About UC Santa Barbara Alumni

Your Story Continues Here

Gauchos worldwide have a special connection to one another and to the university. UC Santa Barbara Alumni promotes and cultivates that unique relationship, engaging thousands of graduates, current students and the university community. Through networking, social, reunion and community service events; student scholarship support; and opportunities to advocate for students and the university, UCSB Alumni maintains the vital link between all Gauchos, now numbering 220,000+ so that the remarkable UCSB story continues for all.

Our Mission: To build mutually beneficial lifelong relationships with UCSB alumni for the purpose of promoting philanthropy, mobilizing for advocacy and providing opportunities for service to UC Santa Barbara.

Alumni Benefits

As alumni, you are encouraged to stay involved and take advantage of unique and exclusive benefits.


UC Santa Barbara Alumni was incorporated as a non-profit in 1965 but its beginnings originated decades earlier.

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If you have any questions, we'll be glad to help. Please feel free to come by and visit or contact us at ucsbalum@ia.ucsb.edu or call (805) 893-2288.

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The Board of Directors represents a diverse range of alumni who carry out the mission of UCSB Alumni. Members meet quarterly, participate in committees, support events, advocate for UCSB and for the University of California.

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Student Scholarships

UC Santa Barbara Alumni empowers students to reach their academic goals by awarding numerous annual scholarships in recognition of achievement and potential.

Mosher Alumni House

A home away from home for the campus and for alumni, the striking Mosher Alumni House on Mesa Road is a prominent and vital symbol of UCSB’s dedication to current and former students, to friends and to the community.