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Stay connected with UCSB through virtual college fairs, online advising opportunities and Office of Admissions webinars on topics such as the UC application process, writing your personal statement and exploring campus majors.


UC Santa Barbara Admissions Webinars
If you cannot make it to campus for an information session, join us online for weekly UC Santa Barbara Informational webinars. These 60-minute sessions cover admissions, student life and campus resources. They are presented by UCSB admissions counselors.

Sign Up for Admissions Webinars

UC Application and Personal Statement Webinars

Are you a freshman applicant for fall 2015? UCSB Admissions Counselors are hosting two unique webinars to walk prospective freshman applicants through the UC application and/or the UC personal statement.

  • The UC Application webinar is a step-by-step tutorial which will help you understand how to fill out the application.

      - Tuesdays at 4 p.m. PST

  • The UC Personal Statement webinar provides an inside look at how UC Admissions uses the personal statement in the freshman selection process. In addition, Admissions Counselors will share what makes a great personal statement and what you need to avoid!

      - Wednesdays at 4 p.m. PST
      - Thursdays at 2 p.m. PST

Sign Up for UC Application and Personal Statement Webinars


One-on-One Virtual Transfer Appointments
If you have questions about applying to UCSB as a transfer applicant, register for an individual 20-minute appointment with a UCSB Admissions Counselor.

Sign Up for Virtual Transfer Appointments

TAG Webinars
Sign up for one of three TAG webinars to learn more about the Transfer Admission Guarantee. A registration link will be posted soon.

  • Tuesday, August 26: 9-10 a.m.
  • Wednesday, August 27: 1-2 p.m.
  • Monday, September 29: 10-11 a.m.

Transfer Application Webinars
Join UCSB Admissions for transfer application webinars! Get your questions answered about applying to UCSB as transfer student. A registration link will be posted soon.

  • Friday, August 29: 1-2 p.m.
  • Friday, September 26: 9-10 a.m.
  • Tuesday, October 21: 3-4 p.m.
  • Wednesday, October 22: 3-4 p.m.
  • Wednesday, November 19: 9-10 a.m.
  • Thursday, November 20: 1-2 p.m.

Gaucho Online Thursdays
Admitted transfer students who can't visit campus in person for UCSB's Gaucho Transfer Friday open house events can connect with the Office of Admissions online during Gaucho Online Thursdays. These webinars occur each May. Check back for registration links!

College Fairs

Future applicants, parents and counselors are encouraged to learn more about UCSB through our online college fairs. UCSB partners with College Week Live to provide monthly online college fairs. Register online at www.collegeweeklive.com.

Please note: All times are in PST.

Event Date & Chat Times 
Back to School
4–9 PM
UC System Day
10 AM–7 PM
(Video: 6 PM)
Univision College Fair
1–7 PM
All Access October 10/23/14
Noon–6 PM
(Video: 5 PM)
All Access November 11/13/14
Noon–7 PM
Paying for College 1/15/15
11 AM–6 PM
Diversity Day
All Access February 2/19/15
1–6 PM
(Video: 5 PM)
Open House Event 3/25/15
11 AM–7 PM
All Access April 4/16/15
11 AM– 6 PM
All Access May 5/21/15
1 – 7 PM
(Video: 6 PM)