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Welcome to the College of Creative Studies

A Graduate School for Undergraduates

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

Recent News

January 11, 2018

The College of Creative Studies has long adhered to the belief that no research or creative activity is complete until communicated.

December 11, 2017

CCS will celebrate the unveiling of the new logo this afternoon (Monday Dec 11) with a reception starting at 230 PM in the CCS Gallery. Designer Jon Ritt will be here for the unveiling.


January 23, 2018 7:00pm
UCSB’S College of Creative Studies will be holding AUDITIONS for their original MADE-FOR-TELEVISION-MUSICAL
January 29, 2018 5:00pm
Marvin Mudrick was a prominent and controversial literary critic who founded the College of Creative Studies (CCS) in 1967.