Campus Map

The UCSB Interactive Campus map is a searchable map of UCSB buildings, rooms, parking and more!

Interactive Campus Map

Directions to UCSB

The UCSB Visitor Center is located adjacent to the Mesa Parking Structure 18 on the ground floor of the Student Affairs Administrative Services Building (SAASB).

Get directions to Ocean Road at Mesa Road, Goleta, CA 93106

Getting to UCSB

The University of California, Santa Barbara is located 100 miles northwest of Los Angeles, California and can be easily accessed by plane, train and car:

  • The Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) is less than two miles from the UCSB campus. Taxis from SBA to UCSB usually cost $18 for the one-way trip so please bring cash. 
  • Amtrak trains service the area with terminals in downtown Santa Barbara and in Goleta.
Directions from Highway 101 North or South


Parking on Campus

Visitors must purchase and display a parking permit. Please park in designated Student/Visitor parking lots or structures, which are identified by lot entrance signs. Permits are sold at the self-pay machines in each lot and parking structure. For information on where to park on campus, visit Transportation and Parking Services.

Parking Map (PDF)

Download the campus map for information on where to park when visiting the UCSB campus.

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Nearby Hotels

The following lists contain hotels in Goleta, which is the closest city to UCSB, and Santa Barbara. Please note that hotel information listed below does not reflect any endorsement by or affiliation with UC Santa Barbara.

Goleta Area Hotels
Best Western South Coast Inn
5620 Calle Real
Goleta, CA 93117
Phone: (805) 967-3200
Fax: (805) 683-4466
Courtyard by Marriott Santa Barbara Goleta
401 Storke Road
Goleta, CA 93117
Phone: (805) 968-0500
Fax: (805) 968-0505
Extended Stay America
4870 Calle Real
Santa Barbara, CA 93111
Phone: (805) 692-1882
Fax: (805) 692-1833
Hampton Inn
5665 Hollister Ave
Goleta, CA 93117
Phone: (805) 681-9800
Fax: (805) 681-9844
The Kimpton Goodland Hotel
5650 Calle Real
Santa Barbara, CA 93117
Ask for the UCSB discount
Phone: (805) 964-6241
Fax: (805) 964-8467
Motel 6
5897 Calle Real
Goleta, CA 93117
Phone: (805) 964-3596
Fax: (805) 683-0647
Pacifica Suites
5490 Hollister Avenue
Santa Barbara, CA 93111
Ask for the UCSB discount
Phone: (800) 338-6722
Fax: (805) 683-4121
Ramada Limited
4770 Calle Real
Santa Barbara, CA 93110
Ask for the UCSB discount
Phone: (805) 964-3511
Fax: (805) 964-0075
Super 8 Motel
6021 Hollister Avenue
Goleta, CA 93117
Phone: (805) 967-5591
Fax: (805) 964-2461
Summer Inn Santa Barbara
Located on the UCSB campus
(Open June - August)
Phone: (805) 893-2649
Fax: (805) 893-2662
Santa Barbara Area Hotels
Avania Inn
128 Castillo Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Phone: (805) 963-4471
Fax: (805) 962-2633
Bath Street Inn Bed & Breakfast
1720 Bath Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Phone: (805) 682-9680
Fax: (805) 569-1281
Best Western Pepper Tree Inn
3850 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Phone: (805) 687-5511
Fax: (805) 682-2410
Cabrillo Inn at the Beach
931 East Cabrillo Boulevard
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
Ask for the UCSB discount to receive 10% off
Phone: (805) 966-1641
Fax: (805) 965-1623
Canary Hotel
31 West Carrillo Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Phone: (805) 884-0300
Fax: (805) 884-8153
Day's Inn
1601 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Phone: (805) 966-0807
Fax: (805) 966-6502
Fess Parker's Doubletree
633 East Cabrillo Blvd.
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
Phone: (805) 564-4333
Fax: (805) 564-4964
Four Seasons Biltmore Luxury Hotel
1260 Channel Drive
Santa Barbara, CA 93108
Phone: (805) 969-2261
Fax: (805) 565-8323
Hacienda Motel
3643 State St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Phone: (805) 687-6461
Fax: (805) 682-0719
Holiday Inn Express/Hotel Virginia
17 West Haley Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Phone: (805) 963-9757
Fax: (805) 963-1747
Hotel Oceana Santa Barbara
202 West Cabrillo Blvd.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Ask for the UCSB discount
Phone: (805) 965-4577
Fax: (805) 965-9937
Hotel Santa Barbara
533 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Phone: (805) 957-9300
Fax: (805) 962-2142
Inn at East Beach
1029 Orilla Del Mar
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
Phone: (805) 965-0546
Fax: (805) 962-7595
Lemon Tree Inn
2819 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Phone: (805) 687-6444
Fax: (805) 687-4432
Sandpiper Lodge
3525 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Ask for the UCSB discount
Phone: (800) 405-6343
Fax: (805) 687-2271
Santa Barbara Inn
901 East Cabrillo Boulevard
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
Ask for the UCSB discount
Phone: (800) 231-0431
Fax: (805) 966-6584
Spanish Garden Inn
915 Garden Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Phone: (805) 564-4700
Fax: (805) 564-4701
Upham Hotel
1404 De la Vina
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Phone: (805) 962-0058
Fax: (805) 963-2825
A White Jasmine Inn
1327 Bath St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Phone: (805) 966-0589
Fax: (805) 564-8610
(Please call first)