Fall 2020 Restart Guide

Fall 2020 Restart Guide (picture of clarinet player)

Welcome to the Fall 2020 quarter at UCSB! All Music Department activity for the fall quarter will follow an online-only format.

Below, you’ll find important information and online resources related to the fall quarter and online instruction. This hub will be updated regularly, so be sure to check back for the latest information.

Details about the Fall 2020 Quarter

Fall Quarter FAQ

Find key dates for the Fall quarter, information for international students, and answers to common questions here. Check back regularly for the latest information as it becomes available. Click here >>

Messages to Campus

University officials are providing important updates and information to students, faculty and staff regarding campus operations during the global COVID-19 pandemic.


Student Resources

The following includes updates and resources most pertinent to students of UCSB Music Department.

Fall 2020 Course Schedule

The University Registrar has issued an updated schedule of classes for the fall 2020 quarter with details on delivery methods.

Campus Life and Operations

As the University navigates the constraints the COVID-19 pandemic places on campus life and operations, undergraduate and graduate students alike face numerous challenges. We’re here to help.

Music Academic Advising

Graduate Students

Contact Carly Yartz at cyartz@music.ucsb.edu.

For Music Student resources and guides, see this page>>

Undergraduate Students

Contact Heidi Dinnogen at hdinnogen@music.ucsb.edu or schedule a Zoom appointment. All questions are welcome.

For the most up-to-date information about Fall quarter pre-instruction activities, including the Music Theory placement exam, auditions and other announcements. Go to this page>>

For Music student resources and guides, see this page>>

For general campus resources, see this page>>

Recitals and Juries

The UCSB Music Department of Music has published guidelines for conducting recitals and juries during remote instruction. Areas are required to facilitate a recital or an agreed-upon substitute.


Faculty & Staff Resources

The following includes updates and resources most pertinent to UCSB Music Department faculty and staff.

Online Teaching Resources

Remote Work and Instruction Resources for HFA Staff and Faculty

Resources for Working Remotely

For those currently working remotely or planning to do so in the future, UC Santa Barbara Information Technology has put together a list of resources.


This website provides updates on the status of UC Santa Barbara research support operations.

Music Department Facilities

Read the latest guidelines and safety protocol for faculty and staff who need to visit campus or access Music Department facilities for their work.


University Resources

Here is where you can find more information and resources from the university:

This hub will connect you with a variety of resources, including a calendar of virtual events, academic FAQs, and health and wellness tools.

Up-to-date information and UCSB operations protocol for the Fall 2020 quarter will be available here>>.

UCSB Covid-19 Resource Center: All updated UCSB information about COVID-19 will be available here>>.

Health & Wellbeing


This webpage will be updated as more information becomes available. Please check back regularly.