CSU Channel Islands offers various First-Year Communities.


Theme Communities

Students with common interests engage in extra-curricular activities without a required class.


Living-Learning Communities

Students share a common intellectual experience with an academic focus. Two or more General Education courses are paired to promote student success and align with a CI Mission Pillar. Most of the students are housed with others in the Learning Community.*

* Late in the registration process, seats remaining in LLCs may be made available for students not living on the floor. See FAQs.


Learning Communities

Similar to Living-Learning Communities where two or more General Education courses are taken together to promote student success and align with a CI Mission Pillar. Campus housing NOT required.

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