Academic Policies and Regulations are established by the Academic Senate and implemented by the College of Letters and Science. Use the links below to access detailed descriptions of the policies and regulations that undergraduates ask about most frequently.
See the Degree Requirements page under Program Planning for information on the requirements for completing a degree.
Another invaluable resource for understanding the structure of the Letters and Science degree is the annual LASAR (Letters and Science Academic Requirements) publication, distributed at Orientation to all students and available here as a PDF:
- LASAR (2018-19): Also available on your smart phone or table via UCSB Guides.
- LASAR (2017-18): Also available on your smart phone or tablet via Guidebook.
- LASAR (2016-17): Also available on your smart phone or tablet via Guidebook.
- LASAR (2015-16)
- LASAR (2014-15)
- LASAR (2013-14)
- LASAR (2012-13)
- LASAR (2011-12)
- LASAR (2010-11)
General Grades & GPA Information
See the Registrar page on Incomplete Grades for information on this petition.
See the Registrar for information on Scheduling Classes, including important deadlines and policies having to do with course enrollment.
Unit / Credit Policies
See below for links to the related policies:
See the Repeating Courses page for details and policies on repeating previously taken coursework.
See the Transfer Coursework page for details.