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Madrid Fall 2018 program

Additional Information

Several information meetings will be scheduled during the spring and fall. Attendance is not mandatory for participation in the program. Parents are welcome to attend.

Info meetings are usually held at the Luria Library Faculty Conference Room (L-137) on the West Campus unless otherwise stated. Info meeting are subject to change, so please check with the Study Abroad office to confirm dates, times and locations.

Wednesday, February 7th at 5:30pm

Thursday, February 8th at 10am with Financial Aid Coordinator Ivena S.

Monday, March 5th at 4:30pm

Thursday, March 8th at 9:30am

Wednesday, April 11th at 5:30pm

Thursday, April 19th at 10am

Thursday, May 3rd at 2pm

TUESDAY, March 13th at 8:30 - 9:30am
THURSDAY, March 15th at 10am - 11am
MONDAY, March 19th at 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Deadline for application: May 18, 2018

Apply early as the number of places is limited and as the program is likely to fill before the deadline. Application forms are available at the SBCC Study Abroad Office and online at  You are required to submit a first payment of $250 with your application.  An interview with a Study Abroad representative will be scheduled upon receipt of your application.  If you live outside the Santa Barbara area, you may be interviewed by telephone

Program Orientation. A mandatory pre-departure orientation program will be conducted at SBCC in May 2018, introducing the academic course work, addressing general aspects of study abroad and cross-cultural learning and providing practical information regarding preparation and travel. Please check with the Study Abroad Office for the exact date before you make your travel arrangements.

An on-site orientation in Madrid held by ACCENT on the day after arrival covers practical matters as well as aspects of cross-cultural living and learning, giving program participants the tools they need to make the most of their time in Madrid. Practical walking tours of the areas in Madrid around the ACCENT Center will be conducted as part of the ACCENT orientation.

The general orientation includes a tour of the ACCENT facilities and addresses local customs, money, personal safety, emergency contingency plan, telephones, communications, transportation, etc. The housing orientation provides information specific to living in Madrid and in the student residence. Orientation materials include maps, practical living information.

For More Information...

Santa Barbara City College
721 Cliff Drive 
Santa Barbara, CA  93109 
Phone: (805) 965-0581
Study Abroad FAX: (805) 965-0781

870 Market Street, Suite 1026
San Francisco, CA  94102
800 869-9291 

Program Director 

Dr. Melanie Eckford-Prossor

SBCC Office: IDC 311


Study Abroad Office
Nicole Walther 
International Education
 Center, Room 1
(805) 730-4294

Apply now for the ACCENT Community College Scholarship!

ACCENT offers merit and need-based scholarships to students participating on ACCENT supported community college programs in partnership with our travel agency, Frosch Student Travel. For more information and to apply go to: 

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