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

Hours: Monday - Friday; 8:30 am - 12 pm, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Drop-in Hours: 11:00am -4:00 pm

Phone: (805) 893-4412

Fax: (805) 893-8023

Campus is Closed for These Holidays

  • Labor Day:Monday, September 5, 2016
  • Veterans' Day:Friday, November 11, 2016
  • Thanksgiving:Thursday & Friday, November 24 & 25, 2016
  • Christmas: Monday & Tuesday, December 26 & 27, 2016
  • New Year:Friday & Monday, December 30, 2016 & January 2, 2017
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day:Monday, January 16, 2017
  • Presidents' Day:Monday, February 20, 2017
  • Cesar Chavez Holiday:Friday, March 31, 2017
  • Memorial Day:Monday, May 29, 2017
  • Independence Day:Tuesday, July 4, 2017

 

Santa Barbara is located along the border of Central and Southern California along the 101 Freeway and can be reached by car or plane.

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. You can also use this map to get directions from your location. This map will take you directly onto our campus and leave you two hundred feet from our parking structure.

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 should 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 in lots throughout campus. Machine dispensed short-term permits are non-refundable and cannot be applied to the purchase of a long-term permit. Visit the Transportation and Parking Services website for additional 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.