One important way to learn about psychology and to understand the nature of psychological research is from the inside by being a participant in psychological studies. By serving as a participant in social science research, you also contribute to advancing the scientific understanding of human thought and behavior. This important research would not be possible without the participation of research volunteers.
The staff in academic personnel is responsible for merits and promotions, faculty recruitment, hiring of all research staff including postdocs, lecturers, and non-academic student employees.
The Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences has most of its policies and procedures available online in PDF format. Follow the link below to go to the page where they are listed.
The staff in the financial services area handle all financial business including proposal preparation, contract & grant administration, payroll, grant reimbursements, travel and assistance with policy and procedures.
Click the button below to go to a page with FAQs and forms to download.
IT Services provides a full suite of user support services including but not necessarily limited to: hardware and software troubleshooting, problem resolution, user education as well as finding solutions for specific needs that are performed every day. Supported platforms include Windows, MacOS, and Linux.
The facility includes machine tools, welding, electrical repair areas as well a fabrication area dedicated to plexiglass and carpentry projects. We have a stock of fasteners, fittings, and other materials that can cover your needs without having to go off campus. Think of us as your first stop when you have technical questions or just need to bounce ideas around concerning lab or field research needs.
General Campus Information
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- Toll number for same: (900) 200-UCSB
- Environmental Health & Safety: Extension 3194
- Emergency Operations Center Hotline: Extension 3902
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- KUHL AM 1440 (in Santa Maria for North County commuters)
- KVEN AM 1450 (in Ventura for commuters from the South)
- Santa Barbara: 5683044
- California Highway Patrol: 1 800 427ROAD (7623)