Fee-Based Life Enhancement Classes

“There is a lot of diversity. You see people of all ages and backgrounds.”

-Kristy, School of Extended Learning Student


Diverse Class Offerings

SBCC School of Extended Learning offers hundreds of classes each term in response to the diverse lifelong learning needs of the Santa Barbara Community. All-time favorites and brand new classes start and end throughout the term.

On this site we offer fee-based, life enrichment classes to fit your schedule. Fee-based classes are organized in five main categories, plus our acclaimed Mind and Supermind series. Come discover your potential and enrich your life.

Extended Learning

For tuition-free classes and the primary source of information on all SBCC School of Extended Learning programs, please click through to sbcc.edu/ExtendedLearning. There you will also find info on Adult High School, GED, Bilingual GED; Career Skills; Early Childhood Education; English as a Second Language (ESL); Health and Safety; and Older Adults offerings.

Supportive Community

Pursue your lifelong passion or hobby, or discover something new in the company of a supportive, encouraging community. Learn and grow with our expert teachers, all professionals in their fields. Find out more About Us.

How to Register

Jump to our online registration system from any Register or Enroll Now link. You can find the Register link at the top of every page. You may also register in person. Click here for locations and hours.

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Spring 2019 Class Schedule

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I find Ceramics very therapeutic. Coming in after a hard day and playing with clay makes everything else melt away.


Professional Machinist

The teachers are so fantastic. It’s just a wonderful opportunity. It will change your world.


School of Extended Learning Student

Even teachers take classes at Extended Learning! It’s great to try different things.

Holly Hungett

Yoga, Zumba, Exercise Teacher, School of Extended Learning

Evenings, Weekdays & Saturdays. Classes start throughout the term.