In an effort to promote campus safety and provide timely information to our campus community, the following information is being provided so that you can make informed decisions about your safety. We encourage all community members to care for their needs and well-being while reading this message.

Burglary Reports 

The UCSB Police Department has received three reports of burglaries that recently occurred in separate locations in Campus Housing. The most recent burglary occurred between January 2, 2022 and January 5, 2022. The resident returned to their room on January 5, 2022 and discovered the window screen had been torn, the window was open, and items were missing from their room.

In a separate incident, a resident returned to their room on January 2, 2022 and discovered their window open, their window screen torn, and several items stolen from their room. This burglary occurred between December 27, 2021 and January 2, 2022. In a third incident, on January 1, 2022 between 2:40-3:30pm, a suspect entered an apartment through an unlocked patio door and stole several items from the apartment. 

If you have information that might assist in the investigation, please contact the UCSB Police Department at (805) 893-3446, or report crime information anonymously at

UCPD reminds the campus community of the following:

Safety Tips

  • Immediately report inoperable locks and latches to the appropriate maintenance personnel.
  • Ensure that all doors, windows, and desks are closed and locked. Do not prop open doors or allow unauthorized persons into secured/locked buildings.
  • Never leave purses, wallets, electronics, or other valuables in plain view or unattended.
  • Immediately report all suspicious persons, vehicles, and activities to the UCSB Police Department at (805) 893-3446.
  • UCPD encourages the community to use safety services, such as the emergency phones identified by a blue light. When walking to and from campus and Isla Vista locations, you can request a CSO escort by calling (805) 893-2000 or by calling on the emergency phones located throughout the UCSB Campus.


  • Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) provides individual counseling, group counseling, and wellness opportunities to students. Call (805) 893-4411 or submit a CAPS Services Request Form. 24/7 phone counseling is available by calling (805) 893-4411. CAPS website:
  • The Academic & Staff Assistance Program (ASAP) offers short-term counseling, consultation, wellness workshops, and assistance with threat management to faculty and staff. Call (805) 893-3318 to schedule an appointment. ASAP website:
  • The UCSB Police Department's CSO Safety Escort Program is a free service provided to members of the UCSB community as a safe alternative to walking alone at night. Call (805)893-2000 to request a CSO escort. For more information:

**UCPD encourages printing and posting of this Timely Warning for further community notification.**


In compliance with the Clery Act, Timely Warnings are issued by the UCSB Police Department when certain (Clery Act) crimes occurring on campus property, properties controlled by campus-affiliated organizations, or public property immediately adjacent to campus are determined to be a serious or continuing threat to the campus community. Timely Warnings are intended to prevent similar crimes and to provide information that will assist community members in protecting themselves.

Manage your UCSB ALERTS contact settings at