Federal Regulations (Part 668.41 - Student Assistance General Provisions) mandate that a Notice of Required Disclosures be provided to all enrolled students on an annual basis and to all prospective students. Following is a list of the required disclosures, summary descriptions, and information to obtain a detailed copy of each disclosure.
Table of Contents
- Campus Security Report
- College Portrait
- Copyright Infringement
- Costs and Consumer Information
- Drug and Alcohol Prevention
- Emergency Management
- Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
- Financial Assistance
- Fire Safety
- General Information Contacts
- Student Health Center
- Housing & Residential Education
- Identity Theft
- International Students Scholars
- Institutional Information for CSU Channel Islands
- University Catalog
- Missing Student Information
- Mission Statement
- Peer to Peer File Sharing
- Placement Test Data
- Required Reports / Completion / Graduation Rates
- Use of the Social Security Number
- Teacher Preparation Programs
- Textbook Pricing
- Transfer Course Information
- Voter Registration
- Withdrawal from the Institution
Campus Security Report
This disclosure includes statistics for the three previous calendar years concerning reported crimes. The report contains institutional policies and procedures about campus safety and security and includes sexual assault reporting, alcohol, drug, and weapons violations. It also includes policies and procedures related to fire safety.
The College Portrait provides basic, comparable information about public colleges presented in a user-friendly format. It is updated annually and provides links to information for future students about financial aid, academics, the catalog, campus housing and more.
Consistent with our educational principles, we view education as the most important element in combating illegal sharing of copyrighted materials at CSU Channel Islands (CI). We use a wide variety of methods to inform our community about the law and CI's response to copyright infringement claims.
Costs and Consumer Information
This disclosure provides information about tuition fees, housing fees, non-resident fees, refunds, installment plans, financial aid and much more.
The CSU makes every effort to keep student costs to a minimum. Student charges listed in published schedules or student accounts may need to be increased when public funding is inadequate. Therefore, CSU must reserve the right, even after the initial fee payments are made, to increase or modify any listed student charges, without notice, until the date when instruction for a particular semester or quarter has begun. All CSU listed student charges should be regarded as estimates that are subject to change upon approval by the Board of Trustees.
Drug and Alcohol Prevention
Under the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act Amendment of 1989, CSU Channel Islands is required to distribute its Substance Abuse Policy to faculty, staff and students.
This site deals with the campus emergency preparedness plan and has links to resources regarding earthquakes, fire and public health.
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
This disclosure informs students of their rights and the University's policies and procedures concerning access to and privacy of student educational records. Information on FERPA is published in the following locations:
Academic Policy online is found at:
Policy on Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
2010-2011 Catalog (pages 87-89; pages 96-97)
Fall 2010 Schedule of Classes (pages 5 – 6)
The FERPA related form can be found in the Records and Registration forms library which includes the Request to Withhold Directory Information.
Questions should be directed to Admissions & Recruitment at 805-437-8500 or the Vice President for Student Affairs at 437-8536.
Colleges and universities are required to provide current and prospective students with a broad range of notifications concerning specific campus policies and programs. One mandated federal disclosure is to let you know the consequences of a drug conviction while receiving Title IV financial aid. You will lose your eligibility for federal financial aid if you are convicted of a drug offense while you are a student at CSU Channel Islands.
The annual fire safety report is part of the Security Report. The information for student housing begins on page 17 of the Security Report.
General Information Contacts
Student Health Center
This disclosure is designed to provide a basic description of our health services in addition to useful health information.
Housing & Residential Education
Here you can find comprehensive information regarding the Housing & Residential Education department at CSU Channel Islands. The link includes rates, dates & payment as well as a sample license agreement.
Helpful hints and tips to make vulnerable students aware of this fastest growing crime.
International Students and Scholars
This disclosure provides information about the rules and regulations for international students and includes what is needed for campus employment for international students studying at CSU Channel Islands.
Institutional Information for CSU Channel Islands
General facts and figures about the campus such as enrollment, location, growth and impact, gender, average high school GPA.
An introduction to CSU Channel Islands, admission procedures and policies, financial aid information, policies and regulations, programs and degrees, general education and graduation requirements and course descriptions etc.
The University Catalog is available online and may be customized by you for your personal use.
Missing Student Information
Higher Education Act of 2008 (HEOA)
Missing Student Notification
If a member of the CI Community has reason to believe that a student who resides in on-campus housing is missing, he or she shall immediately notify CI Police at 805-437-8444. CI Police will generate a missing person report and immediately initiate an investigation. Should the CI Police determine the student is missing they will notify an emergency contact identified by the student within 24 hours of that determination. If the missing student is younger than 18 years of age and not an emancipated minor, the CI Police will notify the person’s custodial parent or legal guardian. Students living in on-campus housing may register a specific person to be contacted by CI Police in the event they are determined to be missing. This person’s contact information is confidential and only accessible to authorized campus officials and to law enforcement personnel. Students register and maintain all emergency contact information within their myCI account.
Placing students at the center of the educational experience, California State University Channel Islands provides undergraduate and graduate education that facilitates learning within and across disciplines through integrative approaches, emphasizes experiential and service learning, and graduates students with multicultural and international perspectives.
Peer to Peer File Sharing
Placement Test Data
The Entry Level Mathematics (ELM) and English Placement Test (EPT) are mandatory for students who are not exempt from this requirement and must be taken before non-exempt students can enroll at CSU Channel Islands.
Required Reports/Completion/Graduation Rates
Use of the Social Security Number
This disclosure explains why applicants are required to provide their social security number. The website also provides a link to policies and regulations.
Teacher Preparation Programs
Internship programs allow individuals to complete their teacher preparation coursework concurrent with their first year or two in a paid teaching position. Completion of an internship program results in the same credential as is earned through a traditional teacher preparation program.
Textbook PricingTextbook Pricing
A section-by-section list of required texts as well as new, used and rental prices are provided.
Transfer Course Information
Transfer credit is maintained by Records & Registration. Transferable courses are those designated for baccalaureate credit by the regionally accredited college or university offering the courses and accepted as such by the campus to which the applicant seeks admission. Transfer credit can be used to meet overall credit requirements and/or specific major/minor/GE courses. Students transferring from other accredited institutions must have all official transcripts evaluated by CI to determine the type and amount of credit awarded. Therefore, it is the student's responsibility to make sure CI has all current transcripts on file prior to the final graduation review process. Providing undergraduate students with an automated Degree Progress Report (DPR) through their student center in myCI, students are empowered to track their degree requirements and decide future course choices.
Degree Progress Report (DPR)
A DPR outlines general education, graduation, major and minor (if applicable) requirements. It is student specific and will display requirements you have met and requirements you have yet to meet using internal credit (CI courses) and external credit (transfer and test credit). When you have not met a requirement, the report will list course options that will meet the requirement. To ensure timely graduation, always work with your academic advisor as this report is only a guide. Review your transfer credit report for accuracy. Additional information can be found online at: http://www.csuci.edu/records-registration/progress_of_degree.htm
Questions should be directed to Records and Registration at 805-437-8500 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
The California Secretary of State is committed to making voter information and online registration available. In addition, the CI Student Government assists with voter registration on the CI campus.
Withdrawal from the Institution
Students who find it necessary to cancel their registration or to withdraw from all classes after enrolling for any academic term are required to follow the University's official withdrawal procedures. Failure to follow formal University procedures may result in an obligation to pay fees as well as the assignment of failing grades in all courses. The resources below provide additional details.
Schedule of Classes and Change of Program Table
The Schedule of Classes provide the Academic Calendar, Change of Program Table and University tuition fees and refund information in addition to the course offerings each term. Students are responsible for understanding the impact that changes to their academic schedule will have on their academic and financial status at CI. Academic Advising and Enrollment Services are available for consultation to all students who feel they cannot complete the term in question. Details on the procedure for Complete Term Withdrawal can be found on page 17 of the Fall 2010 Schedule of Classes found at: http://www.csuci.edu/academics/schedule/2010/fall/index.html
The Change of Program Table will help students determine the appropriate time frame for changing their enrollment during the semester. The table is published in each Schedule of Classes and appears on the back of the Change of Program form.
Complete Term Withdrawal
During the last six weeks of instruction, students are allowed to withdraw from the semester for serious and compelling circumstances beyond the student's control. A Withdrawal Request for Term form must be completed and appropriate documentation provided. Financial aid recipients should consult a financial aid representative regarding the implications of a complete withdrawal. Recent changes in the CSU have changed the way CI counts course repeats, withdrawals and Incomplete "I" grades. Please visit the policy FAQs at: http://www.csuci.edu/records-registration/Repeat-Withdrawal-Incomplete-Policy-FAQ.htm
The Withdrawal Request for Term form is found at: http://www.csuci.edu/records-registration/rec_libr_docs/F09-Term%20Withdrawal.pdf
Questions should be directed to Records & Registration at 805-437-8500 or by email at email@example.com