The Accounting department is committed to providing high-quality and prompt customer service to our students, faculty and other staff who serve our students, and the community that supports our campus. The Accounting department is responsible for, but not limited to, the accounting services for the University and all its auxiliary organizations. Those auxiliary organizations currently consist of the CSU Channel Islands Foundation, the University Glen Corporation and the Associated Students, Inc.  These responsibilities include:
  • Ensuring the integrity of fiscal data through establishment of adequate internal controls to safeguard the assets of the University and its auxiliaries.
  • Identifying regulations and other fiscal compliance requirements that must be adhered to, and implementing policies and procedures to ensure campus compliance.
  • Proper and timely processing of all cash receipts and disbursements.
  • Initiation and payment of debt instruments to support the needs of the campus.
  • Billing of students and all funding sources including the State of California, external grantors, third-party sponsors of students and many others.
  • Processing student fee payments to the University as well as financial aid receipts and disbursements back to our students.
  • Financial and compliance reporting to numerous internal and external customers.
  • General support to the campus community in meeting their responsibilities in matters that have fiscal implications.

Current News & Deadlines

  • 01/28/15 - In an effort to streamline the travel expense claim process, Financial Services is pleased to offer a “NEW” Travel Expense Claim (TEC) Form for your use starting immediately. Mandatory use will commence on March 1, 2015 -- the old form will not be accepted after this date.  The form is now in PDF format and includes a new section to track whether any travel expenses were paid via ProCard, direct billing, or prepaid expense.
    Accounts Payable will also be conducting two (2) training sessions to help you navigate through the new TEC Form. Please RSVP to to reserve a seat.  
    Session #1  Friday, February 6, 2015. 3:00 -4:00 PM, Lindero Hall (Room 1776)
    Session #2  Thursday, February 12, 2015. 10:00 -11:00 AM, Lindero Hall (Room 1776)

Accounting Quick Links

Accounting Policy and GuidesIssue DatePolicy Number
Accounting/Budget Terminology  (PDF, 109KB)  
Travel Definitions and Terminology  (PDF, 18KB)  
Honorarium & Speaker Fee Policy   (PDF, 75KB)09/2008 
CI Travel Store Instructions   (PDF, 1.2MB)02/2012 
CSU ISCUAM Resources ICSUAM Resources
CSU Hospitality Policy12/2011ICSUAM 1301.00
CSU Business Travel Policy12/2014ICSUAM 3601.01
CSU Travel Procedures G-001  (PDF, 794KB)12/2014ICSUAM 3601.01
Petty Cash and Cash Handling Policy/ GuidelinesIssue DatePolicy Number
Petty Cash Active Custodian List  (PDF, 63KB)07/2014 
Petty Cash Policy - CI Campus  (PDF, 33KB)10/2002 
Petty Cash Policy - CI ASI  (PDF, 52KB)03/2005ASI 2.0
Petty Cash Policy - CI FDN  (PDF, 20KB)10/2002 
Cash Receipts & Disbursements - CI ASI (PDF, 32KB)03/2005ASI 4.0
Cash Receipts & Disbursements - CI FDN (PDF, 45KB)08/2005FDN 3.01
Cash Receipts & Disbursements - CI UGC (PDF, 24KB)07/2004UGC 4.0
Event Cash Handling - CI ASI (PDF, 25KB)03/2005ASI 10.0
CSU Petty Cash Policy06/2012ICSUAM 3103.11
Official Mailing Address:
California State University Channel Islands
Accounting and Financial Reporting, Lindero Hall
One University Drive
Camarillo, CA 93012
Official Billing Address:
California State University Channel Islands
Accounts Payable, Lindero Hall
One University Drive
Camarillo, CA 93012
Accounts Payable Main Email:

Location: Lindero Hall

Office Hours:  Monday-Friday: 8:00a.m. to 5:00p.m.
Fax (805) 437-3366