Several information meetings will be scheduled during the spring and fall. Attendance is not mandatory for participation in the program. Additional information meetings will be scheduled in the fall. Parents are welcome to attend.
The final information meeting is coming up:
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 from 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm at Library Conference Room
Deadline for application: October 20, 2017. 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 http://www.sbcc.edu/studyabroad/website/applications.php. 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 December, 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 Rome 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 Rome. Practical walking tours of the areas in Rome 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 Rome 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
(805) 965-0581, ext. 4712
Study Abroad Office
Center, Room 1
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: http://accentintl.com/participant-information/accentscholarship/ Deadline for the spring 2018 scholarship application is September 29, 2017.