Welcome to the Santa Barbara City College International Student Site!

If you are thinking about studying abroad, learn why coming to Santa Barbara City College is not only a great decision because of SBCC's scenic location, but also because of SBCC's comprehensive student support programs, its outstanding academic programs, and its strong transfer relationships with other schools.

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Your Tour Awaits

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

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Summer session ends

Jul 26 2014 / Summer session ends

Summer sessions ends on this day for all students that took classes over the summer.

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Aug 4 2014 / Check-in Day

New international students who will arrive for Fall semester are encouraged to participate in the Check-in and registration week beginning August 4. These students will select their...

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assessment test

Aug 4 2014 / Assessment Test

New international students who take advantage of the Early Bird Check-in will also be able to take part in the Early Bird Assessment Test. All new SBCC students take the Assessment...

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Check-in at WAVE Day

Aug 5 2014 / WAVE Day Orientation

All new international students are required to attend the WAVE Day Orientation. Students will learn about the requirements for staying in legal status while on the F-1 visa, hear about...

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Fall semster begins

Aug 25 2014 / Fall semster begins

Classes begin on this day for all students who are enrolled for Fall Semester

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