Every encounter with our university – whether in person, online, or through our services – is an opportunity to share our story. Adhering to our brand guidelines is essential for presenting the face of our institution with a unified and distinctly UC Santa Barbara voice.

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Our Story

UC Santa Barbara is a dynamic environment where the land meets the sea and where brilliant minds meet each other. 

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UC Santa Barbara Visual Identity

Visual Identity

Our visual identity is comprised of a number of design elements. These elements work together as part of a system that drives the visual expression of our university. 

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Tools and Templates

Our tools and templates will make it easier to align your communications with our visual identity and to reinforce our brand.

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