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Services and Facilities Available in Thousand Oaks and Oxnard

Welcome to Fall Semester 2020!

While we are continuing to provide most services virtually, current health orders allow us to offer some in person on our Thousand Oaks campus and at our Oxnard Center. Instructions for accessing services are below:

Academic Services

Registrar and Student Success services will be provided virtually and by appointment. Please contact Academic Services at for any front desk services or general questions. Students wishing to meet with their Student Success Counselor should schedule an appointment.

Athletics Facilities
  • The Samuelson Aquatics Center is open for drop-in swim from 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. For questions, contact Craig Rond at
  • The Forrest Fitness Center is currently closed in compliance with county regulations, but will be opened once allowed.
  • Memorial Field is available for recreation activities such as throwing or kicking balls.
Business Office

Student Accounts is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to noon and from 1 to 5 p.m. Physical distancing requires that no more than two visitors be in the lobby at any given time with others waiting outside. Students needing services can also contact staff at or 805-493-3173.

Campus Ministry

Someone is in the Office of Campus Ministry from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. You can access the Campus Ministry Office through the main doors of Samuelson Chapel. Pastoral counseling is confidential and done primarily on Zoom. Information on counseling, religious programming and other topics is available on the Campus Ministry website.

Campus Safety

The Campus Safety Office is open for walk-up service Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Additionally, faculty, staff, and students may call Campus Safety at 805-493-3208 to schedule an appointment. Faculty, staff and students may use the Campus Safety webpage to apply for a parking permit or to submit an ID photo. For after-hours assistance, call 805-493-3208. Campus Safety officers are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. 

Campus Store

The store is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and closed on weekends. Curbside service is also available in the Administration Parking Lot by appointment only. Please call 805-493-3270 for an appointment.


All Counseling and Psychological Services are available remotely. Students may call us at 805-493-3727 to schedule an appointment or for a psychological crisis during emergency hours. 

Career Services

Career Services is open by appointment only. To meet with a counselor, please click Make an Appointment online on the homepage, or join one of the many scheduled workshops, events, career chats or drop-in advising hours via Zoom.


All services are available remotely. For information on process and reporting, please visit

Community Cupboard

The Community Cupboard is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Samuelson Chapel. A limited supply of grocery store cards are available. For details, please contact Elizabeth Lohr-Myers at 805-493-3228 or

Facilities Management

The office is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.  Services can also be requested by emailing, calling 805-493-3215 or completing an online work order request.

Food Service
  • Ullman Dining is open for carryout and limited patio dining as follows:
    • Breakfast - 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Monday through Friday
    • Lunch - 11:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday
    • Dinner - 5 to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 5 to 7 p.m. Friday
    • Weekend Brunch - 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
    • Weekend Dinner – 5 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
  • Starbucks at Jack’s is open for carryout with ID access only through the sliding doors from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. 
Health Services

Health Services will be open by appointment only during regular hours (Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1 to 4:30 p.m. except for Chapel Hour on Thursday, and Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.).  Call 805-493-3225 to make an appointment.

Outdoor Study

  • Outdoor Spaces at Thousand Oaks Campus – Covered outdoor spaces with wireless access, convenience power and lighting are available for all students. These areas are available until 10 p.m. each day.  The spaces are indicated on the campus map.
  • Outdoor Study, Oxnard – Beginning today, the outdoor area of the Oxnard Center located at 2201 Outlet Center Drive, Suite 600, will be a dedicated study space for students. A reservation system will be available soon, but walk-ins are welcome. As soon as the county gives us permission, we will also offer indoor study space. For now, the outdoor space is available as follows:
    • Monday through Thursday: 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
    • Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Saturday: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Please call Bryan Rupley at 805-493-3051 for any questions.

Pearson Library

The library will open Wednesday, September 2, for student study. Pearson Library's print books and DVDs are available to the Cal Lutheran community through the Contact-Free Hold Pickup service. Please place a hold on the item you want in the library’s catalog, and an email will be sent to you to schedule your pickup time. All other services, such as Librarian Assistance and Course Reserves, are available virtually. Please check the Library Alerts & Resources Guide for the most up-to-date information.  

Postal and Shipping Services

Mailroom/Printing Services will remain open with slightly reduced hours and physical-distancing guidelines in place. The office is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. We are accepting walk-ins. For questions, contact Ben Hengst at 805-493-3188.

Residence Life

The office is open by appointment only with urgent walk-in appointments held in a large indoor space or outside. Please call 805-493-3220 for assistance.

Student Affairs

The office is open by appointment only with urgent walk-in appointments held in a large indoor space or outside. Please call 805-493-3553 for assistance.

Student Life

The office is open by appointment only with urgent walk-in appointments held outside. We will be offering virtual programming and in-person small group programming outside on campus.

Student Union

The Student Union will be available for reservable study space Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on a limited basis on weekends beginning Monday, September 7. For information, contact the Student Union staff at


Please check the university KNOW page for additional details and procedures


  • Reopening of Cal Lutheran offices
    Thu September 17, 2020

    As leaders of the pandemic planning committee, we are working with colleagues across the university to carefully and methodically design and implement a phased-in return-to-campus plan.

  • Services and Facilities Available in Thousand Oaks and Oxnard
    Tue September 1, 2020

    Current health orders allow us to offer some in person on our Thousand Oaks campus and at our Oxnard Center.

  • COVID-19 Case
    Tue September 1, 2020

    Someone tested positive during our planned testing of all arriving residential students.

  • COVID-19 Case
    Fri August 28, 2020

    A residential student tested positive for COVID-19 during our planned testing of all arriving residential students.

  • Daily Health Check System
    Tue August 25, 2020

    For those who have been given permission to be on university property, we have launched an electronic Daily Health Check system for the process that must be completed before coming onsite.

  • Academic Information for Students
    Thu August 20, 2020

    Our faculty have been working hard to create new ways to engage you virtually in a high quality Cal Lutheran academic experience. 

  • Fall 2020 Campus Update
    Thu August 13, 2020

    The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) recently released its COVID-19 guidelines for colleges and universities.

  • COVID-19 Case
    Mon August 3, 2020

    An employee tested positive for COVID-19 and may have been contagious while working on our Thousand Oaks campus.

  • Change in Course Delivery Plans
    Fri July 31, 2020

    The Fall Semester will start with all virtual classes.

  • July 29 Operational Update for Faculty and Staff
    Fri July 31, 2020

    Watch a recording of the webinar to learn about the latest updates for faculty and staff.