Important Updates for Graduate Students

The Graduate Division team will be continually working to clarify and provide answers. Due to the ongoing health crisis, Grad Slam 2020 has been canceled, and Commencement has been postponed. Please check our site regularly for ongoing updates.
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


We are continuing to accept applications for the 2020 admissions cycle.



All our Graduate Division services and programs are remote but fully operational.

Upcoming Events

  • Apr 01

    GSRC Spring Programs

    Check out upcoming Zoom events from the Graduate Student Resource Center