Student Resources

Additional Information

  • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) provides access to a wide variety of software without ever having to set foot on campus. Think of it as remote controlling a loaner computer here on campus, only from anywhere in the world and from any device. We've prepared some instructions and a video explaining how students can use VDI:

    Student instructions for accessing VDI

    The SBCC Information Technology department has compiled a document that provides some steps you can take to create a more cyber secure home:

    How to make sure you are cyber secure when working from home

  • The Luria Library has Chromebooks available for long-term check out and return.

    Luria Library Chromebook Information

  • Students may request to check out a hotspot for improved Internet connection by emailing

    If you would like the opportunity to bring a mobile or laptop device to access campus wifi, we are making that option available. Those wishing to do so may park in West Campus Parking LOT 4-D, East Campus Parking LOT 1-A, East Campus Parking LOT 1-B (see map showing the wifi strength in purple and orange). In order to participate, you must remain in your personal vehicle to observe social distancing.

    Campus Security will be monitoring the campus and will be asking students to stay in their vehicles and not sit on campus property (refrain from using picnic tables, seating areas or grouping). Please understand this is to comply with social distancing orders from Public Health officials.

  • Academic Technology Support hosts the individual virtual computer labs for the Business Division, Digital Arts Center, and Language Labs within its Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), and offers assistance using Zoom to connect with online classes.The Virtual Computer lab hours are:

    9 a.m. - 8 p.m., Monday-Thursday (until further notice)

    9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m., Friday (until further notice)

    The link to join the virtual computer lab through Zoom is:

    Additional student support information can be found at the following links:

    Please CLICK HERE for instructions on how to get started with Zoom

    Please CLICK HERE for instructions on how to get started our Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI):

    For more information on technical support available for students, please CLICK HERE to access our IT Support website

  • SBCC Food Pantry Instagram

    Food Pantry Drive Thru Food Distribution
    When: Every Tuesday and Wednesday from 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
    Where: West Campus Parking Lot 5-1
    What: Free prepackaged bags of nonperishable foods 
    *While supplies last*
    Important: Please practice safe social distancing for this event. 
    • Only 1 household per car 
    • Walk up station available if you do not have access to a car. (please stay in cars if possible)
    • Please disinfect all items when you get home

    Vengan a la distribución de comida

    Cuándo: Todos los Martes y Miércoles a partir de las 2:30 a 4:00 pm 
    Dónde: Estacionamiento del Campo del Oeste (West Campus) Piso 5-1
    Qué: Bolsas preempaquetadas de alimentos no perecederos 
    *Hasta que se acaben las alimentos*


    Importante: Mantenga las reglas de distanciamiento social para este evento.  

    • Solamente 1 familia por vehículo 
    • Si no tiene auto, puede venir en persona, pero mantenga 6 pies de distancia de los demás (pero si viene en auto, mantengase en su auto porfavor)
    • Desinfecte todos los artículos cuando llegue a casa.
  • SBCC Student Health and Wellness On-Site and Off-Site Support Services and Resource Guide

    Student Health and Wellness Services is closed for in-person counseling and medical appointments due to the elevated threat of COVID-19 in the Santa Barbara area.

    Telehealth Support
    In order to meet the needs of our students during this difficult time, we will be offering telehealth support to students. If you are having an emergency, please dial 911.

    Mental Health Support
    Contact Lacey Peters at or Alyson Bostwick at and a Personal Counselor will reach out to you via email or by phone regarding mental health support, resources, and referrals. (Please include your K number and phone number in the body of the email).

    Medical Support
    Contact Laura Fariss at and an RN will reach out to you via email or by phone regarding medical support, resources and referrals. (Please include your K number and phone number in the body of the email).