The Asian American Christian Fellowship (AACF) is to reach into the university and collegiate community, primarily to those who are Asian Pacific Americans, with the life-changing message of Jesus Christ. We are committed to making disciples by educating and equipping students in biblical foundations, Christian disciplines, and the development of spiritual gifts in order to prepare them for witness and service on the campus, in the local church, in the marketplace, and in world missions.

The Asian Pacific Islander Alliance is a collective of Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) staff, faculty, and students at the University of California Santa Barbara that aims to create a supportive, proactive, and knowledge sharing community in order to ensure a welcoming, safe, and inclusive campus for the AAPI identified individuals.

We are looking forward to building a stronger community of students with a Chinese cultural background, and who love having outdoor activities and adventures. Although we focus on hosting events for Chinese students, we also welcome all UCSB students as well as staffs to join us. You will have the opportunities to meet new people who share the same passion as you do, and experience a variety of outdoor expeditions and training programs for a great time. On top of all the enjoyable events in Santa Barbara, we believe safety is our first priority.

The Chinese Student Association are dedicated in promoting Chinese culture, awareness, and acceptance while at the same time, providing a medium to unite fellow students in common interest.

Hong Kong Student Association is a social-oriented student club founded in 2005. HKSA open to all UCSB students who are interested in Hong Kong culture. The club has the mission to promote Hong Kong cultures.

Iaorana Te Otea teaches students the rich Polynesian culture through the unique dances of some of the many islands.

Japanese Student Association at UCSB is a registered campus organization aimed to raise greater awareness and appreciation of Japanese culture and traditions through events and activities. We are here to provide a community for those interested in taking part in our organization. At the same time we are proud of being a support group for our Japanese exchange students and Nikkei students who hope to reconnect with their heritage.

Kapatirang Pilipino, (KP), is one of the largest API organizations on campus. Started over thirty years ago as Pilipino Student Union, KP strives to uphold the four pillars on which our community was built upon: Academic, Cultural, Political, and Social. KP has a wealth of resources for our members such as the Ate/Kuya/Ading Mentorship Program, cultural and political workshops, intramural sports teams, and various social activities. You do not have to identify as Pilipino to join. All are welcome to come and attend events as long as you come with an open mind, ready to make new friends!

The Korean American Student Association is an organization that promotes Korean culture through social, political, cultural, and community events. At the Korean American Student Association, Korean Americans gather to bolster a sense of American heritage through serving the community such as the LA Riots commemoration and raising community awareness, spreading the ideals and values of what it means to be Korean-Americans, and creating professional and social opportunities to meet great people and build lasting connections.

Nikkei Student Union is a Japanese/Japanese-American interest group here at UCSB. Open to all peoples of different backgrounds, views, and cultures, this club is a place of dialogue and awareness of Japanese/Japanese-American/Asian-American cultures, issues, and topics. We put on cultural events, community-based projects, and social gatherings.

QAPI provides a safe space for individuals who identify as queer and Asian, and is an outlet for expressing and exploring the intersectionality of these identities.

Korean pop (K-Pop) music is a fast-growing movement whose influence is currently expanding beyond South Korea. Formerly a niche interest that catered to a specific fan demographic, K-Pop is quickly becoming a worldwide phenomenon. This export of Korean culture and entertainment is also known as the Hallyu Wave. As the second collegiate Hallyu organization in the United States, Seoul’d Out strives to be an exemplary community that offers members a safe, intellectually stimulating environment to discuss, critique, and participate in K-Pop fandom. Seoul’d Out will bring together the K-Pop community of Santa Barbara by offering fun and casual meetings that also serve as opportunities to make meaningful connections to K-Pop fans throughout the world.

To promote Taiwanese American cultural awareness in the UCSB community and to provide unity among Taiwanese American students through social and cultural events.

To enhance the cultural understanding of Taiwanese. To help new Taiwanese graduate students to get used to UCSB. To provide a good environment for Taiwanese graduate students to get together, have fun and support each other.

The mission of Team HBV Collegiate Chapters is to educate campus and local communities about hepatitis B and liver cancer, which disproportionately affect Asian and Pacific Islanders. Team HBV at UC Santa Barbara is a recognized student organization at University of California, Santa Barbara. It is one of twenty-one Team HBV Collegiate Chapters in the United States, which together serve as the educational and outreach arms of the Asian Liver Center at Stanford University and the international Jade Ribbon Campaign.

The Vietnamese Student Association at UCSB, aims to promote friendship and share our culture among our members and our surrounding community. VSA strive to enhance our cultural awareness through hosting and assisting social, cultural, and community service activities such as the annual cultural show, general meetings, outreach events, picnics, BBQ's, sports, camping trip, etc. VSA work closely with UCSB, other campuses, and surrounding communities in order to fulfill our mission statement, help out the community, and at the same time enrich our college experience