Basic Needs Vending Machine Serves UCSB Students

The president's office is working in conjunction with the A.S. Food Bank to stock the vending machines. 
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UC Santa Barbara’s Faculty Association Writes Open Letter on COVID-19

The UCSBFA asked administrators to adjust its Jan. 31 return to in-person instruction plan.
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Students Feel Stressed as UCSB Returns to In-Person Instruction During Midterm Season

Students on campus voiced that the combined stressors of returning in person and handling midterms have been difficult.
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UC Santa Barbara Police Department Faces Staff Shortage

The department’s understaffing means that current officers are “juggling a lot of different hats,” according to Wilson. 
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UCSB Extends Pass/No Pass Deadline

The deadline to pass/no pass classes beyond the seventh week of the quarter has been extended every quarter since the COVID-19 pandemic began in Winter Quarter 2020. 
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Vista Point: Weekly Going-Ons in Isla Vista

Events happening in and around Isla Vista for community members to engage in.
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Chancellors Get Pay Raise: Recap of UC Regents January 2022 Meeting

Here are the most important takeaways from the University of California Board of Regents’ first meeting of 2022.
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National Weather Service Calls Off Tsunami Advisory for Santa Barbara County

A dispatcher at SBSO said that residents of Del Playa Drive — which is positioned directly above Isla Vista beach — had no reason for concern and would be unaffected by the potential surge.
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C.A.P.S. Partners With Teletherapy Service Uwill

To access Uwill’s teletherapy services, students must fill out a C.A.P.S. brief assessment. 
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Instructors Respond to Chancellor’s Remote Learning Decision

Instructors were notified at the same time as students that they would be deciding whether or not classes would be conducted in person or remotely. 
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I.V. Recreation and Park District Awarded $4.2 Million Grant for Park Restoration

The district hopes to plan the design and construction in 2022 and break ground on the project by spring 2023.
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Vista Point: Weekly Going-Ons in Isla Vista

Events happening in and around Isla Vista for community members to engage in.
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UCSB Announces Remote Learning for First Two Weeks of Winter Quarter

Current plans indicate that UC schools will remain online till Jan. 17, 2022, though that plan may change depending on the spread of COVID-19.
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Santa Barbara County Urges People To Avoid Oceans and Creeks After Heavy Rain

Untreated rainwater — known as storm water — is currently flowing through Santa Barbara’s drainage system into oceans, creeks and other waterways and can be potentially hazardous.
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University of California Recognizes Student Researcher Union

The acknowledgement comes after a bevy of legislative backing for the union, including 49 members of the California State Assembly and 30 members of California’s congressional delegation. 
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