Employee Services


Links to helpful resources:

Emergency Response Program for Access & Functional Needs

Parking and Getting Around for Injured or Disabled Employees


If you have become Temporarily Disabled, the DMV may provide you with a temporary Disabled Person Parking Placard, please see the DMV website for more information and to apply for a placard.

For UCSB parking options and to purchase a UCSB parking permit, please contact UCSB Transportation & Parking Services.


Getting Around

Easy Lift offers transportation options, including Dial-A-Ride (if eligible).

All MTD buses and shuttles are fully accessible and are ramp or lift-equipped for persons using a wheelchair. Please visit MTD Santa Barbara for schedules and other information.

Mobility Equipment Rentals

Wheelchairs & Motorized Scooters Rentals are available through local vendors. The following are listed for your convenience; please note that UCSB does not evaluate their services and cannot make any recommendations of quality or service.

  • Loan Closet through Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care Santa Barbara loans basic medical equipment (e.g. wheelchairs, walkers, crutches, canes and bathroom safety items) for free.
  • Federal Drug Company, 805.687.7551. Rentals available for wheelchairs, walkers and crutches.
  • KneeWalkersForRent.com. Rentals available for knee scooter only
  • LifeCare Solutions. Rentals available for wheelchairs, walkers, knee scooters, crutches, and shower chairs.
  • Santa Barbara Healthcare. Rentals available for Motorized Scooters, wheelchairs, walkers, and knee scooters.

Community Resources for People with Disabilities

Personnel Policies and Agreements

State and Federal Guidelines

Transitional Work Program and Reasonable Accommodations

· Transitional Work Program Brochure

· VIDEO – Interactive Process: Reasonable Accommodations

· Partial Disability: Stay At Work/ Return to Work Factsheet

· Job Accommodation Network (JAN) provides free consulting services for individuals with physical or intellectual limitations that affect employment.

· JAN's Searchable Online Accommodation Resource (SOAR) system is designed to let users explore various accommodation options for people with disabilities in work and educational settings.

· Department of Rehabilitation helps people with disabilities obtain, retrain, or regain employment.