What, when, and where is Orientation? Everything you need to know about UCSB Orientation – session dates, program options, program fees, and how to reserve your space.
To prepare for your arrival at Orientation, see this section regarding check-in times and what to bring.
Maps and directions to the UCSB campus, to the Orientation parking and check-in areas, and information about parking permits.
Contact information for hotels and motels close to campus and in the Santa Barbara area.
Get answers to some frequently asked questions, along with links to more in-depth information.
Find out if you’d like to be an Orientation Staff member and see the requirements for the O-Staff application and selection process.
Resources and information for those who cannot attend Orientation.
After attending Orientation, please help us continue to keep our program valuable to new students and their parents by giving us feedback.
See profiles of the student staff who will assist you at Orientation.
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