The UCSB campus is now open with restrictions. The Office of Admissions remains closed, but the Visitor Center will reopen for self-guided campus visits beginning July 12. Campus-wide updates can be viewed on the COVID-19 information page. We encourage you to check this page after July 2 for more details and to register for your date of interest. We are excited to welcome you back to our beautiful campus!

Connect with a Current Student

Want to connect with a current UCSB student? Click the "Contact Us" button at the top right of the page and let us know you would like to connect via email with a student. 

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Guided Virtual Tours 

The Visitor Center offers online visits so that you can learn more about campus, academics, and student life and ask your questions. Join our student tour guides for a guided virtual tour - offered multiple times weekly - to explore campus.

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Virtual Campus Admission Presentation

In addition to guided virtual tours, our Admissions staff will be hosting campus presentations weekly on Tuesdays to talk more about UCSB and the admissions process. 

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Application Workshops

Join Freshman Admission Counselors and Transfer Admission Counselors for presentations specific to the UC application, freshman and transfer selection, Personal Insight Questions, and more. 

Visit the Virtual Admissions Events Page

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Counselors: Schedule a Virtual Visit

If you are a high school, community college, or community group counselor interested in scheduling a virtual visit for your students, please email