UC Santa Barbara is where brilliant minds meet each other, and where academic excellence and social engagement unite to spark creativity and discovery. Our scholars know that collaboration takes us farther than competition does.
UC Santa Barbara is communal and comprehensive. Donor-supported programs and opportunities help ensure all students have their basic needs met so they can excel. Student services provide the resources needed for students to thrive in all aspects of campus life.
From our 500 student organizations, to exhibits and visiting lecturers, to our talented student-athletes, UC Santa Barbara is culturally enriching and socially engaging. Full participants in campus life — athletics, clubs, programs, and more — UC Santa Barbara students are among the happiest in the nation.
UC Santa Barbara supporters are committed to fostering a sense of community on campus and beyond. We invite you to find your place at UC Santa Barbara!