Help for Common Registration Problems
If you are not a current SBCC student, your first step is to complete the Online Application for Admission. Once your application is received and processed and you complete any pre-registration requirements, you will be eligible to register on or after your appointment date.
What’s My Username and Password?
Go to Pipeline and select "Find my username/password" on the left side.
When to Register?
Log in to Pipeline and go to "Registration and Student Records." Review your registration status, which will include your pre-registration requirements and your registration appointment time.
Registration and Record Holds?
View holds in Pipeline. All holds must be cleared to allow registration, to add or drop a class, or to release academic records. Check and resolve holds prior to registering.
|Assessment||Assessment Office||(805) 730-4149|
|Orientation||Enrollment Services||(805) 730-4450|
|Advising||Counseling Office||(805) 730-4085|
|Financial||Cashier's Office||(805) 730-4197|
|Dean's Holds||Dean, Educational Programs-Student Services||(805) 965-0581 ext. 2202|
|Other Holds||Admissions & Records||(805) 730-4300|
You have several options.
2) Keep trying to add the class. Seats may open up during the registration period.
3) If a class has a waitlist, enrollment is based solely on the waitlist until the first day of class. Contacting the instructor before the class begins is not encouraged and messages may go unanswered.
4) Go to the first class meeting. If the instructor has available seats, request an Add Authorization Code. Remember to use your Add Authorization Code to register online before the add deadline.
5) For online courses, students should contact the instructor by email.
Add deadlines are strictly enforced.
Entering Add Authorization Code?
From the Add/Drop Classes page in Pipeline, input the CRN of the class and click on “submit changes.” Enter the Add Authorization Code provided to you by the instructor. Click “verify” and then continue. Submit your changes, verify by reviewing your schedule and pay fees.
Repeating a Class?
First time repeats for a previously earned “D” or “F” grade are automatically approved—no paperwork is necessary. Additional repeats require an approved Petition for Course Repetition. Refer to the SBCC Catalog for repeatability rules and courses with approved repeatability.
You will not be able to register for classes that have time conflicts. Under special circumstances you can request approval for a short time conflict if approved by the instructor and Admissions & Records. Obtain the Petition to Allow Time Conflicts from Admissions & Records.
Prerequisites for all courses are enforced at registration. For information, see the Transcript Evaluation Office.
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