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The Financial Aid & Scholarships Office at California State University Channel Islands (CI) is comprised of dedicated financial aid professionals committed to serving students by providing them information to secure the necessary financial resources to meet their educational goals. The types and amounts of financial aid Channel Islands awards or recommends are subject to availability of funds, enrollment status, and financial need. Channel Islands 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


 2017-2018 Updates & Announcements

  • Students who intend to borrow a student loan in the 2017-2018 academic year must complete the following requirements no later than Thursday, September 21st to prevent their loan from being cancelled:


    If your loan is cancelled but you later decide you would like to borrow it, you will need to complete and submit the 2017-2018 Loan Change Form. Federal student loans borrowed after October 1, 2017 will have updated loan origination fees*.

    *Due to the Budget Control Act of 2011, the loan origination fees for the Direct Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loans will change from 1.069% to 1.066% effective October 1, 2017.

  • Regularly check your “To Do List” on the right side of your myCI Student Center for items requested to complete your financial aid application. An email will also be sent to students who have incomplete or pending items on their “To Do List” so you must be sure to check your email regularly. DO NOT send information or documents that are not requested.

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