Make use of the many campus resources from Orientation 2018

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Students table for the Channel Islands Boating Center at an event. The Boating Center is free for all students. Photo credit to csuci_rec Instagram.
Students table for the Channel Islands Boating Center at an event. The Boating Center is free for all students. Photo credit to csuci_rec Instagram.

By Julia Cheng
julia.cheng658@csuci.edu

CI offers a vast range of resources covering a large amount of support for the student population. Here are some of the services that students have access to.

MENTAL/PHYSICAL HEALTH

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) offers individual, group, couples and crisis therapy to all CI students as well as a 24-hour hotline.

Campus Recreation is responsible for the on-campus gyms, the recreation fields, intramural and extramural sports, Outdoor Adventures events and more.

Student Health Services has limited, non-emergency health services available to students and can refer students to off-campus clinics if lab tests or more serious procedures are required.

The Dolphin Food Pantry is a food pantry free to all students who want to drop by Arroyo Hall Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. to choose up to five nutritional food items per day.

ACADEMIC

The Writing Multiliteracy Center (WMC), the Learning Resource Center (LRC) and the Science Technology Engineering Math (STEM) Center all offer free tutoring services in each of their specialties.

The Henry L. Hank Lakayo Institute for Workforce and Community Studies is a paid internship program that CI students can apply to and if they are accepted, the institute will work towards placing the student in an off-campus internship in their desired career field.

The Graduate Studies Center offers expert advice for students who are applying to graduate school.

LIFE/CULTURE

Each of the following resources offers community support for specific student populations and the general student population as well: Multicultural Dream Center (MDC), Promoting Achievement Through Hope (PATH), Educational Opportunity Program (EOP), Veteran’s Affairs Office, TRiO Student Support Services, and Commuter Services.

Career and Leadership Development helps students prepare their resumes, provides leadership education and helps students explore their career and internship options.

All of these campus resources are already paid for through student fees and students should feel free to take advantage of them.

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