Prerequisite Clearance & Evaluation Services are Available ONLINE

The Transcript Evaluation Office will continue to provide all services online after the campus reopens. Should you need assistance, please don't hesitate to contact us at

How to Request an Evaluation of Coursework


  1. Enroll at Santa Barbara City College (SBCC).

  2. Verify your major/program/educational goal is correct. Follow the steps on Degree Works™ to update your information.

  3. Submit official transcripts to SBCC Admissions and Records from all past institutions you have attended. 

    • Follow the instructions on Incoming Transcripts to submit your transcripts to SBCC Admissions & Records and verify your transcripts have been received. Transcripts sent anywhere other than directly to Admissions & Records from your other institution are considered unofficial.
    • AP Scores: see Step 5.  

  4. Verify your official transcripts were received by SBCC Admissions and Records. If your official transcripts are not on file with Admissions and Records your request for evaluation will not be processed, unless you qualify for a temporary clearance based on your unofficial transcripts

  5. Submit a request for evaluation to the Transcript Evaluation Office:

After you submit a request for evaluation: 

See the FAQ page for processing information and timelines. Notifications will be emailed to your SBCC Pipeline account, so check it regularly.