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BC COUNSELING - High School Seniors

  • Steps for High School Seniors entering Bakersfield College:
    • Application - Online
    • Orientation - Online or in person
    • Assessment - Testing is done in person at the Finlinson Conference Center (See map of FCC building - PDF format)  Prepare for your Assessment Tests with practice test (pdf)
    • Counseling - New Students must attend a 2-hour New Student Workshop (group setting) at the BC Main or Delano campus, OR complete the 2-hour New Student Online Counseling Workshop. Please call the BC Counseling Department at (661) 395-4421, or Delano Campus at (661) 7220-2000 to reserve your space. Students with disability requiring special accommodations, please call (661) 395-4421.

      Students are asked to bring high school, or college transcripts (official or unofficial) and Advanced Placement (AP) results.
      Bring pen or pencils (be prepared to take notes; there will be a quiz at the end of the presentation).

      Please note: Due to limited seating, family, children or friends are not permitted in the workshops.

    • Registration -  Online Registration for High School Seniors will be available on Open Registration day. Click here for "Important Dates".
  • Athletes 
    Are you planning on participating in an intercollegiate sport while at Bakersfield College? Call our Athletic Advisor, Elizabeth Ochoa at 395-4356. Please identify yourself as a senior athlete.
  • Concurrent High School Students
    Concurrent Enrollment Student Procedures:
    • Concurrent High School Students  are students under 18 years of age who are not graduating from high school.
    • Concurrent enrollment forms are available at your high school. Forms are also available at BC Admissions and Records office located in Administration Building on the BC Campus or Delano Campus, located at 1450 Timmons Avenue, Delano, CA.
    • For Concurrent Enrollment Procedures and additional information Click Here
    • Registration for Concurrently enrolled students begins (14) calendar days after Open Registration. Click here for "Important Dates".
  • DSPS Information: If you believe you are eligible for accommodations related to a disability, please call (661) 395-4334 or visit the Student Services Bldg., 1st Floor, Counseling Center.
  • President Scholars 
President Scholars Additional information (pdf)
  • 3.5 GPA or higher in grades 9-12 must be verified by official transcript. 
  • Eligible students will receive priority registration and will be awarded an honorarium.
  • For more information call the Dean of Student's Office (661) 395-4614, located in the Campus Center, room 4 (CC4)
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