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General Announcements March 10 - March 14

Cal State Northridge Journalism Department's Monday Memo
Newsletter for Journalism Majors
Internships, jobs, accomplishments and general announcements
Spring 2014 * Issue No. 8
To submit information to the Monday Memo, please contact Carolina Najarro, editor, at ext. 3135, email submissions to, or stop by MZ 210. The deadline for submission is Noon, Monday. Old editions of the newsletter are available at


Graduation Checks – The deadline to apply for Spring 2015 is July 11, 2014. Students must meet with faculty advisor to complete a graduation check. Students are strongly encouraged to apply one year in advance.

Pre-Advisement Workshop - There will be a mandatory pre-advisement workshop that all juniors and seniors must attend before they meet with their adviser. Students can attend one of the following: Tuesday, March 11 from 4-5 p.m. in MZ130; Wednesday, March 12 from 7-8 p.m. in MZ130; or Friday, March 14 from 11-Noon in OV025. Students must bring a printout of their DPR and should be prepared to take notes.

Fall 2014 Advisement - All journalism students who plan to attend CSUN during the Fall 2014 semester must see their advisers for academic counseling during the advisement period which will begin on Monday, March 17, 2014. Students will not be cleared for registration until the department has the counseling form on file. Advisers' office hours are available on the table outside the Journalism Department office. The Journalism Department does not make appointments, so plan to see your adviser during his or her office hours. Pick up you advisement form and file in the department office (MZ 210) before seeing your adviser. Once advisement has been completed, both the advisement form and file must be returned to the office. If needed, students should also obtain the instructors' signatures for any restricted classes.

·       FRESHMEN (Second Semester) - are required to make an appointment with an adviser in the Student Resource Center/EOP, 818/677-2024.

·       SOPHOMORES, STUDENTS UNDER 60 UNITS & FIRST TIME TRANSFER – are required to make an appointment with Virginia Avila. Students need to send an email to and should include their name, CSUN ID# and phone number.

·       JUNIORS, SENIORS, AND SECOND BA – are required to meet with a faculty adviser.
Upcoming Events: For more information about the following, go to the Events tab of the Department's Website or Facebook page.

-Wednesday, March 12 and Thursday, March 13 - 2014 GradFest in the Matador Bookstore Complex from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

-Monday, March 17 - Start of Fall 2014 Mandatory Advisement

-Thursday, March 20 (9:30 a.m.) - Journalism Career Day

-Monday, May 19 (8:00 a.m.) - Mike Curb College of Arts, Media and Communication Commencement Ceremony

USU Board of Directors - Run for a seat on the USU Board of Directors! Students can make decisions to benefit the entire student body, build a network of professionals and promising students, enhance their leadership skills, and learn how a multi-million dollar organization operates. Applications are available at the information desk on the first floor of the Sol Center, USU, and online at: They are due Wednesday, March 12 at 5 p.m.