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.
New Student Convocation
An annual tradition held in the first days of the fall quarter, New Student Convocation is the University’s official induction ceremony for new students.
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.
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.