Director's Welcome

Good Day Fellow Gauchos and Welcome!

My name is Aaron Jones and I serve as Director of the Educational Opportunity Program at UC Santa Barbara. I want to welcome you to this academic year, welcome you to EOP and to what will undoubtedly be the continuation of significant, powerful and unprecedented change in your lives and our world.

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Students Learning


Schedule a virtual counseling appointment with an EOP counselor by clicking here or by calling our office at (805) 893-4758 - leave a message and we'll call you back shortly.

Student Music


Our events will also be going virtual! View our calendar, where you are able to access upcoming events through their Zoom links.

Student in SRB


For updated information on campus resources during this time, please review this powerpoint or this website. For general information on COVID-19, please see UC Santa Barbara's Covid-19 information page

Student in Lab

AS / EOP Grant

If you are interested in applying for the AS/EOP Grant email us at  For students facing a financial crisis or urgent financial need, we encourage you to contact the Financial Crisis Response Team, the Basic Needs at UCSB Team and UCSB's Rapid Rehousing Program