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 2019

The Transfer Student Center has partnered with the Educational Opportunity Program to offer a weekly space for first-generation transfer students. Come by every Tuesday morning from 10:30am-11:30am for coffee, tea, snacks, and community! These are informal gatherings, so drop in at any time.


Dining with Faculty: A Faculty Mentoring Program: Returning Fall 2019

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.

Fall 2019 Faculty Mentor(s)

  • To Be Determined

Check back at the beginning of fall for the application link


Econ Tutoring

In collaboration with the Department of Economics, the Transfer Student Center offers transfer students the opportunity to drop-in for Econ tutoring with an Economics peer tutor.  Hours are held in the TSC Conference Room (UCSB Library 1582B).

Summer Sesion B Econ 10A Tutotring hours TBD. 

For the most updated information, check the calendar on our homepage.

Secrets to Success: What All International Students Should Know

Check back at the beginning of fall for the updated flyer and dates

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