Welcome Gauchos! Since 2012, all alumni are automatically enrolled in the alumni association upon graduation. As members, you are encouraged to stay involved and take advantage of the unique and exclusive benefits listed for all Gauchos below!
Benefits for Life Members
Publications and Resources
Coastlines Magazine—mailed, printed copy
Coastlines is UC Santa Barbara’s quarterly alumni magazine which highlights the innovations, development, and happenings of UC Santa Barbara, its alumni, and friends.
Discounts and Deals
Life Members receive $300 off regular reservation rates ($200 alumni discount + additional $100 discount = $300 total discount for Life Members)
UCSB Arts & Lectures, the largest and most diverse presenter of performing arts, lectures and films on the Central Coast, offers Life Members of UC Santa Barbara Alumni a 20% discount off the general public price (excluding premium tiers) to select performances.
How to obtain your Arts & Lectures discount:
- Online: On the webpage that allows you to select your seat for a specified event, enter your Life Member number in the “Alumni ID” box on the left hand side of the webpage .
- By phone or in person: Arts & Lectures has a list of Life Members at the Box Office. Be prepared to provide your name and Life Member number.
View the 2019-20 Schedule of discounted performances.
UC-Wide Library Access
Free borrowing privileges at all UC campuses (some restrictions may apply). Present your Life Membership card at the library’s circulation desk to receive a complimentary library card. Some UCs may offer online access as well, however the UCSB library does not at this time.
UCSB Bookstore: 20% off online orders
Receive 20% off online orders by adding your life membership number to the comment box at checkout. The discount is manually applied after your order is placed, so please allow 2 business days for processing. Some exclusions on products apply. Please contact the bookstore for a specific list of excluded items.