Visitor Information

Student on campus

Our Location
Career Services is the pink building with green trim, located next to the Humanities & Social Sciences Building (HSSB), adjacent to Storke Tower.
Here is a Campus Map to help guide you.

Address
University of California, Santa Barbara
Career Services, Bldg. 599
Santa Barbara, California 93106-7140

Phone: (805) 893-4412
Fax: (805) 893-8023

Typical Business Hours: Monday - Friday; 8:00am - 5:00pm

Drop-in Career Counseling, Career Resource Room (CRR):
Fall/Winter/Spring Drop-In Hours: Monday - Friday; 11:00am -4:00 pm  
Summer Drop-In Hours: Monday - Friday; 1:00pm -4:00 pm

Arrive to Santa Barbara by Plane
To check out flights into Santa Barbara, please visit http://www.santabarbaraca.gov/gov/depts/flysba/default.asp. The Santa Barbara Airport is located just minutes from UCSB and offers taxis and rental cars to help get you around.

Arrive to Santa Barbara by Car
To drive to Santa Barbara you can read the directions below, or find us on Google Maps.

Heading Northbound On Highway 101

  1. Take the 217 Exit off Highway 101. It will take you right into the main entrance to the campus near the ocean.
  2. At the roundabout, stay to the right and turn onto Mesa road. Continue along this road.
  3. At the 3rd stoplight (Ocean Rd.) make a left. Continue along Ocean Rd.
  4. When you reach the stop sign, go right.
  5. Continue straight through 2 stoplights.
  6. Parking lot 22 will be on your left shortly after the light.

Heading Southbound On Highway 101

  1. Take the Patterson exit.
  2. Turn Left, and then get back on the 101 going North.
  3. Right away, you’ll see the 217 exit towards UCSB. Take the 217 exit. It will take you right into the main entrance to the campus near the ocean.
  4. At the roundabout, stay to the right and turn onto Mesa road. Continue along this road.
  5. At the 3rd stoplight (Ocean Rd.) make a left. Continue along Ocean Rd.
  6. When you reach the stop sign and go right.
  7. Continue straight through 2 stoplights.
  8. Parking lot 22 will be on your left shortly after the light.

Parking Information
Visitors are encourages to park in Lot 22, which is the closest parking structure to our building. Visitor parking is permitted in designated parking lots, provided a valid visitor permit is displayed. Permits can be purchased from the permit dispensers located on each level of the parking structure. Visit UCSB Transportation and Parking Services for more information.

Hotel Accommodation
While we recommend that you use your favorite hotel reservation system, you can use these two links to explore many of the accommodations available in the Santa Barbara and Goleta areas.