Transfer Summer

Each year, hundreds of incoming UC Santa Barbara Transfer Students decide to take advantage of a Summer Start, making immediate progress toward degree objectives, acclimating to campus life, and enjoying an amazing Santa Barbara summer.

Transfer Students can expect the following from a Summer Start:

  • Immediate progress toward degree objectives.

  • Completion of required prerequisite courses (depending on your course selection).

  • Dedicated Departmental Advisors to assist with course selection.

  • Lecture Series, Film Series, Social Events, Santa Barbara Festivals.

  • Financial Aid for those who qualify.

  • UCSB Housing choices.

  • Optional dedicated Transfer Academic Success Course, ED117M.

  • A dedicated UCSB Transfer Student Center.

  • Transfer Student Center's Transfer Boost! Program