Guidelines regarding the extension of fall quarter

Find out how the extension of fall quarter affects graduate students. Contact our Graduate Division staff if you have questions. Our office is open during regular business hours this week.
Grad Student Resource Center

Resource Center

The Graduate Student Resource Center provides all students with free workshops and peer support to find funding options, learn professional communication skills, career placement and links to essential on-campus resources.

Post Doctoral Scholars


Our postdoctoral scholars at UCSB comprise a diverse group of over 300 individuals who work at full-time positions that emphasize scholarship, continued research training and mentorship across many disciplines.

Graduate Diversity

Graduate Diversity

UC Santa Barbara’s vision of excellence relies on the wide-ranging perspectives and experiences of a diverse population that brings together the most brilliant minds from across the world and from all walks of life.

Forms and Petitions

Forms and Petitions

Access and download PDF copies of important petitions and forms for admissions, change of student status, transfers, enrollment in cross-campus online classes, joint doctoral degrees, fellowships, programs and grants.

Apply to UCSB


The UCSB Graduate Division offers master’s degree and Ph.D. programs in diverse disciplines, with top programs in engineering, the sciences, social sciences, humanities, and education.​



Proposed changes to the United States tax code could greatly impact ​graduate students and their institutions. Here are resources to educate you about these proposed changes and how you can respond.

Upcoming Events

  • Dec 25

    Winter Break Office Closure

    The UCSB Graduate Division Office will be closed to the public from Dec. 25, 2017 to Jan. 1, 2018. We look forward to seeing you in the new year on Tuesday, January 2, when we resume regular business hours.