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About Coastlines


is the magazine for members of the UC Santa Barbara Alumni Association and is published in print 3 times a year and online 1 time a year. It includes news and features about the continuing development of UC Santa Barbara, information about the Alumni Association and updates on the lives of alumni.

Reader Demographics

Coastlines magazine entertains and informs an affluent, highly educated, professional audience three times a year. Most readers are UCSB alumni, including prominent business, cultural, and academic leaders. Other readers include faculty, staff, major donors to the campus, and campus visitors. Guaranteed circulation is 23,500, of which approximately 21,500 are UCSB Alumni Association members. Readership is estimated at 33,750.

Reader ratings

Rates Coastlines good or excellent: 77%
Reads most of all of the magazine: 83%


Median Age Range 45-55
Gender: Male 50.4%
Female: 49.6%


Total circulation: 23,500
Distribution: California 19,000 Other states and abroad 4,500

Coastlines Staff

George Thurlow '73, Publisher
Natalie Wong '79, Art Director


Questions about advertising and advertising rates in Coastlines should be directed to John Lofthus at john.lofthus@ia.ucsb.edu.

Milestones Submissions

Let us know the latest in your life! Send milestones through a form to Milestones submission, mail to Milestones, Mosher Alumni House, Santa Barbara, Calif. 93106-1120, or email to Coastlines Magazine at Coastlines Magazine. Remember to include your graduation year, name (and maiden name, if appropriate) and contact information.