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Welcome to the Office of the President

Dear SBCC Students, Friends, and Visitors,

Welcome to the treasure that is Santa Barbara City College! Our entire campus community is eager to share with you that which makes SBCC such a remarkable place to pursue one’s educational goals, starting with our:

  • President Lori GaskinLongstanding commitment to academic excellence
    High quality, first-rate programs define SBCC. We provide the foundation for transfer to any one of the University of California and California State University campuses or private universities as well as strong preparation and opportunities in a wealth of career fields.
  • Top-notch faculty and staff who are deeply dedicated to the special interaction we call teaching and learning.
    SBCC faculty and staff believe in you, partner with you along your educational journey, and create the enriching environment that promotes the very best in teaching and learning.
  • Location that fuels the mind
    SBCC’s natural setting is a catalyst for learning - nurturing and nourishing intellectual inquiry and exploration in an environment rich in beauty.
  • Web of student support and co-curricular opportunities
    The SBCC community believes in you and we stand ready to provide opportunities and support where and when it’s right for you including academic counseling and advisement, financial aid, career exploration, study abroad, health and wellness services, learning support, athletics, child care, tutoring, and so much more.

As you can see, SBCC is truly an extraordinary college – indeed one of the finest in the nation. We provide just the right ingredients to see your educational dreams become reality.

As you plan for your future, I invite you take some time to explore the campus. You will feel the energy, vitality, and spirit that is SBCC – and you will readily see what makes our college so exceptional. Explore the possibilities at Santa Barbara City College!


Lori Gaskin, Ph.D.


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