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foreign born

Foreign Born

Where where you born?

Foreign Born »

Earth Calendar - Holidays Around the World

Learn more about holidays celebrated in different parts of the world!

Earth Calendar »

Language Online

Language Online

This website provides with foreign language resources.

Language Online »
culture crossing

Culture Crossing

This website has a lot of interesting cultural information on different countries around the globe.

Culture Crossing »

EduPass Study Tips

EduPass: The Smart Student Guide to Studying in the USA

On this website, you find useful information on studying in the US.

EduPass »
china student pre-departure info

Pre-Departure Orientation for Chinese Students

This website provides useful information for Chinese students who are planning to study in the US.

Pre-Departure Orientation »

IS Resources

International Student Resources

Check out this website to learn more about life in the US!

International Student Resources »
Zero Waste California

Zero Waste California

Please help us keep our ocean and the environment clean! Check out this website for information on how to recycle and save energy in California!

Zero Waste California »

Embassies and Consulates

U.S. Embassies and Consulates

Need to find the website and location of the U.S. Embassy or Consulate nearest you?
Check out this website for information on how to obtain an F-1 visa.

U.S. Embassies and Consulates »
Foreign Embassies in the United States

Foreign Embassies in the United States

If you need to renew your passport while you're in the U.S., find the location and website of your Embassy or Consulate here.

Foreign Embassies in the United States »

Phot of glossary dictionary

Bilingual Glossaries

This website contains a list of glossaries, providing translations of important concepts and terminology frequently used in a variety of academic disciplines.

Bilingual Glossaries »
SB Mission

Getting Around in California

California is a huge place, with many diverse people and places. Check this website for travel tips for getting around in California.

Follow this link for tips getting around in California »


101 Free Things to Do in Santa Barbara

101 Free Things to Do in Santa Barbara

Don't know what to do? Check out this website for tips on free fun things to do in Santa Barbara.

101 Free Things »
The City of Santa Barbara

The City of Santa Barbara

Check out this website for maps and information on festivals and events, restaurants, hotels, recreation and transportation in the city of Santa Barbara.

City of Santa Barbara Visitor's Guide »

Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)

Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)

Plan to drive while you are studying in the United States? Check out the DMV website for information on how to obtain a California Driver's License or ID card.

Department of Motor Vehicles »
Santa Barbara Bus Service

Santa Barbara Bus Service

Check out this website for Santa Barbara bus schedules.



SB Car Free

Don't have a car? Don't worry! Santa Barbara Car-Free is a local organization that provides information about alternate modes of transportation - biking, walking, taking the bus and more! The website also gives access to discounts and important tips for making your way around Santa Barbara.

Go to the SB Car Free website »

SBCC On Campus

Project Hope team members on the West Campus

Project H.O.P.E.

Project H.O.P.E. stands for Helping Others through Peer Education. Project HOPE is a student activity and community service club, run by Student Health Services. The club strives to educate the SBCC student community and other youth communities in Santa Barbara about important health issues.

Project H.O.P.E. »
house search

Santa Barbara City College Housing Website

SBCC maintains a housing website for students, both local and international, which provides up-to-date information on available housing options. Check out what's available!

SBCC Housing Website »

tutoring center

SBCC Tutoring

Santa Barbara City College offers a wide variety of support services to students. The CLRC Tutorial Center coordinates tutors for all classes on campus and provides both group and individual tutoring sessions. If you are looking for a tutor, visit the Tutorial Center, Room 120, CLRC.

Check the schedule of available tutors »

Scholarships and Grants

Mobility International USA

This website gives basic suggestions to begin your search for scholarships and grant awards that are open to international students.

Sources to fund your education in the US »


Universal Currency Converter

Universal Currency Converter

The Universal Currency Converter will help you calculate amounts in other currencies.

Universal Currency Converter »
World Clock

World Clock

The World Clock will provide you with the current times all over the world.

World Clock »

walking on State Street

Translation Agency

Carlos Cerecedo Translation Agency offers translations in English, Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian. This business is local in Santa Barbara.

Read more about the tranlations services on the website »