Freshman Applicants

☐ August 1: Begin your UC application


☐ October 1: Begin your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) OR California Dream Act Application (California residents only)


☐ November 1-30*: Submit your UC application (*Deadline extended to Friday, December 4, 2020 at 11:59pm PST)


☐ March 2: Submit your FAFSA OR Cal Grant GPA Verification Form (California residents only)


☐ Mid-March: View your admission decision


☐ April: Attend UCSB's Open House


☐ May: Attend an Admitted Student Experience presentation


☐ May 1: Submit your Statement of Intent to Register (SIR)


☐ Mid-May: Register for Orientation


☐ May 15: Submit your request for university housing


☐ July 1: Submit official transcripts


☐ July 15: Submit official test scores (AP, IB, TOEFL, IELTS, Duolingo)

Transfer Applicants

☐ August 1: Begin your UC application


☐ September 1-30: Submit your UCSB TAG application


☐ October 1: Begin your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) OR California Dream Act Application (California residents only)


☐ November 1-30*: Submit your UC application (*Deadline extended to Friday, December 4, 2020 at 11:59pm PST)


☐ January 15-31: Update your UC application with fall grades and spring coursework


☐ March 2: Submit your FAFSA OR Cal Grant GPA Verification Form (California residents only)


☐ April: Attend UCSB's Open House


Mid-April: View your admission decision


☐ May: Attend an admitted transfer event


☐ Mid-May: Register for Orientation


☐ June 1: Submit Statement of Intent to Register (SIR)


☐ June 3-15: Submit your request for university housing


☐ July 1: Submit official transcripts


☐ July 15: Submit official test scores (AP, IB, TOEFL, IELTS, Duolingo) and IGETC certification