BCC News

July 14th – Last Day to Withdraw from Regular Session Classes and Receive a “W”.

12 July 2015

July 14th is the Last Day to Withdraw from Regular Session Summer 2015 Classes and Receive a “W”.  All outstanding fees are due even if classes are dropped on this day.



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

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




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Oakland Beast Crawl on Sat., July 11, 5 – 6 pm @ Awaken Cafe

7 July 2015

A joint Milvia Street and Poetry Flash reading (1st leg of the Crawl) will be hosted by Oakland Beast Crawl at the Awaken Cafe, 1429 Broadway (at 12th Street Bart.) on Saturday, July 11, 2015, from 5 – 6 pm.





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BCC Digital Artists Collective Exhibit “Moving Bodies” at Subterranean Arthouse from July 11 – Aug. 29

4 July 2015

DAC Exhibit postcard“Moving Bodies – Explorations in Digital Fine Art,” is an exhibition by four women artists who use photography and the latest digital technology to produce highly original images.  Monique Boyd, Cheryl Robertson, Lili Shidlovski and Liz Wiener are members of the Digital Artists Collective of Berkeley City College.


The artists are explorers in the new world of digital imaging, each achieving her own personal style. Individually their work has been shown at the Triton Museum, Kala Arts Institute, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, The Lightroom, and many galleries in the Bay area.


The exhibit runs from July 11 through August 29, open only on Saturdays, from 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. at the Subterranean Arthouse, 2179 Bancroft Way, between Shattuck Avenue and Fulton Street, in Berkeley, near the downtown Berkeley BART station.  The opening reception is Friday, July 24, from 5-9 p.m.  All are welcome!


Please contact: DACexplore@gmail.com or http://subterraneanarthouse.org for more information.

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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.


Filed under: Academics

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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