CSU Channel Islands Welcomes You!

Whether you are still in the process of choosing an institution or you’ve been a CI dolphin for a few years now, we are grateful for your interest in CI and in our Housing & Residential Education programs. We hope the information provided here will assist you in understanding and utilizing our services, and also in guiding you through the process of applying for and obtaining on-campus housing.

Applying to CI?

Check out the Freshman Admissions page or Transfer Admissions page.

Applying for Housing?

Application update as of August 1, 2016: 

Thank you for your interest in student housing at CI.  At this time if you are applying for student housing and/or submitting payment for your student housing deposit, please be advised that assignments will be made on a space-available basis. We will notify you as soon as we are able to assign you a space. Please note that assignment of late applications are made based on location of available space and are most likely to be made into Santa Cruz Village suites, regardless of student class level.

Room Assignment Information for 2016-17: 

  • For incoming freshmen who met the priority application deadline of May 23, room assignments were posted by Friday, August 12, 2016.
  • All other applicants (Freshmen, Transfers, International Students, Returning CI Students) that submitted a housing application after May 23 will be accommodated on a first-come, first-served basis according to space availability. Information applicable to room assignment location and bed type will be communicated as assignments are made.  

For information regarding the Housing application please visit the following pages.

Parent & Guardian Information

Parenting students through their transition to college and life away from home is an important process. We want to help make this process a smooth one by providing information on our website that has been most frequently requested by both parents and students. If you are unable to find the information you seek, please feel free to contact us.

For more information about supporting your student, please see the Parent & Family Programs website.