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: Fall 2019

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.

 

Dining with Faculty: A Faculty Mentoring Program: Returning Fall 2019

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. Click here to apply https://tinyurl.com/2019DWF-Fall

Winter 2020 Faculty Mentor(s)

 

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. 

 

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

Workshops & Events

  • Motivation is academic jet fuel. Join us to obtain advice about how to keep your head up during stressful times.

Motivation is academic jet fuel. Join us to obtain advice about how to keep your head up during...

  1. January 28, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
  • Struggling with knowing which options to pick and eliminate? Come to this workshop to gain test-taking skills and how to work efficiently on your next exam!
Struggling with knowing which options to pick and eliminate?
Come to this workshop...
  1. January 29, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
  • Engage in lively conversations with UCSB's renowned faculty as they candidly share the ups and downs of their careers in academia.  Food will be provided.
Engage in lively conversations with UCSB's renowned faculty as they candidly share the ups and...
  1. January 30, 2020 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
  • Learn tips and techniques to strengthen your interview skills! Followed by speed interview practice with UCSB Staff.

Learn tips and techniques to strengthen your interview skills! Followed by speed interview...

  1. February 4, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
  • Do you ever feel incompetent? Well, you're wrong! Science says so. Come to this workshop to find out why.
Do you ever feel incompetent?
Well, you're wrong!
Science says so....
  1. February 25, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
  • 5K Friday is a 3.1 mile run with the motto: No One Gets Left Behind! Led by transfer student, Laura Hill, this is a safe space for individuals to connect, create, motivate and inspire each other through the power of movement

5K Friday is a 3.1 mile run with the motto: No One Gets Left Behind! Led by transfer student,...

  1. March 4, 2020 - 8:00am to 9:00am
  • Join transfer student Sean in exploring the richness of Mindfulness Meditation practice. Topics include breath and body awareness, cultivating curiosity, generating gratitude and exploring the nature of the mind. No prior experience necessary.

Join transfer student Sean in exploring the richness of Mindfulness Meditation practice. Topics...

  1. March 4, 2020 - 1:30pm to 2:00pm