UC Santa Barbara General CatalogUniversity of California, Santa Barbara


The Office of Admissions assists students in preparing for, applying to, and gaining admission to the University of California, Santa Barbara. UCSB typically accepts applications only for fall quarter, and transfer students only at the junior level. Prospective students and their parents are invited to visit the campus to observe firsthand the opportunities available to them. Tour programs—which includes information about admission, housing, and financial aid, and a walking tour of campus led by a student guide—are offered most weekdays and on Saturdays in April and May. All tours leave from the Visitor Center. Information about campus visits and tours may be found at the following site: admissions.sa.ucsb.edu/campus-visits. For application information, please refer to our website at www.admissions.ucsb.edu.