Students making animal silhouettes at the 2019 Grad Retreat

Photo: Kate Culhane

Graduate Student Resources

Resources for current Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology graduate students at UC Santa Barbara.

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Join our EEMB Grads Facebook or Slack groups or follow GSAC on Twitter to stay up to date with your colleagues.


Contact our Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Wellness committee at Stay up to date by visiting their website too.


Graduate Student Handbooks

These handbooks are the updated versions for 2020-2021 and contain all the administrative information about how to get your degree for MA or PhD students, as well as who to contact in the department for help and support.


Basic Needs Resources

The UCSB Basic Needs site maintains an up-to-date list of food pantries, free prepared meals, and other assistance available to all students. Here are a few highlights (many more links and resources on the Basic Needs page):

UCSB Resources and Listservs

This living document compiles research and funding opportunities, campus resources, useful mailing lists, and more. The list is geared towards undergrads at UCSB, but useful for anyone. Contact Mallory Rice for questions or to suggest additions.

COVID Response Resources

Community care resources are a living document put together by EEMB graduate students to help each other adjust to the COVID-19 pandemic. COVID testing information details how to get a COVID test in Santa Barbara County.