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Financial & Scholarship Announcements
New! BC Scholarships
For details and application go to: dream.csac.ca.gov .
This scholarship is for study abroad, for more information visit: www.iie.org/en/Programs/Gilman-Scholarship-Program .
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 .
Transfer Checklist 2014-15
Use this checklist to help you prepare for transferring to a four-year college or university.
See the BC Important Dates Calendar for a full list of holidays, events and other important dates.
|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|
|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|
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!"
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 or bakersfieldcollegewritingcenter.weebly.com , for more information.
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 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 . Be sure to also look at the following links:
- CAS Workshops — BC
- CAS Workshops — Delano
- Academic Development Classes
- Student Sucess Lab or ACDV B201a/b/c
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 . 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 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 or call (661) 395‐4369.
BC ID Card
Since Spring 2014, BC has moved to the US Bank OneCard . 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 .
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
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