BCC News

Summer Session Classes Begin on Monday, June 15 | Moodle Online Class Website Information

12 June 2015

Summer 2015 classes begin on Monday, June 15, and end on Thursday, July 23. Berkeley City College is open from 8 am to 6:30 pm on Monday through Thursdays during the summer session; closed on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.


Online classes are held on Moodle at http://eperalta.org/summer2015 – login instructions are provided on the Moodle homepage. If you cannot login, contact online@peralta.edu – send your full name, Student ID #, and birthdate.


Enrollment is open for all students for the Fall 2015 Semester. Current Students may enroll now through their Passport Student Center. New and Former Students – apply for admissions and also visit the Admissions and Records website for information.


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June 21 – Important Add/Drop Date | Enrollment is Open for Fall 2015 Semester

25 May 2015

June 21 is the last day to add summer session classes.

June 21 is the last day to drop regular session classes and receive a fund.

June 21 is the last day to drop regular session classes without a “W” on transcript.


Summer 2015 Semester Dates:  June 15 – July 24, 2015

Fall 2015 Semester Dates:  August 24 – December 18, 2015




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Summer Internship at Bison Organic Beer – Apply by May 29 – See Other Summer Internship Opportunities

25 May 2015

Summer Internships within Berkeley and elsewhere!

Students apply now! Lots of possible internships posted on the Business Department website at  http://www.berkeleycitycollege.edu/wp/business/. More are coming in daily.

Sample opportunities include Marketing, Event Management, Accounting, Communications, Social Media, Graphic Design, Video Editing, General Office Support, and more.

Last day to apply is Friday, May 29.


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Congratulations, BCC Class of 2015!!!

24 May 2015

Berkeley City College’s Class of 2015 Commencement was held on Thursday, May 21, at Zellerbach Hall on the UC Berkeley campus.


Visit the BCC Graduation website for more details. For Zellerbach Hall location and parking information, visit Getting Here.



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A response to the UC Berkeley student who said community colleges should not exist

24 May 2015

Bravo! to the response by Adena Ishii, BCC Program Coordinator, Transfer Service Community, published on Berkeleyside. Adena is a BCC alumna as well as a current BCC employee.

Learn more about the Transfer Service Community at BCC.

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ADA Workshop for Digital and Online Content – View the Webinar on CCCConfer

18 May 2015

This two-day workshop was held on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 19 – 20, from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM, at 1535 Tolman Hall, UC Berkeley. Download the ADA Symposium Schedule. The webinar can be viewed on CCCConfer – see details  below. The webinar is closed captioned.

The workshop presenter is Gaeir Dietrich, director of the High Tech Center Training Unit (HTCTU) of the California community colleges, and the systemwide trainer for Section 508 compliance. Gaeir has served on the advisory boards for AHEAD, Bookshare, DIAGRAM Center, the Alternate Text Production Center (ATPC), and the Silicon Valley Independent Living Center (SVILC). In 2010-2011, she served as the chair for the national Advisory Commission on Accessible Instructional Materials (AIM) in Postsecondary Education. She is also a contributing author to Beyond the Americans with Disabilities Act, published by NASPA.



May 19 Workshop Title: Section 504 vs Section 508
May 20 Workshop Title: Accessible Online Courses
Group/College/Org: Berkeley City College
Presenter: Gaeir Dietrich
Term: Spring
Closed Caption: Yes
Dates/Times:   Tuesday, May 19, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM and Wednesday, May 20, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

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The webinars are hosted on CCCConfer. You may login to watch both archived webinars.

CCCConfer Login Instructions:

May 19 Workshop, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Login to the Archived Section 504 vs Section 508 Webinar
URL for webinar login: http://cccconfer.org/MyConfer/GoToArchivesAnonymousely.aspx?MeetingID=abba092c-4051-4974-9e29-96bc8f1c0c1a&MeetingSeriesID=b924cb50-17bd-4747-a1a3-6545ef07c065&ScreenName=&Channel=3828896&PIN=&Role=Participant

May 20 Workshop, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Login to the Archived Accessible Online Courses Webinar
URL for webinar login: http://cccconfer.org/MyConfer/GoToArchivesAnonymousely.aspx?MeetingID=a382f834-f0af-4f96-b314-d30003056f17&MeetingSeriesID=4c3908aa-052c-48cd-9e3d-4bd30944a1fb&ScreenName=&Channel=3828901&PIN=&Role=Participant






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Mental Health Awareness Presentation by California State Assemblymember Tony Thurmond, Fri., May 8, 12:15 – 1:15 pm, Atrium

7 May 2015

The Associated Students of Berkeley City College (ASBCC) cordially invites you to the Mental Health Awareness presentation given by Assemblymember Tony Thurmond. Assemblymember Thurmond represents California’s 15th Assembly District which includes the East Bay communities that stretch along the I-80 corridor from Hercules to Oakland, including Albany, Berkeley, Emeryville, Piedmont, El Cerrito, Pinole, Richmond, San Pablo, El Sobrante and Kensington. He is a former social worker and mental health advocate and will discuss district policy for mental health and how it affects people in the community college level.


ASBCC appreciates your support and attendance at this event:


Mental Health Awareness Week flyerMental Health Awareness Week
Assemblymember Tony Thurmond
Friday, May 8, 2015
12:15 – 1:15 pm
Berkeley City College, Atrium

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BCC’s Annual Multimedia Student Showcase – Fri., May 8 @ 6 – 9 PM, Auditorium

7 May 2015

Announcing Berkeley City College’s Annual Multimedia Student Showcase in Berkeley, CA, 2050 Center Street, in downtown Berkeley, a half block from the Berkeley BART Station.
MMART Student Showcase Flyer
On Friday, May 8, Berkeley City College is hosting the annual Multimedia Student Showcase, a three hour extravaganza that features the best of student short films, fine art photography, animation, motion graphics and graphic design work. Over 500 projects were considered and the best-of-the-best will be open to the public for free viewing. This is an exciting opportunity to see fresh work created by the Bay Area’s raw and undiscovered talent. The event begins at 6pm and will include a meet-and-greet with the showcase artists, 60 minutes of a video reel, an awards ceremony and a raffle!
The annual student showcase at BCC is a student run event. Students work together to plan, curate, and produce the event each year.
Facebook: Facebook.com/theshowcasebcc
Twitter: @TheShowcaseBCC
Instagram: @theshowcaseBcc
For more information, contact:
Sabrina L. Nelson and Joey Xanders
Multimedia Arts Student Showcase
BCC MMMART Department



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