The Resource Center provides a space to study, eat, relax, or hang-out. Our staff can guide you to resources and events to help you manage the challenges associated with achieving your academic goals. The Non-traditional Student Resource Center can be your first stop to success at UCSB.


General Hours

The center is open from 9 am to midnight.

Staff Hours

Monday 10 am to 3 pm
Wednesday 10 am to 2 pm



Phone: 805-893-5869 



Overnight lockers are available in the Non-traditional Student Resource Center. Many students live far from campus and/or commute. The lockers are available as a way for students to store items in a safe and secure way on campus and as a way to have easy access to their belongings. 

Students may pick up and turn in applications to the Resource Center staff or the Women’s Center front desk if no staff member is available.

Study space


All are welcome to use our Center as a place to study. 

Children’s area


 The Non-Trad Center has a small assortment of toys and children's books. Student parents are welcome to bring their children while they are visiting the Non-Trad Center.

coffee maker


Drop by the Center to store or reheat a meal.



Our comfortable couch and armchairs are a perfect place to relax or socialize with friends between classes.