Next Steps to Becoming a Gaucho

If you're weighing your college options, visit our Why UCSB? page to learn what makes us unique.

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Register for a Campus Visit

View virtual and in-person visit options available to you as an admitted student. 

Admitted Student Events

Gaucho Transfer Friday & Campus Presentations

Welcome, Admitted Students, to our College on the Beach

Learn about our amazing university in this original song by UCSB's a cappella group, Naked Voices. 


All the Answers: Quick Takes on Living the Gaucho Life

Curious what it’s like to live, learn and pursue a degree on our seaside campus? Hear directly from students in these short videos that feature their ideas, opinions, and advice: 

Download Our UCSB Wallpaper

View our special wallpaper made especially for our admitted students!

Download Wallpaper

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Follow Us on Social Media 


Follow the Office of Admissions for updates, events, deadlines, and more.


Instagram: UCSB Life

Explore UCSB student life including clubs, resources, food, and more in this student-run account.  



View helpful Admissions webinars, student profiles, major spotlights, and pre-recorded faculty lectures.



Follow the Office of Admissions for updates, events, deadlines, and occasional GIFs.


Share Your Excitement on Social Media

Hold down on the images below to save them to your camera roll (or Right Click and "Save As" on desktop) and share them on Instagram! 


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Explore the UCSB Experience


Explore options for residence halls, apartments, and Family Student Housing.

UCSB Housing

Transition to Campus

Access a comprehensive listing of resources, services, FAQs, acronyms, and more to help you transition to UCSB. You can also view the Covid-19 Updates page for campus updates.

Successful Transitions

Clubs & Organizations

View a complete list of student organizations for a peek into how you can get involved as a Gaucho.

Student Organizations List

First-Generation Students

If you're the first in your family to earn a bachelor's degree, UCSB has resources to help you succeed on campus.

First-Gen Community

Gaucho Parents

Be sure to share the Gaucho Parents website, calendar, and staff contacts with your parents or family members. 

Gaucho Parents

Student Communities

Learn more about clubs, events, support, resources, and more for student who identify as Black/African American, Chicanx/Latinx, Asian American, American Indian, or LGBTQ+.

UCSB Communities