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Incoming Transcripts

If you have completed coursework at other institutions, contact all the schools you have attended and request to have your official transcripts sent to SBCC.

SBCC has partnered with Credentials eSCRIP-SAFE as our trusted agent for processing incoming OFFICIAL electronic academic transcripts. At this time SBCC does accept paper transcripts delivered via First Class U.S. Postal Mail; however, our preferred method of receipt is via electronic file delivery. You will need to check with your sending university or instruction to verify that they are able to send electronic transcripts to other instructions like SBCC.

Transcripts submitted to Santa Barbara City College become the property of Santa Barbara City College and will not be released to students, other colleges, or agencies.  Plan to request a personal copy from your former college or university if you need one for your records.

Electronic Transcripts

Many colleges, universities and other agencies are members of Credentials eSCRIP-SAFE’s secure network and actively send electronic transcripts.

CLICK HERE to see if your college or university sends electronic transcripts via Credentials eSCRIP-SAFE.

If your high school, college or university sends official transcripts electronically from a certified vendor, they may be sent from the issuing institution to:

(THE ABOVE ADDRESS IS FOR TRANSCRIPTS ONLY FROM AN APPROVED CERTIFIED VENDOR. REGULAR EMAIL QUESTIONS WILL NOT RECEIVE A RESPONSE.)Admissions & Records will not accept transcripts sent to staff email addresses. They need to be mailed in or sent electronically via Credentials, Parchment or National Clearinghouse.

Mailed Transcripts

Transcripts sent via U.S. Postal mail should be sent to:

Admissions & Records
Santa Barbara City College
721 Cliff Drive
Santa Barbara, CA 93109

Admissions & Records does not evaluate incoming transcripts for course credit. Review transcript evaluation policies and procedures here. For further information, contact the Academic Counseling Center.

To satisfy a prerequisite using external coursework, you must submit a Prerequisite Verification form. For information, deadlines, and forms, go to

Use Pipeline to see if SBCC has received official transcripts that you have had sent from other institutions. Follow the step-by-step instructions.

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