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Campus Tour

Are you thinking about visiting the campus? Santa Barbara City College offers campus tours for individuals who are new to the college.  These tours are designed to orientate new students to the college and locations of services in order to facilitate their first year college experience.  

We hope to see you on a campus tour.  Do not miss out on the campus tour of a lifetime! You may have been on multiple campus tours but none like the one you will experience when touring SBCC. Our campus tour provides guests with breath taking views of the campus and the beautiful Pacific Ocean. Watch the videos below to hear from our Student Tour Guides and learn more about where they came from and their favorite locations on campus!

When are Campus Tours offered?
Campus tours are offered every Friday at 10:00am and 12:00pm, except major holidays when the campus is closed. No reservations are required for the Friday tour. The Friday tours embark promptly at 10:00 am and 12:00 pm from the Welcome Center located in the Student Services Building.  Click here for directions to Welcome Center.  Self guided tours are also available for your convenience.  Our campus will be closed from December 24, 2014- January 4, 2015. 

Can I schedule a campus tour on an alternate day?  Yes, alternate tour dates can be scheduled with advance notice and based on availability.  Enrollment Services also offers group tours for visiting K-12 schools, community groups and nonprofit organizations that would benefit from a college campus visit.  Group tours are limited in availability and space, please schedule early.  No tour request with less than two weeks notice will be accepted.  

Please contact us 1-2 weeks prior to your anticipated visit for best availability.  Please contact Alejandra Martinez by email abmartinez@sbcc.edu or call (805)730-4082.  

How long are Campus Tours?
Campus Tours last approximately 60 minutes.

Do you offer tours on the weekends?
No, unfortunately at this time we are not offering tours on the weekends, however you are welcome to take a self guided tour. 

Self Guided Tours? 
Please click here to see the self guided tour 

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Special accommodations
Please email us ahead of your scheduled visit if you need special accommodations on the tour. 

Where can I stay in Santa Barbara?
Enrollment Services maintains a listing of local properties that may extend a discount to persons visiting the City College campus. Discounts are subject to change at the discretion of the individual property. Please call each property directly for more information or reservations.

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