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Week of Welcome (WOW)!

 Welcome first-time SBCC students!

We hope you are anxious to begin a new and exciting time of your life at Santa Barbara City College. To introduce students to our campus and the Santa Barbara community, we invite you to join us for Vaquero Welcome! 

Through a series of workshops, Vaquero Welcome provides students with an opportunity to learn more about how to get involved with campus activities and learn skills that will enhance their academic careers and support their personal interest. In addition, it’s time to meet new people and make friends! We will provide students with opportunities via campus tours and social mixers that will allow students to mingle with new students from in, out and around the country.

Workshop sessions will include such topics as: Organizing your time, taking good lecture notes, choosing a major, money management, cooking meals for the first time, how to be safe in and off campus and more…. 

On Wednesday the program will kick off with a good old fashion Vaquero BBQ followed by a day of workshops, social events Thursday night and Convocation Ceremony Friday! 

Program information and confirmation will be sent back to you once you make a reservation. Students will need to purchase a Student Activities Pass ($10) to attend Vaquero Welcome.

To download and print the Program schedule and travel information CLICK HERE 



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