Orientation can give you direction in your SBVC college life. It also answers questions new students generally have.

  • Your Rights & Responsibilities
  • Developing an Education Plan with a Counselor
  • Special Programs & Services
  • Student Life on campus
  • Academic Policies and Procedures

To complete, logon to your SelfService account, under "Student" click the "Online Orientation (SBVC)" tile.  


Online Guided Self-Placement Appointments

For Ability-to-Benefit testing (ATB) contact the Financial Aid office for changes in policy. Take a peek of the current Guided Self-Placement Calendar.

Are you Exempt from Guided Self-Placement?

You may be exempt if:

• You hold an associate’s degree or higher.
• You Scored 3 or higher on Advance Placement Tests.
• You are enrolling to maintain certificate or licensure for employment.
• You have completed a pre-requisite course at another college.
• You will attend for personal enrichment