The Mission Based Centers Award will be granted to those graduating seniors who best exemplify one or all of the principles of the University Mission Statement through academic activity, and/or extracurricular activity while a student at CSU Channel Islands.

CSU Channel Islands Mission

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.


All graduating seniors are eligible to be nominated. Students, if you believe that your work or that of another student exemplifies one or more of the mission elements, please submit an online application along with a letter of recommendation from a CSU Channel Islands Faculty member.

Mission Based Centers Award Winners


Past Award Winners

If you have any questions about the nomination process, please contact Motoko Kitazumi