The Financial Aid & Scholarships Office is virtual for Spring 2021.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are now providing financial aid assistance virtually. You can call us at 805-437-8530 or email us with any questions at We will contact you or set up a virtual counseling appointment over the phone or via zoom appointment. Until further notice all our counseling appointments will be by phone or via zoom meeting.

By Phone or Email

Main Office Number: 805-437-8530
Main Email Address:

Mailing Address

Attn: Financial Aid & Scholarships Office
California State University Channel Islands
One University Drive
Camarillo, CA 93012

Office Hours

  • Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Office Closed: January 1st, January 18th, March 31st and May 31st 

Phone Hours 

  • Monday - Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Live Chat 

  • Monday - Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Virtual Counseling Hours

  • Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

* Office, Phone, Live Chat and virtual counseling hours are subject to change during peak processing times.

Staff Contacts

Sunshine GarciaExecutive Director

Destiny ReeseAdministrative
Support Coordinator

Teresa Potts


Maria Elena Zendejas


Jesse Baez  

Senior Coordinator of Financial & Scholarships

Jose Delgado

Scholarship Coordinator &


Cal Grant Coordinator & Counselor


Sonia Zuniga

Senior Financial Aid


Financial Aid Specialist 

Sebastian Lopez

Financial Aid

Samantha Petrie

Financial Aid

Kristy Gonzalez


Jessica Nicks 

Senior Financial Aid Systems Lead 
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