UC Santa Barbara General CatalogUniversity of California, Santa Barbara

Campus Calendar

The information displayed in this table pertains to the 2020-2021 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 2021Winter 2022Spring 2022 Fall 2022
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, 2020
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 www.admissions.ucsb.edu
Application opens:
August 1

Submission:
November 1–30, 2021
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, 2020See www.admissions.ucsb.eduSee
www.admissions.ucsb.edu
November 1–30, 2021
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 25, 2021November 8, 2021February 15, 2022TBA
Quarter BeginsSeptember 19, 2021January 3, 2022March 28, 2022September 18, 2022
ConvocationSeptember 20, 2021

September 29, 2022
Pre-Instructional Activities
Required testing, advising, meetings, and new student orientation
September 20-
September 22, 2021
January 3, 2022March 28, 2021September 19-
September 21, 2022
First Day of InstructionSeptember 23, 2021January 3, 2022March 28, 2022September 22, 2022
Last Day of InstructionDecember 3, 2021March 11, 2022June 3, 2022December 2, 2022
Final ExamsDecember 4-10, 2021March 12-18, 2022June 4-10, 2022December 3-9, 2022
Quarter EndsDecember 10, 2021March 18, 2022June 10, 2022December 9, 2022
Commencement

June 11-12, 2022 


Summer Sessions*

Registration begins: April 4, 2022
First day of instruction: June 20, 2022

Holidays
Labor Day: Monday, September 6, 2021
Veterans' Day: Wednesday, November 11, 2021
Thanksgiving: Thursday and Friday, November 25-26, 2021
Christmas: Thursday and Friday, December 23-24, 2021
New Year: Thursday and Friday, December 30-31, 2021
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: Monday, January 17, 2022
Presidents' Day: Monday, February 21, 2022
Cesar Chavez Holiday: Friday, March 25, 2022
Memorial Day: Monday, May 30, 2022
Independence Day: Monday, July 4, 2022



*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/.