In person services are currently not available for the Summer and Fall semesters, but we are still here to help our Dolphins!
The Financial Aid & Scholarship Office is still here to help students. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are now providing financial aid assistance virtually. You can email us with any questions at or call 805-437-8530 and leave a phone message for us. We will contact you with answers or to set up a virtual counseling appointment. For now, all our counseling appointments will be via zoom meeting or phone.

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The Financial Aid & Scholarships office at California State University Channel Islands (CSUCI) is comprised of dedicated financial aid professionals committed to serving students by providing information to secure the necessary financial resources to meet educational goals. The types and amounts of financial aid CSUCI awards or recommends are subject to availability of funds, enrollment status and financial need. CSUCI students have a variety of financial aid programs available for assistance. Programs vary in eligibility criteria, award amounts and repayment options.

Channel Islands Federal School Code: 039803

If you have been impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crises and need additional information about the resources available to you at CSUCI refer to our CARES Emergency Grant FAQ below or send us an email at Additional information about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crises is also available via the CI News Center.

Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund Reporting - Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students

2020-2021 Important Reminders

  • Office Hours: The Financial Aid & Scholarships office continues to operate under normal business hours Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Students can submit required financial aid documents via their myCI student portal via the Financial Aid Student Forms Services Tab.
  • Live Chat: Talk to a live financial aid staff member Monday - Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. just click the Get Help icon on our webpages.
  • Can I make an appointment: You can set up a phone appointment with Financial Aid Counselor by calling or emailing our office at 805-437-8530 or
  • CARES Act Funding: Detailed information about eligibility is available via the Financial Aid and Scholarships CARES Emergency Grant FAQ webpage.
  • When you complete the FAFSA or CA Dream Act Application you may be selected for verification or required to submit additional documentation to resolve conflicting information.
  • If you are a FAFSA or Dream filer and are required to submit additional documentation, you can securely upload the documentation through the Student Forms portal available through your myCI.

Please visit our Important Deadlines tab for additional information regarding important financial aid deadlines.

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