International Students

Welcome to the College of Letters & Science!

There are three academic advisors in the College of Letters & Science who specifically help support our F-1 Visa & EAP Reciprocity student populations: Paula Bautista, Tanya Higuera, and Willie Roman.

Please visit for instructions on how to contact our office during this time or to meet with an advisor as soon as possible.  To reach the international advisors via email please send your message to  International advisors are available on a drop-in basis every Friday from 9:00-11:30 a.m. Pacific Time-- please go to: to meet with an international advisor. Please be sure to identify yourself as an international student.

For any F-1 Visa related questions please contact Office of International Students and Scholars.  

Note: the content of these pages is designed for students who have been formally admitted to UCSB or are participating in the EAP Reciprocal exchange program.

International students registered in courses through UCSB Extension only (and who have never been admitted to UCSB) should contact the Extension office regarding any questions.