Centrally located in the South Bay and the heart of Los Angeles, CSU Dominguez Hills is a diverse, welcoming community of learners and educators collaborating to change lives and communities for the better. Through our strong and relevant academic programs, dedicated faculty mentors, supportive staff, attractive campus, and student amenities, CSUDH is committed to connecting our students to an affordable, high-quality, and transformative education. CSUDH provides our communities with a vital resource for talent, knowledge, skills, and leadership needed to thrive today and tomorrow.

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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@csudh.edu, 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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History, Mission & Values

CSUDH’s mission is to provide education, scholarship, and service that are both accessible and transformative. Learn how CSUDH supports this mission, the values that serve as our institutional pillars, our long history of educational excellence and our vision for the future of our university and the communities we support.

CSUDH Alumni

CSUDH has over 110,000 alumni, half of whom continue to live within 25 miles of the campus, sharing their knowledge and experience with the community. We encourage graduates to get involved in our active Alumni Association. You can help us continue to be a vital community resource by making a gift.

Campus Amenities

CSUDH’s scenic campus includes many amenities for students, staff, faculty, and the local community. In 2021, the university held grand openings for three new buildings totaling $200 million, marking the biggest transformation of the campus in more than a decade. In addition to the world-class facilities on campus, students also enjoy the many open green spaces, perfect for enjoying Southern California's (almost) year-round sunshine.

Campus Events

CSUDH serves as a vital educational, economic, cultural, and recreational resource for the South Bay area of Los Angeles. We welcome you to attend any of the events listed on our campus calendar, often held at our renowned University Art Gallery, University Theater, or the on-campus Dignity Health Sports Park


Visit our online Campus News Center for the latest news about CSUDH’s exceptional students, faculty, staff, programs, and events. The site features recent and archived news, feature stories, press releases, and a photo gallery.


CSUDH is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). A number of its academic programs are accredited by other agencies in their specialized fields. Find more information about the WASC accreditation process and a list of specialized accreditations.

Campus Map & Directions

Come for a visit! Here are directions to the CSUDH campus, as well as a campus map.

Contact Us

Connect directly with the offices specific to your interests. Our contact page will help you find complete information for general university contacts, academic services, admissions, athletics, and more.