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UCSB General Catalog

The official online guide to majors, classes and university policies.

UCSB Videos

Watch the campus overview to learn more about student life at UCSB.

Learn more about the transfer student experience at UCSB.


UCSB students explain why they love UCSB.

African American students, faculty
and staff discuss the strength of the
Black community at UCSB.


Chicano/Latino students, faculty
and staff discuss the strength of the
Chicano/Latino community at UCSB.

Publications and Videos

Admission Guide
A guide for freshman and transfer students covering requirements, tuition and fees, a list of majors and how to apply.

Transfer Major Preparation Handout
A guide to major preparation at UC Santa Barbara for transfer applicants.
International Student Guide 2018
A guide for international applicants covering the world of UCSB and how to apply.

Black Student Community Guide
A resource guide outlining the programs and opportunities for prospective Black students at UC Santa Barbara.

Chicano Latino Resource Guide
A resource guide outlining the programs and opportunities for prospective Chicano/Latino students at UCSB.

Asian American Resource Guide
A resource guide outlining the programs and opportunities for prospective Asian American students at UCSB.
American Indian Resource Guide
A resource guide outlining the programs and opportunities for prospective American Indian students at UCSB.

Veteran Resource Guide
A resource guide outlining the programs and opportunities for prospective Veterans at UCSB.
LGBTQ Community Guide
A resource guide outlining the programs and opportunities for prospective LGBTQ students at UCSB.
Middle Eastern Resource Guide
A resource guide outlining the programs and opportunities for prospective Middle Eastern students at UCSB.

Guardian Scholars Resource Guide
A resource guide outlining the programs and opportunities for Guardian Scholars at UCSB.
Basic Needs Resource Guide
A resource guide outlining the programs that address basic needs for UCSB students.
Self-Guided Tour Map 2017
The self-guided campus tour map contains descriptions and points of interests for a walking tour of the UCSB campus.
UCSB Viewbook
An overview of academics and opportunities.
UCSB Housing Options 2016
A guide to housing options at UCSB for incoming students from Housing & Residential Services.