The Office of Event Management & Protocol coordinates events and ceremonies of campus-wide significance, including Economic Forecast Project Forums, Parents & Family Weekend, New Student Convocation, and Commencement. In addition, the office frequently collaborates with campus departments in planning and holding special events.

Related Resources

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Campus Calendar

Browse the official campus calendar to find your next event to attend! 

Browse the UC Santa Barbara campus calendar



View the full schedule of commencement ceremonies, general guest information and important deadlines for graduating students.

Learn more about Commencement at UC Santa Barbara

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Economic Forecast Project

Providing reliable economic, demographic, health and environmental data and analysis, the Economic Forecast Project (EFP) presents its research via webinars, publications and events in the Santa Barbara region.

Learn more about the Economic Forecast Project at UC Santa Barbara

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Parents & Family Weekend

Complete details on the annual fall event that welcomes Gaucho families to campus and gives them a firsthand look at life and learning at UC Santa Barbara.

Learn more about Parents & Family Weekend at UC Santa Barbara

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Parents & Visitors

From general information to campus news and events, UC Santa Barbara offers many ways for parents and visitors to stay informed, connected and engaged.

Access information and resources for parents & visitors

Contact Information

Event Management & Protocol
1150 Phelps Hall
UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-1135

Phone: 805-893-2117
Fax: 805-893-4729

Gretchen Falvo
(805) 893-3629

Fatima Venzor
Associate Director & University House Manager
(805) 893-2877

Emily Schroeder
Events Director
(805) 893-7382

Geoffrey Ulrich
Payroll & Financial Assistant
(805) 893-2749