The Academic Services team in the Graduate Division is available to help students, staff, and faculty with academic policy pertaining to graduate education at UCSB. This unit is responsible for processing petitions, committee nominations, advancement to candidacy, intake of theses and dissertations, conducting the degree checks to award all master’s and doctoral degrees, graduate commencement registration, and navigating academic performance and progress. Advisors are available during business hours to take calls, emails, and walk-ins.
For questions pertaining to academic policy and degree completion, contact the Academic Services Staff at firstname.lastname@example.org. Additional Graduate Division staff contact information is available on our contact page.
For specific questions relating to your department, please contact your department directly.