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Concurrent enrollment. Students who wish to enroll simultaneously in undergraduate courses at UCSB and at another non-UC college-level institution must obtain prior approval from the dean of their college. (For concurrent enrollment at other UC’s, see “Simultaneous Enrollment Program” further on in this section.) UCSB offers a very full curriculum, and therefore concurrent enrollment is rarely approved. Normally, such enrollment is approved only for courses that are not available in the curriculum at UCSB. Graduate students may enroll at another college-level institution while pursuing a graduate degree at UCSB without the approval of the dean of the Graduate Division. See the section titled “Transfer of Credit” in the chapter “Graduate Education at UCSB” for information on the rules governing transfer of credit at UCSB.

Simultaneous enrollment by undergraduates in two colleges or schools at UCSB, such as Engineering and Letters and Science or Creative Studies and Letters and Science, is also subject to the approval of the deans of the colleges or schools involved. Graduate students may enroll in courses in two or more colleges or schools at UCSB without the approval of the dean of the Graduate Division.

Intercampus Transfer. Undergraduates may apply for transfer to another University of California campus. The Application for Undergraduate Admission is available online at www.universityofcalifornia.edu/apply. To ensure admission consideration, students should file their application during the appropriate filing period.

If you are or have been enrolled in a regular UCSB quarter, you may apply for an intercampus transfer to another UC campus provided you have not been registered subsequently in a regular term at another collegiate institution. A $60.00 nonrefundable fee is required at the time you submit your application. Application filing periods are listed in the “Deadlines” section.

Intercampus Visitor Program (ICV). The ICV Program allows qualified undergraduate students at UCSB to take advantage of educational opportunities at other UC campuses. Students may take courses that are not available at their home campus, participate in special programs, or study with a distinguished faculty member at another campus for one quarter. Students must meet the following qualifications:

  • Current student in good standing;
  • Completed a year at UCSB;
  • Maintained a GPA of at least 2.0; and,
  • Obtained the approval of their college.

ICV applications are available on the Registrar’s Web site at www.registrar.ucsb.edu/intercampus.htm. For more information, call the Program Coordinator at (805) 893-8905, or email: Reg-Undergrad-Visiting-Programs@sa.ucsb.edu.

Note: The host campus pays the visiting student’s financial aid. If you are a financial aid recipient, you must have a copy of your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) sent to the host campus. To make this change, access your FAFSA information online at www.fafsa.ed.gov/.

Intersegmental Cross Enrollment Program (ICE). Undergraduate students enrolled in any of the California Community Colleges, a California State University, or a University of California may enroll without formal admission in a maximum of one course on a space available basis per academic term at a campus of either of the other systems.
Qualifications for this program include:

  • Completion of one term at the home campus;
  •  6 unit minimum enrollment at home campus;
  •  2.0 GPA at home campus;
  •  Registered/paid at home campus;
  •  Prerequisite requirements met; and,
  •  California resident.

UCSB students should note that credit toward the degree is rarely allowed for coursework taken at a community college or California State University while the student is simultaneously enrolled at UCSB. ICE applications are available on the Registrar’s Web site at www.registrar.ucsb.edu/intercampus.htm. For more information about the ICE Program, call the Program Coordinator at (805) 893-8905, or email: Reg-Undergrad-Visiting-Programs@sa.ucsb.edu.

Simultaneous Enrollment Program. UC undergraduate students may enroll, without formal admission and without payment of additional University fees, in courses at another UC campus on a space available basis at the discretion of the appropriate campus authorities on both campuses. Qualifications for this program include:

  • Completion of a minimum of 12 units as a matriculated student at the home campus;
  • Combined enrollment at both campuses in the current term for a minimum of 12 units as a matriculated student;
  • In good standing; and,
  • Appropriate academic preparation as determined by the host campus.

For more information, call the Program Coordinator at (805) 893-8905, or send email to:
Reg-Undergrad-Visiting-Programs@sa.ucsb.edu.

Intercampus Exchange Program for Graduate Students (IEPGS). IEPGS allows qualified graduate students at UCSB to take advantage of educational opportunities at other UC campuses. If approved for IEPGS, students may take courses not available at UCSB, participate in special programs, or study with a distinguished faculty member at another campus for one quarter. Students must meet the following qualifications to be eligible to participate:

  • Current student in good standing;
  •  Completed a year at UCSB;
  • Maintained a GPA of at least 3.0;
  • Obtained approval of their home department;
  • Exchange approved by the Graduate Division.

Enrollment in UC Extension courses. A student who wishes to complete courses through UC Extension must obtain prior approval by petition to the dean of the student’s college. With the exception of UCSB Open University courses, Extension courses are not included in determining grade-point averages. If accepted toward a bachelor’s degree or graduate degree, UCSB courses completed by Open University through Extension in fall 2000 or later will be used to calculate a student’s UC grade-point average. Courses completed through Extension do not apply toward academic residence requirements.

Undergraduates  are not eligible to complete courses by Open University through UC Extension if they were subject to disqualification or dismissed from the university at the end of their last regular quarter at UCSB. UC Extension courses in the X1-X199 series shall be accepted in fulfillment of unit requirements upon petition to the Registrar’s Office. University Extension credit courses X300 and X400 shall be accepted toward the B.A., B.S., or post-graduate programs leading to recommendations for teacher credentials only within the limitations prescribed by the various colleges and schools. Transfer of these units for fulfilling subject requirements will be determined by the usual procedures governing evaluation of credits gained at other acceptable institutions. Degree credit is not given for Extension courses in the X800 series.

Extension courses may apply to graduate degrees only if approved by the Graduate Council. Extension courses other than courses taken through Open University may apply to graduate degrees only with the prior approval of the Graduate Division and the academic department. See the section titled “Transfer of Credit” in the chapter “Graduate Education at UCSB” for information on the rules governing the transfer of credit from UC Extension.