The following forms are provided for your convenience. They may be downloaded and printed. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to utilize these forms. All of the listed forms are also available through their respective campus offices.
For Prerequisite challenge information, forms, and deadlines, go to www.sbcc.edu/prerequisites.
For Information Competency (Area F) information and forms, go to www.sbcc.edu/informationcompetency.
Application for Degree or Certificate of Achievement - Once you have determined your eligibility for a degree or certificate by using DARS or by consulting an academic counselor, you can use this form to apply for your degree or certificate.
Waiver/Substitution Petition of Graduation Requirements - Use this form to request a waiver or substitution for one or more classes required
for graduation if you feel you have satisfied the requirements in another class or
by another means.
AB540- Eligible California high school graduates may use this form to request exemption from nonresident tuition. All requirements for requesting the exemption are included in this document.
Authorization for Release of Information to Parents - Use this form to authorize SBCC to release information from your records to your
parent(s)/guardian(s). See Enrollment Verifications for more information.
Authorization For Release Of Information to a Third Party - Use this form to authorize SBCC to release information from your records to a third party. See Enrollment Verifications for more information.
Diploma/Certificate Mailing Request Form - Use this form to request to have your diploma for an earned Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, Certificate of Achievement, and/or Skills Competency Award mailed to you. Please read this form for instructions. If you have not applied for and/or have not been awarded an Associate Degree or Certificate of Achievement, go to Degree Applications. All earned degrees and certificates of achievement are posted on the student's transcript. Skills Competency Awards do not appear on transcripts.
Diploma/Certificate Duplicate Request Form - Use this form to request replacement or duplicate copies of an earned Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, Certificate of Achievement, or Skills Competency Award.
Military Withdrawal Notification - Use this form to request a withdrawal from current semester classes in response to military orders.
Petition for Academic Renewal - Please read the form for instructions.
Petition to Allow Time Conflicts - Use this form to request to register in courses that overlap. BP/AP 5047 Multiple
and Overlapping Enrollments only permits requests for time conflicts of no more than
Petition to Appeal to Reinstate Enrollment Priority - Use this form if you believe that there are extenuating circumstances which should be considered in reinstating your enrollment priority (BP/AP 5055 Enrollment Priorities).
Petitions for Course Repetition
Effective Summer/Fall 2012, SBCC's course repetition policy changed significantly.
It is important that you understand these changes as you select your classes. These
changes include a new definition of what constitutes an "enrollment." Title 5, section
58161 states that an enrollment occurs when a student receives an evaluative grade
(A, B, C, D, F, P, NP) or a non-evaluative symbol (W). For more information, view the policy update.
Petition for Course Repetition in Excess of Maximum Allowable Enrollments
Petition for Course Repetition to Repeat a Course Previously Completed With a Grade of C or better
Last day to submit Petition for Course Repetition for Spring 2014 is Friday, January 17, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. No exceptions.
Petition for Late Add- Use this form to request a late add. In order to be eligible for consideration of a late add, attendance in the course must have begun during the first two weeks of the semester (Fall/Spring) or the first week in Summer. The late add deadline is enforced.
Petition for Pass/No Pass (English) (Español) - Complete this petition to request to take a course for Pass/No Pass instead of
a letter grade. Take the completed form to your instructor for review and approval.
Submit completed and approved petition to Admissions & Records PRIOR to the last day
to submit Pass/No Pass Petitions (the end of the 5th week of the semester for full
semester length classes).
Petition to Reinstate Catalog Rights - A student who requests an exception to Board Policy 5143 Catalog Rights may submit a Petition to Reinstate Catalog Rights for review. Eligibility for consideration of an exception includes an interruption or loss of catalog rights due to extenuating circumstances. Extenuating circumstances are verified cases of accidents, illnesses or other circumstances beyond the control of the student. Official supporting documentation is required for consideration. Students must meet all graduation requirements in place for their catalog year in order to have the “petition to reinstate catalog rights” considered.
Petition for Use Of Most Recent Grade In A Repeated Course - Use this form if you have repeated a course in order to alleviate a D, F or No Pass grade. The original grade remains part of the transcript; however, the original grade and course units are offset with parentheses and a footnote which is referenced on the reverse side of the transcript. Both the semester and cumulative units are adjusted to reflect the course repeat on the basis of the most recent grade.
Petition for Waiver of College Regulations - Use this form to request: change of "F" to "W", "Incomplete" to "W", Late "Pass/No Pass", Refund, Extend an Incomplete, or Late Withdrawal. Official documentation is required to support your request. The official documentation should specifically explain the extenuating circumstances that require you to request a Waiver of College Regulations. Please read the entire form for specifics.
Program of Study/Major Change Form - Use this form to request to change your Program of Study/Major at SBCC. Review Programs of Study/Majors here.
NEW! Update your major instantly online by logging on to your Pipeline. Go to Registration and select “Update Ed Goal & Major”.
Residency Reclassification - To establish residency at SBCC for the purpose of tuition, you are required to submit
proof that you have met the conditions required for becoming a CA resident. The requirements
and process are documented in Establishing Residency at SBCC. Students must submit the forms via an appointment with Admissions & Records.
Student Data Change Form - Use this form to correct or change: your name on your academic records, Social Security number (copy of actual card must be attached), birth date, educational goal, or transfer plans.
Student Request For Refund - You can leave your funds in and roll them over to the next semester(s) or you can use this form to request a refund for tuition/enrollment fees. REFUNDS ARE NOT AUTOMATIC. Submit the completed form in person to the Cashier's Office in the Student Services Building, by FAX to (805) 897-3576, or by mail to SBCC/Cashier's Office, 721 Cliff Drive, Santa Barbara, CA, 93109. Review refund policies here. Note: this form does not apply to non-credit Continuing Education classes. Visit the Continuing Ed Division for more information.
IGETC Certification Application - Use this form to request certification of IGETC requirements. Note: if you have satisfied IGETC requirements at any other institution (including the foreign language requirement in high school), you must attach official transcripts reflecting this coursework to this application.
CSU GE Certification Application - Use this form to request certification of CSU GE Breadth requirements. Note: if you have satisfied CSU GE Breadth requirements at any other institution, you must attach official transcripts reflecting this coursework to this application.