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Student Clubs & Organizations




BCC Chess Club (BC4)

The objective of the Berkeley City College Chess Club (BC4) is cultivating discipline, critical thinking, and strategic planning through chess. BC4 is open to anyone and its members’ range from beginners to advanced and the culture of the club reflects this in a conducive way. Members compete with one another, learn from each other and progress on the board as well as off the board.

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BCC Pre-Nursing Club

The Pre-Nursing Club seeks to create a community of pre-nursing students at BCC. Students in the club help each other navigate the application process and share information about health issues and the nursing field. The Pre-Nursing Club also organizes Q&As with nursing students, nurses, and nurse practitioners to help club members discover the many different fields of nursing. Come join us! To receive our latest news, friend Pre-Nursing Club BCC on Facebook.

Meeting Time:Tuesdays, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Meeting Location: BCC Room 034

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BCC Speech and Debate Club

BCC Speech and Debate Club looks to provide a structure as well as a friendly atmosphere for competitive debate at Berkeley City College.  It seeks to educate members in the art of debate and represent BCC at campus debate tournament activities locally and abroad.

Meeting Time:Fridays, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Meeting Location: TBD

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Black Student Union (BSU)

The Black Student Union’s mission is to support the academic success and personal enrichment of Black students on the campus of Berkeley City College by providing tutoring, organizing study groups, and bridging communication between student, faculty and administration, as well as crafting a safe space for community building.

Meeting Time: Tuesdays, 12:15 PM- 1:15PM

Meeting Location: BCC Room 451 A/B

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Business Advertisement Club

Meeting Time: Tuesdays, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM

Meeting Location: BCC Room 034

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Civic Engagement Club

The Civic Engagement Club is a network of student-volunteers mobilizing to improve their community — whether it be educational, health-related, or political activism. They will collectively organize and effectively serve. Their goal is to help people realize why they value education,why they should, and vote to support it.  They do this through opening up dialogue and developing personal relationships with people in our community and showing how much they support education through their actions and volunteer work.

Meeting Time: Wednesdays from 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM

Meeting Location:  BCC Room 055

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Coding Club

The purpose of this club is to motivate students to learn programming or to improve their programming skills with enthusiasm. The club aims to accomplish its objective by teaching, demonstrating, and providing different points of view to solve programming problems to its members via seminars, classes, and dissemination of viable information. All of the above activities can harness their programming prowess and participation in various programming contests.

Meeting Time: Fridays, 4:00 PM – 4:45 PM (Learning)

Meeting Location: BCC Room 051

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Digital Artists Collective

The Digital Artists Collective offers the opportunity for members to show their artwork and collaborate on projects including public exhibition, private galleries, and educational venues.  They look to enhance the BCC mission of creating a balanced, intellectually rigorous, aesthetically interesting and community oriented milieu for students to explore and pursue their multimedia print-based art projects.

Meeting Time: 3rd Wednesday of every month at 5 PM

Meeting Location:  BCC Room 451 A/B

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Global Studies Club

The Global Studies Club looks to raise student awareness concerning historical and current issues and events in order to enrich our understanding of the world around us.  They provide students with an arena of open discussion where such issues and events can be reflected upon and discussed.  They also aim to cultivate a sense of community among those who share concern about the world they live in.

Meeting Time: Tuesdays, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM

Meeting Location:  BCC Room 054

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International Students Association (ISA)

The ISA provides assistance to international students in adjusting to the Peralta community and American culture. ISA aims to provide a common ground of social understanding between domestic and international students at Peralta through social, cultural, recreational and educational activities.  It looks to help members develop a deep understanding of international concerns, while developing leadership skills and fostering educational programs on global perspectives at Peralta and the Alameda County.

Meeting Time: Wednesdays, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM

Meeting Location: BCC Room 322

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Latin American Club (LAC)

The purpose of the club is cultivate an awareness of the Latin heritage, culture, and traditions and its relation to our community and Berkeley City College.  The club is committed to performing services related to promoting a deeper understanding of the growing Latin community and its culture through events and activities in and outside of campus.  They also look to create a community of academic support to encourage Latin Americans to further their education.  The LAC will offer peer support to both our Latin American members and non-Hispanic Amigos de Latino America to help improve the Spanish language and other academic areas such as mathematics, English and science.

Meeting Time: Fridays from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Meeting Location: BCC Room 053

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Muslim Student Association (MSA)

The MSA promotes a supportive, unified, and diversified environment for the Muslim and non-Muslim students who want to know more about Islam and Islamic culture at BCC.  They provide students with an opportunity to come together and raise an awareness of the Muslim community  The MSA welcomes non-Muslims to join and furthermore seeks to educate anyone interested in the Islamic religion.  It also conducts activities and events throughout the year bringing students of all backgrounds under one unified community.

Meeting Time: Tuesdays, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM

Meeting Location: BCC Annex- Room 203, Meditation Room

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Queer-Straight Alliance (Unity-QSA)

The purpose of BCC’s QSA  is to promote positivity through community awareness and provide a forum for discussion about issues of sexuality. Together, students of all sexual and gender identities can build a place within our college’s community to support one another with respect and pride.  They aim to further establish cultural strength in the Bay Area by coordinating events and activities to represent and support organizations to advance our mission for equality.

Meeting Time:Wednesdays, 12:30 PM – 1:15 PM

Meeting Location:  BCC Room 51

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Rise Campus Ministry

Meeting Time: Wednesdays, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM

Meeting Location: BCC Annex Room 203 (Meditation Room)

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Sikh Students Association

The purpose of this organization is to create a forum by which students of all backgrounds can learn about the exchange of ideas and thoughts related to Sikh religion, culture, history, and heritage. It also serves as a gathering area for Sikh students to meet and interact with other people who share the same religious and cultural backgrounds. This organization emphasizes community service as a mission and will engage non-Sikh students in an on-going educational dialogue.

Meeting Time:12:15 PM – 1:15 PM

Meeting Location: BCC Room 014

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The Milvia Street Club

The Purpose of the Milvia Street Club is to promote the public exhibition of art and literary production by primarily Berkeley City College students, but also recent alumni, staff, faculty, and administration.  This literary production and artwork should reflect the diversity of Berkeley City College’s student body.  Their main focus is to produce the Milvia Street Art and Literary Journal.  All work is to be done in as professional a manner as possible to provide the best possible image of Berkeley City College to the surrounding community.

Meeting Time: Tuesdays, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM

Meeting Location: BCC Room 316

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The Psychology Club

The Psychology Club exists to bring awareness to the study of human thought.  It provides a space for students interested in psychology to learn and discover new things about the mind and the career possibilities that come with it.

Meeting Time: Tuesdays, 12:15 PM- 1:15PM

Meeting Location: BCC Room 053

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The Society of Verse and Poetics (Poetry Club)

The purpose of the BCC Poetry Club is to provide the BCC student community with a safe space to share its poetic and literary interests, talents and passions.  The club serves as a bridge connecting writers at BCC with the rich literary climate of Berkeley, and the San Francisco Bay Area.  Their primary goal is to engage with the profound and abundant legacies of the world’s poetic traditions, and hone their skills as writers and practitioners of poetic craft.

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Meeting Location: TBD

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The Travelers’ Association

The organization’s purpose is to provide all students with the opportunity to expand their cultural perspectives. The Travelers Association would support students academic idea and challenge them to apply in the reality. Members will develop deeper understanding of real knowledge comes from practice while developing leadership skills and fostering educational programs on global perspectives at Berkeley City College.

Meeting Time: First Friday of each month, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Meeting Location: BCC Annex (South Campus) Room 203

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Tobacco-Less Club

The Tobacco-Less Club is a student organization supported by Alameda County Health Services Tobacco Prevention Program.  The club aims to promote a smoke-free environment and healthy lifestyle throughout the school area. They promote smoke-free laws and educate students and staff on the “No Smoking” policies on Peralta Campuses. Visit for more information.

Meeting Time: Wednesdays, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM

Meeting Location: BCC Room 054

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Unity Arts Club (UAC)

The purpose of the UAC is to enhance the BCC mission of creating a balanced, intellectually rigorous, aesthetically interesting and community oriented milieu for students to explore not limiting to pursuing their multimedia along with all other types of creative talented research and projects.  They seek to accomodate students in all multimedia and fine arts, 2D and 3D designs in graphics.  Furthermore, they look to empower all talents to be enriched with support and services, including extra lab time.  For more info, visit their website:

Meeting Time: Saturdays, 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Meeting Location: BCC Room 213

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Veterans Club

The purpose of the Veterans Club of BCC is to provide a unified and supportive community for the veteran students at Berkeley City College.  They seek to provide students the chance to come together, engage, and teach the BCC community about veteran issues, as well as giving back to the Bay Area veteran community.

Meeting Time: First and Third Wednesdays, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM

Meeting Location: BCC Room 202

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WISE LOGO Women Involved in Student Empowerment (WISE)

WISE is an organization that creates a network of women who empower each other and all students at Berkeley City College. Our mission is to provide support and volunteer opportunities in three specialized areas; STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), the Arts, and Academic Preparation. Through peer support, outreach and development we will enrich students’ lives towards academic success.

Meeting Time: Thursdays, 12:20 PM – 1:30 PM

Meeting Location: BCC Room 032

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Are you planning on starting a new club/student organization?

Pick-up a club packet in the ASBCC Office located in Room 057 or click The ASBCC Club Chartering Packet! After completing the packet, submit it back to room 057.

  • Associated Students of Berkeley City College

    Sunday 4 October 2015


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