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Contact Information

Welcome to SBCC!

Meet our Staff

The International Student Support Program offers a variety of services to meet the needs of SBCC international students. Contact us Monday - Friday, between 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (PST). In-person services are offered Monday - Thursday from 9am - 12pm and 1-4pm.

The International Education Center is located on East Campus.

At the International Education Center, you can find our Front Desk Staff, Insurance specialist, International Student Advisors, Academic Counselors, and Peer Advisors who are happy to help you. 

For general inquiries, please email issp@sbcc.edu or call (805) 730-4393 or use the live chat feature in the bottom right corner of this screen during our business hours.

International Student Advisors

Advisors provide guidance to F-1 visa students about F-1 visa status requirements, adjustment to SBCC culture, and SBCC resources. Your advisor is assigned based on your last name (family name).               

If your family name begins with A - H:
Miguel Cruz
(805) 730-4007

If your family name begins with I - O:
Jennifer Eggertsen
(805) 730-4751

If your family name begins with P - Z
Rosemary Santillan
(805) 730-4428

Academic Counselors

Academic Counselors provide guidance in course selection, education plans, and clarification of your academic goals. Your counselor is assigned after you register in a class at SBCC. Follow these steps to find your academic counselor's contact information or to schedule an appointment:

Starfish Instructions or follow steps below.

  1. Log onto your SBCC Pipeline account.
  2. Click on the "Starfish" tab at the top of the page.
  3. Click on the "Home" tab in the upper left hand corner.
  4. Click the "My Success Network" icon on the left hand side
  5. Find your Primary Academic Counselor and click on "Schedule Appointment"

To display your counselor's entire weekly schedule, click on the "week" tab. Available slots will say "sign up". Please email your counselor for possible schedule adjustments or if they are fully booked up and do not have any open slots.