Thank you for your partnership in working with your students. Learn more about our counselor resources including our Counselor e-Newsletter, an ongoing live counselor webinar series, pre-recorded webinars, and helpful campus links.


Counselor Chats

Join the Office of Admissions senior staff for live webinars where you ask questions and we give you answers. Mark your calendar for fall chats and check back for additional specialized presentations this year. To request a new webinar topic, submit our short request form.
04/18/24: What Dos Guaranteed Admissions Mean?
04/25/24: The College of Engineering & Admissions
05/09/24: A-G Verification and Validation

Register for Counselor Chats


Counselor Resource Playlist

View our Counselor Resources playlist on YouTube for a variety of helpful pre-recorded webinars for high school and college counselors. 

Freshman Counselors:

Resources to help your student navigate through the freshman process:


Freshman Eligibility & Selection

Freshman UC PIQ Guide

Next Stop UCSB


Have your students sign up for our mailing list to be up-to-date with the latest news from UCSB's Office of Admissions!


Transfer Counselors:

Resources to help your student navigate through the transfer process:

Transfer Eligibility & Selection

Major Prep Guide

Transfer Admission Guarantee

Community College Group Request Form

View our recently updated Transfer Student Resource playlist on our YouTube channel! 



View our Admission Terminology Glossary!

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Additional Resources for Your Students 


Visit UCSB

We offer in-person and virtual campus tours in multiple languages, presentations, and more. Organize a visit to UCSB with your students by submitting a group visit request. For questions, email

Campus Visits

Meet UCSB Counselors

Find your students' Freshman and Transfer counselors here. 

UCSB Admissions Counselors

Publications & Videos

Our admission publications, Viewbook, cultural resource guides, and campus video are available online. 

Publications & Videos 

UCSB Majors

Explore majors housed in our three colleges: Letters & Science, Creative Studies, and Engineering.

UCSB Majors

Quick Reference Guide

Your go-to guide on UC systemwide admission requirements, policies and practices.

UC Quick Reference Guide

Dates & Deadlines

Important dates as applicants navigate through the admission cycle!

Dates & Deadlines


Frequently Asked Questions

Check out our answers to some of the questions we regularly receive.


YouTube Channel

View our channel, especially our very popular recorded application workshop and lecture series!


Quick Links

Housing, Dining & Auxiliary Enterprises (HDAE)



UCOP Counselor Resources

UCOP Counselor Site

Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships

Cost of Attendance Calculator


UCSB Appeal Process

Appeal Process page

Veterans & Military Services

Veterans & Military Services


What's Next for Applicants

What's Next page

Undocumented Student Services

Undocumented Student Services