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Administrative Services for Current Students

Welcome, Brennies! 

Bren School staff are here to help! Please scroll down for information on the different administrative services available at Bren. If you can't find what you're looking for, please contact us (academics@bren.ucsb.edu). 

See a summary of Bren administrative services and email request queues below. If you need assistance with a confidential issue and do not want to email a request queue, please email a member of the Bren School Student Affairs team (Kristine Duarte, Satie Airame, or Rebecca Webb). 

Academic Programs

Registering for classes, grade reporting, book orders, approval codes, and other instructional support issues. (academics@bren.ucsb.edu)

Student Affairs and Admissions

General inquires; academic advising; campus resources, Bren fellowships (academics@bren.ucsb.edu). Admissions inquiries (admissions@bren.ucsb.edu).

Career Services

Career advising; job and internship search; summer internship fellowship funding; alumni relations. (career@bren.ucsb.edu)

Computing Services

Computing help for remote work, links to the help ticket system and knowledge base. (compute@bren.ucsb.edu)

Engineering & Facilities

Repairs and maintenance, building services, building and lab systems, tools and equipment. (brenhall@bren.ucsb.edu)

Financial Services

Purchasing, travel, reimbursements, etc. (finance@bren.ucsb.edu)

Media and Web Resources

Website help tickets, Bren logos, letterhead, templates, brand guidelines. (webmaster@bren.ucsb.edu)

Scheduling

Request meeting rooms at Bren Hall; Assistance regarding any scheduling related activities. (scheduling@bren.ucsb.edu)

Visitor Information

Keys, parking, office space, guest onboarding, guest Wi-Fi, transportation. (for parking passes, contact Corina Aguiar at travel@bren.ucsb.edu)

Request Queues

The Bren School has established request queues for help, repairs, and frequently needed services. Please use these email queues for requests so they can be properly directed and handled. Normally, more than one staff member monitors these queues so that emails will not be missed if one person is out sick or on vacation. Common Bren School request queues include:

academics@bren.ucsb.edu
For current students to obtain information and/or request assistance in regards to registering for classes, grade reporting, book orders, approval codes, and other instructional support issues. This is the most commonly used queue for current students and a great place to start if you don't know where to direct your request.

admissions@bren.ucsb.edu
To obtain information about our academic programs, applying to one of our programs, open houses, and visiting the Bren School.

brenhall@bren.ucsb.edu
To submit trouble tickets for operational and building-related issues

career@bren.ucsb.edu
For current students to obtain information and/or request assistance from the career development staff, to submit a job opening for alumni

computing@bren.ucsb.edu
To report issues relating to networks or computers or other hardware/software problems at the Bren school.

finance@bren.ucsb.edu
For inquiries related to accounts, budgets, late payments, general finance issues, etc.

media@bren.ucsb.edu
To submit a news announcement, request for marketing and communications help, and for questions about PR, photographs, logos, and other communications resources

personnel@bren.ucsb.edu
For inquiries related to non-academic new hire requests (staff and student), funding updates for existing appointments, foreign visa requests (e.g. J1's), time card and/or payroll questions, salary transfer requests, Kronos timekeeping questions

projects@bren.ucsb.edu
To obtain information about and to submit Group Project proposals

purchasing@bren.ucsb.edu
For purchasing requests, assistance with invoices, reimbursements, etc.

scheduling@bren.ucsb.edu 
To request use of a room in Bren Hall and to receive assistance regarding the schedule of classes (for Bren students, staff, and faculty).

travel@bren.ucsb.edu
For requests involving travel, flight and vehicle reservations, parking permits, etc.

webmaster@bren.ucsb.edu
To request website help, request edits or additions, or to report Bren website problems
 

SUGGESTION BOX

The suggestion box (1) provides an opportunity for Bren School graduate students to voice suggestions to the Bren School administration and (2) serves as an information source for the Bren School administration to gauge student needs and concerns to inform their top priorities. All input is valuable for the Bren School community and appreciated by the Bren School administration.