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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 18, 2018

Hank Pitcher (CCS Art ’71) was one of the original 50 students when the College of Creative Studies (CCS) opened its doors in Fall 1967. He joined the CCS Art faculty upon his graduation in 1971 and has remained with the College ever since.

January 11, 2018

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


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.