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UCSB - Frequently Asked Questions

About UCSB and apply there
 

How can I get general information about UCSB?
How do I get an undergraduate application?
How do I get a graduate application?
Where can I learn about transferring to UCSB?
Where can I find information about residency requirements and fees?
How can I get information on a particular department, graduate, or academic program, or research unit?
Where do I go to learn about Summer Sessions?
Where do I go to learn about UCSB's Extension classes?
How do I contact Financial Aid?
Where can I see the academic calendar? 
Where can I find the General Catalog on-line? How can I buy a General Catalog?
I have been accepted at UCSB, what information should I know?
How can I get a copy of my transcript?

 

Contacting people

How do I find addresses and phone numbers for people or departments? 

Visiting UCSB and more

How can I visit UCSB and where can I stay?
Where can I find a map of UCSB and driving directions?
When is Parents Weekend, Spring Insight, or Fall Preview?
How do I buy UCSB T-shirts and other cool things?

Things that are happening on campus

 

How can I get information about events on campus?

Where can I find out about Commencement Ceremonies?


Contacting people

We have phone and e-mail directories for faculty, staff, and students as well as mailing information for individuals and departments available here.



About UCSB and apply there


How can I get general information about UCSB?

The Office of Relations with School & Early Academic Outreach has extensive information about UCSB and general application requirements; you may directly e-mail questions to them from their Web site.


How do I get an undergraduate application?

Click here to learn about different ways to obtain an application.


How do I get a graduate application?

The Graduate Division Web site has information on all of the graduate programs and admissions requirements, in addition to on-line publications and an on-line application.


Where can I learn about transferring to UCSB?

Transfer Applicants can get key information here.


Where can I find information about residency requirements and fees?

The General Catalog has information about fees and expenses, as well as residency requirements.


How can I get information on a particular department, graduate, or academic program, or research unit?

Our Learning and Academics page has a complete listing of UCSB's colleges, departments, and academic and research organizations.


Where do I go to learn about Summer Sessions?

UCSB's Summer Sessions Program offers more than 320 courses in 40 departments.


Where do I go to learn about UCSB Extension classes?

UCSB's Extension classes offer continuing education on a year-round basis.


How do I contact Financial Aid?

Information on grants, loans, Federal Work Study, Veteran's Benefits, and more is available here.


Where can I find the academic calendar? 

The academic calendar lists all key academic dates and deadlines.


Where can I find the General Catalog on-line? How can I buy a General Catalog?

You may view the General Catalog on-line here, or contact the UCSB Bookstore to purchase a copy.


I have been accepted at UCSB, what information should I know?

Information for newly accepted students about conditions of admissions, deadlines, housing, orientation, and more are available here.


How can I get a copy of my transcript?

Just contact the Registrar's Office.




Visiting UCSB and more


How can I visit UCSB and where can I stay?
Where can I find a map of UCSB and driving directions?
When is Parents Weekend, Spring Insight, or Fall Preview?

The Visitors' Center home page has information about campus tours, driving to UCSB, a campus map, a virtual tour, a list of local hotels and motels, and the dates for special events, such as Parents Weekend, Spring Insight, and Fall Preview.


How do I buy UCSB T-shirts and other cool things?

The UCSB Bookstore has a wide range of clothing and accessories which you may order by mail, phone, or e-mail.




Things that are happening on campus


How can I get information about events on campus?

The campus calendar lets you view campus events by day, week, or month. It also can search for specific events or types of activities for you.


Where can I find out about Commencement Ceremonies?

The Commencement Web site maintained by Public Events has all key dates, times, and helpful phone numbers.