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30 Reasons to Celebrate UCSB

We know there are a million reasons to celebrate UCSB but since we're partial to lists, we've shared 30 of our favorite picks. Enjoy our list below and find your reason to celebrate!

    • #30We Celebrate YOU!  It is thanks to your support, belief, and love of this campus that UCSB continues to thrive and excel year after year. Give NowUCSB would not be the same without you.
  • #29We Celebrate being such a fantastic UC. At the end of the day, we know there is no place like UCSB.
  • #28We Celebrate being the #8 national public university! Read More#8 is Great!.
  • #27We Celebrate our love of the ocean. Read MoreIf Gauchos could hug the ocean that's exactly what they would do.
  • #26We Celebrate making happy couples.Before there was swiping right, there was meeting your sweetheart on campus.
  • #25We Celebrate our Gaucho Families. Read MoreThere is a seat at our table for everyone.
  • #24We Celebrate being dispersed all over the world.Homebodies? Hardly!  DId you know the UCSB Education Abroad Program was the first in the UC system?
  • #23We Celebrate first generation students. Read MoreOur first generation students are crushing the college scene.
  • #22We Celebrate our sense of adventure.Adventure: It's what we do best.
  • #21We Celebrate showing people the world. Read MoreBecause #wanderlust is a real thing.
  • #20We Celebrate being super green.If loving nature is wrong we don't want to be right.
  • #19We Celebrate raising future leaders. Read MoreBecause you are never to young to Ole.
  • #18We Celebrate Creativity. Read More50 years of unconventional and we are just getting started.
  • #17We Celebrate National Philanthropy Day. Read MoreBecause Gauchos see the field as just another place for victory.
  • #16We Celebrate teamwork on and off the field. Read MoreBecause Gauchos see the field as just another place for victory.
  • #15We Celebrate education and experience. Read MoreWhen we say we're a research university, we mean it.  Over 50% of our undergrads are engaged in research projects.
  • #14We Celebrate our happy students.We'reso happy we need a bigger smile emoji.
  • #13We Celebrate taking biking seriously.The 405 has nothing on a bike path between classes.
  • #12We Celebrate our veterans. Read MoreThank you to our Gauchos who have served and protected.
  • #11We Celebrate making our voices heard.When Gauchos believe in something, they speak up.
  • #10We Celebrate providing students the skills for success. Read MoreWe can't answer all of life's questions but we can provide you with some helpful skills.
  • #9We Celebrate learning 24hrs a day. Read MoreYou aren't a Gaucho unless you know what 2am at the librbary feels like
  • #8 We Celebrate friendships for a lifetime. Where you find your #bestie.
  • #7 We Celebrate the little things. The world moves fast but we always remember to put
  • #6 We Celebrate taking time to surf. What's weather, give us the surf report.
  • #5We Celebrate making the world better than we found it. Read MoreRemember when we were told to leave a place a little better than we found it?  Well, Gauchos decided that
  • #4We Celebrate our diverse community. Read MoreNo matter where we're from or which languages we speak, we've all embraced the Gaucho Spirit.
  • #3We Celebrate creating a sense of Legacy. Read MoreOur photo album is overflowing with generations of Gaucho pride.
  • #2We Celebrate the best treat of all: UCSB. UCSB: Best. Treat. Ever.
  • #1We Celebrate getting the job done. Read MoreUCSB conferred over 5000 degrees last year.