CI Connection    
            A publication of CSU Channel Islands 
            Extended University

            May 2016

CI to graduate largest class  with more than 
2,200 students

Courtesy of CI Communication & Marketing
More than 2,200  CSU Channel Islands (CI) candidates for graduation will receive degrees in separate morning and afternoon ceremonies on Saturday, May 21. Students eligible to receive degrees or credentials include candidates from fall 2015, spring and summer 2016.

The morning ceremony will begin at 9 a.m. and will include the following academic programs:
Applied Physics, Biology, Biotechnology & Bioinformatics, Biotechnology/MBA, Business,  Chemistry, Communication, Computer Science, Economics, Environmental Science & Resource Management, Health Science, Information Technology, Mathematics, Nursing, and Spanish.

The afternoon ceremony will begin at 3 p.m. and will include the following academic programs:
Anthropology, Art, Chicana/o Studies, Early Childhood Studies, Education, English, History, Liberal Studies, Performing Arts, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, and teaching credentials.

Additionally, an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters (L.H.D.) will be awarded to Mark S. Lisagor during the morning ceremony. Sara Miller McCune was conferred an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters (L.H.D.) during the SAGE Student Research Conference held May 14 on the campus.

A live Web streaming of the ceremonies will be available by visiting: http://go.csuci.edu/live. Students and guests attending the ceremonies can use #cigrad on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, App.net, Vine, and Google+ to be featured on our official Tagboard at  http://go.csuci.edu/cigrad.

For additional information, contact  commencement@csuci.edu or 805-437-3100, or visit  www.csuci.edu/commencement. Tickets are not required for guests; however, parking is limited to those holding a University-issued Commencement parking pass. Limit of two (2) parking passes per graduate. We ask that you please make carpool arrangements and/or utilize the complimentary shuttle service from the Camarillo Metrolink station. For more information, visit  Transportation page..

Extended University Career Services

Extended University's career counselor, Christine Campbell, provides one-on-one career counseling to undergraduate and graduate students as well as alumni of degree programs offered through Extended University. Individuals are limited to 2 one-hour sessions per academic year. 

Writing and presentation 
support  services for students

CI's Writing & Multiliteracy Center can help you gain confidence and be more effective in writing, speaking, and communicating using visual and digital media. Access our services online or in person.  

Call us at 805-437-8934 or visit us online at www.csuci.edu/wmc to make an appointment


Spring 2017 application period opens August 1


Graduate Information Sessions

MBA at Thousand Oaks
Tuesday, July 5, 6:00 - 7:00 pm
Thousand Oaks Campus
MS Biotechnology/MBA Dual Degree
Thursday, July 7, 6:00 - 7:00 pm
Thousand Oaks Campus

MS Biotechnology
Thursday, July 7, 6:00 - 7:00 pm
Thousand Oaks Campus

Santa Barbara/Goleta 
Melissa Whitacre, MBA 
(805) 312-6367 

Thousand Oaks/Camarillo 
Andrew Conley  
(805) 497-3921 

Jeff Ziskin, Editor - CSU Channel Islands Extended University