A-Z Index

2 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Z


Name Description

SAGE Center for the Study of the Mind

The SAGE Center for the Study of the Mind at UC Santa Barbara is a catalyst for interdisciplinary study of the relationship of brain and mind.

Santa Cruz Island Reserve

Santa Cruz Island Reserve is located on the largest of roughly 25 miles from Santa Barbara, California's eight Channel Islands off the Southern California coast.

Schedule of Classes

Search for current classes at UC Santa Barbara.

Scholarships (Office of Financial Aid)

A variety of resources for scholarships, including University scholarships as well as scholarships from outside agencies.

Scholarships and Awards (National Scholarships)

The Division of Undergraduate Education provides information and manages the endorsement process for students on campus who are applying to National Scholarships which require institutional nomination, and also orchestrates several of the UCSB-based Commencement Awards.

School Psychology

The CCSP Department adheres to a scientist-practitioner training model; therefore, heavy emphasis is placed on developing academic, research, and practitioner knowledge and skills.

Science, UCSB

Studying in the Division of Mathematical, Life and Physical Sciences, whether as an undergraduate or graduate, gives our students outstanding preparation for careers in the sciences, industry, business or for continued academic research.

Sedgwick Reserve

Encompassing 24 square kilometers (9.2 sq. mi.) on the southern slopes of the San Rafael Mountains, the Sedgwick Reserve spans an elevational range of 500 meters (1,650 ft.) and is noted for both its large size and environmental heterogeneity.

Senior Book

The UCSB Senior Book will be your reminder of your college days and your hard work that led to you graduating! The Senior Book will contain senior photos, photos from the events of your senior year and a list of all of your graduating class.

Senior Women's Council

The Senior Women's Council was founded in 1993 to create a forum for defining and actively addressing issues that promote gender equity and diversity at UCSB.

Sexual & Gender Diversity, UCSB Resource Center for

The RCSGD, located on the 3rd floor of the Student Resource Building, works with students, staff and faculty to ensure that LGBTQ identities, experiences and concerns are represented and addressed at UCSB.

Sexual Violence Prevention & Response

This website provides the UC community with key information about university support services, your responsibilities as a member of the UC community, and steps UC is taking to address sexual violence.

Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Lab

With a fully equipped modern laboratory and computing facilities, the Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Laboratory (SNARL) serves as a major center for research for the eastern Sierra Nevada and Owens Valley.

Sikh, Center for Sikh and Punjab Studies

The Center provides institutional support for the study of the Sikh tradition, the region of the Punjab, and the Punjabi communities settled in other parts of the world.

Social Sciences (Quantitative Methods In The Social Sciences)

Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences (QMSS) at UC Santa Barbara is an interdisciplinary Ph.D. emphasis available to students who wish to develop and use cutting-edge quantitative methods in social science research.

Social Sciences, Division of

The Division of Social Sciences at UC Santa Barbara focuses on the scholarship and intellectual activities that are most engaged with public issues


The Department of Sociology at UC Santa Barbara maintains a multi-level and multi-method approach to social inquiry, with special strength and international visibility in six interrelated areas of research

Software Licensing, Campus Office of

The Campus Office of Software Licensing (COSL) coordinates site licenses and volume purchases of specialized software to provide discounted pricing.

Solid State Lighting and Energy Center

The Solid State Lighting & Energy Electronics Center (SSLEEC) at UC Santa Barbara is a new collaborative center, which partners key industry leaders and UCSB researchers to advance solid-state lighting and energy efficient power switching using wide-bandgap semiconductors.

South Coast Writing Project

We are a network of teachers dedicated to improving student writing by improving the teaching of writing.

South Hall Administrative Support Center (SASC)

The South Hall Administrative Support Center (SASC) provides administrative services for the departments of English, English for Multi-Lingual Students Program (EMS), Linguistics, Philosophy, and the Writing Program. It includes Academic Services and Student Services units.

Southern California Earthquake Center

SCEC coordinates fundamental research on earthquake processes using Southern California as its principal natural laboratory.

Spanish & Portuguese

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese is devoted to the research and teaching of the literatures, cultures and languages of Spain, Portugal and Latin America

Spatial, Center for Spatial Studies

The vision of the Center for Spatial Studies is that spatial thinking and computing serve all disciplines and promote inter-disciplinary problem solving.

Special Events Catering

Special Events Catering is a division of Residential Dining Services located in Carrillo Dining Commons specializing in fresh, healthy and delicious food prepared with top-notch customer service.

Sport Clubs

The UCSB Sport Club program is comprised of various student organizations that have a focus for a particular sport or for learning a new sport.

Staff Assembly

Our mission is to support the research, teaching, and community service mission of UCSB by serving in an advisory capacity to the Chancellor, Vice Chancellors, senior officers, and other campus organizations seeking staff consultation.

Statistics & Applied Probability

At present there are about fifty undergraduate statistics majors (many emphasizing actuarial science), sixty financial mathematics and statistics majors and pre-majors, and about eighty graduate students in the Department of Statistics & Applied Probability.

Stem Cell Biology and Engineering, Center for

The mission of the UC Santa Barbara Center for Stem Cell Biology and Engineering is to foster an interdisciplinary program of stem cell research and teaching in the emerging field of regenerative medicine.

Strategic Asset Management, Office of

The Office of Strategic Asset Management provides leadership and a broad range of professional services to support a variety of campus development initiatives. This includes: Physical planning, environmental assessment, regulatory approvals, community planning, and long-range development planning for all campus projects; Support for all third party development partnerships, including real estate property acquisitions, leases, licenses and easements, and other real property related matters; and, Provide development and management oversight of campus faculty and staff housing communities.

Student Advocate, Office of

Peers specially trained in a variety of disciplinary matters, helping you to reach an appropriate resolution to your problem.

Student Affairs Parents Page

Our Gaucho Parents Web site, two newsletters, the UCSB Parent Handbook, and staff members are excellent resources for you to use as you learn about UCSB.

Student Affairs, Division of

The mission of the Division of Student Affairs is to anticipate, plan for, and respond to the needs of a diverse and changing student body by providing services and programs that promote physical and emotional well-being and foster intellectual and personal development.

Student Engagement & Leadership (SEAL)

Student Engagement & Leadership (formerly OSL) promotes undergraduate and graduate student engagement and development through co-curricular programs, including campus organizations, fraternities and sororities, leadership development, and civic engagement. We encourage widespread student involvement in campus life and the broader community to foster a sense of belonging with every student.

Student Health Services

The mission of Student Health is to provide comprehensive and integrated healthcare services that treat illnesses efficiently, promote physical and psychological well-being, and enable students to have a healthy and successful University experience.

Student Life

Student Life is a collection of 11 units and numerous initiatives in the Division of Student Affairs. It is my privilege to provide leadership to a team of passionate student affairs professionals who strive to create a campus environment that Supports Every Student's Success through our programs and services.

Student Life, Office of

Student Life is a collection of 11 units and numerous initiatives in the Division of Student Affairs. It is my privilege to provide leadership to a team of passionate student affairs professionals who strive to create a campus environment that Supports Every Student's Success through our programs and services.

Student Philanthropy - UCSB First

UCSB First is comprised of highly motivated and passionate students who love UCSB and believe in giving back.

Student Resource Building (SRB)

The SRB is home to key Student Affairs services as well as student groups.

Student Services (Student Affairs)

The mission of the Division of Student Affairs is to anticipate, plan for, and respond to the needs of a diverse and changing student body by providing services and programs that promote physical and emotional well-being and foster intellectual and personal development.

Student Wellbeing

This website provides links to a range of services related to student wellbeing, such as: assistance with basic needs (food, housing, finances); counseling and physical health resources, daily wellness centers and programs; social connection, and personal safety. 

Student-Athlete Advisory Board

The UC Santa Barbara Student Athlete Advisory Board (SAAB)is a committee comprised of student-athletes assembled to provide insight on the student-athlete experience.

Study Abroad, UC Education Abroad Program (UCEAP)

UCEAP is the only study abroad provider representing the entire University of California system. Our partner universities span 40 countries worldwide, and our UC-approved programs are fully integrated to offer UC credit, grades and financial aid.

Study Abroad, UCSB Education Abroad Program (EAP)

UC Santa Barbara's Education Abroad Program enables students to take classes at top international universities, experience a new culture, learn a new language, or conduct research in cutting-edge laboratories around the world!

Successful Student Transitions

Successful Student Transitions at UCSB is committed to supporting you by offering programs, workshops, courses, resources, and activities to help you succeed and embark on new adventures as a university student.

Summer Camps

UCSB Recreation's many Summer Programs serve thousands of young people annually and draw participants from around the world.

Summer Sessions

UC Santa Barbara Summer Sessions offers over 600 courses, including online courses, and works with faculty and departments to develop unique learning experiences in special courses and programs well suited to the summer term.

Summer Transitional Enrichment Program (STEP)

The Summer Transitional Enrichment Program (STEP) is a one-week summer residential program for incoming frosh students in the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP).

Support Group Events

UCSB's Community Support Groups offer an array of programs for their members, and for the general public. There is a charge for some offerings and reservations are always recommended.

Surplus Sales

The Surplus Sales division of Distribution & Logistical Services handles acquiring surplus property from UC Santa Barbara Departments and selling it to the public or other on campus departments.

Sustainability, Office of

We foster a culture of sustainability through supporting campus-wide efforts, coordinating program development, and publicizing sustainability work by students, staff, and faculty.