All Gaucho Reunion

Save the Date
April 25-28, 2019

Activities and Events

Thursday, April 25, 2019


Senior Breakfast

Thursday, April 25, 8:00 a.m.
Storke Plaza, UC Santa Barbara
Free. For the Class of 2019. Separate registration.


UCSB Reads Presents: Free Lecture and Book-Signing by Thi Bui, Author of The Best We Could Do

Thursday, April 25, 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 6:45 p.m.
Campbell Hall, UC Santa Barbara
Free. No registration necessary. Seats are on a first-come, first-served basis.

Each summer, the UCSB Reads committee selects an intellectually stimulating book to discuss and analyze. More information

Friday, April 26, 2019


Engage: Psychological & Brain Sciences Alumni Career Panels

Friday, April 26, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Psychology Building, UC Santa Barbara
Free. RSVP here.

Psychology and Biopsychology Alumni are eager to Engage, Network, Grow, Advance, Guide, and Empower (ENGAGE) students at three career-focused panels showcasing Alumni in different career paths.


The Bren School of Environmental Science & Management Master's Thesis Public Presentation

Friday, April 26, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort
633 E. Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Free and open to the public. For questions, please email

22nd Annual Final Presentations of graduating master’s students. Student groups will present science-based solutions to environmental challenges, followed by a reception.


Psychological and Brain Sciences Alumni Mixer

Friday, April 26, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Psychology Courtyard, UC Santa Barbara
Free. RSVP here.

Come to enjoy an afternoon with fellow PBS alumni and students while enjoying complimentary refreshments and appetizers.


Golden Gaucho TGIF - Classes up to 1970

Friday, April 26, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
El Paseo, 10 El Paseo, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
$20 Registration Fee. Buy tickets here.

Enjoy a wonderful evening of music and nostalgia at the TGIF Happy hour.


Profs at the Pub

Friday, April 26, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
The Hub, UC Santa Barbara
Free. RSVP here.

Profs at The Pub, An Engaging, Free Speaker Series Featuring UCSB Professors At Santa Barbara’s Favorite Watering Holes.



Friday, April 26, Dinner 8:00 p.m. Drinks and desserts 9:45 p.m.
779 Camino Pescadero, Goleta, CA 93117
Free. RSVP here.

Second annual Shabbat desserts and drink hour for Gaucho alumni. Come join us for a four-course Shabbat meal. Drinks and desserts for alumni following dinner.

Funkzone Friday

Friday, April 26, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Santa Barbara
Join us for FunkZone Friday where Greek Alumni will connect with collegiate members in the downtown area for a happy hour style event. More details are to come!

Saturday, April 27, 2019


Gaucho Gallop 5K & Kids 1 Mile Dash presented by PayJunction

Saturday, April 27, 8:00 – 10:30 a.m.
Adjacent to UCSB Library, UC Santa Barbara
Separate registration.

This race is for all ages and fitness levels. The flat and fast course accommodates both competitive and first-time 5k participants.


Gaucho Professionals Showcase

Saturday, April 27, 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Mosher Alumni House, UC Santa Barbara
Free. RSVP here. Questions? Contact Karen Ravago-Ballaret at

Connect with Gauchos in tech, finance, education, and entrepreneurship during an engaging morning of networking. Eric Lauterbach '89, president of the Consumer Division at Peet's Coffee is the keynote speaker for this event.


Class of 1969 Campus Tour

Saturday, April 27, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Meet at The Club & Guesthouse, UC Santa Barbara
Free. Separate registration

We invite our 50th anniversary class to come rediscover UCSB’s beautiful campus and see what’s changed. Reconnect with old friends on a guided tour of campus.


Gaucho Kids Festival presented by PayJunction

Saturday, April 27, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
UC Santa Barbara Library
Free. No registration necessary. Waiver required for all youth

Choose from a multitude of engaging activities family such as earthquake simulations, liquid nitrogen ice cream, LEGO robots, Physics Circus, the REEF, and more!


LGBTQ Open House

Saturday, April 27, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Resource Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity (SRB 3112), UC Santa Barbara
RSVP here

Join other LGBTQ and ally alumni in the RCSGD for an open house! Connect with alumni and learn about the LGBTQ community on campus. Swag and snacks provided!


GreekFest Chapter Open Houses

Saturday, April 27, Times may vary
Chapter Facilities, Isla Vista

Get a tour of your old home away from home! See individual chapter websites for alumni-relations chairs contact information.


ROTC Reception

Saturday, April 27, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Goleta Beach, Area B, 5986 Sandspit Rd., Goleta, CA 93117
Free. RSVP by March 17th: Email

UCSB’s Department of Military Science / ROTC Program is hosting its annual Alumni Reception. All past Surfriders are invited to a BBQ to mingle with current Cadets.


Class of 1969 Reunion Luncheon

Saturday, April 27, 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
The Club and Guesthouse, UC Santa Barbara
Tickets $40. Separate Registration

The 50th Reunion luncheon is the highlight of the Reunion weekend. The ticket price includes a beautiful view of the lagoon, cocktail hour, lunch, and program.


Professional Writing Minor Reception

Saturday, April 27, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
McCune Conference Room, HSSB 6th Floor, UC Santa Barbara
Free. RSVP here.
Join us at a reception for former and current professional writing minors.


Department of Communication Career Day

Saturday, April 27, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Corwin Pavilion, UC Santa Barbara
Free. RSVP here Questions? Mike Scalise at 

Hosted by the Communication Alumni Council, this program aims to connect current communication students with alumni to provide mentorship and opportunities. Alumni reception to follow.


Taste of UCSB presented by Hotel Californian

Saturday, April 27, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Lawn behind UCSB Library
$45 Early Bird through March 15, 2019
$50 March 16-27, 2019 while supplies last.
Purchase tickets here. Questions? Email

This is the premier event of AGR Weekend, with over 50 Gaucho chefs, brewers, caterers, and vintners providing the best Central Coast cuisine and beverages.


Gaucho Tour Association Reunion

Saturday, April 27, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Visitors Center, UC Santa Barbara
Free. RSVP here. Questions?

The Gaucho Tour Association will host a brief, informal reunion for all past tour guides. Light refreshments will be provided, as well as interactive activities and a raffle.


Women's Water Polo - 30th Anniversary of Club National Championship

Saturday, April 27, 4:00 p.m.
Intercollegiate Athletics Building

Come reunite with fellow club champions! Appetizers will be served.

Sunday, April 28, 2019


Riviera Reunion Luncheon

Sunday, April 28, 11:00 a.m.– 1:30 p.m.
Riviera Park Quad
2020 Alameda Padre Serra, Santa Barbara, CA 93103

$35 Registration Fee. Purchase tickets here.

Join fellow Riviera Gauchos in the Riviera Quad at the original UCSB campus! Enjoy a family style BBQ and share stories with Gauchos who graduated in 1957 and before.


Walter H. Capps Center Intern Luncheon

Sunday, April 28, 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Living Room, Mosher Alumni House, UC Santa Barbara
Free. Questions? Nonie Hamilton,

Join us for the Spring 2019 Intern Meeting/Capps Intern Reunion! Reconnect with classmates, hear from current interns, and share lessons learned from the "real world".


Taubman Symposium Screening: Film Marking Yom ha-Shoa

Sunday, April 28, 1:00 – 3:00 pm
Pollock Theater, UC Santa Barbara
Free. More information here.