The Office of Black Student Development strives to support your academic achievement through a number of support services and resources including, academic and professional advising and connection to various academic, research, and scholarship opportunities.
The Office of Black Student Development is here to support your holistic growth and development as a student. That includes programs, providing resources and services to help you succeed in your personal, professional, cultural, and social experience.
Recruitment and Retention
The Office of Black Student Development, in collaboration with the Office of Admissions, works to develop a comprehensive outreach plan to increase UCSB's visibility and services to attract and expand our Black student population.
The Office of Black Student Development works to strengthen UCSB's advocacy through the provisions of innovative programming and initiatives, while simultaneously, supporting students in finding their voice through self-advocacy.