The Graduate Division  Academic Services team 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 provide guidance.



Academic Services

General Academic Advising
Degree Filing and Petitions
Committee/Advancement to Candidacy 
Academic Performance

Zoom Meeting
Email Inquiries

Academic Counseling

Student support and advocacy 
Referrals to campus resources
Financial emergency support

Email Inquiries