UC Santa Barbara General CatalogUniversity of California, Santa Barbara

Campus Calendar

The information displayed in this table pertains to the 2016-2017 academic year only.  Past and future academic calendars can be viewed on the Office of the Registrar website at https://registrar.sa.ucsb.edu/calinfo.aspx.


Fall 2016Winter 2017Spring 2017Fall 2017
Undergraduate Admission
Application filing period for undergraduate admission, to be filed with the University of California, Undergraduate Application Processing website: www.universityofcalifornia.edu/apply
Application opens:
August 1

Submission:
November 1–30, 2015
See www.admissions.ucsb.eduSee
 www.admissions.ucsb.edu
Application opens:
August 1

Submission:
November 1–30, 2016
Undergraduate Intercampus Transfer
Application filing period for UC intercampus transfer, to be filed with the University of California, Undergraduate Application Processing website: www.universityofcalifornia.edu/apply
November 1–30, 2015See www.admissions.ucsb.eduSee
www.admissions.ucsb.edu
November 1–30, 2016
Undergraduate Returning Students
Application filing period for readmission, to be filed with the Office of the Registrar by undergraduate students who have been absent for one or more quarters, who withdrew during their last quarter of attendance at UCSB, or who cancelled or whose registration lapsed.
See
registrar.sa.ucsb.edu/
read_rein.aspx
See
registrar.sa.ucsb.edu/
read_rein.aspx
See
registrar.sa.ucsb.edu/
read_rein.aspx
 See
registrar.sa.ucsb.edu/
read_rein.asp
Graduate Admission
Application deadlines vary by department. Applicants should consult the department for the deadline, and submit the application and application fee online at www.graddiv.ucsb.edu/eapp. For further information on the application process, visit www.graddiv.ucsb.edu.



 
Registration BeginsMay 23, 2016October 24, 2016February 3, 2017 TBA
Quarter BeginsSeptember 17, 2016January 4, 2016March 28, 2016 September 24, 2017
ConvocationSeptember 19, 2016

 September 25, 2017
Pre-Instructional Activities
Required testing, advising, meetings, and new student orientation
September 19-
September 21, 2016
January 9, 2017April 3, 2017September 25-
September 27, 2017
First Day of InstructionSeptember 22, 2016January 9, 2016April 3, 2016 September 28, 2017
Last Day of InstructionDecember 2, 2016March 17, 2017June 9, 2017 December 8, 2017
Final ExamsDecember 3-9, 2016March 18-24, 2017June 10-16, 2017 December 9-15, 2017
Quarter EndsDecember 9, 2016March 24, 2017June 16, 2017 December 15, 2017
Commencement

June 17-18, 2017 


Summer Sessions

Registration begins: April 3, 2017
First day of instruction: June 26, 2017

Holidays
Labor Day: Monday, September 5, 2016
Veterans' Day: Friday, November 11, 2016
Thanksgiving: Thursday and Friday, November 24-25, 2016
Christmas: Monday and Tuesday, December 26-27, 2016
New Year: Friday and Monday, December 30, 2016 and January 2, 2017
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: Monday, January 16, 2017
Presidents' Day: Monday, February 20, 2017
Cesar Chavez Holiday: Friday, March 31, 2017
Memorial Day: Monday, May 29, 2017
Independence Day: Tuesday, July 4, 2017