BCC News

San Francisco State University – Application Workshop Nov. 9 @ 2-3 pm, Rm 451A

3 November 2016

Come learn what’s needed to apply to San Francisco State University at a special workshop on Wednesday, November 9, 2016, from 2:00 – 3:00 pm, in Room 451 A. Bring your questions, interest, and feedback to share with the SFSU representatives!

Filed under: Academics

Science Department Orientation Nov. 15 for Students Taking Spring 2017 Classes

3 November 2016

Orientation for Science Students takes place on Tuesday, November 15, at 12:30 pm in Room 518.


This is an informational event for students planning to take a science class in Spring 2017. Please see the orientation flyer below:

Science Department Orientation Flyer

Filed under: Academics

UC Extends Deadline for Transfer Applications to Jan. 3, 2017

31 October 2016

A press release issued 10/31/2016 from the UC Office of the President has extended the deadline for transfer students wishing to attend in Fall 2017. Here is the excerpt:


The deadline for students filing applications to transfer to UC for fall 2017 will be extended to Jan. 3, 2017 for most majors, widening the application window for qualified students preparing to transfer to the university.


To read the press release, please visit:



The BCC Transfer & Career Information Center has a UC tip sheet regarding the insight questions and application. The Transfer Center is located in Room 243 on the 2nd floor, or visit the Transfer & Career Information Center website.

Filed under: Academics, General

Student Senate Resolutions Town Hall on Nov. 1 & 3 @ College Hour

31 October 2016

Join the Associated Students of BCC in our Fall 2016 “Student Senate Resolutions Town Hall” in the BCC Atrium.


Part One: November 1, 2016 from 12:20 – 1:20 PM

Part Two: November 3, 2016 from 12:20 – 1:20 PM


For more information, contact Dave Ivan Cruz at dcruz.asbcc@gmail.com


View the town hall flyer below:

Town Hall Flyer

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Available Now — BCC Spring 2017 Class Schedule (pdf)

27 October 2016

It’s here! The BCC Spring 2017 Class Schedule is now available to start planning your classes.


Spring 2017 Semester: January 23 – May 26, 2017


Download “How to Register and Enroll for Berkeley City College Classes” (page 70 of the BCC Spring 2017 Class Schedule) containing the information in the table below.

Students may check in their PASSPORT Student Center for their appointment date and time.


Priority Registration Dates are By Appointment

Priority Group Registration is By
Appointment Beginning On:
CalWORKS, DSP&S, EOPS, Foster Youth and Veterans Monday, Nov. 7, 2016
First Year Experience (FYE), New Matriculation Students (who have completed Assessment, Orientation and Counseling), PERSIST, Student Athletes, Umoja Program Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016
Continuing Students (who have enrolled in Spring 2016 classes or Fall 2016 classes,or both semesters) – see instructions on page 71 of the Class Schedule Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016
(Note: registration appointments are assigned based on academic status and units completed)
New and Former/Returning Students – see instructions on page 72 of the Class Schedule Monday, Nov. 28, 2016
High School Students, East Bay College Fund Students Monday, Dec. 5, 2016
International Students Go to the International Students website


Additional Registration Resources:



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Nelson Pimenta from Brazil Presents A History of Brazilian Sign Language (LIBRAS) on Fri., Nov. 4 @ 6-8:30 pm

26 October 2016


This event is FREE.  Nelson Pimenta is a special guest speaker from Brazil who is Deaf.   He will do a presentation on the topic of Bilingual Deaf Education: A History of Brazilian Sign Language (LIBRAS).   This event will be next Friday, November 4th from 6:00 to 8:30 pm at Berkeley City College, 2050 Center Street, in downtown Berkeley, a half-block from the Downtown Berkeley BART Station.  It is open to all who want to attend, including those who do not sign. Voice interpretation will be provided.


To confirm a seat, use the link:  https://bccaslgsnelson.eventbrite.com




View the event flyer below:

Nelson Pimenta flyer has same details



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BCC Science Seminar Series: Inspiration from Mussels, Tea, Wine, and Chocolate – Presented by Dr. Phillip Messersmith on Nov. 9 @ 7pm

26 October 2016

On, Wednesday, November 9 at 7pm, Berkeley City College Science Department will host Dr. Phillip Messersmith, a University of California bioengineering professor, presenting


Biological Polyphenols as Advanced Materials: Inspiration from Mussels, Tea, Wine, and Chocolate


The field of Bioinspired Materials focuses on fundamental understanding of natural materials and uses this understanding to engineer new “bioinspired” artificial materials for diverse applications. The links below will give you a good idea about Phillip Messersmith’s research:





Please see the event flyer below for more details.

Messermith Flyer

All of the seminars are free and open to the public. The reception starts at 6:30 pm.


This lecture series is put on by the BCC Science/Biotechnology department as a component of a grant we received from the California Institute of Regenerative Medicine. Since spring 2012 more than twenty guests spoke about the latest discoveries and progress in biology, biotechnology, physics and medicine:



sponsor logos

Filed under: General, Science Seminars

Arabic Film Shorts on Fri., 10/28 @ 6 pm, BCC Auditorium

25 October 2016

Berkeley City College is presenting an admission-free Arabic language film series (with English subtitles) in collaboration with The Arab Film Festival and Yalla Arabi, a local Arabic language and cultural group. http://www.meetup.com/yallaarabi



  • The Arab Film Festival(AFF) is the largest independent annual showcase of Arab films and filmmakers in the country. The festival has an international standing and is considered one of the most important Arab film festivals outside the Arab world.  http://www.arabfilmfestival.org/



What: The Best Shorts from this year’s Arab Film Festival/ AFF2016


Location: Berkeley City College Auditorium


Time: Doors open 6pm, Film starts at 6:30pm


Hosted by:

Arab Films banner
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BCC Logo 139527675


Filed under: General