UCSB Answers

Our Best Answer - Are there food resources available to students?

Associated Students Food Bank

The Associated Students Food Bank is a student run student led service at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Their primary focus is ensuring friendly, confidential service to UCSB students in need of food and toiletries. As a comprehensive and holistic service, we also provide resource referral to students, educational and skill based workshops, and other tools and resources. The Food Bank is located on the 1st floor of the University Center, entrance from Ortega Side. Hours vary on quarter, please check the website for current hours.

For further information, please visit the AS Food Bank homepage. You may also contact their Associated Students office directly by phone at (805) 893-2566.

Did this answer your question?

How can we improve this answer?

Need further assistance? Email us at

The answers provided are generally applicable and not student specific. For individualized assistance, please email or contact the appropriate campus office.