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  • To join our virtual front desk please click here:
    Please have a photo ID and your SBCC K# available before joining the Virtual Front Desk. You will automatically be placed into a waiting room and be admitted once there is available staff.
    Hours of Operations:
    Monday & Thursday: 8am - 4:00pm
    Tuesday & Wednesday: 8am - 6:00pm
    Friday: 8am - 1pm
  • We can also be reached by phone at (805) 730-5157, be sure to have your SBCC K# available when you call. 

    Phone Hours:  

    Monday through Thursday:  10:00am - 3:00pm
    Friday: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

    Please have your SBCC K# available when you call.  Unfortunately, it will not be possible to leave a message if staff members are assisting other students. If you are unable to reach us by phone, we highly encourage you to reach us by joining our virtual front deskchat or by reaching out to your Financial Aid Advisor via email.


  • Much of the SBCC campus is working remotely due to the Coronavirus Pandemic. The Financial Aid Office is open for in-person, front desk services.

    Front Desk Hours:

    Tuesday - 2:00pm to 6:00pm
    Wednesday - 9:00am to 1:00pm
    Thursday - 12:00pm to 4:00pm

  • We are happy to assist you with general financial aid information and questions. The chat is available in the lower right hand corner of your screen during the hours listed above.

    For detailed information, we highly encourage you to reach us by joining our virtual front desk, by calling the office, or by reaching out to your Financial Aid Advisor via email.

    Chat Hours:

    Monday to Friday:  9 a.m. - 12 p.m

  • Student Services Building, East Campus
    Second Floor, Room SS-210

    Campus Map

  • Financial Aid Office
    Santa Barbara City College
    721 Cliff Drive
    Santa Barbara, CA 93109
  • (805) 564-1893

    Faxes will be checked in as received within 24-48 hours, review time can be up to 2 weeks

  • Sometimes you will need to explain in detail your financial aid question. To do this contact your assigned financial aid advisor. 

    Please only email from your SBCC Pipeline Account. Be sure to include your SBCC K#, your full name and the details of your inquiry.  This allows staff to verify, research your question(s) and promptly respond to your email. It can take several days for a staff member to get back to you via email during peak times.

    Unfortunately, for security & privacy reasons we can't accept documents via email.  Please fax, mail, or upload using our sharefile.

Contact Your Advisor

  • Moises Cardenas
    (805) 730-4147

  • Mary Saragosa
    (805) 730-4103

  • Agatha Louie
    (805) 730-8743

  • Valdas Karalis
    (805) 730-5168

  • Elsa Chavez
    (805) 730-4719

  • Yesenia Garcia
    (805) 730-8746

    (805) 730-4217

  • Bryce Aldenderfer
    (805) 730-8789

    Leslie Perez
    Phone - TBD

    Ivena Sakelarieva
    (805) 730-4217

    Lizbeth Hurtado Gonsalez
    (805) 730-4130

  • Maureen McRae Goldberg
    (805) 730-4102

  • Paloma Arnold