Upcoming events in Spring 2018!
Financial Reboot
Thursday, February 1, 2018
6 to 8 p.m.
Cal State LA - Golden Eagle Ballroom 3

New year, new (financial) you. Plan for life changes by budgeting like a pro.

Topics covered at this seminar include:

  • How will the new tax reform will affect you?
  • Planning for life changes - Getting married, buying a home, having a baby, or starting a new job
  • Immigration reform and your taxes
  • The ITIN Process & what you need to know
  • Staying physically fit will help you be financially fit too!

Brought to you by the Cal State LA Alumni Association, H&R Block, and Cal State LA Federal Credit Union. Registration is required.

Register here by Monday, January 29, 2018.

Date Night at Cal State LA
Friday, February 9, 2018
6 to 8:30 p.m.
Golden Eagle Ballroom 1
This special event for Cal State LA couples, hosted by President William A. Covino and Dr. Debbie Covino, celebrates alumni, staff, and faculty who met at the University.
Register here by Monday, February 5, 2018.

Homecoming Alumni Reception
Thursday, February 15, 2018
4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Alumni Reception at the University Club, Golden Eagle Building
Come out and show your university spirit at the Homecoming Alumni Reception and basketball games.
4:00 p.m. - Check-in
4:30 p.m. - Reception 
Cal State LA vs. Stanislaus State Basketball Games at the University Gymnasium
5:30 p.m. Women’s Game
7:30 p.m. Men’s Game
Register here by Tuesday, February 13, 2018.

Career Center Boot Camp
Friday, February 16, 2018
1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Cal State LA - Career Development Center, 1st floor
Whether you're a recent graduate or wanting to refresh your professional toolkit, we've got you covered. The Career Development Center is opening its doors for alumni to meet with Career Center staff, get a full tour of the services provided, and meet with local recruiters.
1 to 2:30 p.m. - Intensive Résumé and Networking Rehab
2:30 to 4:00 p.m. - Networking with alumni recruiters. Refreshments provided.
Alumni Recruiter Roster:
  • Angelina Romero, Special Assistant--Communications, LA County Assessor's Office
  • Ruth Ramos, Recruitment Assistant, Children's Institute, Inc.
  • Martha Cerda, State Farm Insurance
  • Jazmine Santillan, Social Services Director, Salvation Army
  • Cissy Huang, World Financial Group, Arcadia Chamber of Commerce

Interested in joining the alumni recruiter roster? Email Christina Tsui at

Register here by Thursday, February 15, 2018. Registration via CareerLink is essential to the program.

Home Buying Seminar
Saturday, February 24, 2018
10:00 a.m to 12:00 p.m.
Cal State LA - Salazar Hall E184
Purchase your dream home. We'll show you how! Join us for a free home buying seminar at Cal State LA.
Topics covered at this seminar include:
  • Renting vs Buying: Pros and Cons
  • A Timeline for First-Time Home Buyers
  • Mortgage Interest Rates
  • How Your Credit Affects Your Loan
  • How Much Can I Afford
  • How to Choose the Right Loan Program
  • The Loan Application Process
  • Managing the Required Documents
Register here by Thursday, February 22, 2018.

Thursday, March 8, 2018 through Saturday, March 10, 2018
See below for schedule
Cal State LA - Golden Eagle Ballroom & University-Student Union
Eagle-Con is a three-day convention that brings together science fiction, fantasy, comic books, and superheroes, as well as insider views of these highly creative genres. Nested on the campus of Cal State LA, home of the Golden Eagles, Eagle-Con explores issues of race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, identity, and representation in science fiction and fantasy across media while also celebrating the boundless imaginations of artists and writers that turn ordinary humans into lifelong devotees of these genres. With generous support from our founding sponsor, the Art Directors Guild, Eagle-Con is an event where people from all walks of life can come together to learn, explore, and grow in an inclusive atmosphere that celebrates diverse voices and visions.
Friday, March 9, 2018 (Exhibitors Preview) | 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. | Golden Eagle Ballrooms 2 & 3
Saturday, March 10, 2018 | 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. | Golden Eagle Ballrooms 2 & 3
Thursday, March 8, 2018 | 12 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. | University-Student Union
Friday, March 9, 2018 | 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. | University-Student Union
Saturday, March 10, 2018 | 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. | University-Student Union

Grad Fair ’18
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 & Wednesday, March 21, 2018
10:00 a.m to 7:00 p.m.
Cal State LA - Golden Eagle Ballroom & University Bookstore
Hosted by the Alumni Association, Grad Fair '18 is the one-stop for all Commencement related needs. Graduating candidates can get the following at the fair:
  • Commencement tickets (student I.D. required)
  • Cap and gown (doctoral candidate gowns must be pre-ordered at the University Bookstore by contacting 323 343-2500)
  • Graduation portraits
  • Commencement flowers
  • Alumni Association Grad Pack
  • Graduation announcements
  • Class rings
  • Custom sashes
  • Cultural Graduate Celebrations
  • Commencement DVDs (pre-orders)
Grad Pack pre-orders will be available starting February! Stay tuned for purchase information and more.

We are currently adding more of our exciting activities to the calendar. To receive event updates and exclusive invitations, please update your free alumni membership to ensure we have your most up-to-date contact information. Stay tuned!