Student Development at BC

Announcements

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Financial & Scholarship Announcements

New! BC Scholarships

Watch this short video Link opens in new window or tab icon. about the BC scholarships. You may apply online at www.bakersfieldcollege.edu/finaid/scholarships Link opens in new window or tab icon. by December 19, 2014.

DREAM ACT

For details and application go to: dream.csac.ca.gov Link opens in new window or tab icon..

Gillman Scholarship

This scholarship is for study abroad, for more information visit: www.iie.org/en/Programs/Gilman-Scholarship-Program Link opens in new window or tab icon..

Job Placement

In need of a job? Visit the job placement center in the Student Services Building, room 178, where their "goal [is] to provide students with valuable work experience opportunities, gainful employment and job search skills." For more information visit: www.bakersfieldcollege.edu/student/employment Link opens in new window or tab icon..

Transfer Announcements

Transfer Checklist 2014-15

Use this checklist PDF icon to help you prepare for transferring to a four-year college or university.

Important Dates

See the BC Important Dates Calendar Link opens in new window or tab icon. for a full list of holidays, events and other important dates.

Spring 2015
Date Holiday or Event
12/19/14 Online Scholoarship Applications Due
01/17/15 Saturday Classes ONLY First Day of Class
01/19/15 Martin Luther King, Jr., Day — Holiday
01/20/15 Classes Begin
02/13/15 Lincoln Day Holiday
02/16/15 Washington Day Holiday
03/30/15 to 04/04/15 Spring Recess
05/05/15 to 05/14/15 Finals Week
05/15/15 Commencement

Study Skills, Aid & Services

Bakersfield College provides resources and support for students. The following are some resources available to you, as a BC student, for improving your education. Make the most of your time at college by utilizing some of these resources.

Habits of Mind

This site is home of the Bakersfield College Habits of Mind Initiative. The Habits of Mind site had information about the initiative and resources for students. "It's POSSIBLE at Bakersfield College!"
www.bakersfieldcollege.edu/habits-of-mind Link opens in new window or tab icon.

Writing Center

Help is available for any writing project. Visit the Writing Center in Student Services Building Room 113 or visit one of their web sites, www.bakersfieldcollege.edu/writing-center Link opens in new window or tab icon. or bakersfieldcollegewritingcenter.weebly.com Link opens in new window or tab icon., for more information.

Tutoring Center

If you are struggling with a subject, get the help you need. BC has a center specifically for tutoring. For information visit them at their location, SS ‐ 203 or their web site, www.bakersfieldcollege.edu/student/tutoring Link opens in new window or tab icon. for more information.

The Jerry Ludeke Learning Center

The Jerry Ludeke Learning Center, located in the Student Services Building, offers classes, study-skills courses, basic skills computer lab, proofreading services and workshops for students. Critical Academic Skills (CAS) Workshops are free at BC and Delano and teach math, attacking word problems, test taking strategies, and all that jazz. See more of what they offer at bcacademicdevelopmentdepartment.weebly.com Link opens in new window or tab icon.. Be sure to also look at the following links:

Veterans Club

A great resource and support for veterans attending Bakersfield college. Visit the web site for more information and meeting times: www.bakersfieldcollege.edu/veterans/veterans-club Link opens in new window or tab icon.. DSPS

Disabled Student Programs & Services (DSPS)

DSPS has centers at both the Main Campus, in the Student Services Biulding, and at the Delano Center. For information visit https://www.bakersfieldcollege.edu/student/dsps Link opens in new window or tab icon. or call (661) 395‐4334 (V/TTY) for the main campus or (661) 720‐ for the Delano Center.

Child Development Center

The BC Child Development Center offers child care for ages 2 to 5 years old and has a Preschool Program for children ages 3 to 5 years old. For details and application visit www.bakersfieldcollege.edu/student/cdc Link opens in new window or tab icon. or call (661) 395‐4369.

BC ID Card

Since Spring 2014, BC has moved to the US Bank OneCard Link opens in new window or tab icon.. The OneCard is used as your ID card, to check out library books, Financial Aid distribution and can be used as a Debit Card. For more information about the OneCard, see the OneCard page Link opens in new window or tab icon..

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Mental Health Services

Mental health services are available for BC Students on the main Panorama Campus in the Student Health Center. See the Student Health Wellness site https://www.bakersfieldcollege.edu/student/health for office hours or contact the Student Health Center for minformation and apointments: (661) 395‐4336

Student resting on a bench at Bakersfield College.

Jenny Peters
Adjunct Instructor

Student Services Building
Counseling
Message Phone:
(661) 395‐4069
FAX: (661) 395-4666
Email is the best way to contact me: jpeters@bakersfieldcollege.edu

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