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.