UC Santa Barbara
UC Santa Barbara

SIMS Scholars Program

The Summer Institute in Mathematics and Science (SIMS) is a 3-week academic preparation and research training program for incoming first-year students intending to enroll at UCSB directly from high school in the Fall 2022. Week 1 will be virtual, and Weeks 2-3 will be in person, in accordance with local COVID-19 guidelines.

SIMS includes academic skills development, early undergraduate research, mentoring, community building, career awareness, personal and professional development that prepare first-year students to be competitive for subsequent academic and training opportunities, leading toward advanced degree programs or directly into the workforce.