Enrollment Services

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Steps to Enrollment

1. APPLY TO COLLEGE (REQUIRED)

  • Apply ONLINE in English or Spanish. There is no fee for submitting an application. Some programs require supplemental applications
  • Once you have applied on CCC apply you must complete the following steps:
    • Log on to Student Portal - Pipeline to access your student account. Click "find and set up your account here. 
      Instructions to set up your SBCC Pipeline account.
      SBCC Pipeline The student portal allows students to manage various college transactions, including but not limited to: checking your pre-registration requirements, viewing your registration appointment day/time, registering, finding your SBCC I.D., adding and dropping classes, paying fees, seeing grades, activating campus card, and checking your financial aid status and your SBCC e-mail account. All official college correspondence will be sent to your SBCC e-mail account.
    • Instructions to find your Student ID Number (SBCC K number)
    • Apply for Financial Aid (Optional) All students are encouraged to apply for financial aid. Santa Barbara City College offers several types of financial aid, which are funded through federal, state and local agencies and the college itself. 
    • Local Santa Barbara High School Students 
      The SBCC Promise will provide any local student who completes their secondary education within the Santa Barbara Community College District with the opportunity to attend SBCC full-time for two years FREE of charge
      CLICK HERE to learn more and to opt in! 

2. WELCOME ORIENTATION (REQUIRED) 

Learn about student support services for your success!

SBCC college orientation is required for the following students: 

  • Never attended college before, or only attended while in high school and have a goal/plan of: 
    • Associate Degree or Certificate of Achievement
    • Transfer to 4-year School
    • Basic English/Math/Reading Skills
    • Undecided Goal
  • New Transfer Students, enrolling at SBCC who previously attended another institution

3. ASSESSMENT (REQUIRED) 

Mandatory Assessment of your skills in English and mathematics helps you achieve your goals in college by placing you into courses in which you will be successful. Many classes have prerequisites - check the Schedule of Classes prior to your registration appointment.  

Instructions on how to look up Assessment Score

4. CLASS PLANNING (REQUIRED) 

Attending a New Student Class Planning session is required of all students who are new to college, or attended only while in high school, and who plan to earn a Certificate, Associate Degree, or transfer to a four-year college.

5. REGISTER AND PAY (REQUIRED) 

CLICK HERE FOR REGISTRATION VIDEO! 

Register for classes online during priority or 
open registration. Pay fees on or before the deadline.

The SBCC Promise
 will provide any local student who completes their secondary education within the Santa Barbara Community College District with the opportunity to attend SBCC full-time for two years FREE of charge

CLICK HERE to learn more and to opt in! 

VAQUERO DAYS - IN-PERSON OPTIONS TO COMPLETE THE STEPS TO ENROLL

SATURDAY EVENT WHERE STUDENTS CAN COMPLETE THE REQUIRED STEPS TO ENROLLMENT and BECOME A VAQUERO IN ONE DAY! 

CLICK HERE to REGISTER NOW! 

*Must apply to the college to attend!* 

FINAL STEPS

SBCC Photo I.D. - Available in the Office of Student Life after you register and pay fees
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