Vaquero Welcome

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Vaquero Welcome

SBCC Vaquero Welcome

Vaquero Welcome is an exciting and informative day to
kick off your first semester at SBCC! 
You and other new Vaqueros will participate in the welcome celebration, interact with various departments and services on campus, enjoy delicious food, and engage in activities and games. This is an event you won't want to miss, and it's a great way to meet new friends and acclimate yourself with your social and academic community. 
Vaquero Welcome starting with the  welcome celebration, activities and games, BBQ lunch, department table fair; and concludes on Friday evening with an all-inclusive Beach Party at Leadbetter Beach; complete with catered dinner, music, games and fun in the sun! 
Come join us to embark on your new journey as Vaquero!

Attendance to the experience is highly recommended for all NEW to college students.

The event will require students to move around so please dress in comfortable clothing and closed toed-flat shoes; and note that coastal weather can fluctuate, dress accordingly. 

Tentative schedule

9:00 - 9:30  Check-in and light refreshments - 
Sports Pavilion Patio    
9:30 - 10:00  New Student Welcome, guest speaker and presentation - 
Sports Pavilion 
10:15 - 12:00

Breakout Sessions: 
Students: West Campus Lawn 
Parents: Sports Pavilion

*Separate breakout sessions provided for both students and parents

12:00 - 1:15  BBQ Lunch and Department Table Fair - 
Friendship Plaza 
 1:15 - 2:15 Campus tour (optional) - at clock tower in 
Friendship Plaza 
 1:15 - 4:00 

New student checklist:
Student Support Services Building: Cashiers, Admissions and Records, Academic Counseling, Financial Aid, Transfer Center, etc..

Office of Student Life (located in SBCC Campus Center): ID Card, Bus Pass.   

 4:00 - 6:00 

Leadbetter Beach  


Special Accommodations: If you require special accommodations for the event Please send request needs before August 17 to Kristy Renteria, or note on event registration page. 



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