BARC

General Information for Students

E-Check Payments

Acceptable Forms of Payment

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SANTA BARBARA
P.O. BOX 743262

LOS ANGELES, CA 90074-3262

  • Credit Cards
    • UCSB accepts the following Credit Cards:  VISA, MasterCard, American Express & Discover.
    • All credit card payments are subject to a 2.75% convenience fee charged by our credit card processor. That fee will appear on your Credit Card activity as a separate charge.
  • Domestic and International Wire Transfers
    • Domestic Wire Transfer

      NOTE Wire Transfers can take up to 10 working days to settle. Please consider
      using our E-Check option. (E-Check Instructions)

      The following is the information necessary to process a Domestic Wire Transfer.

      • Bank: Bank of America
        Global Client Services Concord
        Concord, California 94520
      • Routing #: 0260-0959-3
      • Account #: 07805-00030
      • Reference #: Specify Account Name and PERM Number.
      • Bank Fees: Request your bank to have all fees & bank-to-bank charges paid prior to sending wire.
      • Contact: If you would like your wire payment applied in a timely manner, please provide the information regarding your transactions by clicking here Student Incoming Wire Notification Form

      International Wire Transfer

      The following is the information necessary to process an International Wire Transfer.

      • Bank: Bank of America, New York
        Swift Code BOFAUS3N
        Global Client Services Concord
        Concord, California 94520
      • Payee: Regents UC Santa Barbara
      • Account#: 07805-00030
      • Ref#: Specify Account Name and PERM Number.
      • Bank Fees: Request your bank to have all fees & bank-to-bank charges paid prior to sending wire.
      • Contact: If you would like your wire payment applied in a timely manner, please provide the information regarding your transactions by clicking here Student Incoming Wire Notification Form
  • 529 College Savings Plans
    • When requesting payment from a 529 College Savings Plan, we recommend that you provide the following payment instructions to your 529 College Savings Plan custodian (e.g., Fidelity, Schwab, etc):
      • Check must be made payable to: UC REGENTS (Paper Checks Only - UCSB does not accept electronic (ACH) transactions initiated by any 3rd party payers):
      • Information to be included with check:
        • Student Name
        • Student PERM Number
    • To avoid a $50 late payment fee and protect class space, your statement balance must be received by 4:00 PM on the Quarterly Fee Payment Deadline. Please contact our office should you have additional questions regarding payment of student billing account from your 529 College Savings Plan.
    • FEDEX, UPS or DHL, use the address of our physical location below:
    • The use of US Postal Service overnight services may result in delivery delays.

CASHIERS OFFICE
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SANTA BARBARA
1212 SAASB
SANTA BARBARA, CA 93106-2003

  • Cash
    • Please do not mail cash payments to UCSB
    • Cash Payments can be made in person in the Cashier's Office located in room 1212 of the SAASB Building.
    • Use the search function on the interactive Campus Map to find the BARC/Cashier's Office.

Payment Mailing Address

All payments should be mailed to:

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SANTA BARBARA
P.O. BOX 743262
LOS ANGELES, CA  90074-3262

Overnight Courier Mailing Address

If you need to send a payment by overnight courier, such as FEDEX, UPS or DHL, use the address of our physical location below:

The use of US Postal Service overnight services may result in delivery delays.

CASHIERS OFFICE
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SANTA BARBARA
1212 SAASB
SANTA BARBARA, CA 93106-2003

Sending Payment Plan Agreement Forms or Correspondence

All Payment Plan Agreement Forms and Correspondence should be sent to our physical location.

Address changes must be completed using GOLD; do not send with payment or write on the statement coupon.

CASHIERS OFFICE
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SANTA BARBARA
1212 SAASB
SANTA BARBARA, CA 93106-2003

529 College Savings Plans

When requesting payment from a 529 College Savings Plan, we recommend that you provide the following payment instructions to your 529 College Savings Plan custodian (e.g., Fidelity, Schwab, etc):

  • Check must be made payable to: UC REGENTS
  • Information to be included with check:
    • Student Name
    • Student PERM Number
  • Mail check to (Paper Checks Only - UCSB does not accept electronic (ACH) transactions initiated by any 3rd party payers):

CASHIERS OFFICE
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SANTA BARBARA
1212 SAASB
SANTA BARBARA, CA 93106-2003

To avoid a $50 late payment fee and protect class space, your statement balance must be received by 4:00 PM on the Quarterly Fee Payment Deadline. Please contact our office should you have additional questions regarding payment of student billing account from your 529 College Savings Plan.

FEDEX, UPS or DHL, use the address of our physical location below:

The use of US Postal Service overnight services may result in delivery delays.

CASHIERS OFFICE
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SANTA BARBARA
1212 SAASB
SANTA BARBARA, CA 93106-2003

Domestic and International Wire Transfers

Domestic Wire Transfer

NOTE Wire Transfers can take up to 10 working days to settle. Please consider
using our E-Check option. (E-Check Instructions)

The following is the information necessary to process a Domestic Wire Transfer.

  • Bank: Bank of America
    Global Client Services Concord
    Concord, California 94520
  • Routing #: 0260-0959-3
  • Account #: 07805-00030
  • Reference #: Specify Account Name and PERM Number.
  • Bank Fees: Request your bank to have all fees & bank-to-bank charges paid prior to sending wire.
  • Contact: If you would like your wire payment applied in a timely manner, please provide the information regarding your transactions by filling out the Student Incoming Wire Notification Webform

International Wire Transfer

The following is the information necessary to process an International Wire Transfer.

  • Bank: Bank of America, New York
    Swift Code BOFAUS3N
    Global Client Services Concord
    Concord, California 94520
  • Payee: Regents of the University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Account#: 07805-00030
  • Ref#: Specify Account Name and PERM Number.
  • Bank Fees: Request your bank to have all fees & bank-to-bank charges paid prior to sending wire.
  • Contact: If you would like your wire payment applied in a timely manner, please provide the information regarding your transactions by filling out the Student Incoming Wire Notification Webform

Information About Your Student Account

You are responsible for the payment of any outstanding balance. By enrolling or having enrolled as a student at the University of California, Santa Barbara, you agree to abide by University policies as described herein as well as in the current or applicable catalogs, brochures, and schedules. You are responsible for notifying the Registrar’s Office of any change in address, or accessing your account online via GOLD (Gaucho Online Data).

How to Contact us

If you have general questions regarding your student account, you may contact us by phone: (805) 893-3756, fax: (805) 893-8063, or by email at barc.info@bfs.ucsb.edu If you have a specific question about any individual charge included on your BARC account you need to contact the department who initiated that charge. Some frequently contacted departments are listed below. For a complete list of departments please refer to the general UCSB Website at http://www.ucsb.edu

  • Questions regarding your enrollment status and/or classes as well as class change fees and/or withdrawal fees should be directed to:
    Registrar’s Office: (805) 893-3592
    Graduate Division: (805) 893-2277
    Summer Sessions: (805) 893-2315
  • Questions regarding your financial aid should be directed to:
    Financial Aid Office: (805) 893-2432
    Graduate Division: (805) 893-2277
  • Questions regarding specific charges should be directed to:
    Housing Department: (805) 893-5513
    Telephone/TV charges: (805) 893-4002
    Student Health charges: (805) 893-2595
    Health Insurance: (805) 893-2592
    Summer Sessions: (805) 893-2315
    Parking: (805) 893-7275

Security Interest in Student Records

A student may not receive any diploma, certificate, or transcript until all accounts, current or otherwise, have been settled according to University policies. UCSB will retain such documents as security for such obligations until they are satisfied.

Financial Aid Disbursements

Aid disbursements are credited to BARC on a weekly basis. No grants, loans, or scholarships will credit to a student BARC account unless the student is enrolled in sufficient units (6 units for undergraduate students and 4 units for grad students). Students can monitor the Financial Aid Office’s progress in disbursing their aid by accessing the Financial Aid Office’s web site at http://www.finaid.ucsb.edu.

Refund Schedule

Click here to view the most current refund schedule. 

Alternative Loans

Students will be sent a notification to their UMAIL account at the time that the University receives Alternative Loan Program checks. Loan checks made payable to UC Regents or University of California will be deposited to student BARC accounts. Loan checks made payable in the name of the student must be picked up from the BARC office.

Scholarship Checks

If our office receives a Scholarship check with express instructions for delivery to the Student, you will be sent a notification to your UMAIL account. Scholarship checks made payable in the name of the student must be picked up from the BARC office during normal business hours (Monday – Friday 9:00 AM to Noon and 1 PM to 4:00 PM).

Graduate Student Aid

Fellowship and fee remission credits received on time from departments will post to BARC accounts by the fee payment deadline. If you have questions, please consult your home or employing department. Any outstanding balances not covered by fellowships or fee remission must be paid by the fee payment deadline.

Graduate students receiving Fellowship/Stipends outside their BARC account will be sent notification to their UMAIL account with instructions regarding picking up their check or direct deposit settlement information. Information regarding current and prior Fellowship disbursements can be found by selecting “Fellowships” tab at https://mybarc.ucsb.edu.

Payment Plans

Students can defer certain current fees and charges by entering into a Payment Plan with the BARC office. The BARC office currently offers two  types of Payment Plans.  Click on the following link for more information on Payment Plans: Payment Plans