Please consult the University Catalog or for more information on the following areas.

Mission of the Division of Student Affairs

Placing students at the center of their educational experience, the Division of Student Affairs supports and enhances learning and development in and beyond the University community through quality co-curricular programs, services, activities, and facilities.

Vice President for Student Affairs

The purpose of the Vice President’s office is to provide vision, leadership, and strategic direction to areas, programs, and personnel within the Division of Student Affairs, which includes Assessment & Strategic Operations, Associated Students Incorporated, Housing & Residential Education, Student Life, and Wellness & Athletics.

Assessment & Strategic Operations

The purpose of Assessment & Strategic Operations (ASO) is to provide centralized programs, support and resources to further the Division of Student Affairs vision and mission. 

In collaboration with and on behalf of the Vice President for Student Affairs, ASO:

  • provides support and resources for strategic planning, research, grant writing and associated initiatives;
  • coordinates program assessment and evaluation for all units within the Division;
  • tracks and reports budgets and expenditures;
  • implements, coordinates and/or manages special projects;
  • produces and distributes internal and external communication materials;
  • hires, trains and provides staff development; and
  • develops co-curricular education initiatives.

Associated Students Incorporated

All currently registered students are members of Associated Students Incorporated (ASI) and pay both an associated student fee and a student body center fee as part of their registration fees. ASI is a non-profit corporation which has a Board of Directors that oversees the allocation of the ASI student fees, funds a professional and student staff to manage the Student Union, and creates opportunities for leadership development.

ASI has four 'entities' which include Student Government (SG), Student Programming Board (SPB), the CI View student newspaper, and The Nautical yearbook. The SG President, SPB President, CI View Editor-in-Chief,  and The Nautical Editor-in-Chief serve on the ASI Board of Directors along with five additional students, one faculty member, three University administrators, and one community member. The ASI Board meets the first Thursday of every month in the Student Union Coville Conference Room.

Housing & Residential Education

CSU Channel Islands is a very special place – and you get the very best of what our campus has to offer when you live right in the center of it all in Anacapa Village, Santa Cruz Village, University Glen Town Center or Pickwick Park!

Not only does on-campus housing provide very comfortable living spaces, each Village also offers a wide array of study, gathering and recreational areas to fully support students' living and learning experience. Common spaces include television rooms, a game room, surfboard storage, exercise rooms, ballet and art studios, sound resistant music practice rooms, a built-in barbecue, a swimming pool and hot tub, and study and computer lounges. In addition to some of the best facilities available, we offer a complete program with trained staff to support student success and full engagement in the CI educational experience. All residents participate in the residential dining plan, which includes meals at Islands Café and other eateries on campus.

Santa Cruz Village

Santa Cruz Village (SCV) opened in fall 2007 and is home to more than 600 freshmen. SCV offers two-bedroom, one-bathroom, furnished semi-suites shared by four to six students. Although a few double rooms are available, most freshmen can expect triple accommodations.

Anacapa Village

Anacapa Village (AV) is home to over 500 students and is comprised of 87 four-bedroom, two-bathroom apartments. These apartments are shared by four to six sophomores, juniors and seniors. Each apartment is fully furnished with bedroom, living room and dining room furniture.

University Glen

University Glen Town Center (UGTC) is our adjacent housing community on the east end of campus. It houses over 125 residents and is available to students who are junior standing or higher. UGTC includes studios for one or two students, one-bedroom apartments for two students, and two-bedroom apartments for three or four students. Most students assigned to UGTC can expect to receive a double room assignment. Each apartment includes a full kitchen, one or two bathrooms, and in-room washer and dryer. 

Pickwick Park Apartments

Pickwick Park is our off-campus student housing facility, which houses about 100 students. These apartments are two-bedroom, one-bathroom suites shared by three to four residents. Each apartment features a full kitchen, mini washer and dryer, and free on-site parking. Located in the center of Camarillo, transportation is readily available to campus or local shopping centers.

Santa Rosa Village - Coming Soon!

Santa Rosa Village is a new 120,000 square foot, 4-story building being constructed at the corner of Ventura Street and Santa Paula Street. The building will house approximately 600 freshmen arranged in 40-student clusters comprised primarily of double rooms. Santa Rosa Village is scheduled to be ready for occupancy beginning fall 2017.

The programs and services of Housing & Residential Education are governed by the California Code of Regulations, Title V: Education, Division 5: Board of Trustees of the California State University, Chapter 1: California State University, Sub Chapter 5: Administration, Articles 5 & 6: Housing and Meals.

Student Life

Student Life serves as a first point of contact for students seeking involvement opportunities on campus and provides proactive learning experiences aimed at preparing students to serve as effective leaders and members of diverse cultures and communities.

Student Life supports the educational mission of the University through the following co-curricular programs: Career Development Services, Disability Accommodations and Support Services, Educational Opportunity Program, Intercultural Services, New Student, Orientation & Transition Programs, Promoting Achievement Through Hope (PATH) Program, Student Leadership Programs, Student Support Services, Student Conduct & Community Responsibility, University Outreach and Veterans Affairs.

Student Conduct & Community Responsibility

The purpose of Student Conduct and Community Responsibility (SCCR) is to enforce the Student Conduct Code, hold students accountable to the standards of the University, and cultivate a culture of integrity at CI. SCCR provides a fair and equitable process by balancing the rights and responsibilities of the student and the campus community. Furthermore, SCCR fosters student development by creating educational opportunities that promote ethics, civility, and character. Finally, SCCR serves as a resource to members of the campus community to support student success and a safe learning environment.

Wellness & Athletics

The purpose of Wellness & Athletics is to enhance students’ overall health and well-being by providing resources which help them navigate through college life. Campus Recreation, Counseling & Psychological Services, Student Health Services, Wellness Education & Promotion, as well as Athletics, are offered by Wellness & Athletics.

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