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Club Rush Week, Feb. 2 – 3, BCC Atrium, 12:15 – 1:15 pm

26 January 2015


When: Monday, February 2 through Friday, February 6, 2015

Where: Atrium (basement)

Time: College Hour (12:15 P.M.—1:15 P.M.)


Join us for some treats, music and company!
Learn about new and existing clubs on campus!
Get involved!


This event is hosted and sponsored by the Associated Students of Berkeley City College.

See the Club Rush Spring 2015 Flyer.


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Science Seminar: Dr. Dennis Clegg Speaks on A Vision for the Future: Treating Blindness with Stem Cells – Thurs., Feb. 5, BCC Auditorium, 7-8 pm

25 January 2015

Dr. Dennis CleggBCC’s Science Seminar Series continues this Spring with Dr. Dennis Clegg’s presentation on A Vision for the Future: Treating Blindness with Stem Cells. Dr. Clegg will speak on Thursday, February 5, 2015, from 7 – 8 pm in the BCC Auditorium, at Berkeley City College, 2050 Center Street, downtown Berkeley. The seminar is free and open to the public. The Science Seminar Series is hosted by Berkeley City College Science and Biotechnology Department, and sponsored by the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM).


Dr. Clegg’s presentation provides insight into such questions as:

  • How does something as complex, beautiful, and functional as an eye develop?
  • What goes awry in the case of neurodegenerative diseases?
  • Can stem cells be applied in novel therapies to treat age-related macular degeneration?


Read the flyer below, and visit the Dr. Clegg’s Science Seminar page for more information.


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BCC Students Can Get A Berkeley Public Library Card on Wed., Feb. 4 – Noon to 2 pm

22 January 2015

Representatives from Berkeley Public Library will be in the BCC  library to sign students up for library cards and demonstrate BPL’s digital services.

For more information, visit
Berkeley public library will be here two times:
Tuesday, January 27th, 12-2
Wednesday, February 4th, 12-2



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IMPORTANT INFORMATION IF YOU APPLIED as a University of California Transfer Student

21 January 2015

IMPORTANT INFORMATION IF YOU APPLIED as a University of California Transfer Student:  

The Pathways website is now open for you to complete the Transfer Application Update regarding 2014 courses/grades, as well as the courses in which you are enrolled for Spring 2015.

You will need your Application ID number for this update. The deadline for your update submission is January 31, 2015. Go to the following website to submit this information:


Students applying to UC Berkeley must complete additional updates. Go to the following Undergraduate Admissions website for this:


Please Note - It is important that you enter the updated information correctly; pay attention to the following areas:

  1. Make sure you indicate the correct courses for your IGETC (if applicable) and major requirements.
  2. Include your Spring 2015 units in the box for “In Progress & Credit/Pass Units,” as well as in the box for “All UC-transferable Units.”
  3. If you have taken classes at a non-CA community college, you will not do the GPA calculation; it will be done by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.


The information from the Pathways Transfer Application Update will be sent to each UC campus you applied; it can take up to six days for the information to appear on the MyBerkeleyApplication website.

If you have questions, please contact Paula Coil, Coordinator of the Transfer & Career Information Center:; 510-981-2811; or visit the Center in room 243.                    

Download the informational flyer here.                             

January 2015

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Acupuncture and Massage at BCC Every Other Tuesday, by Appointment – First Session: Feb. 3

20 January 2015

Acupuncture and/or Massage Therapy (Tui Na)

At Berkeley City College, Fully clothed and oil free. Supported by Peralta Wellness Center (and student health fee). Coordinated by Indra Thadani RN, MS Director, Peralta Health Services.
Cancellation policy 24 hr notice, if no show, no more appointments can be made.


Every other Tuesday: Feb 3, 17, Mar 3, 17, Apr 7, 21, May 5 in the Welcome Ctr: in Room 122


To schedule: (After putting all data in, go up to the Peralta tab to schedule.)
Please call: 510-879-7988
Please check cancellation and no show policy.

  • general stress & high BP
  • weight loss assistance
  • lower back, hip & knee pain
  • smoking cessation
  • arm, shoulder & neck pain
  • headaches, migraines, TMJ
  • poor memory & concentration
  • anger, irritability & depression
  • or just to feel better!


Indra C. Thadani RN, MS

Health Services Director, Peralta Community Colleges

333 East 8th Street, Oakland, CA 94607

President, Health Services Association, California Community Colleges

510 464-3516


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Science Department Orientation: Tues., Jan. 13, 2015, from 3 – 4 pm, Rm 431

5 January 2015

For all students taking science classes this spring, a science department orientation will be held on Tuesday, January 13, 2015, from 3 – 4 pm, in Room 431 on the 4th floor. Please view the brochure below. For more information, please visit the Science and Biotechnology website.


Science Department Orientation January 13, 2015

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BCC Will Be Closed on Mon., Jan. 19 in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday

14 December 2014

BCC will be closed on Monday, January 19, 2015, in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday.  Spring 2015 classes begin on Tue., Jan. 20.


The Counseling Counseling hours will be Monday through Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Friday  8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Beginning Tuesday, January 20th (first day of classes), the Counseling hours will be  Monday through Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. (office closes at 7:00 p.m., but students must be here by 6:30 p.m.), and Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (students need to be signed in by 3:30 p.m.).


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BCC Is Open Today for Finals, Thur., Dec. 11 But Contact Your Instructor If You Are Unable To Come To Campus

11 December 2014

Berkeley City College is currently open for finals. We understand the roads are very wet, and want to ensure your safety. If you are unable to come to campus, please contact your instructor.

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