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 2020

The Transfer Student Center has partnered with the Educational Opportunity Program to offer a weekly space for first-generation transfer students. Come by every Wednesday morning from 10:30am-12:00pm for coffee, tea, snacks, and community! These are informal gatherings, so drop in at any time.

Econ Tutoring: Spring 2020

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).  Dates and times of Econ10A tutoring can also be found on the events calendar on the front page of the TSC website. 


CLAS: Academic Skills Consultations: Spring 2020

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





POSTPONED: Dining with Faculty: A Faculty Mentoring Program: Returning Fall 2020

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. 


POSTPONED: 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