Our virtual events allow you to meet with UCSB staff and students, learn about opportunities on campus, get tips on filling out your UC application, and more. These virtual events are updated throughout the year, so check back frequently for new offerings. If you'd like to take a guided virtual tour, visit our Visits page.

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Virtual Freshman Events 

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Virtual Freshman Event Offerings

  • Campus Admission Presentation: Learn more about life at UCSB including academics, student life, and research, as well as an admissions overview and live Q&A.
  • Freshman UC Application Overview: See the different sections of the UC application and explore where we see common mistakes.
  • UC Personal Insight Questions: Learn more about the mandatory UC Personal Insight Questions and learn tips to best present yourself. 

  • First Generation: Tell Me What I Don't Know! If you're the first in your family to apply to a four-year university, join this session on September 27 at 5pm PT to learn about the college experience.

  • Undocumented: Applying to UC and Support at UCSB: Learn about UCSB resources, groups, legal services, and financial aid for undocumented students on October 25 at 5pm PT.

  • Engineering at UCSB: An Overview: Led by an Engineering advisor, learn more about UCSB Engineering in two sessions offered September 20 and October 20 at 4pm PT. 

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Virtual Transfer Events 

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Virtual Transfer Event Offerings

  • UC Application Overview: Learn how to fill out the UC application for transfers. Webinars will be available on the calendar in November.

  • Major-Specific Webinars: Learn about selective majors at UCSB including Biological Sciences, Psychological and Brain Sciences, Physics, Economics, and Math as well as majors in the College of Engineering and the College of Creative Studies. 

  • UC TAP and UCSB TAG Webinars: Learn about the benefits of the Transfer Admission Planner (TAP) and the opportunity for a Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG) with UCSB.

  • One-on-One Virtual Transfer Appointments: UCSB offers prospective transfer students individual appointments with an Admissions Counselor.

 Schedule Virtual Transfer Appointments here!

Admission Tutorial Recordings

Check our pre-recorded tutorials on our Admissions YouTube Channel on a variety of admission topics including: