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Nutrition Counseling


Individual Nutrition appointments can be scheduled online or Join the Line to speak with the Appointments Desk.
Initial consultations are 50 minutes and follow-up appointments are typically 30-45 minutes at Student Health.

Food records are appreciated at appointments**

Meet our Nutrition Specialists

Appointments are with UCSB Student Health nutrition experts, both of whom have earned advanced degrees and are Registered Dietitians:

  • J. Betsy Malear, MS, RDN
  • Carrie Flack, MS, RDN

Nutrition Services:

Services range from counseling for long-term health, dietary intervention for high cholesterol, high triglycerides, diabetes, hypertension, sports performance issues,  and working with disordered eating concerns.

Insurance Coverage:

Student Health offers comprehensive nutrition services that are covered by:


Students who waived these options will incur a fee for this service.

The goals of nutrition counseling at UCSB are to help you:

  1. have a healthy relationship with food
  2. learn fact from fiction
  3. develop a more positive body image