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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

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.

January 30, 2018

The College of Creative Studies Gallery at the University of California Santa Barbara is pleased to present the exhibition “The Future Can Only Be Told in Reverse”, opening February 14, 2018


March 02, 2018 5:00pm
City of Gold is a documentary portrait that takes us into Jonathan Gold’s universe to tell the improbable story of a revolution inspired by the pen, but driven by the palate.
March 06, 2018 7:30pm

CCS Writing and Literature faculty member Teddy Macker will be reading his poetry at the Santa Barbara Public Library. The event will also feature readings from Peg Quinn and Alison Bailey.