Mind & Body Health Resources

Student Wellbeing

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Counseling and Psychological Services

Caps Strives to Help Ensure That Students, as Well as the Larger Campus Community, Remain Healthy in Their Pursuit of Success. They Promote the Emotional Well-being of Students Through Individual and Group Psychotherapy, Crisis Intervention, and Stress Management Services.

UCSB Department of Health and Wellness

Promotes the Mental, Physical and Social Health of All Students by Enhancing Individual Skills and Positive Relationships With Families, Peers and the UCSB & Isla Vista Community. Works Within a Comprehensive Research-based Framework to Foster Healthy Campus Learning Environments That Nurture Optimal Student Development, Resilience and Well-being. Is Committed to Supporting a Diverse Campus Environment. All of Our Events Are Open to the Whole UCSB Student Body and We Encourage Everyone to Participate in Our Services.

UCSB Student Health

Student Health's Comprehensive Medical Services Include Medical and Psychiatric Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Dentists, Optometrists, Physical Therapists, and Social Work Services to Help With Stress Related to Food Availability.

Alcohol & Drug Programs

UCSB Alcohol & Drug Programs

The UCSB Alcohol and Drug Program offices at Embarcadero Hall are closed but counseling, education and support are available via telehealth. UCSB Student Health is open and services are available with COVID-19 safety strategies in place. Please visit Student Health website for more details  

Telehealth Counseling and supportive appointments are available either by phone or zoom. To receive general information or make an appointment, please contact us at (805) 893-5013 or email us at adp@sa.ucsb.edu. We are here to help you in whatever way we can.


Life of the Party

Life of the Party is a UCSB student-run organization that advocates for safe partying and hosts alternative events to ensure a safe and healthy community. Life of the Party actively encourages students to recognize the warning signs of drug or alcohol overdose and to take care of themselves, their friends and their community.

Life of the Party

Cultural Resources

EOP provides cultural programs that facilitate interaction and collaboration between students of all cultural/ethnic backgrounds, allowing them to gain an understanding of and appreciation for similarities and differences in each other and themselves. EOP Cultural Services helps to create an environment that celebrates and promotes the history, contributions, intellectual heritage, education and growth of our students.

UCSB MultiCultural Center

The MultiCultural Center was created out of student demands, along with the support of the larger campus community, for a safer and inclusive community space for students of color at UCSB. The center is a shared community space that provides platforms for critical dialogue and serves to uphold a safer, welcoming space that validates marginalized identities.
The MCC holds host guest speakers, workshop, panels, and variety of other events throughout the year. MCC

United Fraternity and Sorority Council

The United Fraternity and Sorority Council (USFC) is the governing body for cultural-based sororities and cultural-based fraternities. USFC chapters pride themselves on diversity, unity, and a commitment to academic achievement, political awareness, and service. USFC


  1. Chi Delta Theta Sorority Inc. 
  2. Lambda Sigma Gamma Sorority, Inc. 
  3. Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc. 
  4. Lambda Theta Nu Sorority, Inc. 
  5. Phi Lambda Rho Sorority, Inc. 
  6. Sigma Alpha Zeta Multicultural Sorority, Inc. 
  7. Sigma Kappa Chi Sorority Inc. 
  8. Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority, Inc. 
  9. Sigma Omega Nu Latina Interest Sorority, Inc.  

USFC Sororities


  1. Gamma Zeta Alpha Fraternity, Inc. 
  2. Phi Iota Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
  3. Pi Alpha Phi Fraternity, Inc.
  4. Sigma Delta Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
  5. Sigma Lambda Beta International Fraternity Inc.
  6. Theta Nu Kappa Multicultural & Academic Fraternity, Inc.
  7. Zeta Phi Rho Fraternity 

USFC Fraternities

LGBTQIA+ Resources


The Resource Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity (RCSGD) serves as UCSB's LGBTQIA+ center, and is located on the 3rd floor of the Student Resource Building. The center has a lounge where students can study and spend time between classes, a computer lab with free printing, free snacks, free safer sex and menstruation supplies, and a whole lot of resources! You can get involved with the center by attending an event, joining the Volunteer Program and Mentorship Program, attending a student organization meeting, or taking advantage of the many resources that the RCSGD provides. The RCSGD exists to ensure that LGBTQIA+ students have the support they need to succeed at UC Santa Barbara.+


The Santa Barbara Transgender  Advocacy Network educates individuals and organizations on best practices for transgender & gender expansive clients, patients, students, congregants and families; creates and develops spaces, actions, and policies that advance the welfare of transgender and diverse gender non-conforming individuals, their families, and allies in California's Central Coast communities.


Is a free, confidential weekly discussion group for people who are bi+ (bisexual, pansexual, omnisexual, fluid, and otherwise non-monosexual). Group meetings  will include conversations about topics such as coming out, health care, biphobia, relationships, identity labels, community, and more. All genders are welcome. Bi+ participants only, please.

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First Generation Support Programs

Educational Opportunity Program (EOP)

The Educational Opportunity Program is committed to providing a support and information base that validates each student's experience and nurtures a sense of participation, belonging and empowerment. Through mentorship, academic programs, one-to-one counseling/advising, campus student support service referrals and social/cultural programming, they strive to maximize a student's involvement and success in the campus academic community. In addition to assisting students through to graduation. EOP focuses on serving those who are income eligible and first-generation undergraduates.

ONDAS Center (OSC)

The ONDAS Student Center at UCSB promotes the success and retention of first-generation college students with an emphasis on the first year transition and underrepresented student experience. They provide mentoring and academic support in a learning-centered space for students to connect with faculty, staff, and peers in order to grow personally and excel academically.

McNair Scholarship Program

The McNair Scholarship Program provides student-centered, holistic mentoring within a culturally relevant context designed to increase students’ academic, professional, and personal growth. They offer one-on- one mentoring, cohort-based seminars, and resources to build confidence and strengthen the purpose and vision of our students for research-based careers. 

Promise Scholar program

The Promise Scholar program at UC Santa Barbara empowers high-achieving, first generation students from low-income households. The Promise Scholar program offers $120,000 in grants and scholarships to first year students over four years and $60,000 to transfer students over two years.