COVID-19 Updates

Until further notice, we will be available via phone call and email only. Please email us at In the coming weeks, please expect to receive updates regarding the following matters:

  • Fall 2020 enrollment
  • Degree audit processing
  • Change of major processing
  • Chem 99/199 processing
  • DCB awards ceremony

Wishing you and yours well during this time


Lab Switch Form

You may complete a Lab Switch Form to switch lab sections with another enrolled student. Please note that both you and the person you are switching with will each need to complete a form. 


Enrollment and Waitlist Policies

Please click here to review the department's enrollment and waitlist policies. This includes information on how to crash a course. 


Useful Links


BS-Chemistry/MS-Materials Program

Program Brochure

Master of Science - Materials

Materials Student Manual


Gevirtz Graduate School

Science and Mathematics Education Minor

Petition to Add Minor


Scholarships & Awards

University Awards

UCSB Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships

College of Letters and Science - Awards, Scholarship & Opportunities


Tel: (805) 893-3295


Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
University of California Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9510