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You are encouraged to pay your fees at the time of registration. Payment must be received within seven (7) days of registration or you may be dropped for non-payment.

As the student, you are responsible for dropping classes by the stated deadlines. If you register in a class and later change your mind, it is your responsibility to drop the class.

Payment of fees may be made:

•  Online by credit card (Visa, MasterCard) or WebCheck

•  Through the mail by check or money order, payable to SBCC and mailed to:

    Santa Barbara City College
    Attention: Cashier's Office
    721 Cliff Drive
    Santa Barbara, CA 93109-2394

Write your SBCC ID number on the face of the check. DO NOT MAIL CASH!

•  In person at the SBCC Cashier's Office by cash, check, money order, or credit card. There will be a $20 service charge on all returned checks.

For information on financial aid opportunities, go to www.sbcc.edu/financialaid, or visit the Financial Aid Office (SS-210) before registering in classes.
 

All fees are subject to change without notice.

For Financial Aid students: If you have been awarded financial aid and applied for a student loan by completing and turning in a loan packet and are waiting disbursement, you will not be dropped for non-payment of fees. An offered loan does not protect class space. You will be responsible for any balance not covered by Financial Aid.



Many health and wellness services are available free or at low cost through the Health/Wellness Office (SS-170). The Santa Barbara Community College District exempts apprentices, dependent children and surviving spouses of members of the California National Guard who are killed or permanently disabled while in the active service of the state, and students who depend on prayer for healing.

All students registered in on-campus classes pay the transportation fee and may ride the Metropolitan Transit District (MTD) bus seven days a week. Beginning one week prior to the start of the semester, students ride by simply showing their student ID when boarding the bus.

The Student Representation fee supports student representatives who state positions/viewpoints before city, county, and district governments, and before offices/agencies of city, state, and federal governments. 

Student Representation Fee Exemptions
– You may for religious, political, financial or moral reasons request a refund of this fee.  To request a refund, go to the Office of Student Life, Campus Center 217 with a copy of your Schedule/Bill and complete a refund request form. 

Student Activity Fee – This fee provides free admission to all men's home football and men's and women's home basketball games (regular season only), as well as select campus theatre and music events. It is also good for clothing discounts in the Campus Bookstore and for discounts at selected businesses in the community.

REFUND INFORMATION
For the Spring Semester, enrollment and tuition fees will be refunded for courses dropped by course deadlines. Last date to submit a refund application is May 22, 2010. A $10 per semester processing charge will be deducted from enrollment fee refunds. The charge does not apply to classes canceled by the college.  REFUNDS ARE NOT AUTOMATIC. You can leave your funds on your account to be rolled over to the next semester(s). Classes dropped after the start of the semester are not eligible for a refund for the following fees: Health Services, Student Representation, Transportation, Student Activity, and Parking Permit. Please go to www.sbcc.edu/forms for the Refund Request Form and more information regarding specific policies and procedures.

All students, resident and non-residents must pay an enrollment fee of $46.00 per unit with no maximum amount. If you are a California resident and you need help paying the enrollment fee, you may qualify for the Board of Governors Grant Waiver (BOGW). Apply in the Financial Aid Office (SS-210) before
enrolling classes.

TUITION AND FEES SUMMER 2014

Enrollment Fee (All students) $46 / unit
Out of State Tuition $211 / unit
International Tuition $211 / unit
Health Fee $14
Student Representation Fee $1 For exemptions, go to www.sbcc.edu fees
Parking Fee (Optional)
Online Order $18.25
Special Fees
Some courses have Special Fees; see Class Schedule
Transportation Fee $13.00

TUITION AND FEES FALL 2014

Enrollment Fee (All Students) $46 / unit
Out of State Tuition $225 / unit
International Tuition $225 / unit
Health Fee $18
Student Activity Sticker (Optional) $10 Fall and Spring / $5 Spring Only
Student Representation Fee $1 For exemptions, go to www.sbcc.edu/fees
Parking Fee (Optional)
Online Order $33.25 day and evening / $18.25 evening only / $23.25 BOGW day and evening
Special Fees
Some courses have Special Fees; see Class Schedule
Transportation Fee
6 or more units $30
less than 6 units $29

TUITION AND FEES SPRING 2014

Enrollment Fee (All Students) $46 / unit
Out of State Tuition $211 / unit
International Tuition $211 / unit
Health Fee $18
Student Activity Sticker (Optional) $10 Fall and Spring / $5 Spring Only
Student Representation Fee $1 For exemptions, go to www.sbcc.edu/fees
Parking Fee (Optional)
Online Order $33.25 day and evening / $18.25 evening only / $23.25 BOGW day and evening
Special Fees
Some courses have Special Fees; see Class Schedule
Transportation Fee
6 or more units $26
less than 6 units $25

ALL FEES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE

*Note
  1. Purchase of a parking permit does not guarantee a parking spot.
  2. Exemption from nonresident tuition is available to certain nonresident students who attended high school in California for at least three years and received a California high school diploma or its equivalent (AB 540). Contact the Office of Admissions & Records for more information.

All students registered in on campus classes pay the transportation fee and may ride the Metropolitan Transit District (MTD) bus seven days a week. Beginning one week prior to the start of the semester, students ride by simply showing their student ID when boarding the bus, with the exception of the Waterfront Shuttle.

The Student Representation fee supports student representatives who state positions/viewpoints before city, county, and district governments, and before offices/agencies of city, state, and federal governments.

Student Representation Fee Exemptions – You may for religious, political, financial or moral reasons request a refund of this fee.  To request a refund, go to the Office of Student Life, Campus Center 217 with a copy of your Schedule/Bill and complete a refund request form. 

Student Activity Fee – This fee provides free admission to all men's home football and men's and women's home basketball games (regular season only), as well as select campus theatre and music events. It is also good for clothing discounts in the Campus Bookstore and for discounts at selected businesses in the community.

What are Mandatory Fees?

Mandatory fees are: Health Services Fee, Transportation Bus Pass Fee and Student Representation Fee.  Students who are taking on campus classes are required to pay all mandatory fees.

 

Frequently Asked Questions:

1.  How can I pay my registration fees online?

To pay registration fees online go to http://pipeline.sbcc.edu, then log on your Pipeline account.  On the home page, select "Student Account', then "Account Summary".  You can pay by credit card (Visa or Mastercard).  Select the method of payment, then select the term in which you are paying.  Follow the payment instructions.  "DO NOT back space when you are processing payment"

2.  If I don't pay my fees, will I be automatically dropped?

As the student, you are responsible for dropping classes by the stated deadlines.  If you register in a class and later change your mind, it is your responsibility to drop the class. Review your schedule/Bill for course deadlines.  Log on to http://pipeline.sbcc.edu and go to Registration and Student Records.  Follow the instructions on the Add/Drop Classes page for dropping a class.

3.  When do I need to pay my fees?

You are encouraged to pay your fees at time of registration. Payment must be received within seven (7) days of registration or you may be dropped for non-payment.

Students will not be dropped for non-payment after instruction has begun. As the student, you are responsible for dropping classes by the stated deadlines. If you register in a class and later change your mind, it is your responsibility to drop the classes.

For Financial Aid Students: If you have been awarded (Authorized, Memo, or disbursed aid) you will not be dropped for non payment of fees. You will be responsible for any balance not covered by Financial Aid. Log into your Pipeline Account and check to see if you have estimated aid by checking the Award Payment Schedule under the Award Menu in Financial Aid.

4.  Who do I make my check payable to?

Checks should be made payable to SBCC.  Write your Student ID number on the face of your check. DO NOT MAIL CASH! There will be a $20 service charge on all returned checks.  Mail your check to:

Santa Barbara City College

Attention: Cashier Office

721 Cliff Drive

Santa Barbara, CA 93109

5.  Can I make a payment over the phone with a cashier?

No, the cashiers are only able to answer your questions.

6.  If I have an Outside Agency paying my fees directly to the college, how do I notify your office?

The Agency should send the Cashier's Office a letter of authorization. The letter should include the student name, ID # and indicate the specific fees the agency will cover. SBCC will invoice the agency after the add/drop period of each semester. For more information, please email cashiers@sbcc.edu


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