Contact faculty in your department/program of interest to discuss research opportunities for graduate students and/or reach out to the Staff Graduate Program Advisor with any questions that you have about the program or application process.
Plan ahead to make sure all of your application materials are ready by your program's application deadline. We recommend contacting your recommenders and scheduling any required exams (GRE, TOEFL, etc.) at least six weeks in advance to ensure all required application materials are received on time.
Letters of Recommendation
Three letters are required. Your recommenders should upload their letters to the online application using the link they received via email.
Respond to Offers
The national deadline for applicants to respond to offers of financial support is April 15. The final deadline to submit a Statement of Intent to Register (SIR) at UCSB is June 15.