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Rome Spring 2018

Additional Information


Several information meetings will be scheduled during the Fall 2018 semester. Attendance is not mandatory for participation in the program.

Parents are welcome to attend.

Luria Library Faculty Meeting Room L-137:

Tuesday, September 18th at 2pm

Tuesday, October 16th at 10am


Friday, September 21st at 11:30am

Thursday, October 4th at 12noon


October 19, 2018. 

Apply early as the number of places is limited and the program is likely to fill before the deadline. Application forms are available at the SBCC Study Abroad Office and online by clicking on the >Applications< tab. 

You are required to submit a first payment of $250 with your application. This fee is part of your total program fee and will not be deposited until you have officially been accepted into the program.

An interview with the program director will be scheduled upon receipt of your application.  If you live outside the Santa Barbara area, you may be interviewed by phone or Skype.


A mandatory pre-departure orientation 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 

Study Abroad Office
Nicole Walther 

International Education Center, Room 1
Santa Barbara, CA  93109 
Phone: (805) 730-4294

870 Market Street, Suite 1026
San Francisco, CA  94102
Phone: (800) 869-9291

Program Director
Sarah Boggs

International Education

(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: Deadline for the spring 2019 scholarship application is September 29, 2018. 

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