On-campus Resources

Academic & Staff Assistance Program
ASAP offers assessment, short-term counseling, and referral services to all UCSB faculty and staff. All meetings are free and confidential with a licensed therapist.

Campus Police Department
The UCSB Police Department is a full service police organization that is open 24-hours a day, 7 days a week. Units include patrol, investigation, crime prevention, and paramedics.

Distressed Students Guide
UCSB has multiple professionals poised to respond to distressed students. These staff members include social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, and a coordinator of student mental health services.

Environmental Health & Safety
EH&S offers safety education, technical consultation, and monitoring. Ensures compliance with state and federal health, safety, and environmental regulations.

Office of Equal Opportunity & Sexual Harassment / Title IX Compliance
The Office of Equal Opportunity and Sexual Harassment / Title IX Compliance (OEOSH/TC) is the campus office responsible for the University's compliance with federal and state laws and University policies and procedures regarding discrimination, retaliation and sexual harassment for students, staff and faculty. OEOSH/TC works to promote and integrate the principles of equal opportunity, affirmative action, nondiscrimination and excellence through diversity on campus.

Office of the Ombuds
The Office of the Ombuds is a resource for conflict management. Assists the campus community with the informal resolution of any University-related complaint or conflict by offering a confidential place to discuss issues and concerns.

Sexual Assault: Getting Help
Find campus and community services for women and men who have been affected by sexual assault or domestic violence. All listed resources provide confidential support and information.

Violations of university policy or state or federal law (i.e. bribery, theft, fraud, coercion, malfeasance, etc.) can be reported to the UCSB Whistleblower Coordinator. Whistleblower reports may be made anonymously by phone the UC whistleblower hotline: (800) 403-4744.

Off-Campus Resources

Isla Vista Foot Patrol
A division of the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office

Santa Barbara Community and On-Line Resources
A listing provided by the Academic and Staff Assistance Program

Santa Barbara Police Department
City of Santa Barbara Police resources

Violence Prevention Resources

Risk Factors and Prevention Strategies
Resource from the US Department of Health and Human Services

Safe School Initiative
Resources from the Secret Service

Security in the Workplace
Tips on workplace security from the US Department of Agriculture

Not Sure Who to Contact?

If you are unsure which resource would be appropriate for your situation, you can call the Office of the Ombuds or the Academic and Staff Assistance Program for a referral.

Office of the Ombuds
Phone: (805) 893-3285
Office: 1205-K Girvetz Hall

Academic & Staff Assistance Program
Phone: (805) 893-3318
Office: 3101 SAASB

All communication with the Office of the Ombuds and ASAP is held confidential.