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2007-2008 University Catalog

Related Offices and Contact Information

Enrollment Services

Location
Sage Hall, First Floor, Office 1020
Telephone: (805) 437-8500
Fax: (805) 437-8509  

The Enrollment Center includes Admissions and Recruitment, Financial Aid, and Records and Registration. Student questions concerning graduation, degree audit, scholarships, federal work study, veterans' benefits, and California residency eligibility may be answered here.

Admissions and Recruitment

Admissions

Location
Sage Hall, First Floor, Office 1020
(805) 437-8500
Fax: (805) 437-8509
admissions@csuci.edu  

The Admissions office accepts and processes admission applications for both undergraduate and post-baccalaureate programs. Eligibility for admission to CSUCI is governed by Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations and is addressed previously in this catalog.

Recruitment
Location
Sage Hall, First Floor, Office 1044
(805) 437-8520 or (805) 437-CSCI (2724)
Fax: (805) 437-8519
prospective.student@csuci.edu

The Recruitment office develops and maintains positive relationships to recruit, enroll, and retain a qualified and diverse undergraduate and graduate student body. Recruitment activities include college fairs, campus tours, and presentations to local high schools, community colleges, and community organizations. Recruitment counselors are available to assist prospective students in understanding the requirements necessary to obtain admission to CSU Channel Islands. We offer the following services:

  • Pre-admissions counseling appointments for students who have yet to apply to the University for individual guidance through the admissions and application process.
  • Campus tours are offered Monday through Friday at 11:00 am and 2:00 pm. Weekend tours are available at noon on the first Saturday of every month, excluding holiday weekends. A visit to our campus provides an opportunity for prospective students to view the campus and familiarize themselves with the various resources the University has to offer. Each tour is led by a Cal State Channel Islands student.
  • Group campus visits are designed to provide high school and college students the opportunity to learn about how CSU Channel Islands can fit into their higher education plans. Included is a presentation given by an admission counselor, and a campus tour. Group campus visits are available only by appointment and is limited to a maximum of 60 students.

Prospective students are invited to become a Dolphin VIP, which will allow them to create a customized webpage where they can receive up-to-date information about CSUCI, including their selected academic majors, admissions requirements, deadline reminders, and invitations to campus events. After applying, applicants can track his/her admissions file status. Visit http://www.csuci.edu/goCSUCI/ to establish a Dolphin VIP account.

Financial Aid [top]

Location
Sage Hall, First Floor, Office 1020
(805) 437-8530
Fax: (805) 437-8509
financial.aid@csuci.edu  

The Financial Aid office assists students in obtaining financial aid resources to meet their educational costs. Students interested in financial aid must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which can be obtained in the Enrollment Center, although the recommended method of application is through the online application at: www.fafsa.ed.gov. A variety of financial aid resources are available to students, including grants, loans, federal work study, and scholarships. After students have completed and submitted the FAFSA, they may be considered for the following:

Records and Registration

Location
Sage Hall, First Floor, Office 1020
(805) 437-8500
Fax: (805) 437-8509

The Records and Registration office maintains timely and accurate records on enrollment, and the academic progress and accomplishments of its students, while maintaining the privacy and security of those records.

Registration

Registration activities for new and continuing students, including eligibility for registration and assignment of registration appointments, is managed by the Records and Registration office. Students enroll in classes on the web through myCSUCI.  

Graduation

Verification of degree completion requirements is a function of the Records and Registration office. Students must file for graduation for the term in which they will have completed all requirements. Application for graduation must be made by the published deadline.

Veterans Affairs

Students who are eligible for benefits as a veteran, dependent of a veteran, or reservist should contact our V.A. Specialist in the Enrollment Center. Services available include assistance in applying for educational benefits and education certification. Students planning to attend CSU Channel Islands should contact their local Veterans Services office or the regional Veterans Affairs office at: www.gibill.va.gov. Once approved by the local or regional V.A. office, students who are registered in classes at CSU Channel Islands must make an appointment to complete their certification paperwork. This paperwork must be completed each semester. For additional information, please contact Enrollment Services.

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