Chancellor’s Statement on Ukraine

Chancellor Yang has issued the following statement on the situation in Ukraine:

We have been watching the recent events in Ukraine with deep sadness and dismay, and our hearts go out to all those in harm’s way. We stand in support of the people of Ukraine and everyone experiencing loss and hardship as a result of this conflict.

We know that members of our community may be affected in multiple ways by these events. We would like to take this opportunity to share some of our campus resources that are available to you.

For our students, Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is available at 805-893-4411 (24 hours a day, seven days a week), or by submitting a CAPS Services Request.

Our Financial Crisis Response Team is available at for students experiencing immediate financial needs.

For international students, our Office of International Students & Scholars can be reached at 805-893-2929 or

For staff and faculty, our Academic & Staff Assistance Program can be reached at 805-893-3318 or

I appreciate what a caring and compassionate community we have here at UC Santa Barbara. We are here to help and support each other, and we all share a fervent wish for a peaceful and secure world.


Henry T. Yang


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