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After Admission

Your Next Steps

Start your visa application, registration steps, and housing search right away. 

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Register for Classes

The registration period opens soon!

There are several pre-registration steps you need to complete before you can register for your classes. 

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Apply for an F-1 Visa

An F-1 visa is issued by the U.S. Department of State to nonimmigrant students for the sole purpose of studying in the U.S.


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Find Housing

Whether you're looking to rent a room or an entire apartment, learn more about your housing options

Housing supply in Santa Barbara is limited, so start your search today!

Welcome Week Information

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Transportation, medical insurance, campus ID card, athletics, DSPS, job opportunities and more! Free SIM cards: Order ahead or pick up from the International Office when you arrive.

Additional support services & programs

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Support and Success Learning Resources Athletics Programs

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