First Time To College
Thank you for choosing Santa Barbara City College! Follow these steps to enrollment.
Apply to SBCC
Applying to SBCC is FREE!
Get started on your college education today.
Apply for Financial Aid (optional)
Explore Financial Aid Options
SBCC offers financial aid like scholarships, loans and the SBCC Promise.
Create Your SBCC Pipeline Account
Pipeline Is Your Student Portal
Pipeline will give you access to register for classes, check your email and schedule academic counseling appointments.
Complete Online Orientation
Learn About Your New SchoolExplore SBCC's campus and learn how to register for classes.
Check your Math and English Placements in Pipeline
SBCC uses previous grades and coursework to place you into English and Math classes.
Meet With An Academic CounselorThis will help you choose the right classes for your educational goals.
Register For Classes and Pay Fees
Sign Up For Classes
Choose from SBCC's wide variety of courses.