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January

Jan

17


8:00 am

SBCC Spring semester BEGINS

SBCC Spring semester BEGINS

This is the first day of classes for Santa Barbara City College.

Be sure to arrive to class on time so that the teacher knows you are there! Instructors may DROP students from class if the student does not show up during the first week.

If you need help finding your classes, contact the International Office.

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Jan

19


1:00 pm

Getting Started: Writing Skills Workshop

Getting Started: Writing Skills Workshop

Explore strategies and resources to understand any type of writing assignment and get started on the right track!

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March

Mar

01


12:00 am

Spring Break Preparation

Spring Break Preparation

Enjoy your Spring Break from MARCH 27 to April 1st!

If you plan on traveling, turn in your I20 to the International Office to get it signed as soon as you know you are traveling!

Stay Safe! Have fun!

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Mar

17


12:00 am

Last Day to Withdraw from Classes

Last Day to Withdraw from Classes

This is the last day to withdraw from classes at SBCC.

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Mar

27


12:00 am

SPRING BREAK

SPRING BREAK

SBCC Spring Break lasts from March 27 through April 1!

If you plan on traveling during this time, don't forget to turn in your I20 to the International Office to get a travel signature as soon as you know you are traveling!

Stay Safe! Have fun!

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May

May

08


8:00 am

Finals Week

Finals Week

Final Exams are this week!

Check your Course Syllabus for the exact date, time and location of your final exam. Good luck!

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May

12


5:00 pm

Commencement Ceremony

Commencement Ceremony

Join the graduating class as they receive their degrees and awards. Families and friends are welcome to attend the Commencement ceremony and share in the excitement and honor of this event.

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May

26


12:00 am

Pass/No Pass Petition Deadline

Pass/No Pass Petition Deadline

This is the last day to submit a petition to change the course grading option for your classes. Make sure to speak with an Academic Counselor and your instructor before you decide to take a class Pass/No Pass, as there are some restrictions.

Download the Pass/No Pass petition from the PDF link below.

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August

Aug

05


12:00 am

Summer Session 2 Ends

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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September

Sep

04


12:00 am

Labor Day SBCC Closed

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.

Labor Day was enacted by Congress in 1882, Labor Day was originally envisioned by Grover Cleveland to "celebrate the strength and esprit de corps of the trade and labor organizations with a parade exhibit to the public, and free electronic greeting cards for all US citizens."

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Sep

04


8:00 am

Labor Day

Labor Day

SBCC will be CLOSED this day. There will be no class instruction on this day of honoring the labor day holiday.

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Sep

22


12:00 am

Last Day to Petition for Pass/No Pass

Last Day to Petition for Pass/No Pass

Students who wish to take any course as Pass / No Pass instead of taking it for a letter grade should first consult with an Academic Counselor. Some courses that are taken to fulfill department requirements for a degree can only be taken for a letter grade.

The Pass/No Pass petition must be approved by the course instructor and submitted to the Admissions office.

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October

Oct

20


12:00 am

Last Day to Withdraw from Classes/College

Last Day to Withdraw from Classes/College

This is the last day to drop classes.

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Oct

20


8:00 am

Last Day to Drop Classes

Last Day to Drop Classes

This is the last to withdraw from classes/college.

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November

Nov

01


12:00 am

Application Deadline: SPRING Semester

Application Deadline: SPRING Semester

Review the Application Checklist and submit all required documents to intlapp@pipeline.sbcc.edu by November 1.

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Nov

10


12:00 am

Veteran's Day: SBCC Closed

Veteran's Day: SBCC Closed

The SBCC campus will be closed in observance of Veteran's Day.

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Nov

23


12:00 am

Thanksgiving Holiday

Thanksgiving Holiday

SBCC is closed for the holiday weekend!

Thanksgiving is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November in the United States and on the second Monday of October in Canada. Thanksgiving dinner is held on this day, usually as a gathering of family members and friends.

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Nov

24


12:00 am

Thanksgiving Holiday

Thanksgiving Holiday

SBCC campus is closed for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

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December

Dec

02


12:00 am

Last Day of Instruction

Last Day of Instruction

This is the Last Day of Instruction at SBCC before Finals Week begins.

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Dec

04


12:00 am

Finals Week

This is the start to finals week.

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Dec

19


12:00 am

Fall Semester Ends

Fall Semester Ends

This is the last day of fall semester. Enjoy your break !

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January

Jan

01


12:00 am

New Years Day Holiday

SBCC will be closed on this day.

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Jan

15


12:00 am

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Holiday

SBCC will be closed this day in celebration of the honorable MLK Jr.'s birthday

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Jan

16


12:00 am

Spring Semester Begins

Spring semester begins on this day.

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Jan

27


12:00 am

Last Day to Drop Classes Without 'W'

This is the last day to drop classes without a "W" on your transcript. Don't forget to aply for your refund if possible at the Cashier's office!

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February

Feb

15


12:00 am

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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Feb

16


12:00 am

Lincoln’s Birthday, Observance

SBCC is closed on this day.

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Feb

19


12:00 am

Washington’s Birthday, Holiday

SBCC is closed on this day.

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March

Mar

26


12:00 am

Spring Break

This is the start to a one week break!

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May

May

07


12:00 am

Finals Week

This is the start to finals week!

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May

11


12:00 am

Commencement

This is the day graduation will be held!

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