OEP's location is 1501 South Hall, on the first floor of South Hall, northeast of Storke Tower across the walkway from Counseling and Career Services and 200 yards from Ocean Road.
Information regarding options for parking and purchasing parking permits can be found at the Transportation and Parking Services Website.
Traveling North on the U.S. 101 Freeway:
Exit the 101 freeway at the Airport/ UCSB (Route 217) off-ramp (approximately eight miles north of Santa Barbara) and proceed through the Henley Gate at the east campus entrance. Veer right onto Mesa Road and continue to the traffic signal at University Plaza. Turn left into University Plaza and continue to the Information Kiosk (in the center of the plaza) for parking instructions. A permit must be displayed on the dashboard of your vehicle while on-campus.
Traveling South on the U.S. 101 Freeway:
Exit the 101 Freeway at the Los Carneros Road off-ramp (approximately 10 miles north of Santa Barbara). Turn right onto Los Carneros Road and drive past Hollister Avenue to Mesa Road. Turn left onto Mesa Road and proceed to Ocean Road. Veer right onto Ocean Road. Turn left at the first traffic signal and then make an immediate right turn into the Mesa Parking Structure 18. A permit must be displayed on the dashboard of your vehicle while on-campus.
If you are looking for a real or “virtual” tour of campus, please contact UCSB Admissions.