Student Clubs & Organizations
BCC Student Club List
BCC Dance Crew (BCCDC)
The BCCDC allows students with an inclination to express themselves in the forms of dance to unite and connect with one another. In doing so, they look to allow a community to prosper and help dancers discover their hidden talents, as well as bring forth their full potential alongside fellow club-mates. The club provides a safe and positive sanctuary where students can dance without being judged in a negative way.
Meeting Time/Location: Mondays 6:30pm-9:00pm in Room 051
Contact E-mail: BCCDanceCrew@yahoo.com
BCC Organization for Animal Advocacy (BOAA)
The BOAA looks to promote animal rights and welfare at Berkeley City College. They encourage students to consider the impacts of their actions with regards to diet choice animal testing, clothing choice and attitude towards other non-human animals. They also promote a paradigm shift away from the current social norms of speciesism as well as offer encouragement and support to students who wish to pursue vegan and vegetarian diets.
Meeting Time/Location: Wednesdays 12:00pm-1:00pm in Room 053
Contact E-mail: BCCBOAA@gmail.com
The Business Club at BCC
The Business Club at BCC is a group dedicated to encouraging professional development among students at BCC. They look to facilitate this through workshops, guest speakers and other tools that will advance student awareness of how to get ahead in the workplace. While business is the focus of the club’s mission statement, a major or focus in business is not required.
Meeting Time/Location: Tuesdays 12:15pm-1:15pm
Contact E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Meeting Time/Location: Tuesdays 2-4pm and Wednesday 12:15-1:30pm in the Atrium
Contact E-Mail: email@example.com
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 and 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/Location: Tuesdays 12:30pm-1:30pm in room 055
Contact E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Digital Artists Collective (DAC)
The Digital Artist 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/Location: 3rd Wednesday 5:00pm-6:00pm in Room 451
Contact E-Mail: email@example.com
Gay-Straight Alliance (Unity-GSA)
The purpose of BCC’s GSA 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/Location: 1st/3rd Thursdays 12:30pm-1:15pm in room 051
Contact E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 amongst those who share concern about the world they live in.
Meeting Time/Location: Tuesdays 12:15pm-1:15pm in room 054
Contact E-Mail: email@example.com
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/Location: Thursdays 12:15pm-1:15pm in room 014
Contact E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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/Location: Mondays 12:15pm-1:15pm in room 034 and Fridays 5:00-6:00 in room 051
Contact E-Mail: email@example.com
The League of Shadows
The BCC League of Shadows is the first inter-collegiate sports team at BCC. They provide a relaxing environment where students & faculty can come take a break & play a game of Ninja. Contact the club for official competition times for a chance to win the Golden Headband.
Meeting Time/Location: Tuesdays 12:15-1:30 in the Atrium
Contact E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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/Location: TBA this semester
Contact E-Mail: email@example.com
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 on unified community.
Meeting Time/Location: Mondays 12:15pm-1:15pm in room 051
Contact E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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/Location: 1st/3rd Thursdays 12:15pm-1:15pm in room 424
Contact E-Mail: email@example.com
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.
Meeting Time/Location: Tuesdays 12:15-1:30 in room 311
Contact E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Speech and Debate Club (Debate Team)
The 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/Location: TBD this semester
Contact E-Mail: BCC.Debate@gmail.com
The 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.
Meeting Time/Location: Tuesdays 12:15-1:15 in room 051
Contact E-Mail: email@example.com
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: http://unityartsclub.wordpress.com
Meeting Time/Location: Saturdays 1:00-4:00 in room 227
Contact E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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/Location: TBA this semester
Contact E-Mail: email@example.com
If you would like to start a club or student organization, please bring the completed packet to the ASBCC office located in room 051 in the Basement of BCC.