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Rome Spring 2018

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.

Luria Library Faculty Meeting Room L-137:

Tuesday, September 18th at 2pm

Tuesday, October 16th at 10am


Friday, September 21st at 11:30 am

Thursday, october 4th at 12noon


October 19, 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 by clicking on the >Applications< tab.  You are required to submit a first payment of $250 with your application.  An interview withthe program driector will be scheduled upon receipt of your application.  If you live outside the Santa Barbara area, you may be interviewed by telephone


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
800 869-9291

Program Director
Sarah Boggs

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

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