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February 22: Fee-based Summer/Fall 2024 Combined Tuition Assistance Application Period
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- Starting January 22 the Main Offices at Wake and Schott will only accept VISA and MasterCard credit card payments. Cash and checks no longer accepted.
- Spring 2024 Print Schedule PDF: View Here
- Spring 2024 classes are offered via Zoom video conference and face-to-face formats. For current class information, click here: Fee-based Classes
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How Do I Register for Fee-Based Classes?
The fee-based registration system is separate from the tuition-free class registration system.
If you are a new fee-based student, you must first create a student profile to become a Santa Barbara City College “Fee-Based” student and then register for classes.
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For information about Fee-based classes, contact:
Lauren Roberts at firstname.lastname@example.org (805) 898-8142
Quick Fee-based FAQs
SBCC School of Extended Learning accepts checks, cash and major credit cards. Online registration requires a credit or debit card. You can pay with either a check, cash or a credit/debit card if you register in person at the Schott or Wake Campus.
Materials fees include items used in class or taken home (e.g. handouts, food for cooking, etc). Lab fees include specialized classroom supplies, utilities, personnel costs and may include off-campus classroom rental fees. The $5 registration fee helps pay for administrative costs associated with registration that are not covered by the other fees. Without regard to the number of classes enrolled in, students pay this fee only once per semester no matter how many classes or whether paying by cash, check or credit card. Note: This fee cannot be refunded even if a class is cancelled for whatever reason.
If you enrolled in a Fee-based class that is being taught via Zoom, the instructor will email you the Zoom link before the class starts. If you have questions regarding the link, please connect by email with your instructor. Instructor emails - by program and class - can be found here. Go to the correct semester and click the Fee-based button.
The minimum enrollment for fee-based classes is (5) students, with the exception of classes with lab fees. If a class does not meet the enrollment anticipated by the instructor, the instructor has discretion to cancel. In the event a class is cancelled, the student receives a refund or can apply the fees to another class.
Yes. You can apply online or in person for needs-based tuition assistance for fee-based classes. Tuition assistance is granted on the basis of need and availability. See the Tuition Assistance page.