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 2021

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 from 11:00-12:00pm for virtual coffee, tea, snacks, and community! These are informal gatherings, so drop in at any time.

Transfer Talks: Spring 2021

A comunity space for any tranfer! A space to Meet other Incoming transfer students for meaningful conversation and learn about campus resources with the transfer student center Peers!

Professional Staff Office Hours: Spring 2021

Please visit the TSC website to access Zoom links for Office Hours


Peer Educator Office Hours: Spring 2021


Dining with Faculty, A Mentoring Program: Spring 2021

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. 

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

Return TBD: C.L.A.S. Academic Skills Consultations

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

Return TBD: 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