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 students 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, The 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, Santa Rosa Village or University Glen Town Center!

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 460 sophomores and some upper-division students. SCV offers two-bedroom, one-bathroom, furnished semi-suites shared by four students. SCV has excellent activity and co-curricular space such as a game room, an exercise room, ballet and art studios, sound resistant music practice rooms, and study, television and computer lounges. Each student room has cable TV and wireless Internet access. 

Anacapa Village

Anacapa Village (AV) is home to 348 juniors, seniors and graduate students and is comprised of 87 four-bedroom, two-bathroom apartments. These apartments offer single bedrooms and accommodate four students per apartment. Each unit is fully furnished with bedroom, living room and dining room furniture. Anacapa also offers a variety of common areas, including study rooms, computer labs, a presentation room, surf board storage, a built-in barbeque, and a swimming pool and hot tub.

University Glen Town Center

University Glen Town Center (UGTC) is our adjacent housing community on the east end of campus. It houses over 100 residents and is available to upper-division and graduate students. UGTC includes studios for one student, one-bedroom apartments for two students, and two-bedroom apartments for three 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. 

Santa Rosa Village

Santa Rosa Village (SRV) will open in fall 2017 and will be home to 585 freshmen. The facility is arranged in 40-student clusters and will provide primarily double-occupancy rooms, shared restroom facilities, and a family room with kitchenette. The complex will provide other community and service spaces including study rooms, a mail room, administrative offices, a communal kitchen, laundry facilities, and a large communal living room. Residents may enjoy the use of amenities within all of the villages.

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 & 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

Wellness & Athletics provides educational programs and services which promote healthy physical, psychological, emotional and social lifestyle choices. The following departments provide wellness programs and services: Campus Recreation, Counseling & Psychological Services, Student Health Services, Wellness Education & Promotion, as well as Athletics.

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