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Students who are on a tight budget might want to consider local, low-cost options for clothing such as Kmart (located near UCSB on the corner of Hollister Avenue and Storke Road) or resale shops such as Alpha Thrift Store, located in Goleta at 5624 Hollister Avenue (Hollister Street and S. Kellogg Avenue) and 5949 Hollister Avenue #A (between Fairview Avenue and Orange Avenue).

Unity Shoppe
If you don’t have money to buy shoes, clothing, and related items, you can request a referral to receive free items through Unity Shoppe’s thrift store via a UCSB social worker (you must schedule an appointment at 805-893-3087); the Department of Women, Gender, and Sexual Equity (805-893-4284); or the Educational Opportunity Program (805-893-4758). To learn more about Unity Shoppe, you can call (805) 965-4122 or visit their website at Unity Shoppe is located in Santa Barbara at 1219 State Street (between Victoria Street and Anapamu Street).