Meet the winners of the 2018 mentoring awards

Congratulations to the ​winners of two awards ​honoring graduate students who have distinguished themselves in the area of undergraduate research supervision.
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


UC Santa Barbara is not currently accepting applications for graduate study. The UCSB graduate application will open for the upcoming 2019 admission cycle in September 2018.



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  • Sep 16

    Grad Success Series

    Campus tours, welcome receptions, panel discussions with current students, fun on-campus activities, and more for new grad students at UCSB.