UCSB Early Childhood Care & Education Services


 Our centers are currently closed until further notice due to COVID-19

We are still accepting waiting list applications and if you are interested in placing your child's name on our waiting list, please complete the Waiting list Application

Please remit applicable fees to complete your waiting list application:

~ Staff/Faculty/Post Doc/Visiting Scholar/Community - $25 per child

~ UCSB Student $15 per child

~ No fee if applying for California Department of Education Financial Assistance (see below)

The waiting list fee is non-refundable.  Make check payable to UC Regents and mail to: 

Early Childhood Care & Education Services
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-1060

For families who are interested in receiving the California Department of Education (CDE) financial assistance, please complete the Tuition Assistance Request Form. In order to qualify for CDE financial assistance, you must meet two qualifications: 

1. Your family must have a need for care, meaning each parent is going to school, working or looking for work, etc.  

2. Meet a financial need according to the California Department of Education.