Cultural Events: CSU Dominguez Hills is home to an award-winning University Theatre where most of the plays produced by the Theatre Arts department are performed. The University Art Gallery is considered to be one of the major exhibition spaces of the South Bay area. The Multicultural Center on campus promotes the exploration of diverse heritages, values and cultural experiences by offering a wide range of co-curricular programs throughout the academic year.
Campus Environment and Facilities: The CSU Dominguez Hills campus sits on 346 acres, providing plenty of places to study or lounge outside and enjoy the California weather. The campus features a wide variety of modern and time honored buildings built from 1967 to 2010. All buildings are only a short walking distance from one another, with large pedestrian paths lined by eucalyptus or other shade trees. Facilities with a diverse mix of architecture include a theatre lecture halls, art museum, retail dining, commercial kitchens, library, gymnasium and sports facilities.
Signature buildings include the Loker Student Union (LSU) and the Library South Wing. The expanded and renovated LSU features 120,000 square feet of food vendor space, offices and conference rooms, lounge and study seating, and event and dining facilities—including the beautiful 800-seat Dominguez Ballroom, a fine dining restaurant, and a sports bar. In 2010, CSUDH opened the Library South wing, a new five-story 140,000-square-foot addition to the Leo F. Cain Library, that features 1,600 reader stations, two dedicated computer labs, reading and study rooms, a state-of-the-art archival storage and research area, conference rooms, events center, and an art gallery.
The School of Nursing opened a 4,000-square-foot clinical skills lab in 2010, the first such facility on the university campus in the program’s 29-year history. The facility features a six-bed skills lab that resembles a hospital recovery room, a two-bed simulation lab with high-tech human patient simulators, a 32-seat “smart” classroom/computer lab, television monitors, a reception area, as well as office and storage space.
Orthotics and Prosthetics Center in Long Beach: The CSU Dominguez Hills Center for Orthotics and Prosthetics is a 10,200-square-foot custom built facility located at the Veterans Administration Long Beach Medical Center (VALB) in Long Beach, California.
The StubHub Center: The StubHub Center is situated on 125 acres of the CSU Dominguez Hills campus and features state-of-the art stadiums and facilities for soccer, tennis, track & field, cycling, lacrosse, rugby, volleyball, baseball, softball, basketball and other sports. Designated as an “Official U.S. Olympic Training Site,” the StubHub Center is the nation’s most complete training facility for Olympic, amateur and professional athletes. The complex includes a 27,000-seat soccer stadium, 8,000-seat tennis stadium, 10,000-seat track & field facility and a 2,450-seat indoor velodrome.
The California Academy of Mathematics and Science: The California Academy of Math and Science (CAMS) is located on the campus of CSU Dominguez Hills. CAMS is a comprehensive public, four-year high school which seeks to increase the nation’s pool of graduates in mathematics and science. CSUDH partners with the Academy through programs that offer college-level courses to CAMS students.
Further Information: Main telephone: 310-243-3696. General information about the university is available from the University Communications and Public Affairs Office at 310-243-2001, or on the Web at www.csudh.edu.