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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.

Recent News

March 15, 2018

Third-Year CCS Biologist Anshika Bagla explores the Gulf of California.

February 15, 2018

The CCS congratulates Komal Surani, 2nd year CCS Writing and Literature major for being selected as one of this the week's Poetry Super Highway featured poets.


April 28, 2018 5:00pm
Reunite with your CCS classmates and favorite faculty members for an evening of celebration at everyone’s favorite marine barracks building (the CCS building).
May 11, 2018 3:00pm

CCS Biology faculty and former Dean Bruce Tiffney will lead us on the Jo Little Memorial Campus Walk. Our campus is a garden, and Dr. Tiffney makes it come alive with his explanations.

This event is hosted by the UCSB Shoreliners