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

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 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.

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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

CARES (HEERF II) - Student Emergency Grants FAQs for Spring 2021

CARES Act: Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund Reporting 

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. 
  • Can I make an appointment: You can set up a phone or zoom appointment with a financial aid counselor by calling or emailing our office at 805-437-8530 or
  • Phone Hours: 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.
  • Live Chat: Monday - Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • 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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