Welcome to the Santa Barbara City College International Student Support Program website!

If you are thinking about studying in the U.S., Santa Barbara City College is a great option. SBCC is one of the top community colleges in the United States, with strong transfer relationships with many top U.S. universities, including the University of California and California State University systems, as well as private universities. Our scenic location, comprehensive student support programs, and outstanding academic programs, all contribute to making SBCC a great choice.

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Explore Santa Barbara City College by taking a photo tour and see for yourself what our campus looks like.

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Learn More About Our Program

About Our Program

Learn how Santa Barbara City College can help you achieve your academic and personal goals.

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more...latest events

Summer Session 2 Ends

Aug 10 2018 / Summer Session 2 Ends

Summer session 2 ends on this day for any of those who enrolled in classes during this session.

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school starts

Aug 27 2018 / SBCC Fall Semester BEGINS

The first day of classes for Santa Barbara City College is Monday, August 26, 2013. Be sure to arrive to class on time so that the teacher knows you are there! Instructors may DROP...

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Labor Day

Sep 3 2018 / Labor Day SBCC Closed

Labor Day is a United States federal holiday. Most public services will be closed for Labor Day - this includes the post office, the DMV, and most schools including SBCC.


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add/drop registration

Sep 8 2018 / Last Day to Drop Classes without a 'W'

This is the deadline to drop classes without getting a 'W' . All international students are required to be enrolled in at least 12.0 credits each semester.

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Last Day to Petition for Pass/No Pass Grading

Sep 28 2018 / Last Day to Petition for Pass/No Pass Grading

This is the last day to petition for p/np classes. Make sure with an academic counselor before changing a class to p/np.

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