Student Support Center

How to get help

Helpdesks open Monday - Friday all year except during University holidays and breaks.

Response time: Within 24 hours during business days as volume allows.
Phone messages, email and support tickets during the weekend or holidays are answered the next business day.

Helpdesk Locations

  • Phelps 1521
  • HSSB 1203
  • PSYE 1804
  • Music 1401
  • Library Service Desk (New Spring 2022)

The SSC Helpdesk locations provide walk-up support for U-Mail and UCSBnetID problems, answers to general software questions, how-to guides, open computer labs, printing and scanning. 

Our Hours:

Winter 2020 Finals

DAYS PHELPS 1521 HSSB 1203 & SSMS PSY-E 1804 MUSIC 1401
Saturday, March 14 8AM - 10:50PM CLOSED
Sunday, March 15 CLOSED 2PM - 9:50PM
Monday, March 16 8AM - 10:50PM 8AM - 8:50PM 8AM - 4:50PM 9AM - 9:50PM
Tuesday, March 17 8AM - 10:50PM 8AM - 8:50PM 8AM - 4:50PM 9AM - 5:50PM
Wednesday, March 18 8AM - 10:50PM 8AM - 8:50PM 8AM - 4:50PM 9AM - 5:50PM
Thursday, March 19 8AM - 8:50PM 8AM - 8:50PM 8AM - 4:50PM CLOSED
Friday, March 20 CLOSED
All times subject to change.


Monday - Thursday 8AM - 8:50PM 8AM - 8:50PM 9AM - 6:50PM We follow the Music library Hours available
Friday 8AM - 4:50PM 9AM - 4:50PM
Saturday Noon - 4:50PM CLOSED
Sunday Noon - 7:50PM

Support Availability

Support is available via walk-in at the above locations during our open hours.

Support by phone (805-893-4357), email, or web form ( is available at similar times.

Please note: Best service times are weekdays between 8 am and 5 pm Pacific Time. Responses are generally no later than the end of the next business day, volume permitting.


  • All the labs are closed during official UC Santa Barbara Holidays [see for more information]
  • All labs are closed on the weekends adjacent to all University holidays.
  • In between quarters, phone calls, emails and support tickets are monitored every business day. We will respond within 24 hours during all business days as volume allows.