in Advising early.   
  • Drop-in hours are subject to change.   
  • Sessions generally last up to 5-15 minutes  

Important Dates and Deadlines

Fall 2021 Instructional Days
Weekday classes beginMonday Aug 30, 2021
Sunday-only classes beginSunday, Aug 29
Saturday-only and Friday-Saturday classes beginSaturday, August 28, 2021 
Labor Day holiday weekend - no instructionSaturday-Monday, Sept.4-6
Veterans Day holiday observed - no instructionThursday, Nov. 11
Last day of formal instructionMonday, Dec. 13
Final examinationsTuesday-Monday, Dec. 14-20
Grades available through myNorthridge Portal startingTuesday, Dec. 14 (updated nightly thereafter)
Last day of Fall 2021 semesterThursday, Dec. 23
Registration Periods
Early Registration and Wait Listing beginMonday, April 5, 2021
Registration-by-Appointment. Maximum load: 17 enrolled units
From your registration appointment through July 5
First-time freshman advisement and registration beginMonday, June 7
Wait listing period (maximum 13 wait-listed units)From your registration appointment through Monday, Sept. 6, 11:59 pm
Repeating courses is permitted startingTuesday, July 6
Nonrestrictive Registration. No appointment needed. Maximum load: 17 units
Tuesday-Sunday, July 6 through August 29
Late Registration / Schedule Adjustment
Week 1
Wait listing continues through Monday, Sept. 6, the Labor Day holiday. Permission is not required to add classes (except for restricted classes).
August 30 – Sept. 6, 2021, 11:59 pm
Weeks 2-4
Permission is required to add ALL classes. Wait listing is not available.
Sept. 7-24
Last day to add with permission, drop, or change grading basis (CR/NC) using online, self-service registrationFriday, Sept. 24, 2021

Fall 2021 Planning: In-Person and Virtual

The Fall 2021 course offerings will be offered mostly online. However, there are some classes that will be online with some on-campus meetings. Most new Freshmen students will have at least one class that will have some on-campus meetings, but please be assured that the appropriate safety measures will be in effect. 

CSUN will be following all state, county, and federal guidelines to ensure that everyone has a safe learning experience. Additionally, the CSU system has just announced that it is requiring vaccinations for CSU students and employees once it is fully FDA approved. Continue reading about how the CSU plans to implement COVID-19 vaccination requirement upon FDA approval.

To learn about the various course formats for the fall semester, please visit the Student Academic Instruction and Resources page.

Money Matters

To avoid disenrollment from classes, students must pay all tuition and fees by established dates/deadlines. Please visit Fee Payment Schedule.

Note: Disenrollment means that your registration in some or all classes, including wait listed classes will be cancelled. There is no guarantee that you will be able to re-enroll in the same classes.

Enrollment Handouts

Frequently Asked Questions

1. When does the Spring 2022 advisement period begin for freshmen?

The Matador Advising Hub will start individual advisement for Spring 2022 registration soon. Students may start making appointments on September 27th and must complete the required workshops through the Hub Canvas first. Please be sure to check your CSUN email account (ending with for an important message regarding the Spring 2022 advisement process.  The same information is available on the Hub main home page.

2. When will I be able to enroll in my Spring 2022 classes?

The registration period for Fall 2021 first-time freshmen begins November 1, 2021 and continues through December 13th.  Please check your myNorthridge Portal for your assigned registration date. Freshmen must complete the Hub Online workshop requirements and meet with a Hub Academic Advisor prior to enrolling in Spring 2022 classes. Students may then register anytime on their assigned registration date and time or thereafter.

3. Will I enroll in my Spring 2022 classes during my advisement session?

The advisement session will focus on your academic progress, courses you should enroll in for Spring 2022, and resources available to you for your academic success at CSUN. Students will enroll in their Spring 2022 classes on their own on their assigned registration date as listed on their myNorthridge Portal. 

4.  I am registered with Disability Resources and Educational Services (DRES) or National Center on Deafness (NCOD). Do I need to meet with a Hub Advisor before enrolling in my Spring 2022 semester?

Freshmen registered with DRES and NCOD must meet with their Hub Advisor prior to enrolling in their Spring 2022 classes. Please call us at (818) 677-2900 or stop by at Extended University Commons (EU) 150 to schedule a 60 minute appointment.  

5. What should I do to prepare for my advisement session?

A current copy of your Degree Progress Report (DPR) is required to meet with your Hub Advisor. A tutorial on how to print your DPR is available online. Please be sure to make a list of your questions prior to your advisement session.

6. Will I be asked to reschedule my advisement session if I do not arrive on time?

We ask that you arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the start of your advisement session to check in. Students who arrive late may be asked to reschedule.

7. Can a third party attend the advisement session?

Students must fill out the online consent form through their myNorthridge portal so a third party may attend the advisement session with the student. The form should be filled out before attending the session and the Advisor will confirm before the third party may attend.

For instructions, please use this How to Guide:

8. I am an EOP Fall 2021 freshman. Who do I contact regarding my advisement?

All EOP freshmen are served by the Student Services Center/EOP Satellite housed in their respective academic college. Exploratory EOP freshmen are served by the Advising Resource Center/EOP.

9. I am participating in the Liberal Studies Integrated Teacher Education Program (ITEP)-Freshmen Option. Who do I contact regarding my advisement and enrollment?

Students participating in the ITEP-Freshman Option are served by the Liberal Studies Program located in EA 100. Students majoring in all other options of Liberal Studies are served by the Matador Advising Hub throughout their first year at CSUN.

10. I need help activating my CSUN email account. What should I do?

Please visit Information Technology for detailed instructions on how to activate your CSUN email account. Be sure to check your CSUN email account regularly for important deadlines and information.

Classroom Presentation Requests

Hello! Thank you for your interest in a Matador Advising Hub presentation for your class. Please fill out the presentation request and you will receive confirmation to finalize the presentation. If you have any questions please notify Grace Castaneda at

Most first-year freshmen receive advising, support and enrollment assistance from the Matador Advising Hub with the exception of: 

Please be sure to contact the appropriate advising office for your Fall 2021 advisement.