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You are encouraged to pay your fees at the time of registration. Payment must be received within seven (7) days of registration or you may be dropped for non-payment.

As the student, you are responsible for dropping classes by the stated deadlines. If you register in a class and later change your mind, it is your responsibility to drop the class.

Payment of fees may be made:

•  Online by credit card (Visa, MasterCard) or WebCheck

•  Through the mail by check or money order, payable to SBCC and mailed to:

    Santa Barbara City College
    Attention: Cashier's Office
    721 Cliff Drive
    Santa Barbara, CA 93109-2394

Write your SBCC ID number on the face of the check. DO NOT MAIL CASH!

•  In person at the SBCC Cashier's Office by cash, check, money order, or credit card. There will be a $20 service charge on all returned checks.

For information on financial aid opportunities, go to www.sbcc.edu/financialaid, or visit the Financial Aid Office (SS-210) before registering in classes.
 

All fees are subject to change without notice.

For Financial Aid students: If you have been awarded financial aid and applied for a student loan by completing and turning in a loan packet and are waiting disbursement, you will not be dropped for non-payment of fees. An offered loan does not protect class space. You will be responsible for any balance not covered by Financial Aid.



Many health and wellness services are available free or at low cost through the Health/Wellness Office (SS-170). The Santa Barbara Community College District exempts apprentices, dependent children and surviving spouses of members of the California National Guard who are killed or permanently disabled while in the active service of the state, and students who depend on prayer for healing.

All students registered in on-campus classes pay the transportation fee and may ride the Metropolitan Transit District (MTD) bus seven days a week. Beginning one week prior to the start of the semester, students ride by simply showing their student ID when boarding the bus.

The Student Representation fee supports student representatives who state positions/viewpoints before city, county, and district governments, and before offices/agencies of city, state, and federal governments. 

Student Representation Fee Exemptions
– You may for religious, political, financial or moral reasons request a refund of this fee.  To request a refund, go to the Office of Student Life, Campus Center 217 with a copy of your Schedule/Bill and complete a refund request form. 

Student Activity Fee – This fee provides free admission to all men's home football and men's and women's home basketball games (regular season only), as well as select campus theatre and music events. It is also good for clothing discounts in the Campus Bookstore and for discounts at selected businesses in the community.

REFUND INFORMATION
For the Spring Semester, enrollment and tuition fees will be refunded for courses dropped by course deadlines. Last date to submit a refund application is May 22, 2010. A $10 per semester processing charge will be deducted from enrollment fee refunds. The charge does not apply to classes canceled by the college.  REFUNDS ARE NOT AUTOMATIC. You can leave your funds on your account to be rolled over to the next semester(s). Classes dropped after the start of the semester are not eligible for a refund for the following fees: Health Services, Student Representation, Transportation, Student Activity, and Parking Permit. Please go to www.sbcc.edu/forms for the Refund Request Form and more information regarding specific policies and procedures.

All students, resident and non-residents, must pay an enrollment fee of $46.00 per unit with no maximum amount. If you are a California resident and you need help paying the enrollment fee, you may qualify for the Board of Governors Grant Waiver (BOGW). Apply in the Financial Aid Office (SS-210) before enrolling classes.

TUITION AND FEES  -  SUMMER I 2017

 Enrollment Fee (All students)  $46 / unit
 Out of State Tuition  $261 / unit
 International Tuition  $261 / unit
 Health Fee  $17
 Transportation Fee  $14
 Student Representation Fee  $1 For exemptions, go to www.sbcc.edu fees
Parking Fee (Optional)
 Online Order  $18.40
Special Fees
 Some courses have Special Fees; see Class Schedule

TUITION AND FEES  -  SUMMER II 2017

 Enrollment Fee (All students)  $46 / unit
 Out of State Tuition  $261 / unit
 International Tuition  $261 / unit
 Health Fee  $17
 Transportation Fee  $14
 Student Representation Fee  $1 For exemptions, go to www.sbcc.edu fees
Parking Fee (Optional)
 Online Order  $18.40
Special Fees
 Some courses have Special Fees; see Class Schedule

TUITION AND FEES  -  FALL 2017

Mandatory Fees
 Enrollment Fee (All Students)  $46 / unit
 Out of State Tuition  $285 / unit
 International Tuition *  $285 / unit
 Health Fee  $20
 Student Activity Pass  $5
 Student Representation Fee *  $1 
 Transportation Fee *
  Enrolled in 6 or more units  $32
  Enrolled in less than 6 units              $31
Special Fees
  Some courses have Special Fees; see Class Schedule
Optional Fees
 Parking Permit(Online Order)                        $33.40 day and evening / $18.40 evening only / $23.40 BOGW day and evening

TUITION AND FEES  -  SPRING 2018

Mandatory Fees
 Enrollment Fee (All Students)  $46 / unit
 Out of State Tuition  $285 / unit
 International Tuition *  $285 / unit
 Health Fee  $20
 Student Activity Pass  $5
 Student Representation Fee *  $1 
 Transportation Fee *
  Enrolled in 6 or more units  $32
  Enrolled in less than 6 units  $31
Special Fees
  Some courses have Special Fees; see Class Schedule
Optional Fees
 Parking Permit * (Online Order)                      $33.40 day and evening / $18.40 evening only / $23.40 BOGW day and evening

ALL FEES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE

*Note
  1. All fees are subject to change without notice.
  2. Students taking off-campus classes only will not be assessed any Mandatory Fees. These students may elect to purchase a Student Activity Pass or Bus Pass by visiting the Cashiers Office.
  3. Exemption from nonresident tuition is available to certain nonresident students who attended high school in California for at least three years and received a California high school diploma or its equivalent (AB 540). Contact the Office of Admissions & Records for more information.
  4. International Students may have additional fees.  See http://international.sbcc.edu/ for more details.
  5. For exemptions to the Student Representation Fee, go to www.sbcc.edu/fees.
  6. Parking permit prices include a $3.40 nonrefundable service fee.Purchase of a parking permit does not guarantee a parking spot.

What are Mandatory Fees?

Mandatory fees are: Health Services Fee, Transportation Bus Pass Fee, Student Activity Pass and the Student Representation Fee.  Students who are taking on campus classes are required to pay all mandatory fees.

Transportation Fee – All students registered in on campus classes pay the transportation fee and may ride the Metropolitan Transit District (MTD) bus seven days a week. Beginning one week prior to the start of the semester, students ride by simply showing their student ID when boarding the bus, with the exception of the Waterfront Shuttle. Once your semester fees, including the bus transportation fee have been paid, the bus transportation sticker can be picked up at the Cashier’s Office (SS150). You must bring your SBCC ID card to obtain the sticker.

Student Representation Fee supports student representatives who state positions/viewpoints before city, county, and district governments, and before offices/agencies of city, state, and federal governments. Student Representation Fee Exemptions – You may for religious, political, financial or moral reasons request a refund of this fee.  To request a refund, go to the Cashier's Office (SS-150) within the first two weeks of school.   

Student Activity Pass – This fee provides free admission to all men's home football and men's and women's home basketball games (regular season only), as well as select campus theatre and music events. It is also good for clothing discounts in the Campus Bookstore and for discounts at selected businesses in the community.

 

Frequently Asked Questions:

1.  How can I pay my registration fees online?

To pay registration fees online go to http://pipeline.sbcc.edu, then log on your Pipeline account.  On the home page, select "Student", then select "Pay My Bill".  You can pay by credit card (Visa or Mastercard).  Select the method of payment, then select the term in which you are paying.  Follow the payment instructions.  "DO NOT back space when you are processing payment"

2.  If I don't pay my fees, will I be automatically dropped?

As the student, you are responsible for dropping classes by the stated deadlines.  If you register in a class and later change your mind, it is your responsibility to drop the class. Review your schedule/Bill for course deadlines.  Log on to http://pipeline.sbcc.edu. Log on your Pipeline account. On the home page, select "Student", select "Registration", then select "Register, Add or Drop Class".  Follow the instructions on the Add/Drop Classes page for dropping a class.

3.  When do I need to pay my fees?

You are encouraged to pay your fees at time of registration. Payment must be received within seven (7) days of registration or you may be dropped for non-payment.

Students will not be dropped for non-payment after instruction has begun. As the student, you are responsible for dropping classes by the stated deadlines. If you register in a class and later change your mind, it is your responsibility to drop the classes.

For Financial Aid Students: If you have been awarded (Authorized, Memo, or disbursed aid) you will not be dropped for non payment of fees. You will be responsible for any balance not covered by Financial Aid. Log into your Pipeline Account and check to see if you have estimated aid by checking the Award Payment Schedule under the Award Menu in Financial Aid.

4.  Who do I make my check payable to?

Checks should be made payable to SBCC.  Write your Student ID number on the face of your check. DO NOT MAIL CASH! There will be a $20 service charge on all returned checks.  Mail your check to:

Santa Barbara City College

Attention: Cashier's Office

721 Cliff Drive

Santa Barbara, CA 93109

5.  Can I make a payment over the phone with a cashier?

No, the cashiers are only able to answer questions over the telephone.

6.  If I have an Outside Agency paying my fees directly to the college, how do I notify your office?

The Agency should send the Cashier's Office a letter of authorization. The letter should include the student name, ID # and indicate the specific fees the agency will cover. SBCC will invoice the agency after the add/drop period of each semester. For more information, please email cashiers@sbcc.edu

7.  What does a Financial Hold / Outstanding Balance Hold mean?

A hold is placed on all student accounts with past due fees. The hold prevents you from registering for courses, ordering transcripts and receiving your diploma.  Additionally, you may not participate in additional school activities for which you need to pay through the cashier’s office, such as field trips, while your account is on a financial hold.  The Financial/Outstanding Balance Hold will be released automatically after 15-30 minutes upon receipt of full payment.


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