Address: Southern San Joaquin Valley Information Center
California State University, Bakersfield
Mail Stop: 72 DOB
9001 Stockdale Highway
Bakersfield, CA 93311-1022
Telephone: 661-654-2289

Please address all correspondence to: Celeste M. Thomson, Coordinator.

Contact information for other Information Centers can be found on the Information Center Roster.


The SSJVIC is open Monday through Friday from 10am to 4pm (except holidays). Please call in advance for an appointment. No walk-ins accepted. 

On Campus Location/Parking:

The SSJVIC is located in Dobry Residence Hall, Room 119 (marked as Building 26 on the campus map). The entrance is on the south side of the building along Student Way.

One-day parking permits can be obtained for $6.00 from any of the dispensers located on various roads around the campus. Parking is first come, first serve.


Celeste M. Thomson

Jeremy David
Assistant Coordinator 

Isabel Medina
Center Assistant 

Zainab Thahim
Center Assistant