Photo of visitors with CI's mascot at College for a Day.

College for a Day: Imagine, Believe, Achieve is designed for students and their families from Ventura County. This on-campus program supports the countywide P-16 initiative to promote a university-going culture in Ventura County. School administrators must apply to participate and selected migrant programs will be allotted space for 200 students and 50 parents/guardians. 

College for a Day Schedule Breakdown

8:30 a.m.:  Visiting School Arrives

9:00 a.m.:  Student and Parent Check-in

9:30 a.m.:  Welcome to CSU Channel Islands

10:15 a.m.:
K-2nd Grade:   Track 1: "Building Your Future" & Meet College Students

3rd-5th Grade:   Tour of CI

11:05 a.m.:
K-2nd Grade:   Tour of CI

3rd-5th Grade: "I'm Going to College" & Meet College Students

12:00 p.m.:  Closing Ceremony

12:45 p.m.:  Depart CSU Channel Islands

From 10:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., parents are exposed to workshops including “Ayuda Para Su Estudiante,” “Reflections from Former Migrant Students,” and a Q&A session.  Workshops are delivered in Spanish and hosted by CI faculty and staff.

For more information or for further questions on how to apply, contact University Outreach at 805-437-3155 or


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