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Restaurants – Off Campus

Many unique and wonderful restaurants are in the vicinity of CSUSB campus in the northern part of San Bernardino. Some student favorites include:


Dickey's Barbecue Pit: 1725 Northpark Blvd W (909) 473-7393

Jamba Juice: 1725 Northpark Blvd W #2 (909) 473-6300

Wayback Burgers: 1725 Northpark Blvd W (909) 473-6140

Denny’s: 5975 N Palm Ave (909) 880-0955

Pizza Hut: 2999 Kendall Dr Suite C-14, San Bernardino, CA 92407

Yang Noodle House: 2999 Kendall Dr ste 216 (909) 683-6160

WaBa Grill: 2999 Kendall Dr Unit B-20, San Bernardino, CA 92407

Farmer Boys: 1766 Kendall Drive (909) 473-1717

Rock & Roll Sushi: 5244 University Parkway # B (909) 804-8811

Quiznos Sandwich: 5244 University Parkway # E (909) 880-2615

El Pollo Loco: 1695 Kendall Drive (909) 880-6337

Del Taco:, 4344 University Parkway (909) 473-9512

Royal Dumpling House: 1689 Kendall Dr suite g (909) 880-0829

Paco’s Tacos: 1689 Kendall Drive # I (909) 880-2755

Thai Place: 1689 Kendall Drive # K1 (909) 887-7644

KFC: 4694 University Parkway (909) 880-8118

Carl’s Jr: 4424 University Parkway (909) 473-1066

Papa John’s Pizza: 4434 University Parkway (909) 887-7272

Little Caesars Pizza: 4414 University Parkway # 1 (909) 887-1625

Nonna'a Italian Restaurant: 1689 Kendall Drive # H, (909) 726-1787

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Student Organizations and Clubs at CSUSB

When the time comes in your graduation year to apply for a full-time position, evidence of involvement in student activities in a leadership role, along with internship or other work experience, will make your resume and application significantly more attractive to prospective employers. So as soon as you’ re ready, it pays to get involved in student, work, or volunteer activities that will help you cultivate social and leadership skills and your self-confidence as a future business professional. Explore these education and career-enhancing options. Join one of student organizations at the Student Engagement

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San Bernardino Sympohony Orchestra

Robert V. Fullerton Art Museum

Events in the Inland Empire

Major Shopping Locations

Map of the surrounding shopping centers near CSUSB.















CSUSB main campus is surrounded by several cities. Some of the notable cities for the international students looking to live or explore slightly away from campus are:

San Bernardino city

San Bernardino city spans 81 square miles on the floor of the San Bernardino Valley with a population of about 210,000. San Bernardino is divided into several districts. Many hotels, restaurants, and retail establishments are around Hospitality Lane in the southern part of the city. Downtown has shopping and government buildings. In the foothills of the San Bernardino Mountains lies the University District, with shopping, dining, and high density residential space. On the southern side of I-215 and the University District is the Cajon Pass light-industrial district where warehouses are situated. On the opposite side of the city is the San Bernardino International Gateway, with an airport and rail hub.

Redlands city

Redlands city spans 36 square miles, with a population of about 75,000. The city is regarded as the “Jewel of the Inland Empire”. Local attractions include: (1) Citrus Plaza: a large open-air shopping center; (2) Pharaoh’s Adventure Park: 20 acre theme park that incorporates Egyptian themes, and includes a Go-Cart raceway, miniature golf, bumper cars, an amphitheater, and a water park. and (3) Hangar 24 Craft Brewery: Hangar 24’s signature beer, Orange Wheat, is made with locally grown oranges.

Highland city

Flanked by the often snowcapped peaks of the San Bernardino and San Gabriel Mountains, Highland is close to an array of skiing and other mountain recreational opportunities.

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Safety Issues

CSUSB is committed to provide a safe campus environment to the students. Students may request an escort service on campus at any time. Student assistants equipped with police radios can walk a requester wherever they may need to go on campus. The University Police Department operates 24x7, and can be reached by dialing on  campus extension 911 or (909) 537-5165 for non-emergency requests.


Taxis or Cabs

Convenient but can be expensive. It is standard practice to tip the driver 10-15% of your fare. Rates are standardized and based upon time and length of trip. You can usually find a taxi waiting outside the airport. Many companies exist for local travel.


Uber is a technology platform. Our smartphone apps connect driver-partners and riders. In cities where Uber operates, use your rider app to request a ride. When a nearby driver-partner accepts your request, your app displays an estimated time of arrival for the driver-partner heading to your pickup location. Your app notifies you when the driverpartner is about to arrive. Visit Uber for more information.


Lyft is an on-demand transportation company. It develops, markets, and operates the Lyft car transportation mobile app. Visit Lyft for more inforamtion.

Public Transportation

CSUSB and San Bernardino valley is accessible by public transportation agency Omnitrans. CSUSB is served by bus # 2, 5, 7, and 11. You may use San Bernardino line on the Metrolink train to travel from the train station in San Bernardino to Union Station in downtown Los Angeles. Visit the CSUSB's Parking and Transportation Services for more information.

Personal Car

Personal car is an efficient mode of transportation in Southern California. Parking is available to students living on or off campus. Insurance rates are based upon your place of residence.

Traveling to and from Airport

CSUSB is served by several airports, including, Ontario (ONT), Los Angeles (LAX), Long Beach (LGB), and Santa Anna (SNA). The closest airport is Ontario. Most international flights arrive at/ depart from Los Angeles airport. Supershuttle offers a shared ride service between all these airports and all points in Inland Empire region. For prices and arranging service visit Supershuttle.

Driver’s License

LicenseIt is recommended that international students obtain a California driver’s license if they plan to drive in the United States. A California Driver’s License is also required when purchasing a car and obtaining car insurance.

The State of California does not recognize an International Driving Permit (IDP) as a valid driver license. The IDP is also referred to as an International Driver License or International License. The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) website outlines the process of obtaining a California Driver’s License. The application process includes a written test and driving skills test administered by the DMV. The California Driver’s Handbook is an indispensable resource when preparing for these tests. Samples of written tests are also available on-line for