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Every year the University, Office of Student Life, and Associated Students presents awards to student groups, student leaders, staff, and faculty who have contributed greatly to campus through advocacy, service, support and programming.

It is expected that nominees have performed outstanding service to Associated Students or that boards or projects have gone “above and beyond” their day to day operations to serve Associated Students and the UCSB student body. Please provide a detailed statement as to why this person, board, or project is unique or outstanding and deserving of an award.

Please send the following:

  1. Nominee Name
  2. Award they should receive
  3. Describe those personal and leadership characteristics that you believe make this person deserving of the award
  4. Your name and contact information in case the committee has questions for you

Nomination Deadline

All completed nominations should be returned to Denise Rinaldi by 5:00 pm on May 3, 2018.  Nominations may be emailed to:


All award recipients will be recognized at the annual Associated Students Awards banquet.

Jeremy Johansen Award

The Jeremy Johansen award is given to an individual who has demonstrated endurance, persistence and courage in the face of extraordinary challenges while in service to Associated Students.

Board/Committee/Commission of the Year

This award is given to the A.S. organization that has consistently made outstanding contributions to student life throughout the year.

Staff Member of the Year

This award is given to a staff member who has provided outstanding service to the students involved in Associated Students

Student Staff Member of the Year

This award is given to a student-staff member who has done an outstanding job throughout the year.

Senate Member of the Year

This award is given to a Senate member that has consistently performed outstanding work on behalf of Senate throughout the year.

Individual Board Member Awards

Each Board, Committee, or Commission is invited to select their member of the year.  Please forward the Organization name,  Chair name, and the name of the member of the year.  These individuals will be recognized at the banquet.

Project of the Year

For an outstanding project that made a contribution to the student body.

A.S. Lifetime Achievement in Civic Engagement Award

The Robert L. Lorden Award for Outstanding Leadership in Service to Associated Students

This award honors a UCSB undergraduate student each academic year who has performed outstanding service to the Associated Students through her or his leadership for the organization. Downloads of this application are due May 3.

Campus Awards

OSL Organization Excellence Awards and Individual Excellence Awards

University Service Awards