Thank you for visiting the UCSB OEP website! Here you will find information about the educational outreach programs and initiatives that UCSB supports in schools and communities across Santa Barbara, Ventura, and Kern counties.
The Office of Education Partnerships works to increase the college-going rates of low-income students and those who will be the first in their families to pursue higher education.
The Office of Education Partnerships (OEP) has a mission of increasing college-going rates for students who are primarily low-income and/or will be the first in their families to pursue higher education.
Isbell Middle School Students Win MESA USA National Engineering Design Competition State Championship: On Saturday, May 12, 2018, students from Northern, Central, LA Metro, and Southern California MESA regions came to UC Irvine to compete in the State Championship for the MESA USA Middle and High School National Engineering Design Competition. To Learn more, click here.
UCSB’s Office of Education Partnerships serves significant numbers of low-income and/or first generation students, as well as students from groups historically underrepresented in colleges and universities. UCSB meets targeted students' needs through partnerships with schools and community colleges throughout Ventura, Santa Barbara and Kern Counties.