UCSB offers a number of useful and often free services. Some of the most frequently consulted are:
12.1. Counseling and Career Services
Located in Building 599, this center offers a range of programs and services designed to help you achieve your personal, social, academic and career goals. These confidential services, provided by professionals or (when appropriate) by peers, are free to all registered students.
12.2 Campus Learning Assistance Services (CLAS)
Campus Learning Assistance Services (CLAS) offers free tutoring in composition and foreign languages to UCSB undergraduates. Sign up for an appointment at 3210 Student Resource Building (SRB). CLAS also offers general workshops on such subjects as time management, essay exam preparation, note taking, etc. A schedule is available in the CLAS office.
12.3. Net Stations
Net Stations are computer stations located across campus, which allow students to perform a variety of tasks, and to access information, from the campus computing network and GOLD (Gaucho On-line Data system). You can activate your own e-mail account assigned to every undergraduate student, send and receive e-mail messages, use library services like Pegasus, view a schedule of campus events and access your own student record including your course schedule, grades, billing information, and personal address. Students can also access an on-line current Schedule of Classes as well as the General Catalog. Among other places, you can find net stations at the Bookstore, the library, the MCL, at CLAS and at the UCEN information desk.