Miscellaneous Information

Program Dates & Location

July 13 - 24, 2020
University of California, Santa Barbara
Elings Hall

Getting Here

By Air
Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA): For greatest convenience, we recommend making reservations with Santa Barbara as your final destination. The UCSB campus is a five-minute drive from the airport. Visit the Santa Barbara Airport Website for further information.

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX): Connect to UCSB via the Santa Barbara Airbus shuttle (visit their website for schedules and reservations). Get off at the Goleta stop and call your residence hall for a complimentary shuttle to campus.

By Train
Amtrak terminals are located in Santa Barbara (12–15 miles from UCSB) and Goleta (3 miles from UCSB). However, travelers will need to arrange their own taxi or other transportation to the UCSB campus; we do NOT provide shuttle service to or from the train stations.

By Car
UCSB is easily accessible from highway US-101. (Note when using maps websites, there is no proper street address for UCSB; you can get directions by entering zip code 93106.)

From the South: Take US-101 northbound to the Airport/UCSB/Hwy 217 exit (approximately 8 miles north of downtown Santa Barbara). This expressway will take you directly into UCSB Henley Gate (East Gate).

From the North: Take US-101 Southbound to the Storke/Glen Annie Road exit. Turn right on Storke Road. Proceed 2 miles to El Colegio Road. Turn left on El Colegio Road, proceed about one mile, and enter the UCSB campus West Gate.

Housing and Meals
Participants will be staying in the Manzanita Village Residence Hall (https://www.housing.ucsb.edu/residences/manzanita-village)

A meal card will be provided at check-in. Breakfast and dinner will be available in the Dining Commons July 13 through July 24. Weekday lunches will be provided at the meeting location. Additional information including dining hall hours will be provided to participants at a later date.

Check-in Information
Participants may check-in to Manzanita Village beginning Sunday, July 12, 2020 at 12:00 pm. Check-out is no later than Saturday, July 25, 2020 at 12:00 pm.

Dining Services
See Housting and Meals

A complete laundry facility is located in each of our residence halls. There are no soap dispensers, so please bring your own detergent. A credit card is required to use the machines. Only major credit cards are accepted

UC Santa Barbara participates in EDUROAM which is available in residential, academic, and administrative buildings throughout the campus. For a full list of the participating U.S. institutions, visit https://www.eduroam.us/

Guests who do not have access to EDUROAM may select “UCSB Wireless Web” from the network options and select “Guest Registration” under the credential login. Once registered, they will receive an SMS/text message with a username and password, which is enabled for a seven-day connection.

Room Keys
Room keys will be issued upon check-in. There is an additional charge of $50 for any lost or unreturned interior key, and a $10 charge for any lost or unreturned exterior key.

You must have a valid UCSB parking permit in your vehicle at all times while parked on campus. If you are driving to campus and registered to stay in the Residence Hall, you may obtain a complimentary permit for the duration of your stay which will be valid in designated lots. Your confirmation will contain a web link to a temporary 60 minute parking permit which you can print and use to check-in and unload upon arrival.

All other visitors driving to campus will be required to purchase a daily permit ($8.00 for an entire day or $4.00 during the evening Monday – Friday and $4.00 per day on the weekends).

Shuttle to UCSB from SB Airport or SB Airbus
Airport/Airbus Shuttles to UCSB: For conference guests staying in UCSB housing, FREE shuttle service is available daily from 7:00 am - 10:00 pm on arrival and departure days to and from Santa Barbara Airport and the Santa Barbara Airbus Goleta stop. You must indicate in your registration packet that you will need shuttle service. Upon arrival at the SB Airport or SB Airbus station, you must phone the Front Desk (805) 893-6161 and a Guest Services Representative will assist you. Pick-ups take approximately 10-15 minutes. Return shuttles may be scheduled with a Guest Services Representative at the Front Desk. More information will be provided in your confirmation.

The school is scheduled to begin at 8:40am with a welcome by the organizers, and the first lecture is scheduled for 9am.
Typically there will be two lectures in the morning, 9:00am-12.30 pm with a coffee break 10.30-11 am, and one after-lunch lecture, panel discussion, or poster session at 2:00pm-3:30pm. Some additional seminars and discussions will also be held, with a final schedule posted on the website as soon as it's available.

All students are strongly encouraged to present a poster at the school. Details about the posters will be contained in the admission letter you receive. Location for discussions and poster sessions are forthcoming.

Copies of lectures notes will be available during the School. Soon after end of the School, these will also be available on the website. All talks will be videotaped and will be available online.

Students will have access to the UCSB Library during Summer Public Hours. Check out privileges will not be available. https://www.library.ucsb.edu/

Mail delivery services are not available during this school. In the event of an emergency, please contact the on-site UCSB Coordinator to make exceptional arrangements.
The University of California, Santa Barbara, NSF, and DOE do not provide health or accident insurance for the lecturers and participants of the Quantum Science Summer school; this is your individual responsibility.
  • Smoking
    UCSB is a non-smoking campus which includes all UCSB managed property (all UCSB facilities, owned or leased, both indoor and outdoor).
    • All forms of smoking, tobacco use, and unregulated nicotine products are prohibited including but not limited to:
      • cigarettes, cigars (commercially or self-rolled)
      • pipes, hookahs, water pipes
      • electronic devices that deliver nicotine or other vaporized liquids
      • smokeless tobacco (e.g., snuff, snus, chew)
    • Tobacco use including smoking, chewing, dipping, electronic smoking devices, or any other use of tobacco products.
    • Smoke or Smoking: The act of inhaling, exhaling, burning, or carrying of any lighted or heated plant product intended for inhalation, whether natural or synthetic, including tobacco and marijuana. This includes the use of any electronic smoking device that creates an aerosol or a vapor in any manner or in any form or the use of any oral smoking device for the purpose of circumventing the prohibition of smoking.