Phone scam alert from the Office of International Students & Scholars


There is currently a surge in the number of phone scams happening. Because international students may not be familiar with U.S. government agencies, you may be vulnerable. Callers may pretend to be immigration agents or law enforcement officers. Do not be pressured by callers, stay calm, and protect yourself and your information. Read on for more info and to learn how to protect yourself!

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MADE [at] UCSB exhibition opening

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MADE [at] UCSB is the Media Arts and Technology Program’s (MAT) End of Year Show at UC Santa Barbara. Showcasing graduate student work that connects media art, design, and engineering, MADE [at] UCSB represents the mission of MAT: to enable the creation of hybrid work that informs both scientific and aesthetic discourses. Read on for more info!

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Attend TEDxUCSB on June 1

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2019 marks the sixth anniversary of TEDxUCSB! The event will feature nine talks on a range of topics centered on this year's theme, "Declaration of Interdependence." TEDxUCSB will take place on Saturday, June 1, 2019, from 2-6pm in UCSB's Theater and Dance W1701. Read on for details!

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Deadline extended: Apply for Graduate Student HSI Working Group: $2000 mini grants!


Interested in contributing to our Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) mission to promote underrepresented minority student success? The Chicano Studies Institute and Student Affairs Assessment Initiative are providing $2000 mini grants to graduate students that are interested in helping student service departments assess their goals in serving the needs of vulnerable student communities. Applications due June 15, 2019.

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Resource Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity (RCSGD) open house


UC Santa Barbara’s Resource Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity will present an open house on May 22, 2019. Stop by to tour their recently renovated space, meet the new career staff and current student staff, and learn about their resources while enjoying tamales and other refreshments. Read on for more info!

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Scriptworlds Conference 2019


The Scriptworlds Conference on May 31 and June 1 will bring together an interdisciplinary group of scholars who base their work on the fact that the human visual system adapts culturally. Join talks on Linguistics, East Asian Languages, English, Visual Art, Jewish Studies, American Sign Language and more! Colleagues with an interest in writing, script, cognitive science, and visual culture are encouraged to attend.

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Health & Wellness Graduate Student Interest Survey

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Are there types of Health & Wellness events or programs that would be beneficial to you as a graduate student at UCSB? The Graduate Health & Wellness Program is trying to gauge graduate student interest in different kinds of events and workshops with a survey! The survey is quick and takes less than 5 minutes to complete. Deadline is May 15, 2019.

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Learn about mentoring at URCA Week Undergraduate Research Panels

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Learn how to mentor undergraduates at today's (Monday, May 6) URCA Week Undergraduate Research Panels in the UCSB Library Room 1312. All panels are FREE and open to grad students interested in finding out more about supporting excellence in mentorship. Read on for details and information about events throughout the week!

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UC Advocacy Network's phone call campaign to support Federal Dream and Promise Act


Dreamers and recipients of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) protections, including the thousands who currently attend or have graduated from the University of California, have grown up in this country. This is their home. Join the University of California in asking Congress to pass this critical legislation - read on for more info!

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3rd Annual UCSB Theater & Dance Graduate Symposium on May 4


Join the Department of Theater & Dance on May 4 for their 3rd Annual Graduate Symposium - an exciting program of graduate student papers, performances, and a keynote talk from Dr. Emily Roxworthy. The event is free and open to the public. Lunch is provided. Read on for more info!

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2019 GSA Elections: cast your vote today!

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Now is your chance to make your voice heard in the the 2019 Graduate Student Association elections! The results impact not only your student government representatives, but also the future funding of campus services for graduate students. The elections will take place online from Monday, April 22, at 8am, through Thursday, April 25, at 4pm. Read on for more info!

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Health & Wellness graduate student events

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The Graduate Student Wellness Program at UC Santa Barbara is a free program that provides wellness opportunities for all graduate students. Join Health & Wellness this quarter for a lineup of exciting events aimed at improving grad students' wellbeing. Read on for more info!

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500 Women Scientists SB monthly discussion night: The gender pay gap

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Join the Santa Barbara Chapter of 500 Women Scientists for this month's discussion on the gender pay gap. Connect with other women as they discuss a wide range of topics including the causes of the gender pay gap and its impact on mothers in academia. The event is on April 15 at 6pm at the Roof Top Bar & Bistro - sign up today!

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UCSB Trans Week of Visibility begins April 1


The ​Resource Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity is extremely excited to announce the first ever Trans Week of Visibility at UCSB! It is now more vital than ever that we stand in solidarity with our trans community. We will be expanding the Trans Day of Visibility on March 31st into a full week of events beginning with a resource fair for trans students to become more acquainted with the available resources they have on campus. Read on for more info!

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