Registration Information

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.

Student Type 

Current or Returning UC Santa Barbara Student

Returning UC Santa Barbara International Student

Visiting College/University Student (Domestic) 

Visiting College/University Student (International) 

Open Enrollment Student 

Newly Admitted Transfer Student 

Newly Admitted Freshman Student 

Newly Admitted Graduate Student 


Virtual Advising Drop-in Hours 

(Summer Quarter Drop-in Hours, starting June 23, 2021)

Do you have a quick question about Summer Sessions? If so, ask us during our Advising Drop-in Hours! 

Guests will initially be placed in a waiting room and we will assist you on a first come, first served basis. If you are unable to connect with an advisor during the allotted time, please join us for our next drop-in or contact our team at

Please note that Advising Drop-in Hours are intended to assist you with short questions. If an advisor determines that your question requires more detailed attention, you will either be asked to email us at or you will be provided a link to make a dedicated appointment with an advisor. 

Wednesday 10 – 11 AM (PDT)
Thursday 3 – 4 PM (PDT)

Join Zoom Meeting 
Meeting ID: 883 8436 8635
Passcode: 472735