BCC News

15th Annual Berkeley Poetry Festival on Saturday, August 26, in the 5th floor Student Lounge – 11:30am to 4:30pm

15 August 2017

Join us at the 15th Annual Berkeley Poetry Festival on Saturday, August 26, 2017. Councilperson Kriss Worthington will present a Lifetime Achievement Award to Dr. Naomi Helena Quiñonez (pictured above, photo credit: Michelle Guttierrez). Read more about Dr. Quiñonez below. We will have a small book fair, an open mike, five Milvia Street poets, and several readers. 

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Classes Begin on August 21 – Enroll NOW!

13 August 2017

Enrollment in Fall 2017 is Ongoing Now


Fall 2017 Class Schedule


Important Dates:

August 7 – Drop for Nonpayment of Tuition and Enrollment Fees!!!

August 21 – Day and Evening Instruction begins

August 26 – Saturday Instruction begins

August 26  – Last Day to Add without a Permission Number of Add Card

September 1 – Last Day to Add Regular Session Classes in person with a Permission Number or Add Card – this must be handled by Admissions staff on campus

September 3 – Last Day to Drop Regular Sessions Classes and Receive a Refund, and without a “W” on Transcripts

Note: Short-term and open-entry classes must be dropped within 10% of the first class meeting to receive a refund.>>>2017 Fall Refund Drop Deadline Schedule

September 3 – Last Day to ADD Regular Session classes online with an instructor issued Permission Number

September 8 – Last Day to File for PASS/NO PASS Grading Option

See more in Academic Calendars


Please make sure that you meet any prerequisites before enrolling in classes. If you need assistance with prerequisite information, please contact:


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Strength From The Roots

7 August 2017

strength from the roots flyer

Strength from the Roots – Sessions begin August 29th and will be held Tuesday Nights from 6-8 PM at Berkeley City College, 2050 Center Street, Berkeley, CA , in Conference Rooms 451/A. Food and beverage will be provided. View the STRENGTH FROM THE ROOTS flyer

Register Today! Contact Ms. Barbara Hall at bhallcoastalcollab@gmail.com

  • Find Strength From The Roots in Every Person’s Story
  • Develop Leadership, Advocacy, & Community Organizing Sills
  • Use Your Life, Your Word, Your Music to Promote Social Justice
  • Express Yourself through writing, spoken word, & song
  • Join Us Every Tuesday Night (6-8 pm) this Fall Semester
  • Earn a Certificate of Achievement

Program Collaboration between Berkeley City College and Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity, and Berkeley Underground Scholars

Support & Sponsorship from The San Francisco Foundation


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BCC Building Hours for August 2017

1 August 2017

August 2017 Building Hours @ Berkeley City College

August 5 – Super Saturday Registration Hours – 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

August 6 – Sunday, BCC Closed

August 7 through 11 – Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM

August 12 – Super Saturday Registration Hours – 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

August 13 – Sunday, BCC Closed

August 14 through 18 – Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM

August 21, 2017 – Resume Normal Hours, Fall 2017 Semester Begins


View the more information about Super Saturday Registration.

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#WeAreBCC: Vy Thao Nguyen, President’s Medallion Recipient, BCC Class of 2017

31 July 2017

Vy Thano Ngyen Article

VY NGUYEN recipient of Berkeley City College’s 2017 President’s Medallion. Read Vy’s story.


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#WeAreBCC: Patrick Kluger, Valedictorian, BCC Class of 2017

19 July 2017

About Patrick Kruger


Patrick Kruger is the Valedictorian of Berkeley City College’s Class of 2017. Patrick was one of the writers behind The BCC Voice where he served as Editor-in-Chief for two terms. Read more about Patrick Kruger.

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CHEM 1A Boot Camp – Aug. 8 – 11, 10 am – 12 pm | Sign Up for Free!

6 July 2017

CHEM 1A Boot Camp lets you:

  • Review math skills for chemistry and practice solving problems
  • Work with scientific data to prepare for CHEM 1A experiments
  • Study complicated concepts in a supportive environment

Date: August 8 – 11, 2017

Time: 10 am – 12 pm

Where: Room 518

How To Sign Up – It’s Free: send an email to Natalia Fedorova, nfedorova@peralta.edu 

View the flyer below:

Chem 1A Boot Camp Flyer

Visit the Science Department website for more information about Fall 2017 classes.

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BCC Students for Socialism Laborfest Film Viewing July 13: Comme des Lion (Like Lions) @ 6-9 pm

5 July 2017

Comme Des Lions (Make Lions) scene

In solidarity with global Laborfest activities, Berkeley City College Students for Socialism Club presents “Comme des Lion” (Like Lions). This French documentary film by Françoise Davisse (2016) traces the struggle of workers of the PSA auto plant in Aulnay-sous-Bois, a poor suburb of Paris againt management’s threat to close the plant. The title comes from the slogan of the strikers: “Let’s fight like lions! The conflict is experienced “from the inside” showing the workers debates and reactions on a day-to-day basis, from 2013-2015.

The film will be shown in the BCC Auditorium on Thursday, July 13, 2017, from 6 – 9 pm.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, see the Facebook event page here https://goo.gl/aajJCz



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