Programs & Services


The Santa Barbara Cal-SOAP offers various programs and services such as Tutoring, Advising, Financial Aid Workshops, SAT Preparation, Campus Visits and Transfer: Making it Happen. All programs and services are offered at no cost to the students.

Tutoring, Advising, Financial Aid Workshops and Campus Visits are general services. All junior high school and high school students qualify for general services. General services usually consist of one day workshops.

SAT Preparation and Transfer: Making it Happen are intensive services. Junior high and high school students who are first in their families to attend college or from low-income families or from a community that has a lower than average college-going rate qualify for intensive services. Intensive services consist of several consecutive workshops.