Two Ceremonies for Commencement 2013

In order to accommodate all of our graduating students and their family, friends and guests, CI’s 2013 Commencement will include two ceremonies on Saturday, May 18 in the South Quad. The morning ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. and will only include the following academic programs (Bachelor’s, Master’s and Teaching Credentials):

  • Anthropology
  • Art
  • Chicana/o Studies
  • Credentials (teaching)
  • Early Childhood Studies
  • Education
  • English
  • History
  • Liberal Studies
  • Performing Arts
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

The afternoon ceremony will begin at 3 p.m. and will only include the following academic programs (Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees):

  • Applied Physics
  • Biology
  • Business
  • Biotechnology & Bioinformatics
  • Biotechnology/MBA (dual degree)
  • Chemistry
  • Communication
  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • Environmental Science & Resource Management
  • Information Technology
  • Mathematics
  • Nursing
  • Spanish

All eligible degree candidates will receive a Commencement Candidate & Guest Information booklet in the mail in February 2013 that will contain specific details for each ceremony including student and guest arrival times, parking/transportation, photography, and other important details or reminders.

Additionally, degree candidates who plan to participate in Commencement are encouraged to attend the CI Grad Fest on March 5 or 6, 2013 at the University Town Center where a multitude of services and information will be available about Commencement. Please visit the website at

For more information contact Nancy Gill, Commencement Chair/Director of Communication & Marketing, at ext. 3100 or

"Avoid the 14" DUI Crackdown

CSU Channel Islands Police Department will join all other law enforcement agencies in Ventura County to crackdown on drunk drivers during a 19-day “Avoid the 14” campaign set to begin Friday, Dec. 14, 2012.

The campaign will run sobriety checkpoints, field DUI road saturation patrols, emphasize enforcement of drunk-driving laws with officers on regular patrol beats, schedule warrants sweeps and court stings. Everyone should designate a driver when attending holiday events and make sure all vehicle occupants are wearing seatbelts.  Safely pull over and dial 9-1-1 from your cell phone if you see a dangerous driver on the road.

This is the seventh year for “Avoid the 14”, named after the number of police agencies participating from Ventura County and funded by the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

For more information contact Cpl. Kevin Medley, Crime Prevention Coordinator, at ext. 8444 or

Pizza 3.14 Restaurant Opens Jan 14

University Auxiliary Services, Inc. is pleased to announce the opening on Monday, Jan. 14 of our newest dining concept Pizza 3.14,located at the University Town Center.

The newest dining spot will feature pizza, salad, wings, music, large screen TV’s televising sporting events, and will be the place to hang out with friends and colleagues. Pizza 3.14 will offer the highest quality products with the freshest, locally grown ingredients, priced fairly, and served quickly.

Pizza 3.14 will operate seven days a week and will be open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Evening pizza deliveries to on-campus housing, the University Glen community, and to faculty, staff and students on campus will be available from 5 p.m. until close.

Dining Dollars will be accepted at Pizza 3.14 as with all campus food service operations including Islands Café, Lighthouse Grill, Freudian Sip coffee house and Sea Store, located within the Student Union Building; and Freudian Sip coffee house located within the Broome Library.

For more information contact Deanne Ellison, Director of Administrative Services/UAS, at ext. 3151 or

© Wavelength December 13, 2012

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