UC Santa Barbara General CatalogUniversity of California, Santa Barbara

Campus Calendar

The information displayed in this table pertains to the 2018-2019 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 2018Winter 2019Spring 2019Fall 2019
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, 2017
See www.admissions.ucsb.eduSee
 www.admissions.ucsb.edu
Application opens:
August 1

Submission:
November 1–30, 2018
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, 2017See www.admissions.ucsb.eduSee
www.admissions.ucsb.edu
November 1–30, 2018
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 21, 2018October 29, 2018February 4, 2019 TBA
Quarter BeginsSeptember 23, 2018January 7, 2019April 1, 2019 September 22, 2019
ConvocationSeptember 24, 2018

 September 23, 2019
Pre-Instructional Activities
Required testing, advising, meetings, and new student orientation
September 24-
September 26, 2018
January 7, 2019April 1, 2019September 23-
September 25, 2019
First Day of InstructionSeptember 27, 2018January 7, 2019April 1, 2019 September 26, 2019
Last Day of InstructionDecember 7, 2018March 15, 2019June 7, 2019 December 6, 2019
Final ExamsDecember 8-14, 2018March 16-22, 2019June 8-14, 2019 December 7-13, 2019
Quarter EndsDecember 14, 2018March 22, 2019June 14, 2019 December 13, 2019
Commencement

June 15-16, 2019 


Summer Sessions*

Registration begins: April 8, 2019
First day of instruction: June 24, 2019

Holidays
Labor Day: Monday, September 3, 2018
Veterans' Day: Monday, November 12, 2018
Thanksgiving: Thursday and Friday, November 22-23, 2018
Christmas: Monday and Tuesday, December 24-25, 2018
New Year: Monday and Tuesday, December 31, 2018 and January 1, 2019
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: Monday, January 21, 2019
Presidents' Day: Monday, February 18, 2019
Cesar Chavez Holiday: Friday, March 29, 2019
Memorial Day: Monday, May 27, 2019
Independence Day: Thursday, July 4, 2019


*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/.