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Welcome to the College of Creative Studies

A place for radically curious and passionate students

A small college for self-directed students within a world class research university, providing a rigorous, accelerated program facilitating original undergraduate work.

2018 CCS Commencement 

Sunday, June 10 | 11:00 AM | Campbell Hall

Recent News

April 16, 2018

The Goldwater Scholarship Program recognizes students in their second or third year who have the potential to become leaders in research within their field.

April 10, 2018

Botanist and author Hope Jahren gives a free talk on campus about her bestselling memoir “Lab Girl,” the 2018 UCSB Reads selection

Events

April 23, 2018 6:30pm
Kirstin Chen’s new novel, Bury What We Cannot Take (Little A, March 2018), has been named a Most Anticipated Book by Electric Literature...
April 26, 2018 4:00pm
Join violinist Jennifer Koh in conversation on her work to promote diversity in the classical music industry using music to highlight stories that would not otherwise be told.