UC Santa Barbara General CatalogUniversity of California, Santa Barbara

Campus Calendar

The information displayed in this table pertains to the 2019-2020 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 2019Winter 2020Spring 2020 Fall 2020
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, 2018
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 www.admissions.ucsb.edu
Application opens:
August 1

Submission:
November 1–30, 2019
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, 2018See www.admissions.ucsb.eduSee
www.admissions.ucsb.edu
November 1–30, 2019
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.
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Readmission / Reinstatement
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Readmission / Reinstatement
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Readmission / Reinstatement
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Readmission / Reinstatement
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 20, 2019October 28, 2019February 3, 2020 TBA
Quarter BeginsSeptember 22, 2019January 6, 2020March 30, 2020September 27, 2020
ConvocationSeptember 23, 2019

September 28, 2020
Pre-Instructional Activities
Required testing, advising, meetings, and new student orientation
September 23-
September 25, 2019
January 6, 2020March 30, 2020September 28-
September 30, 2020
First Day of InstructionSeptember 26, 2019January 6, 2020March 30, 2020October 1, 2020
Last Day of InstructionDecember 6, 2019March 13, 2020June 5, 2020December 11, 2020
Final ExamsDecember 7-13, 2019March 14-20, 2020June 6-12, 2020December 12-18, 2020
Quarter EndsDecember 13, 2019March 20, 2020June 12, 2020December 18, 2020
Commencement

June 13-14, 2020 


Summer Sessions*

Registration begins: April 6, 2020
First day of instruction: June 22, 2020

Holidays
Labor Day: Monday, September 2, 2019
Veterans' Day: Monday, November 11, 2019
Thanksgiving: Thursday and Friday, November 28-29, 2019
Christmas: Tuesday and Wednesday, December 24-25, 2019
New Year: Tuesday and Wednesday, December 31, 2019 and January 1, 2020
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: Monday, January 20, 2020
Presidents' Day: Monday, February 17, 2020
Cesar Chavez Holiday: Friday, March 27, 2020
Memorial Day: Monday, May 25, 2020
Independence Day: Thursday, July 3, 2020


*Please note that Summer quarter is optional, and considered a trailing term for financial aid and enrollment purposes.  The full Summer quarter calendar for the current year can be viewed on the Summer Sessions website at http://www.summer.ucsb.edu/.