The computer science program at CSU Channel Islands has numerous events and gatherings that encourage students to interact with fellow computer science students and have fun doing it. Below are some of the offereings you'll find with us.

CS Student Club

The Computer Science Club is an official student club affiliated with Associated Students, Incorporated (ASI) of CSUCI whose main goals are to build friendships, establish career contacts, educate ourselves and each other, and of course, have fun!

CI Computer Girls Club

CI Computer Girls is an official student club affiliated with Associated Students, Incorporated (ASI) of CSUCI. The purpose of this club is to build and foster female presence in the fields of technology. The members vow to provide resources, expertise, advice, support and friendship to anyone interested in being part of this movement.

CI Cyber Defense Team (New 2016!)

Formed in 2016, the CI Cyber Defense Team helps students build critical ​information security and ​​systems administration skills as they work to compete in the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition against other schools from all around the country. Alongside teammates, students are trained in System Administration, Penetration Testing, Computer Forensics, Incident Response, and Network Security. To learn more about this club, click here.

Capstone Presentations

The CS and IT Capstone Project Celebration takes place at the end of each semester when students completing COMP/IT 499 have a chance to share with the greater CI community the fruits of their labor. The celebration is a wonderful opportunity to meet and interact with CS and IT students and learn more about the exciting work they have performed. More information about the capstone poster and demo sessions can be found here!

Programming Contests

Student programming contests are a great way for computer science students to put their programming skills to the test and win some awesome prizes in the process. Contests serve students in various programming languages such as Java, C, and C++.

Student programming contest
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