Since 1960 UC Santa Barbara Alumni has presented awards of achievement and recognition to hundreds of outstanding alumni and friends of UCSB. Award categories include Distinguished, Graver Alumni Service, Honorary and the Lifetime Achievement. 

2020 Alumni Awards Recipients 

At a time when large banquets and inspiring luncheons are being postponed, the Alumni Association did not want to miss out on honoring some of UC Santa Barbara’s illustrious alumni and friends. While this year's celebration won't include an in-person ceremony, join us in congratulating our 2020 awardees. 

Learn more about this year’s awardees

Check out our previous recipients 

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Exceptional Women, Exceptional Gauchos

UC Santa Barbara Alumni celebrates its women alumnae of distinction each year. Click here to view previous recipients as well as this year's winners.