Our popular workshop series is back! We will be hosting these events virtually during the week of September 18-21. Information on specific sessions is available for incoming grad students via Shoreline. If you are having trouble accessing the sign-up sheets, please email Shawn Warner.
Workshop topics include: Navigating the Academy for Diverse Student Populations, Academic Success in Grad School, Getting to Know the UCSB Library, and Planning Your Career Trajectory in Grad School
On the afternoon Friday, September 22, from 1:30-5:00pm, there will be grad-led campus tours followed by a welcome reception for new graduate students at the UCEN.
Our revamped convocation program will be held in-person this year in Campbell Hall on Wednesday, September 27, from 1:30-3:00pm. This event will feature: a welcome from campus leaders, short presentations by key campus organizations, and a panel discussion with a diverse group of current graduate students.
The Convocation program will be followed by a welcome reception at Mosher Alumni Hall.
Campus Centers, Student Services, and Student Organization Resource Fair
Thursday, September 28, 11:00am-1:00pm | Student Resource Building Multipurpose Room and front lawn
*Grab-and-go lunch will be served at this event
This orientation is hosted by Instructional Development. Attendance is required of all first-time Teaching Assistants and Readers with secured appointments at UCSB, even if duties will not begin until Winter or Spring Quarters.
*Please note that this information is subject to change; please contact the host departments directly for the most up-to-date information.
Setting Up Your UCSB NetID (you can do this 1-2 days after submitting your Statement of Intent to Register)
Getting a UCSB Access Card (this is your official University ID and used to access essential campus services)
GOLD (UCSB's online registration and information portal)
BARC (UCSB's online portal for paying tuition and fees)
How to Establish Residency
Watch a recording of the recent webinar "UC Residency for Tuition Purposes (Grad Students)" offered by the UCSB Office of the Registrar, and access the slides here; if you have questions you can email firstname.lastname@example.org or Join the Line to set up an appointment for a phone call with a residency analyst