Student Handbook

Graduate Handbook

With the interactive version, use the mouse you can move the page around, zoom in/out, select different pages. Point to the top or lower right hand corner to turn the page. Plus, on top there is a down arrow for a download function.

Questions about the Graduate Handbook

The Graduate Handbook is updated each year. Student’s should refer to the year that they began the program, for policies and procedures. Please notify the Graduate Program Assistant (, if any information is unclear or missing. It is each student’s responsibility to confirm the deadlines, requirements, and paperwork that apply to his/her degree program at each step in the graduate school process.

This handbook is for graduate students already enrolled in the Geography program at UCSB. It describes just about everything you’ll need to know. For more general graduate information and to view the “Graduate Division Student Handbook,” please visit the Graduate Division website.