UC Santa Barbara Public Affairs and Communications

Chancellor Yang presents Nobel Laureates Alan Heeger and Herbert Kroemer to the press. The Office of Public Affairs and Communications is responsible for providing strategic communications support for UC Santa Barbara, working with both internal and external audiences. OPAC tells the exciting and important story of UCSB to the general public and our campus community. By working with local, regional, national and international print and electronic news media, the office strives to generate media coverage of the extraordinary development of UCSB as a leading research institution and of the people, programs, events and activities that distinguish the campus. In addition to its public information and media relations functions, the office designs and maintains the UCSB website and "The Current" news site about the University and the campus community, and produces major university publications.


The UC Santa Barbara Current A new Web site designed to share the important stories from our campus with our community, alumni, peer institutions, prospective students, and the general public, both domestic and international.

UC Santa Barbara Today  A PDF version of the periodical that chronicles the exciting developments that make this campus one of the country's leading public research universities.

Key Staff Contacts  Mailing address, telephone and fax numbers, and e-mail contacts for all staff members in the Office of Public Affairs and Communications.