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"CCS is a great program for any aspiring mathematician. The flexible teaching style of the professors here allows you to learn anyting that tickles your fancy. Furthermore, the benefits of being in CCS will allow you to excel in your academics and still have a social life." Kevin Lui
CCS Mathematics Student
 " CCS Math is an excellent program. You learn a bunch and your are always challenged. The faculty is really great and the teachers can always help you out. If you are proficient in mathematics and you want to have a great time at UCSB, CCS math is the way to go." Derek Hollowood CCS Mathematics Student


The best way to find out if CCS is the right program for your is to come and visit us.

You can sit in on any of our lectures, visit Pendola House (the CCS residence hall), talk to students and faculty, visit the Library, and visit the Math Department. In addition, you will have a chance to see the UCSB campus, student life in Isla Vista and surrounding areas, and the beautiful town of Santa Barbara.

This year we have an open house on the following dates: Feb. 25, March 4, March 11, April 8, April 15 and April 22.

Here is the plan of activities for the day:

9:30am - 10:30 am: Meeting with Prof. Bueno Cachadina at South Hall 6717 (see below for instructions on how to find this building).
10:30 am - 12:00 pm:  Visit dorm and library.
12:00pm- 1:15 pm: Applied Linear Algebra class.
1:15 pm- 2:00 pm: Lunch with students  (bring $12 cash).
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm: UCSB tour (need to register, see below)
3:30 pm: Final meeting with Prof. Bueno Cachadina to close the day.

Here is a map of the UCSB campus and here are instructions on where to park.

Our CCS tour does not include a campus tour. If you would like to participate in one, please, register before coming to ensure a spot. Tours are offered Monday through Friday at 10:00-12:30 pm and 2-2:30 pm.

If you would like to visit the dining commons and have lunch with our students, please, bring $12 cash.

To schedule a visit, please, send an email to

    Maribel Bueno:
      (Note: Please replace -A.T- with @ in the email address above.)

We also invite you to watch the following Youtube  video in which one of our former students talks about his experience in CCS  on his graduation day.

Here is also a photo-album that we started in 2015.