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September 15 - October 14, 2019

Sunday, September 15

Pasadena Welcome Reception - Alumni Registration

Pasadena Welcome Reception - Alumni Registration

10am

Join us in welcoming our newest students to the UCSB family Share your experiences as we welcome new students to the Gaucho family. Join fellow UC Santa...

Monday, September 16

i>clickers: Getting Started with UCSB’s Student Response System

i>clickers: Getting Started with UCSB’s...

3pm

Participants in this workshop will explore ways that i>clickers can be used to engage students during lecture and to foster critical thinking. You will also...

Tuesday, September 17

Active Educational Inclusion and Justice in Your Classroom

Active Educational Inclusion and Justice in...

1pm

As UCSB more fully realizes its identity as a Minority Serving Institution (MSI) and the student population becomes more ethnically and racially diverse, how...

Boosting in-class participation

Boosting in-class participation

2pm

Do you have the same three students raising their hands in each class session? Join us for this practical workshop to explore ways of getting a wider variety...

Wednesday, September 18

Challenges and Strategies for Teaching Large Classes

Challenges and Strategies for Teaching Large...

11am

We all face similar challenges in teaching large classes, but need strategies that work for our particular teaching style and context. This guided...

Teaching Professors and Lecturers: Creating a Community of Practice

Teaching Professors and Lecturers: Creating a...

2pm

This meeting is open to all Teaching Professors and Lecturers to launch a community of practice at UCSB focused on informing and enhancing pedagogical...

Thursday, September 19

New and Improved Tools in GauchoSpace

New and Improved Tools in GauchoSpace

10am

Come see the new and improved tools in GauchoSpace that can help you grade student work more efficiently, use Google Docs for assignments, time release...

Ole LA - Busby's West Happy Hour

Ole LA - Busby's West Happy Hour

6pm

Drink and be merry! Meet and connect with fellow LA Gauchos at our annual Busby's Happy Hour. This event is the perfect opportunity to get to know fellow...

Sunday, September 22

acts2fellowship Open House

acts2fellowship Open House

4pm

Looking for a church or a fellowship? Come join us for a time of worship and find out what acts2fellowship is all about and get connected with others. Free...

"Inside Scoop" Ice Cream Social

"Inside Scoop" Ice Cream Social

9pm

Get the inside scoop on life and academics at UCSB from upperclassmen at acts2fellowship, while enjoying ice cream and games and meeting others!

Monday, September 23

Culturally Based Fraternity and Sorority Recruitment

Culturally Based Fraternity and Sorority...

Through a variety of philanthropic and social activities, UCSB USFC inspires its members to adopt important values such as leadership, empathy and ambition,...

Interfraternity Council Recruitment

Interfraternity Council Recruitment

Fraternity membership encourages the values of loyalty, scholarship, and service. In order to help you capitalize on your opportunities at UCSB and beyond,...

Panhellenic Sorority Recruitment

Panhellenic Sorority Recruitment

Panhellenic Sorority membership is based in sisterhood, scholastic achievement, philanthropy, community service, and leadership. UCSB's Panhellenic Council...

Week of Welcome Self-Guided Tour

Week of Welcome Self-Guided Tour

8am

Visit the Library anytime this week to take a self-guided mobile tour that will help you become familiar with important resources and services available to...

Climbing with UCSB Adventure Programs in the Arbor

Climbing with UCSB Adventure Programs in the Arbor

10am

Come to the Arbor to try Adventure Programs' mobile climbing tower or aerial silks. Chat with our staff to learn how to get involved this year and join the...

African Diaspora Social

African Diaspora Social

11am

Come gather, connect and learn about how to get involved. All are welcome.

American Indian Identity Social

American Indian Identity Social

11am

Come gather, connect and learn about how to get involved. All are welcome.

Asian/Pacific Islander Social

Asian/Pacific Islander Social

11am

Come gather, connect and learn about how to get involved. All are welcome.

Multiracial Identity Social

Multiracial Identity Social

11am

Come gather, connect and learn about how to get involved. All are welcome.

WGSE Open House & Ice Cream Social

WGSE Open House & Ice Cream Social

12pm

Learn about our department, see our newly remodeled office, and enjoy some ice cream!

OSC (ONDAS Student Center) Open House

OSC (ONDAS Student Center) Open House

1pm

Come learn about resources and services offered at the OSC (ONDAS Student Center)! The OSC supports the success and retention of first-generation college...

Lawn Games & BBQ

Lawn Games & BBQ

4pm

Fun in the sun with acts2fellowship over lawn games and a simple low-key BBQ at Chem Lawn. Cornhole, giant connect four, ladder toss, spikeball, frisbee,...

International Students Social

International Students Social

5pm

Come gather, connect and learn about how to get involved. All are welcome.

International Students Social

International Students Social

5pm

Come gather, connect and learn about how to get involved. All are welcome.

SBDC Discovery Days Open House

SBDC Discovery Days Open House

8pm

Check out our club, we'll show you some moves, meet new people, not experience or partners necessary

Tuesday, September 24

Culturally Based Fraternity and Sorority Recruitment

Culturally Based Fraternity and Sorority...

Through a variety of philanthropic and social activities, UCSB USFC inspires its members to adopt important values such as leadership, empathy and ambition,...

Interfraternity Council Recruitment

Interfraternity Council Recruitment

Fraternity membership encourages the values of loyalty, scholarship, and service. In order to help you capitalize on your opportunities at UCSB and beyond,...

Panhellenic Sorority Recruitment

Panhellenic Sorority Recruitment

Panhellenic Sorority membership is based in sisterhood, scholastic achievement, philanthropy, community service, and leadership. UCSB's Panhellenic Council...

Week of Welcome Self-Guided Tour

Week of Welcome Self-Guided Tour

8am

Visit the Library anytime this week to take a self-guided mobile tour that will help you become familiar with important resources and services available to...

Department of Communication Transfer Student Welcome and Workshops

Department of Communication Transfer Student...

9am

Pre-Comm and Comm transfer students, come meet faculty, staff, and your peers as we kick off the 2019-2020 academic year! Light breakfast and lunch will be...

On-Campus Job Fair

On-Campus Job Fair

9am

The annual On-Campus Job Fair hosts a variety of on-campus departments who have part-time, work study, internship and research positions open throughout the...

UC Santa Barbara Campus Wide TA Orientation

UC Santa Barbara Campus Wide TA Orientation

9am

Attendance at the annual TA Orientation is required of all first-time UCSB TAs and Readers with secured appointments at UCSB, even if duties will not begin...

Psychological and Brain Sciences Freshmen Workshop

Psychological and Brain Sciences Freshmen Workshop

10am

Overview of the pre-major and full major requirements for the PBS major.

Music Library Tours

Music Library Tours

11am

Meet the friendly Music Library staff and learn about our books, scores, recordings, listening rooms, and study spaces. Tours will take place: Tues., Sept....

Surviving Econ 10A

Surviving Econ 10A

11am

Are you a transfer student taking ECON 10A? Join in on a conversation with Dr. John Hartman about tips and strategies you can implement to do well in the...

KCSB-FM x Daily Nexus Open House

KCSB-FM x Daily Nexus Open House

12pm

KCSB-FM and Daily Nexus welcome you to our Open House! Daily Nexus and KCSB-FM will be giving tours of the our headquarters. KCSB-FM will be selling records,...

Global Studies: Find out if the major is right for you + New advisor meet & greet

Global Studies: Find out if the major is right...

12:30pm

Meet the new Global Studies undergraduate advisor, enjoy a slice of pizza, and learn if Global Studies is right for you!

Chicanx/Latinx Bienvenida Social

Chicanx/Latinx Bienvenida Social

1pm

Come gather, connect and learn about how to get involved. All are welcome.

Jewish Identity Social

Jewish Identity Social

1pm

Come gather, connect and learn about how to get involved. All are welcome.

Middle Eastern Identity Social

Middle Eastern Identity Social

1pm

Come gather, connect and learn about how to get involved. All are welcome.

Music Theory and Musicianship Placement Exam

Music Theory and Musicianship Placement Exam

1pm

For placement into, or out of, the Music Theory and Musicianship Lower Division series (11, 5A-5C and 4A-F). Please RSVP to hdinnogen@music.ucsb.edu

UCSB Adventure Programs Beach Day

UCSB Adventure Programs Beach Day

1pm

Calling all Gauchos! Students, Staff, Alumni, Faculty, Community: Choose your adventure at the 3rd Annual Beach Day! Try equipment from the Campus Point...

History Department New Majors' Meeting

History Department New Majors' Meeting

1:30pm

This event is for new majors in the history department and anyone thinking about adding History as a major or minor! Come meet your future professors and...

Biopsychology Freshmen Workshop

Biopsychology Freshmen Workshop

2pm

Overview of the pre-major and full major requirements for the biopsychology major.

College of Letters & Science Advising Welcome Reception

College of Letters & Science Advising...

2pm

Come and chat with College Advisors and learn about our services. Representatives from the Transfer Student Center, Honors, Pre-Health, Pre-Law, ONDAS and...

Queer/Trans Identity Social

Queer/Trans Identity Social

2pm

Come gather, connect and learn about how to get involved. All are welcome.

Study Mixer for STEM Majors

Study Mixer for STEM Majors

2pm

Meet other STEM majors, find a study buddy, and meet OSC peer mentors!

So You Want to Be a Researcher?

So You Want to Be a Researcher?

3pm

Interested in participating in Undergraduate Research during your time at UCSB? No experience? No problem. Stop by to learn more about the ways that you can...

Learning Community for Transfer Students- Humanities, Fine Arts & Social Science Majors

Learning Community for Transfer Students-...

3:30pm

Meet others in your major, find a study buddy, and meet the new TSC Peer Educators!

Study Mixer for Humanities, Fine Arts, & Social Science Majors

Study Mixer for Humanities, Fine Arts, &...

4pm

Meet people in your major! Form a study group! Meet OSC Peer Mentors!

Graduate Students Social

Graduate Students Social

5pm

Come gather, connect and learn about how to get involved. All are welcome.

Naked Voices A Cappella Meet and Greet!

Naked Voices A Cappella Meet and Greet!

5pm

Do you love to sing, rap, or beatbox? Grab some pizza (on us!), sign up to audition for UCSB's premier, award winning a cappella group, and chit- chat with...

Naked Voices Meet and Greet!

Naked Voices Meet and Greet!

5pm

Do you love to sing? Come sign up to audition for UCSB's premier, competing, all- gender a cappella group! Grab a slice of (Costco!) pizza and chat with us-...

Transfer Students Social

Transfer Students Social

5pm

Come gather, connect and learn about how to get involved. All are welcome.

UCSB Dhadkan Information Session

UCSB Dhadkan Information Session

6:30pm

Information session for Indian nonprofit and cultural organization

acts2fellowship New Student Welcome Night

acts2fellowship New Student Welcome Night

6:30pm

Sponsored by acts2fellowship, a Christian student org at UCSB. Fun videos, a live musical performance, a short talk about life and God, and free dinner...

Wednesday, September 25

Culturally Based Fraternity and Sorority Recruitment

Culturally Based Fraternity and Sorority...

Through a variety of philanthropic and social activities, UCSB USFC inspires its members to adopt important values such as leadership, empathy and ambition,...

Interfraternity Council Recruitment

Interfraternity Council Recruitment

Fraternity membership encourages the values of loyalty, scholarship, and service. In order to help you capitalize on your opportunities at UCSB and beyond,...

Panhellenic Sorority Recruitment

Panhellenic Sorority Recruitment

Panhellenic Sorority membership is based in sisterhood, scholastic achievement, philanthropy, community service, and leadership. UCSB's Panhellenic Council...

Week of Welcome Self-Guided Tour

Week of Welcome Self-Guided Tour

8am

Visit the Library anytime this week to take a self-guided mobile tour that will help you become familiar with important resources and services available to...

Pre-Professional Advising Office Open House

Pre-Professional Advising Office Open House

9:30am

Stop by at any point during the open house to explore the services we provide in this office and to meet our advising teams. In the Pre-Professional Advising...

Discover Math Spectacular

Discover Math Spectacular

10am

Please join the UCSB Undergraduate Advising team as we welcome you to the Mathematics department! During this event you will learn about the different...

Meet Your CHEM 1A/1C Professors

Meet Your CHEM 1A/1C Professors

10am

Are you taking CHEM 1A or 1C? Come meet your professors. Gain tips and strategies for succeeding in their courses!

Military-Related Student Info Session

Military-Related Student Info Session

10am

MANDATORY FOR INCOMING STUDENT VETERANS. ATTENDANCE REQUIRED FOR MILITARY-RELATED STUDENTS WANTING TO ACCESS THE VETERANS RESOURCE CENTER. Join Veterans and...

Transfer Student Mentoring Program Info Session

Transfer Student Mentoring Program Info Session

10am

The TSC Mentoring Program pairs incoming transfer students with senior transfer students. Attend this info session to learn what are the program commitments...

Music Library Tours

Music Library Tours

11am

Meet the friendly Music Library staff and learn about our books, scores, recordings, listening rooms, and study spaces. Tours will take place: Tues., Sept....

Psychology & Brain Sciences Transfer Student Welcome Coffee

Psychology & Brain Sciences Transfer...

11am

Meet fellow transfer students major in PBS and Biopsychology!

URCA Grant Workshop

URCA Grant Workshop

11am

Want to get funded to do your own research? Come to one of our workshops to learn everything you'll need to submit your URCA Grant and have it approved for...

VMS Welcome Back Lunch

VMS Welcome Back Lunch

11am

Join Veterans and Military Services, Military Resource Committee, UCSB Military Association, and our community partners for a welcome-back lunch at the...

Psychological and Brain Sciences Transfer Workshop

Psychological and Brain Sciences Transfer Workshop

12pm

Overview of the department's major requirements for transfer students.

Fun & Fitness Festival

Fun & Fitness Festival

1pm

The Fun & Fitness Festival is the UCSB Department of Recreation's annual showcase event. The festival showcases the variety of classes and activities that...

EOP Fall Welcome

EOP Fall Welcome

1:30pm

This event is an opportunity to meet Educational Opportunity Program staff and peer mentors while also learning about various resources on campus.

Demystifying Pre-Law: levels of preparation, timeline, and pre-planning for competitiveness

Demystifying Pre-Law: levels of preparation,...

2pm

An introductory overview for all UCSB students interested in attending law school after UCSB, regardless of class level, major, degree objective, or college....

Linguistics Welcome Reception

Linguistics Welcome Reception

2pm

All students are welcome to stop by for refreshments and informal information about Linguistics majors, minors, research, and career opportunities!

Week of Welcome Library Social

Week of Welcome Library Social

2pm

Visit the Library anytime this week to take a self-guided mobile tour that will help you become familiar with important resources and services available to...

#FirstGen Scholars Welcome

#FirstGen Scholars Welcome

3:30pm

Meet the UCSB first-gen community! This event is an opportunity to connect with faculty, staff, and graduate students who identify as first-generation...

Naked Voices A Cappella Meet and Greet!

Naked Voices A Cappella Meet and Greet!

5pm

Do you love to sing, rap, or beatbox? Grab some pizza (on us!), sign up to audition for UCSB's premier, award winning a cappella group, and chit- chat with...

Profs at  the Pub

Profs at the Pub

5:30pm

Understanding US-Iranian Confrontations in the Persian Gulf: Religion, Politics, and Oil presented by Professor Juan Campo. Come out to SB Cider Co. for an...

acts2fellowship Junior Transfer Welcome Night

acts2fellowship Junior Transfer Welcome Night

7pm

Junior transfer students are invited to an event hosted by the juniors of acts2fellowship, a campus Christian club. Come explore how to grow in your faith,...

Thursday, September 26

Culturally Based Fraternity and Sorority Recruitment

Culturally Based Fraternity and Sorority...

Through a variety of philanthropic and social activities, UCSB USFC inspires its members to adopt important values such as leadership, empathy and ambition,...

Interfraternity Council Recruitment

Interfraternity Council Recruitment

Fraternity membership encourages the values of loyalty, scholarship, and service. In order to help you capitalize on your opportunities at UCSB and beyond,...

Panhellenic Sorority Recruitment

Panhellenic Sorority Recruitment

Panhellenic Sorority membership is based in sisterhood, scholastic achievement, philanthropy, community service, and leadership. UCSB's Panhellenic Council...

URCA Grant Workshop

URCA Grant Workshop

11am

Want to get funded to do your own research? Come to one of our workshops to learn everything you'll need to submit your URCA Grant and have it approved for...

Music Library Tours

Music Library Tours

1pm

Meet the friendly Music Library staff and learn about our books, scores, recordings, listening rooms, and study spaces. Tours will take place: Tues., Sept....

Friday, September 27

Culturally Based Fraternity and Sorority Recruitment

Culturally Based Fraternity and Sorority...

Through a variety of philanthropic and social activities, UCSB USFC inspires its members to adopt important values such as leadership, empathy and ambition,...

Interfraternity Council Recruitment

Interfraternity Council Recruitment

Fraternity membership encourages the values of loyalty, scholarship, and service. In order to help you capitalize on your opportunities at UCSB and beyond,...

Panhellenic Sorority Recruitment

Panhellenic Sorority Recruitment

Panhellenic Sorority membership is based in sisterhood, scholastic achievement, philanthropy, community service, and leadership. UCSB's Panhellenic Council...

Plans for the Future: UCSB Long Range Building Plans, 1944-1990

Plans for the Future: UCSB Long Range Building...

As UCSB grew from a small liberal arts college into a large Research One University, the plans for the campus buildings grew accordingly. This exhibition...

ISAB Sunset & Snacks at Sands

ISAB Sunset & Snacks at Sands

6:30pm

Join members of the International Student Advisory Board to experience one of the best features of UCSB: the beach! This is a casual social event for...

Into the Night Drag Show

Into the Night Drag Show

7:30pm

Come join the Resource Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity’s kickoff event of the year, Into the Night Drag Show! We’ll be having stunning performers and...

Saturday, September 28

Culturally Based Fraternity and Sorority Recruitment

Culturally Based Fraternity and Sorority...

Through a variety of philanthropic and social activities, UCSB USFC inspires its members to adopt important values such as leadership, empathy and ambition,...

Panhellenic Sorority Recruitment

Panhellenic Sorority Recruitment

Panhellenic Sorority membership is based in sisterhood, scholastic achievement, philanthropy, community service, and leadership. UCSB's Panhellenic Council...

ISAB Picnic Day

ISAB Picnic Day

2pm

Join members of the International Student Advisory Board for fun group games and treats on the Lagoon Lawn. Dodge ball? Capture the Flag? Sharks in the...

Sunday, September 29

Culturally Based Fraternity and Sorority Recruitment

Culturally Based Fraternity and Sorority...

Through a variety of philanthropic and social activities, UCSB USFC inspires its members to adopt important values such as leadership, empathy and ambition,...

Panhellenic Sorority Recruitment

Panhellenic Sorority Recruitment

Panhellenic Sorority membership is based in sisterhood, scholastic achievement, philanthropy, community service, and leadership. UCSB's Panhellenic Council...

Tuesday, October 1

Disciplinary Knowledge: How to Teach Students Knowledge-Making in Your Discipline

Disciplinary Knowledge: How to Teach Students...

3pm

In university courses, learning is always situated within one or more disciplines. This workshop invites you to view your own discipline in ways that help...

Special Effects: Mad Max: Fury Road

Special Effects: Mad Max: Fury Road

7pm

The Carsey-Wolf Center is delighted to kick off its Special Effects series with George Miller’s Mad Max: Fury Road (2015). Winner of major awards for art...

Wednesday, October 2

URCA Grant Workshop

URCA Grant Workshop

11am

Want to get funded to do your own research? Come to one of our workshops to learn everything you'll need to submit your URCA Grant and have it approved for...

Thursday, October 3

URCA Grant Workshop

URCA Grant Workshop

11am

Want to get funded to do your own research? Come to one of our workshops to learn everything you'll need to submit your URCA Grant and have it approved for...

ISAB Tea Party Social

ISAB Tea Party Social

4pm

Different cultures have their own signature teas. Come explore a cup with members of the International Student Advisory Board! Free tea, snacks, and...

Interdisciplinary Humanities Center Open House

Interdisciplinary Humanities Center Open House

4pm

You are invited to the IHC’s Open House on Thursday, October 3, from 4-6 pm. Cosponsored by the Interdisciplinary Humanities Center and the Division of...

Friday, October 4

Alumni Awards

Alumni Awards

6:30pm

Awards dinner honoring outstanding UCSB Alumni and their contributions.

Saturday, October 5

Special Effects: The Wizard of Oz

Special Effects: The Wizard of Oz

2pm

When a tornado rips through Kansas, Dorothy (Judy Garland), her house, and her dog Toto are whisked to the magical land of Oz. At the advice of a chorus of...

Monday, October 7

Masculinity in America speaker series: Thomas Paige McBee

Masculinity in America speaker series: Thomas...

1:30pm

Author, journalist, and television writer Thomas Paige McBee will give a talk - "Am I A Real Man?" - on his experiences going on testosterone, and training...

Tuesday, October 8

Learning Knowledge: Thinking About Learning and Strategies That Foster Metacognition

Learning Knowledge: Thinking About Learning and...

3pm

Thinking about learning can be transformative for instructor and learner alike. In this workshop, we will focus on two powerful metacognitive frameworks that...

Wednesday, October 9

URCA Grant Workshop

URCA Grant Workshop

11am

Want to get funded to do your own research? Come to one of our workshops to learn everything you'll need to submit your URCA Grant and have it approved for...

Thursday, October 10

URCA Grant Workshop

URCA Grant Workshop

11am

Want to get funded to do your own research? Come to one of our workshops to learn everything you'll need to submit your URCA Grant and have it approved for...

CRITICAL MASS INAUGURAL LECTURE: PLASTIC’S TIPPING POINT FT. ROLAND GEYER

CRITICAL MASS INAUGURAL LECTURE:...

4pm

Plastic production, use, and pollution have been growing steadily for decades, without much public comment or concern. But suddenly, and very recently, there...

Critical Mass Inaugural Lecture: Plastic's Tipping Point ft. Roland Geyer

Critical Mass Inaugural Lecture: Plastic's...

4pm

Plastic production, use, and pollution have been growing steadily for decades, without much public comment or concern. But suddenly, and very recently, there...

Friday, October 11

Understanding Chinese International Students' Mobilities, Literacies, and Identities

Understanding Chinese International Students'...

10am

In this workshop, authors Steven Fraiberg and Xiqiao Wang will share insights from their study of Chinese international students’ literacy practices across...

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