UC Santa Barbara Summer Sessions is open to all continuing and returning UCSB students as well as to all other qualified students; visitors from other colleges and universities, international students, high school students and adult learners. The cost, registration and enrollment process is different based on student types. Please choose your student type below to learn more and access the online application form.
Admission to Summer Sessions does not constitute admission or readmission to the undergraduate or graduate programs at UC Santa Barbara.
Continuing UCSB Students
Please note that once the summer quarter begins, students can no longer create a summer quarter in GOLD; contact firstname.lastname@example.org to create your summer quarter.
2. During your pass time, log into GOLD. You DO NOT need to fill out an application with Summer Sessions.
3. Select 'Registration Info.'
4. Choose Summer 2021. You will be able to open your summer quarter and enroll in summer courses according to your pass time.
Returning UCSB / Visiting Students / New Transfer and Graduate Students
In order to enroll in UC Santa Barbara summer courses, you must first fill out an online application form. Please choose your student type below to access the online application. Once your application has been processed, you will be able to enroll in Summer courses based on the Summer enrollment pass times.
Returning UCSB Student (applications open Feb 1, 2021)
Returning UCSB International Student (applications open Feb 1, 2021)
New Transfer Student (applications open in late April)
New Graduate Student (applications open in mid-March)
Visiting UC Student (applications open Feb 1, 2021)
Visiting Student (domestic, non-UC) (applications open Feb 1, 2021)
International Student (not domestic, non-UC) (applications open Feb 1, 2021)
High School Student (applications open Feb 1, 2021)