UC Santa Barbara General CatalogUniversity of California, Santa Barbara

Campus Calendar

The information displayed in this table pertains to the 2017-2018 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 2017Winter 2018Spring 2018Fall 2018
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, 2016
See www.admissions.ucsb.eduSee
 www.admissions.ucsb.edu
Application opens:
August 1

Submission:
November 1–30, 2017
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, 2016See www.admissions.ucsb.eduSee
www.admissions.ucsb.edu
November 1–30, 2017
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 15, 2017October 30, 2017February 2, 2018 TBA
Quarter BeginsSeptember 24, 2017January 16, 2018**
(Originally January 8, 2018)
April 2, 2018 September 23, 2018
ConvocationSeptember 25, 2017

 September 24, 2018
Pre-Instructional Activities
Required testing, advising, meetings, and new student orientation
September 25-27, 2017January 16, 2018**
(Originally January 8, 2018)
April 2, 2018September 24-
September 26, 2018
First Day of InstructionSeptember 28, 2017January 16, 2018**
(Originally January 8, 2018)
April 2, 2018 September 27, 2018
Last Day of InstructionDecember 8, 2017March 16, 2018June 8, 2018 December 7, 2018
Final ExamsDecember 9, 2017-
January 12, 2018**
(Originally December 9-15, 2017)
March 17-23, 2018June 9-15, 2018 December 8-14, 2018
Quarter EndsJanuary 12, 2018**
(Originally December 15, 2017)
March 23, 2018June 15, 2018 December 14, 2018
Commencement

June 16-17, 2018 


Summer Sessions*

Registration begins: April 2, 2018
First day of instruction: June 25, 2018

Holidays
Labor Day: Monday, September 4, 2017
Veterans' Day: Friday, November 10, 2017
Thanksgiving: Thursday and Friday, November 23-24, 2017
Christmas: Monday and Tuesday, December 25-26, 2017
New Year: Friday and Monday, December 29, 2017 and January 1, 2018
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: Monday, January 15, 2018
Presidents' Day: Monday, February 19, 2018
Cesar Chavez Holiday: Friday, March 30, 2018
Memorial Day: Monday, May 28, 2018
Independence Day: Wednesday, July 4, 2018


*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/.

**Dates revised due to conditions caused by the Thomas Fire.  Changes approved by the Office of the Chancellor on December 10, 2017.