About Us

The AS Food Bank is open to registered UC Santa Barbara undergraduate and graduate students in need of non-perishable food and toiletries.


The Associated Students Food Bank is a student-run service that is available to all UCSB students, both graduate and undergraduate. We aim to minimize food insecurity and the effects of hunger within our campus community…read more.

Hours Of Operation

The Food Bank is available for registered Undergraduate and Graduate students only. We are open on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9 am to 6 pm. Hours are subject to change during holiday seasons, etc…read more.

Non-registered Students

Non-registered students are encouraged to visit Cafe Picasso, the Community Resource Guide…read more.

If you are in need of other resources during these difficult time, please click on the resource tab of this website for resources on the UCSB Campus and in the Santa Barbara Community.


Visit us on the third floor of the University Center; take the stairs across from the Bookstore up to the 3rd Floor.  Follow the marked signs to the AS Food Bank…read more.


The California Higher Education Food Summit will be held at UC Santa Barbara Friday January 16th – Sunday January 18th. Join students, staff, faculty, and community members in a three day seminar to discuss food justice and equity across California colleges and communities… read more.

Ecologists at UC Santa Barbara affiliated with the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS) have captured a century’s worth of complex food-webs into a single mathematical model. This model is applicable to an array of issues such as resource management, conservation efforts, public health, agriculture and many more… read more.


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