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Accommodations [top]

CI does not discriminate in the educational programs or activities it conducts on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, nationality, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, religion, mental or physical disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, medical condition, or special disabled veteran status, Vietnam-era veteran status or other covered veteran status.

The University encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Disability Accommodations and Support Services at (805) 437-3331 or as soon as possible, but no later than seven business days prior to the event.

Dining on Campus with Groups [top]

For large groups, it is recommended to host a picnic-style lunch in one of our lawn areas on campus. However, if you plan on purchasing lunch on-campus arrangements should be made at least one week prior to visit.  To plan for food catering/dining arrangements please contact our dining facilities: 

Islands Café - Bridget Partida,, 805-437-8905

  • Box lunches only. Must be ordered in advance.

Lighthouse Café - Miguel Portillo,, 805-437-3662

  • Sandwiches, salads, soup, grilled items (burgers, chicken sandwiches), chicken tenders; Freudian Sip and Sea Store for snacks.

Pizza 3.14 - Jorge Galindo,, 805-437-3675

  • Pizza, salads, shakes

Tortillas Grill & Cantina -, 805-445-9696

  • Mexican food selections (tacos, tortas, salads, burritos, etc.)

Town Center Market - Rick Houser,, 805-437-3676

  • Deli, frozen yogurt, Freudian Sip, full market for pre-packaged food and snacks

Translation [top]

Each program offered by University Outreach can be translated from English to Spanish. For translation in other languages please contact our main office.

Transportation & Parking [top]

Parking on campus is limited and guests are encouraged to arrive 30 minutes early in order to find parking.

Campus guests in standard vehicles must pay for a daily parking permit which can be purchased at permit dispensers located in parking lots A1, A2, A3, A4 and at Parking Services in Placer Hall. Parking permits are $6.00. Bus parking is free and is designated on San Luis Ave.

Download a campus map (PDF, 695KB)

Download bus drop-off instructions (PDF, 259KB)

Driving directions to campus

High School & Community College Groups [top]

A separate program for high school and community college students is offered through Recruitment. Please visit the Admissions & Recruitment Campus Tours web page for more information.