Santa Barbara Cal-SOAP staff is available for advisement sessions with students and parents/guardians regarding college options, planning, admissions applications, financial aid and scholarship research. Preparing students for higher education after high school can be a daunting task but the Cal-SOAP staff are here to help with that! We will work to answer all of your questions and guide you to the necessary resources to make your transition to college as smooth and successful as possible.

You can meet us at your respective school campus or at our Cal-SOAP office:

721 E. Cota Street, Room 154
Santa Barbara, CA 93103

Office hours are Monday-Friday from 8:00am-4:30pm, but times can be accommodated given advanced notice. Feel free to Make an Appointment with our staff or visit them at their sites listed below.

Peer Advisor Sites & Hours

Madalyn Shultz

La Cuesta High School
Tuesdays & Fridays
9:15am – 1:45pm

SB Police Activities League
Tuesdays & Thursdays
5:30pm – 6:30pm
Fridays, 3pm – 6:30pm

MariFer Ruiz

Santa Barbara High School
Wednesdays, 9am – 2pm
Fridays, 9:45am – 3pm

Jenny Martinez

Santa Marcos High School
Tuesdays & Thursdays
8am – 10am
Wednesdays, 8am – 11am

Marisol Mora

La Cumbre Junior High
Thursdays, 2:30pm – 5pm

Carpinteria High School
Fridays, 10am – 2:30pm