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UC Santa Barbara Campus Store

UCSB Campus Store
University Center (UCEN)
Santa Barbara, CA 93106

Mailing Address

UCSB Campus Store
P.O. Box 13400
Santa Barbara, CA 93107

Campus Store

For questions regarding online orders of Apparel,Gifts, Insignia & General Merchandise.
Phone: 1 (805) 893-8321

Textbook Orders

For questions regarding course books, online textbook ordering, and faculty requisitions.
Phone: 1(805) 893-4097
[email protected]


For questions regarding computer hardware, back-to-school computer information, and in-stock computer products.
Phone:1(805) 893-3538
[email protected]

UCSB Online Orders

For questions regarding online orders of Apparel, Gifts, Insignia & General Merchandise.
Phone:1(805) 893-8321
[email protected]


UC Santa Barbara Campus Store Hours

Regular Store Hours:
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday:11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sunday: Closed

Extended Store Hours & Closed Hours

Open: Move-in-Weekend September 23th & 24th

Open: First Day of School 8:00 am - 6:00 pm September 24th, 2023

Open: Extended Hours 8:00 am - 6:00 pm September 24th, 2023

Open: Extended Hours 8:00 am - 6:00 pm September 25th, 2023

Open: Extended Hours 8:00 am - 6:00 pm September 26th, 2023


Fall Textbook Buy-Back October 26th,27th & 28th

Open: Happy Halloween


Open: Parent & Family Weekend, November 3th & 4th 2023 Extended Hours 8:00am - 5:00pm

Closed: Holiday, November 22nd at 3:00 pm

Closed: Holiday, November 23th & 24th Happy Thanksgiving


Shipping FedEx: Last day for ground orders, December 22nd

Still shipping online orders until December 22nd at 12:00pm

Closed to public December 23th -January 2nd

Reopens: January 8rd, 2024 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

January 9th classes start.


Closed: February 19th Presidents Day


Grad Fair 2024: TBD


Graduation Weekend: June 17th & 18th 2023


Closed: July 1st - 4th Inventory

Reopens: July 5th 2023

Ad Exclusions on in Store Advertising

Course materials, UCSB custom department forms, test materials, computer hardware, software, and accessories, graduation announcements, diploma frames, graduation stalls, regalia and accessories, class rings, special orders, digital recorders, headphones, calculator, batteries, bus passes, stamps, gift cards, elf cosmetics, and Medela products.

UCSB Campus Map

Navigate UC Santa Barbara's beautiful seaside campus with our interactive map. Access the map from any device to find and get directions to campus buildings.

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Social Media

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UC Santa Barbara Campus Store
Everything You Need to Know About the UC Santa Barbara Campus Store

The University of California, Santa Barbara Campus Store is more than just a place to buy textbooks and school supplies. We are a one-stop-shop for all your student needs. Whether you're a prospective student preparing for your first year, or a current student in need of essentials, the campus store has everything you need to succeed. From textbooks, technology, and snacks, to UCSB branded apparel and gifts, we have it all.

The UCSB Campus Store has a rich history that dates back to the early days of the university, and has since then been a hub of student life on campus. Today, the UCSB Campus Store is a modern, fully-equipped shop that caters to the diverse needs of the university community. We are located in the University Center, a bustling area on campus that houses several other businesses and student services.

Restaurants located in the University Center:
  • Starbucks
  • Panda Express
  • Jamba Juice
  • Root Burger
  • Subway
  • Santorini Island Grill
Service offices located in the University Center:
  • Associated Students
  • The A.S. Food Bank
  • Food Security and Basic Needs Advising
  • Access Card services
  • Multicultural Center and Theater
  • Campus lost and found
  • Graduate Student Association
  • U.S. Post Office
  • SB Printer
  • University and Community Housing

What are the hours of the UCSB Campus Store?

The Campus Store is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. On Saturdays, we are open from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. During the summer months and on holidays, the store may have special hours, so it's always a good idea to check our website or call ahead to confirm hours of operation.

Is there a return policy for purchases from the UCSB Campus Store?

Yes, if you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, you can return merchandise within 30 days of the purchase date for a full refund or exchange. However, there are some exceptions to this policy, such as textbooks and electronics, which have a shorter return window and may only be returned if they are unopened and in their original packaging.

What types of merchandise does the UCSB Campus Store offer?

The University of California, Santa Barbara Campus Store is a one-stop-shop for all your campus needs. From textbooks and course materials to UCSB apparel and accessories, we offer a wide range of merchandise for students and alumni alike.

One of our most popular categories of merchandise at the store is UCSB apparel. From t-shirts and hoodies to hats and socks, there's something for everyone to show off their Gaucho pride.

In addition to clothing, we offer a variety of accessories such as backpacks, water bottles, and keychains. These items make great gifts for friends and family, as well as students.

The Campus Store also provides course materials such as textbooks, notebooks, and lab manuals. You can purchase or rent these materials either in-store or online, making it convenient for students to get everything they need for their classes in one place.

Lastly, the store offers technology products such as laptops, tablets, and other accessories. With the latest technology available, we cater to the needs of students looking to stay connected and productive on campus.

Other services provided by the UCSB Campus Store
Textbook buyback and rental

The UCSB Campus Store offers a textbook buyback program for students looking to sell back their used textbooks at the end of the quarter. This program allows students to get some of their money back on textbooks they no longer need, while also providing affordable options for incoming students.

It's important to note that not all textbooks are eligible for buyback, and the amount offered for each book may vary depending on demand. However, the program is still a great way for students to recoup some of the cost of their textbooks and make room for new materials.

In addition to the buyback program, the Campus Store also offers a textbook rental program for certain classes. This option allows students to rent select textbooks for a fraction of the cost of purchasing them outright. At the end of the quarter, students simply return the rented textbooks to the store.

Convenient online shopping

The UCSB Campus Store understands that students have busy schedules and may not always have the time to physically visit the store. That's why the store offers the convenience of online shopping.

Students can browse and purchase a wide selection of apparel, gifts, insignia, and general merchandise from the comfort of their own homes. In addition to the convenience of online shopping, the UCSB Campus Store also offers free in-store pickup for online orders. This means that students can order their textbooks or other merchandise online and pick them up at the store, saving them time and shipping costs.

Computer Repair

UCSB Campus Store also offers computer repair services for students who need technical support for their devices. The store's repair technicians are trained to handle various types of computer issues, including hardware and software problems.

Whether you need to replace a broken screen, fix a virus, or upgrade your computer's performance, the UCSB Campus Store's computer repair services can help. The store offers reasonable prices for its repair services, making it a cost-effective option for students who want to avoid the high costs of third-party repair shops.

For added convenience, the UCSB Campus Store offers online booking for its computer repair services. This means that students can schedule an appointment for their computer repair online and drop off their device at the store at their convenience. The store's repair technicians will diagnose the issue and provide an estimate for the repair cost.

History of UCSB

The history of the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) dates back to 1891 when a school was founded to train teachers in Santa Barbara. In 1909, the school became the Santa Barbara State Normal School, offering four-year degrees in education. In 1921, the school was renamed the Santa Barbara State Teachers College and began offering degrees in other fields.

In 1944, the college joined the University of California system and became known as the University of California, Santa Barbara. The university began to expand rapidly in the post-World War II era, with a significant increase in enrollment and the establishment of new academic departments and research centers.

During the 1960s, UCSB became a center for student activism and countercultural movements, with students participating in protests and demonstrations related to civil rights, anti-war movements, and other social and political issues.

In the following decades, UCSB continued to grow and develop as a leading research institution. Today, the university is home to five schools: the College of Letters and Science, the Graduate Division, the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management, the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education, and the College of Engineering. UCSB is also known for its commitment to sustainability and environmental stewardship and has earned numerous accolades for its green initiatives and practices.

Throughout its history, UCSB has been a vital part of the Santa Barbara community and a leader in education, research, and innovation.

Shopping for High-Quality University Merchandise

The UCSB Campus Store is dedicated to providing ethically sourced college apparel and gear to students, Alumni, parents, and families. and fans of UCSB Gauchos. Having the store located at the heart of the UC Santa Barbara campus is also convenient. The Campus Store knows it's vital to support licensed college manufacturers committed to ethical and sustainable practices.

Which NCAA Sports Do the UCSB Gauchos Play?

The UCSB Gauchos compete in a variety of sports in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I level as part of the Big West Conference.

Here is a list of the sports that the Gauchos offer:

  • Baseball
  • Basketball (Men's and Women's)
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Cross Country (Men's and Women's)
  • Golf (Men's and Women's)
  • Soccer (Men's and Women's)
  • Softball
  • Swimming & Diving (Men's and Women's)
  • Tennis (Men's and Women's)
  • Track & Field (Men's and Women's)
  • Volleyball (Men's and Women's)
  • Water Polo (Men's and Women's)

The UCSB Gauchos have a strong athletic program with a long history of success in several sports. The men's soccer team has won a national championship, while the men's basketball team has made multiple appearances in the NCAA tournament. The women's basketball team has also made multiple appearances in the NCAA tournament, while the men's and women's volleyball teams have consistently been among the best in the nation.


For questions regarding course books, online textbook ordering, and faculty requisitions.
For questions regarding computer hardware, back-to-school computer information, in-stock computer products.
General Questions M-F 1(805) 893-3819

UCSB Online Orders 1(805) 893-8321
[email protected]
For questions regarding online orders of Apparel, Gifts, Insignia & General Merchandise.
UCSB Campus Store 1 (805) 893-3819
For general questions about merchandise and services.
UC Santa Barbara Campus Store
Regular Store Hours:
Monday- Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday: 11:00 am to 4:00 pm

Now hiring student help for the summer, Go to information, Then employment for application

Graduation Tent Hours
Friday, June 16th, 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Saturday, June 17th, 7:30 am to 6:00 pm
Sunday, June 18th, 7:30 am to 4:00 pm

Juneteenth - June 19th:

Campus Store Inventory - July 1st - 4th:

Directions to the UC Santa Barbara Campus Store

UC Santa Barbara Campus Store
University Center (UCEN)
1 UCEN Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
Phone: 805.893.2330

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