Maria Garcia Garcia

Peer Educator


Maria is a fourth-year transfer student from San Francisco State University. She is part of the McNair Scholars Program at UCSB. Maria is committed to helping new transfer students during their transition phase. She enjoys being a resource and getting to know transfer students’ unique experiences. In her spare time, she likes spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, and exploring new places. 

Major: Psychology

Minor: Applied Psychology

Advice for New Transfer Students: Take advantage of the opportunities and resources available to you at UCSB but also remember to find a balance in your college experience.