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Enrollment Fees
Health Fees
Student ID Card Fees
Student Center Fees
Student Representation Fees
Parking Fees
Physical Education Fees
Materials Fees
Payment of Fees
Payment Deadlines

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Enrollment Fees

Resident Tuition - $46 per unit 

Nonresident tuition for international students and non-California residents - $193 per unit   plus $46  per unit enrollment fee

Health Fees

$19 - Fall & Spring Semesters
$16 - Summer Terms 

BOG DOES NOT PAY THIS FEE.  

Health fees are charged to all students. All health fees collected are used exclusively to provide health services. The health fee covers the following benefits:

  • student accident insurance
  • free health consultation by the college nurse
  • mental health counseling
  • substance abuse prevention 

Health Fee Exemptions  

(Education Code Section 76355)
You are exempt from paying the Health Fee if you fall into any of the following categories:

  • You depend exclusively upon prayer for healing in accordance with the teachings of a bona fide religious sect, denomination, or organization, provided that you present documentary evidence of such affiliation. 
  • You are a student who is attending Allan Hancock College under an approved Apprenticeship Program.
    (Board Policy 6300)
  • You are a continuing EOPS student.
  • You are a prisoner of the Lompoc Federal Corrections Institute (FCI)
  • You are a resident of the Atascadero State Hospital

Student ID Cards

Photo ID Cards 

$2 - Photo ID Card

BOG DOES NOT PAY THIS FEE.  

Students may purchase a photo ID card by paying a $2  fee at the time of registration. An Allan Hancock College ID card is required to use the Writing Center, Computer Resources Centers, Library services, Open Access Computer Labs, Math Center, Language Lab, Physical Fitness and other labs and classes.

In addition to the privileges listed above, students may use the photo ID card to purchase tickets at a discount for performances of the Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts (PCPA) and receive free admission to all AHC home athletic events.  There is a $2 fee for replacement of a lost photo ID card.  Photo ID cards are available during the semester at the Santa Maria campus Admissions & Records office and at the Lompoc Valley Center administrative office during regular office hours.

Basic ID Cards

No charge

A basic ID card, without a photo and at no cost to the student, may be obtained at the time of registration, or any time during the semester, at the Admissions and Records office or at the administrative office at the Lompoc Valley campus during regular office hours.

At the Community Education office (bldg. S on the Santa Maria campus), photo ID cards are available to credit and Community Education students until 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday and until 3:30 p.m. on Fridays.  Non-photo IDs are available until 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday and until 3:30 p.m. on Fridays. 

Student Center Fee

$1 per unit, up to a maximum of $10 per academic year for classes held at the Santa Maria campus

Student Representation Fee

$1 per semester (May be waived)

The Student Representation fee of $1 provides support for student representatives to lobby for legislation, such as bills that will keep enrollment fees at the lowest possible level. However, you may for religious, political, financial, or moral reasons refuse to pay the Student Representation fee.  Any student who does not wish to pay the Student Representation fee must press the waiver button online or sign the Student Representation Fee waiver statement located on the Cashier Services online screen, under the forms section. 

Parking Fee

$20 - Fall & Spring Semesters
$10   - Summer Sessions 

BOG DOES NOT PAY THIS FEE.  

Permits are needed for campus parking 8am to 10pm, Monday - Thursday and 8am to 4pm, Friday (Santa Maria campus, South Campus and the Lompoc Valley Center only). 

Four-wheel and two-wheel motor vehicles $10 summer session and $20 fall and spring semesters (click here for information regarding purchasing a parking permit)

One-day permit $2  

There is no parking fee on the south side of the Columbia Business Center (CBC), at the Workforce Resource Center (WRC), or at the Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB) and Solvang centers.  A special no-charge permit is required by the Air Force for entry onto the base.  For classes held at the Vandenberg AFB students must go to  the Visitor Center at the main gate prior to entering.  You must bring your class schedule, current drivers license, and proof of your vehicle insurance.

Physical Education

A usage fee is charged to those who enroll in some P.E. classes held off campus.   See online course description for details and specific fees.
BOG DOES NOT PAY THIS FEE

Materials Fee

See online course description for individual courses requiring a materials fee. 
BOG DOES NOT PAY THIS FEE

Payment of Fees

Students who register for classes must pay all registration fees by the established deadlines or they will be dropped from their classes, regardless of payment type (cash, check, cashiers check, money order, credit card/debit card or voucher paid by outside agency).  Please note that we can not accept a credit card payment over the phone.  You may print out the Credit Card authorization form located in the Forms section of our web page and fax to the number listed on the form.

Students have two options for payment:

  1. Online with a credit card/debit card at the time of registration or by established deadline (see below)
  2. In person by established deadline (see below). Students may pay in person on the Santa Maria campus at the District Cashier, bldg. A; Community Education, bldg. S; or at the Lompoc Valley, Vandenberg AFB and Solvang center offices during cashier hours. Call the center of your choice for hours.

Santa Maria Campus:(805) 922-6966

Cashier (bldg. A): ext. 3626/3582/3270
Community Education (bldg. S):   ext. 3209

Lompoc Valley Center: (805) 735-3366
Vandenberg AFB Center: (805) 605-5915
Solvang Center: (805) 693-1543

Payment Deadlines

Fall 2014 Registration Dates

Payment Deadline

June 30 - August 13, 2014 By 10:30 p.m. four (4) calendar days from date registration is submitted.
As of August 14, 2014 By 10:30 p.m. the day after registration is submitted.

 

Spring 2015 Registration Dates

Payment Deadline

November 18-30, 2014 By 10:30 p.m. December 5, 2014
December 1-16, 2014 By 10:30 p.m. four (4) calendar days from date registration is submitted.
December 17-31, 2014 By 10:30 p.m. January 5, 2015
Note: the college will be closed for winter break Dec 24-Jan 1. In-person payment is not available during winter break.
January 1-14, 2015 By 10:30 p.m. four (4) calendar days from date registration is submitted.
January 15, 2015 By 10:30 p.m. the day after registration is submitted.


 

 

 

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