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ONGOING: CALI Training for incoming international students

Office Hours

Monday - Friday

10:00 am- 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm- 4:00 pm

Walk in advising is offered every week day except for Wednesday.

Scholar Check-in hours

Monday-Friday 1:00 pm- 3:00 pm

Upcoming closures

The Office of International Students & Scholars will be CLOSED on the following dates and times for CALI (Culture, Academics, Laws and Immigration) Training
  • Wednesday, September 18th, 2019: 12 PM - 5 PM 
  • Thursday, September 19th, 2019: All Day
  • Friday, September 20th, 2019: All Day
  • Monday, September 23rd, 2019: All Day

Need a Student Advisor?

Small issue? Student Advisors are available without an appointment for 15 minute sessions during walk-in advising hours.
More complex questions? If you require more than 15 minutes with a student advisor, please call 805-893-2929 to make an appointment.


Welcome to the Office of International Students and Scholars

Our staff and advisors are here to serve UCSB's international community of students and scholars as well as campus departments that work with our international population. Our goal is to cultivate an inclusive environment that assists you in succeeding academically, professionally and personally by providing holistic advising on immigration, employment and cultural matters. Working collaboratively with other campus resources, we do our best to ensure that you are well supported during your time at UCSB. Thank you for choosing UCSB and please let us know how we can be of service.

Newly Admitted Gauchos!

Congratulations on your acceptance to UCSB! Please click HERE for all the information you need to successfully receive your immigration documents.