Congratulations on your admission to the Bren School! We think you have what it takes to succeed as a MESM student: tenacity, resourcefulness, analytical skills, and solid academic training. We're confident you'd make an excellent addition to our community, and we want to help you discover what a MESM degree from the Bren School can do for your professional career. 
You might be wondering what you should be doing now that you're admitted. Please take a look at 4 important next steps listed below:
1. Register for Admitted Student's Day ! We are excited to welcome you to the Bren School on Friday, April 5, from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. for Admitted Students Day!
For a comprehensive event agenda, click here To help you make the trip, we're offering travel reimbursements! (Up to $400 for out-of-state travel and up to $100 for travel within California). Please save your travel receipts. We'll provide you with an addressed,stamped envelope with your reimbursement form on the day of the event.
All of the important information you need to know is listed on this page, including events and deadlines, housing options, tips for visiting Santa Barbara, financial information, and more! This should be the first place you look to answer any questions you may have. Please bookmark it for future reference!
3. Check out your housing options. MESM students have many housing options to meet their needs, both on- and off-campus. UCSB's Community Housing Office (CHO) provides rental housing information, including off-campus rental listings, dispute resolution services, educational workshops, and move-in and move-out videotaping. 
Graduate students who are U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens can apply for federal financial aid by submitting the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online. Direct Loans, Grad PLUS Loans, and work-study are available through this process. For more information refer to the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships.  
Show us how you're #BrenBound

We look forward to meeting you and welcoming you to the Bren School community! Celebrate your acceptance into the UCSB Bren School MESM program by posting with the hashtag #BrenBound -- and feel free to share one of our #BrenBound Instagram pics to tell your friends and family that you're headed to beautiful Santa Barbara!
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