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emergency survival


Current Campus Status

(Latest update 1/23/17)

Main Campus 


  • At approximately 1:30 PM, we received reports of a downed power line on Loma Alta Drive. 
  • President Beebe determined that due to safety concerns, classes were cancelled and the main campus closed for the rest of the day (3/22/17)
  • Classes and Operations at the Wake and Schott campuses were unaffected 
As of 4:30 PM, the estimated restoration time from Edison is 11:30 PM. As of now, the campus will reopen and classes will resume tomorrow (3/23). If there is any additional information to share, it will go out via email, AlertU, and posted to Twitter (@SantaBarbaraCC). 
You can also check the website at sbcc.edu/emergency
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721 Cliff Drive
Santa Barbara, CA 93109
(805) 965-0581


Wake Campus 

Fully operational at this time.

300 N. Turnpike Rd.
Santa Barbara, CA 93111
(805) 964-6853


Schott Campus 

Fully operational at this time

310 W. Padre St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
(805) 687-0812


 If you have not yet done so, please join the SBCC emergency text notification to sign up click here: http://www.sbcc.edu/alert/
Campus Security is the primary responder to most emergencies on campus. 
If you witness suspicious or dangerous behavior warranting police response call 9-1-1 first and then Campus Security (805) 730-4200.  The majority of the emergencies that take place on campus are medical which campus security coordinates with Fire & Ambulance.  Santa Barbara Police will respond to all violent incidents including an active shooter on campus.  If 911 is called regarding a medical, dangerous or violent emergency it is important to call Campus Security Emergency, X2400 from a campus phone or (805) 730-4200.  Campus Security will help direct emergency responders to the location of the incident.  The college holds the safety and well-being of its students, staff and visitors in the highest regard.  We encourage everyone to contact Campus Security if you witness any suspicious activity or have any safety concerns while on campus.

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