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Escort Service:Security escorts are available to students, staff, and faculty day or night.  Call extension 2269 or 2400 from any campus phone or (805) 730-4200 from a cell phone to ask for an escort.  Also see Night Shuttles.

Emergency? Call Campus Security, extension 2400 or dial 911 (direct police/fire emergency line).

Emergency Phones: in the event of emergency, call extension 2400 from one of the campus emergency phones.  These phones, housed in easily identifiable call stations, are located near the Main (East) campus entrance kiosk, what Playa Stadium Box Office (lower and upper levels), Student Services Building, Campus Center, Administration Building, west end of the Campus Bridge, West campus parking structure (1st and 3rd levels), and the Garvin Theatre.

Health Services
available to SBCC students include: first aid, illness assessment, limited medical diagnosis and treatment, and low-cost medical care referral.

Health and Accident Insurance: Did you know that SBCC has a policy to cover all students for accidental injuries that occur in class or college related activities? Accidents must be reported to the Student Health Services & Wellness Program Office (SS-170) within 72 hours.

Isla Vista:
Isla Vista Survival Guide: Safety Off Campus
Penal Codes and County Ordinances most often enforced in Isla Vista

Lost and Found is located in the Office of Student Life located in the Campus Center Building, room CC-217. Phone: 805.965.0581 ext. 2262.

Night shuttles: Two night shuttles offer rides to students, staff, and faculty between 5:45 .m. and 10:15 p.m. on both East and West Campus. In addition to carrying drivers and passengers to their cars, the shuttles increase the security presence on campus and allow officers to be in more places, more quickly, and more often to help create a safer environment for students and employees. Shuttle stops are designated by red and white signs along the shuttle routes. Students and employees can wait at these stops or flag down the shuttle as it goes by. On East Campus, a 4-person shuttle runs every 20 minutes from Friendship Plaza outside the Campus Center to the Humanities Building to Pershing Park.  On West Campus, an 8-person shuttle runs every 20 minutes from the Campus Bookstore to the West Campus Fountain to Lot 3 and into Lot 2-C.

Personal Counseling: Free and confidential personal counseling is available through the Health and Wellness Center to help you deal with a variety of personal issues.

If you are experiencing a psychological crisis, or need to talk with someone after scheduled Health Services hours, you can call the 24 Hour Community Crisis Call-line through CARES (SB County Crisis and Recovery Emergency Services) 1-888-868-1649.

Sexual Assault: What is it exactly? What you can do if you or someone you know is assaulted.

Suicide Prevention: Learning the warning signs and find out what you can do to help prevent suicide.

Distressed Students
Assisting Distressed Students

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