Programs, Workshops, & Events

Ongoing Programs

The Transfer Student Center offers specialized programs, workshops, and events to provide UCSB transfer students with academic, social, and emotional support. Events can be one-time workshops, special series, or quarter/year-long programs. Please pay close attention to events that require an RSVP.

Coffee & Community for First-Generation College Students: Spring 2022

The Transfer Student Center has partnered with the Educational Opportunity Program to offer a weekly space for first-generation transfer students. Come by the TSC every Wednesday from 11:00 am - 12:30 pm for coffee, tea, snacks, and community! These are informal gatherings, so drop in at any time.

Coffee and Community information flyer


Econ Tutoring

Summer Session B 2022: Econ 10A

In collaboration with the Department of Economics, the Transfer Student Center offers transfer students the opportunity to drop-in for Econ tutoring with a peer tutor majoring in Economics.  Hours are held in the TSC Conference Room (UCSB Library 1582B).  Dates and times of Econ 10A tutoring can also be found on the events calendar on the front page of the TSC website. 

Dining with Faculty, A Mentoring Program: Spring 2022

In collaboration with the Educational Opportunity Program, the Transfer Student Center offers transfer students the opportunity to dine with a professor in their department three times over the course of the academic quarter. This program was designed to help our transfer students start building their academic networks at UCSB and dive into scholarly conversations about their chosen discipline.

Professor After Hours: Spring 2022

In collaboration with the ONDAS Student Center, Professor After Hours is a quarterly program which offers insights on UCSB Faculty's pathway to the professoriate. Professor After Hours provides an intimate discussion that asks faculty to share about their successes, challenges, and experiences during their education and in their current role as a professor.

Return TBD: C.L.A.S. Academic Skills Consultations

Meet one on one with Jay Stemmle and receive a free assesment and strategies to academic success, please visit the TSC Calendar for Zoom link

Return TBD: Secrets to Success: What All International Students Should Know

We welcome all students with international background or interests. Meet and connect with other students on variety of topics!

Some examples of topics:

  • Understanding American Holidays
  • Balancing Multiple Roles and Responsibilities
  • Dating and Relationships across Cultures
  • Career and Job Expectations
  • Adjusting to UCSB & Connecting with Other Students