BARC

Payment Processing

Acceptable Forms of Payment

UC Santa Barbara does not accept overpayments on student accounts. Please transfer only the amount due on your student account. Excessive overpayments made to UCSB may be returned to the person making the payment.

E-Check

Personal Checks, Cashier's Checks or Money Orders

  • All checks should be made payable to UC Regents.
  • Include your statement coupon with your payment.
  • Include your PERM Number or Billing Account Number on your check.
  • Mail your checks to:

UCSB CASHIER'S OFFICE
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SANTA BARBARA
1212 SAASB
SANTA BARBARA, CA 93106-2003

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 statement as a separate charge.

International Payment Options

International Payment via Flywire (PREFERRED METHOD)

UCSB accepts all international payments via Flywire.

It is a secure, streamlined payment process that makes it easy to pay from accounts in your home country. With Flywire, you can pay online from countries around the world, typically in your home currency.

Log in to MyBARC with your UCSBNetID and Password, view Gaucho E-Bill and from Payment Options, select International Payment via Flywire.

Click here to read more about making payments via Flywire.

International Wire Transfer (BY REQUEST)

UCSB's preferred payment method for receiving international payments is via Flywire (see above), which guarantees fast and accurate posting to your student billing account. If there is a reason why you cannot use Flywire and need to send payment via international wire transfer, please contact the UCSB Cashier's Office for wire instructions.

The office is open Monday - Friday from 9 AM to Noon and 1 PM to 4 PM.

Phone: (805) 893-2177
Email: cash.info@bfs.ucsb.edu
Location: The Billing and Cashier's Offices are located in the Student Affairs Administrative Services Building (SAASB) on the ground floor of the south wing.

Mailing Address:

UCSB Cashier's Office
1212 SAASB
University of California
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-2003

If you have sent a wire payment, to assist in applying credit to your student billing account in a timely manner please provide the information regarding your transaction by clicking here Student Incoming Wire Notification Form.

Domestic Wire Transfer

NOTE: Wire Transfers can take up to 10 working days to settle. Please consider
using our E-Check option or pay by Credit Card. (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

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.

UCSB CASHIER'S 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. 

Mailing Addresses

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.

UCSB CASHIER'S 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.

UCSB CASHIER'S OFFICE
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SANTA BARBARA
1212 SAASB
SANTA BARBARA, CA 93106-2003

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.