Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
VISITING OR APPLYING TO CSUDH:
How do I apply for admission?
Where is CSUDH located and is there a map?
CSUDH is located 17 miles south of Los Angeles, 117 miles north of San Diego, and 12 miles inland from the Pacific Ocean, adjacent to San Pedro. If you are searching for a particular building on campus, please see the campus map. Building numbers are given, in addition to coordinates showing exact locations. If you are looking for directions to campus, please see driving directions.
What kind of housing is available?
Undergraduate and graduate housing information is available from CSUDH University Housing website. Full-time and part-time undergraduate or graduate students are eligible for university housing.
Is there any general information about CSUDH?
Some general facts and information about CSUDH can be found in our About the University section.
Where is financial aid information?
Information about applying for financial aid can be obtained from the Financial Aid office located on the 2nd floor of Welch Hall, room 260, or on the Financial Aid website.
Questions regarding your Perkins Loan, or financial aid disbursment checks should be directed to Financial Aid Accounting, located on the 2nd floor Welch Hall, Room 270.
LOCATING SOMEONE AT CSUDH:
What is CSUDH's postal address?
CSUDH's postal address is:
1000 E. Victoria Street
Carson, California 90747
How can I find the office phone number of faculty and staff?
We have an campus directory available that contains office phone numbers of all faculty, staff, and departments.
How can I find the e-mail address of faculty and staff?
The e-mail addresses for all CSUDH faculty and staff is available in our campus directory.
WEB SERVICES AT CSUDH:
How do I report an error with BlackBoard or toroWeb?
Please visit the Report An Error web page and e-mail us details of the incident.
How do I set up a student Web page?
Student web server space is only available for class projects. Only class instructors can apply for web space for students in the class. Student web sites and class projects should be stored on the student web server. Student homepages and class projects are considered unofficial and do not have to follow guidelines in Web Style Guide and Communications Style Guide.
Will you add my Web page to CSUDH's home page?
We link to Web sites that officially represent a department, division, school, or an organized research unit. If your web site meets these qualifications, you can contact the Web Manager or Webmaster. Student organizations should be listed on the Office of Student Life Web page . In general, we do not link to commercial Web sites.
How can I search for information at CSUDH?
We have three methods for searching CSUDH: the CSUDH Quick Link system, site index, and a full search engine. The CSUDH Quick Link system takes you directly to the web page associated the most commonly searched for words. The site index has an alphabetical listing of common words, departments, divisions, units when you know exactly where you want to go, while the full search engine allows a full search on all CSUDH Web pages.
INVESTING IN CSUDH:
Can I make a gift online?
Yes, please fill out our Make a Gift Online form.
Where can I find information on donating to CSUDH?
See our Invest in us Web pages to find out ways to give back to the University.
Who can I contact for more information on donating to the CSUDH?
Please call (310) 243-2182 or email the Office of Development.
WORKING AT CSUDH:
Where can I find job listings for CSUDH?
See our Employment Opportunites page for faculty, staff and administration opportunities.
How can I apply for employment?
You may create your online application on our Employment website.
What is the job hotline?
Please call (310) 243-3840. For the hearing impaired, please call (310) 243-2028.
Are you a current student and have more questions?
Please see our Frequently Asked Questions page, exclusively for CSUDH students.
How can I get a copy of my transcript?
Information on how to obtain your transcript is available through The Registrar's Office.
How can I find information about other California State University campuses?
Visit our California State University website to find information about our sister campuses.
How do I report a problem with the Web site?
Please fill out the Report a Problem form on our Web site.