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Admissions Events & Tours

 

College of Engineering Prospective Student Visits

The College hosts a variety of sessions throughout the year (listed below) designed to introduce prospective students to the curriculum, research opportunities, study abroad, and the student experience in the College of Engineering at UC Santa Barbara.

Please note, due to the nature of the research conducted in labs, as well as labs being actively used, we do not offer tours of engineering labs or facilities.  You may review a selection of photographs of lab spaces here, watch a student led video tour of an Electrical & Computer Engineering lab here, and tour the Machine Shop here.

Presentations for Prospective Engineering Students and Families

ONGOING:  Check out our College of Engineering virtual open house webpage for examples of student research, virtual lab tours, and hear from current students and student organizations.

Fall ENGINEERING Presentations

Join the College for Engineering for an hour-long information session focused on the engineering curriculum, research, education abroad opportunities, internships, and more.  Requirements for UC admission will not be covered in this presentation. Prospective students and guests are strongly encouraged to sign up to attend a UC Santa Barbara Office of Admissions Campus presentation.

Fall 2022 in person sessions are limited to 50 participants and advance registration is required.  Click on the dates listed below to complete registration:

Friday, October 14th 1:30-2:30 pm
Friday, October 21st 1:30-2:30 pm
Friday, October 28th 1:30-2:30 pm

Questions about this event may be sent to Frances Thompson: francesf@ucsb.edu

UCSB OPEN HOUSE spring 2023

The spring 2023 UCSB Open House will take place on Saturday,  April 15, 2023. Please visit the UCSB Admissions Open House page for the most up to date information and registration details.

Spring 2023 Engineering Presentations

Learn about the engineering curriculum, research, education abroad opportunities, internships, and more!  The session will be presented by an academic advisor from the College of Engineering and is best suited for students, friends, and family who have already been admitted to the College of Engineering at the freshman or transfer levels. Requirements for UC admission will not be covered in this presentation so prospective students and guests are strongly encouraged to attend a UC Santa Barbara Office of Admissions Campus presentation.

Dates for these sessions will be posted in February 2023.

 

 

Can't make it?  Watch a recorded version of the spring 2020 presentation below.

If you would like to visit UCSB another day or time of year, the UCSB Visitor's Center offers tours and presentations year-round.  Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate tours of our labs and engineering facilities.  To enjoy a selection of photograps of lab spaces, you may click here,  enjoy a student led tour of an ECE lab here, or view a tour of the Machine Shop here.