CSUDH has earned a reputation for academic excellence. With a wide selection of outstanding and relevant academic programs, we prepare students to reach their academic as well as professional goals. With small classes led by renowned faculty, an excellent student-to-faculty ratio, unique internship and research opportunities, a strong community engagement, and well-balanced curriculums that build well-rounded knowledge, CSUDH offers an interactive learning environment inside and outside the classroom.

Academics

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Toro Welcome and Information Center

The Center is an in-person and virtual welcoming space for visitors and the campus community. Current and prospective students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members are encouraged to access this service hub to ask questions about CSUDH or to locate specific services or personnel on campus, using in-person, online, telephone, or email options. Virtual services are staffed by representatives who answer questions during hours of operation.

In-Person Location and Hours: James L. Welch Hall (WH) 245, Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. View the campus map [PDF].

Virtual Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. by phone (310) 243-2888, email at DHInfoCenter@lhjcmaigaiti.com, or Ask Teddy (select "Connect with an Agent," then select the "Toro Welcome and Information Center"). A live agent is available during the virtual hours of operation.


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CSUDH has earned a reputation for academic excellence. With a wide selection of outstanding and relevant academic programs, we prepare students to reach their academic as well as professional goals. With small classes led by renowned faculty, an excellent student-to-faculty ratio, unique internship and research opportunities, a strong community engagement, and well-balanced curriculums that build well-rounded knowledge, CSUDH offers an interactive learning environment inside and outside the classroom.


Degree Programs

Learn more about CSUDH’s wide selection of excellent degree programs reflecting today’s in-demand fields. CSUDH offers undergraduate degrees, graduate degrees, certificate programs, and credential programs all recognized and respected by leading employers, professional and graduate schools.

CSU Fully Online Courses

The CSU Fully Online Courses program provides an opportunity for eligible fully matriculated CSU students to enroll in one fully-online course per term offered by another CSU campus. The program is aimed to facilitate access to high-demand, high success courses as part of the continuing effort of providing students with access to the courses needed to expedite graduation

College of Continuing and Professional Education (CCPE)

CSUDH’s College of Continuing and Professional Education offers credit and non-credit courses, certificates, training and certification programs designed for academic, professional and personal enrichment. Learn more about the CCPE's professional certificates, Open University, distance learning, ESL and customized training and education programs.

CSU Supports Your Doctoral Programs

The California Pre-Doctoral Program is designed to increase diversity within the pool of university faculty by supporting the doctoral aspirations of students in the California State University System (CSU). The program awards funds to a limited number of juniors, seniors and graduate students in the CSU system. The California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Doctoral Incentive Program (CDIP) offers financial loans to promising doctoral students who intend to apply for future CSU instructional faculty positions. Learn More!

Student Success Centers

Welcome Toros! The semester is here and we are so excited to hit the ground running with you! We are all in on your success at DH. In fact, we have just launched new college student success centers that are dedicated to ensuring you THRIVE as a Toro.

This means that going forward, you’ll be able to find your success team of staff and faculty based right inside the college and discipline you call your own! If you are still undecided about your major and discipline, we have a student success team for you also!

To make an advising appointment and get connected to your new student success center, just look below for contact information. Reach out. We'll be Going Far Together.

  • College of Arts and Humanities Student Success Center
    Office: LIB 5515; University Library, North Building, Fifth Floor
    Email | Website | (310) 243-3264 
  • College of Business Administration and Public Policy Student Success Center
    Office: I&I 1100, 3400; Innovation & Instruction Building, First & Third Floor
    Email | Website | (310) 243-3561
  • College of Education Student Success Center
    Office: COE 1401; College of Education Building
    Email | Website | (310) 243-2276
  • College of Health, Human Services, and Nursing Student Success Center
    Office: WH A220; Welch Hall Building, Second Floor
    Email | Website | (310) 243-2120
  • College of Natural and Behavioral Sciences Student Success Center
    Office: SBS A306; Social and Behavioral Sciences Building, Third Floor
    Email | Website | (310) 243-3535

Academic Support

As a CSUDH student, you have access to a range of academic support and tools to help you succeed in your classes and studies. Get one-on-one tutoring and assignment assistance at the Toro Learning & Testing Center, learn how the Summer Bridge Academy and academic advising through the new college student success centers that are dedicated to ensuring you THRIVE as a Toro. Find out more about unique programs like the Educational Opportunity Program and Male Success Alliance designed to support the success of at-risk students entering university.

Academic Calendar

View the Academic Calendar for important dates and deadlines including registration, class start and end dates, campus holidays and closure, add/drop dates, graduation application deadlines, final exams, and more.

University Catalogs

View and download online versions of our University Catalogs for the current and past academic years. Catalogs contain academic program and course descriptions, academic calendars, information about campus services, fees, faculty information and more.

Class Schedules

View Class Schedules for spring, summer, fall, and winter term classes.

Colleges

CSUDH has six outstanding Colleges of study, including the College of Arts & Humanities, the College of Business Administration & Public Policy, the College of Education, the College of Natural & Behavioral Sciences, the College of Health, Human Services and Nursing, and the College of Continuing and Professional Education. Learn more about our Colleges.

Department Contacts

Have questions about a specific program or degree? See a list of academic department contacts at CSUDH.

Resources for Undocumented Students

 In an effort to provide additional resources for students and campuses, the Chancellor’s Office has relaunched a website on Resources for Undocumented Students. The information includes admission process, financial aid, campus support, legal support services, overview of AB540/2000 and the California Dream Act, systemwide communications, and other resources that include organizations such as the ACLU, National Immigration Law Center, Immigrant Legal Resource Center and federal government agencies.

University Centers & Institutes

CSUDH is home to a number of innovative and recognized centers and institutes for learning, research and knowledge. Learn more about our California Stem Institute for Innovation and Improvement (CSI3), Center for Innovation in STEM Education (CISE), CSUDH Infant-Toddler Development Center, Center for History and Social Science Education, Center for Mathematics and Science Education, Center for Training and Development, Institute for Global Intercultural Peacebuilding, Mervyn Dymally African American Political & Economic Institute, Multicultural Center, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, OSHA Training Institute Education Center, Urban Community Research Center and other centers and institutes.

Student Research

CSUDH students enjoy a range of unique opportunities to work on groundbreaking research projects side-by-side with faculty mentors — in the classroom, the lab, and the field. Learn more about student research opportunities as well as our acclaimed annual Student Research Day.

Graduation Information

Getting closer to graduation? Make sure you stay on top of important dates, deadlines and next steps so you’ll be ready to walk across the stage with your degree in hand.

Accreditation Information

CSUDH is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). A number of CSUDH programs are also accredited by leading agencies representing a range of specialized fields. Learn more about our accreditations.