Spring Insight

Check out the exciting events, tours, activities, lectures and more that take place at Spring Insight.

UCSB Open House

Gaucho Transfer Fridays

Gaucho Transfer Fridays are open house events tailored specifically for admitted transfer students on May 15 and May 22. These events allow transfer students and their families to visit UCSB, tour the campus, speak with advisors and explore the academic and extracurricular opportunities available at UCSB.

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Schedule of Events
  • 9:30 – 10:00 a.m.: Registration and Check In
    • Guided Campus Tours depart: 8:30, 8:45, 9:00 & 9:15
  • 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.: Program
  • 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.: Information Tables
    • Guided Campus Tours depart at 11:30, 11:45 & 12:00
  • 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.: Major Sessions
    • Communication
    • Economics
    • Engineering
    • Psychology (1:30 - 2:30 p.m.)
    • Students interested in other majors may contact the appropriate undergraduate advisor for possible availability.
  • 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.: Additional Campus Events & Activities. Confirmation emails will include other events available that day.

Spring Insight Open House

Spring Insight is a campus-wide open house welcoming admitted students, prospective students and their families to campus. The next Spring Insight Open House will take place on Saturday, April 9, 2016. Over 10,000 visitors come to campus for Spring Insight each year to participate in faculty lectures, informational presentations, tabling by student organizations, a housing fair, special exhibits, campus tours and more. Check out the 2015 Spring Insight Program to see a sample of activities that take place during the day.

Live Open House Videos

Did you miss our Virtual Open House event? Take a look at these videos from the open house on a variety of topics including sports, admissions, housing and steps to enrolling as a future Gaucho.

First Year Success

Sports & Recreation

Prospective Students

Housing Options

Admitted Students