UCSB Resources and Links

Academic Advising (College)

College of Letters & Science Academic Advising

College of Engineering Academic Advising

College of Creative Studies Academic Advising

Academic Advising for Transfer Students


Educational & Professional Development

Career Services

Campus Learning Assistance Services (CLAS)

  • Drop-in tutorials in math, science, economics, writing and foreign language
  • Math, Science, Economics tutorial groups
  • Study skills workshops and coaching
  • Writing workshops
  • http://clas.sa.ucsb.edu/

Summer Sessions

UCSB Library

  • Study space, group study rooms, Late Night Study for UCSB students (10pm-8am)
  • Course reserves
  • Research support, instructional services
  • http://www.library.ucsb.edu/

Undergraduate Research

  • Find out how to get started with research
  • Learn about available research opportunities
  • Find funding for your research
  • Network with people all over campus in various research fields
  • https://undergrad.research.ucsb.edu



Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships

Money Matters PDF

AS Food Bank

Basic Needs Resources

  • List of food security and other basic needs resources on campus and the Isla Vista community
  • http://food.ucsb.edu/

Health & Well-Being

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

  • Coping with college-life stress, also FREE EGG chair and Massage chair
  • Individual and group counseling
  • Test Anxiety Program
  • To set up appointment visit CAPS or call 805-893-4411 for first-time appointment
  • http://caps.sa.ucsb.edu/caps-home

Student Health Services (SHS)

  • Nurse advisor and health counselors for all students
  • Same day appointments usually available and pharmacy
  • General Medicine, Psychiatry, Physical Therapy, Eye Care, Dental Care
  • Massage, Meditation, Nutrition, Stress Management
  • http://studenthealth.sa.ucsb.edu/

Alcohol and Drug Program (ADP)

  • Education and Prevention Programs
  • Confidential Counseling and Treatment
  • Recovery Support
  • Learn how to help a friend
  • https://alcohol.sa.ucsb.edu/

Disabled Student Program (DSP)

Health and Wellness

Department of Recreation

  • Numerous facilities that suit your interests
  • Wellness and fitness classes
  • Intramural sports and clubs
  • Adventure Programs 
  • https://recreation.sa.ucsb.edu/


Social, Cultural, & More

Associated Students (AS)

  • Offer FREE concerts and shows
  • Community Affairs Board (CAB) – Volunteer Opportunities
  • Student involvement in Student Government and Leadership
  • http://www.as.ucsb.edu/

DREAM Scholars/Undocumented Student Services

  • Provides programming detailing resources and information for undocumented students
  • Offers general counseling (walk-in or appointments), support groups, and legal services
  • Borrow books from the Dream Lending Library
  • Oversees the Dream Scholars Faculty Mentorship program
  • http://www.sa.ucsb.edu/dreamscholars/

Educational Opportunity Program (EOP)

  • Focus on low-income and first generation undergraduates, but see anyone!
  • Peer Advisor Program, cultural programming, support services
  • Get help clarifying academic, career, financial, and personal concerns
  • Contact: 805-893-4758 or EOP@sa.ucsb.edu
  • http://eop.sa.ucsb.edu//

Guardian Scholars Program

  • Provides academic and personal support for students who were in the foster care system
  • Services include academic support, enrichment services, student advocacy, career guidance, peer networking, housing assistance and financial aid advising.
  • http://www.sa.ucsb.edu/guardianscholars/

Housing and Residential Services

MultiCultural Center

  • Safe space for students of color, LGBTQ, and international students
  • Hosts several events throughout the academic year
  • http://mcc.sa.ucsb.edu/

Office of Student Life (OSL)

  • Campus organizations, Greek Life, and leadership development
  • Assistance in emergency situations, problem solving, intellectual and personal development
  • http://osl.sa.ucsb.edu/

Veterans and Military Services

Women, Gender and Sexual Equity

  • CARE (Campus Advocacy, Resources & Education) - Provide confidential advice and support to individuals impacted by interpersonal violence
  • RGSGD (Resource Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity) - safe, supportive, and welcoming environment/resources for LGBTQIA members
  • Non-Traditional Student Services - for students ages 25+, students with dependents, or re-entering students. The center offers child care grant, priority registration, and lockers!
  • Women's Center - host events/training/workshops; advocate and promote research on diverse gender related topics

UCSB Bookstore

Transportation and Parking Services