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Incoming Student Resources

Welcome, incoming Bren students! 

Incoming student guides can be found in the pages linked below. Please click on your program for helpful checklists, dates, and deadlines to assist you as you prepare for your start at the Bren School. As always, the Bren School Student Affairs & Admissions Team is here to help if you have any questions along the way (admissions@bren.ucsb.edu). 

Master of Environmental Science and Management (MESM)

Orientation: September 21-30, 2020; First day of instruction: October 1, 2020

PhD in Environmental Science and Management


Orientation: September 21-30, 2020; First day of instruction: October 1, 2020

Master of Environmental Data Science (MEDS)


Orientation: July 29-30, 2021; First day of instruction: August 2, 2021