Main Campus Locations
A large patio nestled between Corwin Pavilion, the University Center, and the Multicultural Center, Lagoon Plaza is centrally located and offers sweeping views of the UCSB Lagoon. This space is ideal for groups meeting in the University Center.
Uses: Catered events, poster sessions, and exhibitions
This is a very large public plaza ideal for large groups and well suited for catered meals, dances, and exhibitions. The plaza is located at the base of Storke Tower, the most visible landmark on campus.
Manzanita Village Quad Lawns
Uses: Catered events and live entertainment
|Loma Pelona Center
The Loma Pelona Center is adjacent to Manzanita Village and includes two conference rooms with state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment, a recreation room, and a patio overlooking the UCSB Lagoon.
Uses: Formal meeting space, catered events, poster sessions, and exhibitions
|Residence Hall Lawns
Lawns can be reserved around Anacapa, Santa Rosa, Santa Cruz, San Miguel, and San Nicolas Residence Halls.
Uses: Catered events, outdoor games, and live entertainment
Just a 10–15 minute walk from campus, Goleta Beach offers sweeping views of the Goleta coast, the UCSB campus, and the Santa Ynez Mountains. This county beach has public restrooms, showers, barbecue pits, volleyball nets, and playground equipment.
Uses: Catered events and outdoor games
|West Conference Center
The West Conference Center offers a secluded setting ideal for retreats, meetings and social functions. This venue offers maximum flexibility and includes two multi-purpose rooms, and two breakout spaces.
Uses: Group retreats and catered events
|Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
Located just behind the Santa Barbara Mission, the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History offers a wooded creekside setting with historic buildings and special exhibits that are open for viewing during events.
Uses: Catered events and lectures