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Enrollment is By Appointment for Summer 2015 and Fall 2015 Semesters

20 April 2015

Students: Login to your PASSPORT Student Center to find your Enrollment Appointment date and time. Continuing Students may begin enrolling according to their appointment time starting on or after April 9th. Students can enroll in both Summer 2015 and Fall 2015 courses.


Check out the online PDF version of the Summer 2015 BCC Class Schedule, or the new flipbook version, or use the Search tools on the PASSPORT website. Printed BCC Class Schedules should be available the first week in April. Check out the online & hybrid courses we are offering this summer.


Summer 2015 Semester:  June 15 – July 24, 2015

Fall 2015 Semester:  August 24 – December 18, 2015


Open enrollment for all students begins on Monday, May 4, 2015. New and Returning Students (who have not enrolled in a Peralta course in the last two semesters) should apply/re-apply for admissions through the admissions portal – be sure to select “Berkeley City College” to reach the BCC portal.


To search for courses on the public website, please go to the PASSPORT Class Search Tool , and:

  1. Select the radio button for Berkeley City College.
  2. In the drop-down menu for Term, select either Summer 2015 or Fall 2015. [ Note: If you want to see seat availability for all courses, uncheck the box for “Show open classes only”; then click the class code number link for the particular course to see the class notes, details, and prerequisite information, if any. ]

Passport Class Search Criteria window

(Click the image to enlarge)


3.  Click the drop-down menu for Subject and select the course subject (e.g., Anthropology or Computer Information Systems).

Passport Class Search Criteria window showing location of Subject drop-down menu

4.  Click the “Advanced Search” text link to see more filters.

For more information please visit the Admissions & Records website, and the Academic Calendars for Summer 2015 and for Fall 2015.  If you need help finding your way around this process, please talk to our friendly and knowledgeable Student Ambassadors at the Welcome Center on the first floor of Berkeley City College, 2050 Center Street, downtown Berkeley, a half-block from the Berkeley BART Stattion.



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Science Department Open House on Thurs., April 30 in Rm 518, 12:15 – 1:15 pm

20 April 2015

Join us for the Science Department Open House on Thursday, April 30, 2015, in Room 518 on the fifth floor, during college hour.


Science Department Open House Flyer 4-30-15Find out about Berkeley City College’s:

  • Science programs.
  • Science classes for transfer students.
  • Support system for students enrolled in science classes.
  • Biotechnology Associate in Science Degree.


Berkeley City College offers more than 30 Science courses in:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Astronomy
  • Physical Sciences


For more information, please visit the Science Department website.


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

15 April 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.
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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Transfer Service Community Workshops: Basics of Transferring, Tues., April 14, 7:30-9 pm, Rm 451A/B

13 April 2015

The BCC Service Community is hosting a series of workshops at Berkeley City College for students interested in transferring to a 4-year college, such as the University of California and the California State University systems. Please join us for these useful and well-organized workshops:

Scholarship Workshop

Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 7:30 – 9:00 pm, BCC Room 34
Do you need help on your scholarship applications?
If you missed this workshop, please stop by the Transfer and Career Information Center, 2nd floor, Room 243, for information.

Resume/Interview Workshop

Wednesday, February 18, 2015, 7:30 – 9:00 pm, BCC Room 34
Come here to get trained on your professional skills.

Basics of Transferring

Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 7:30 – 9:00 pm, BCC Room 451 A & B
We cover them all!

 Next Steps

Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 7:30 – 9:00 pm, BCC Rm 34
Welcome to CAL! Start getting connected!


For more information, contact:

(510) 969-6929


View the Transfer Service Community Workshops flyer below or download the TSC Workshops Flyer:

TSC Workshops Flyer


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Health Education Fair Sponsored by Health Ed Students – Thurs., April 9, from 11:00 am – 1:30 pm in the Atrium

8 April 2015

Our Health Educations students have worked hard to bring critical health information to us via local agencies including: Covered California, Peralta Wellness Center, the Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Sciences, Factory Farming Awareness Coalition, Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services, First 5 California, Alameda County Food Bank, BART, Alameda County 10X10, the Pacific Center, and many more!


Please come to the atrium tomorrow, Thursday April 9 between 11 – 1:30 and support our students!


For more information about BCC’s Health Education program, please visit the Public & Human Services website or contact Stephanie Sanders-Badt, Coordinator, Public and Human Services Program, at



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BCC Class of 2015 will Graduate on Thurs., May 21 @ 7 pm in Zellerbach Hall

7 April 2015

Join us for Berkeley City College’s Class of 2015 Graduation on Thursday, May 21, at 7 PM in 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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Reception for BCC Juried Student Art Exhibition on Thurs., April 23 from 6 – 8 pm, Jerry Adams Gallery

6 April 2015

You are invited to a Reception for the BCC Juried Student Art Exhibition on Thursday, April 23rd, from 6 – 8 pm in the Jerry Adams Gallery. The Exhibit opens on April 20th.




For more information, contact Carolyn Martin, BCC Art History Instructor, at


View the flyer below:


BCC Student Art Show Flyer



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One-on-One Writing Tutors Now Available by Appointment – Click here to learn more!

2 April 2015


One-on-one writing tutors are NOW available. Download the Spring 2015 One-on-One Writing Tutor flyer, and the Online Writing Tutor flyer.


Tutors are available Tuesday-Thursday at SOUTH CAMPUS (2070 Allston Way, room 201) from 1:30-5:30 and on Fridays from 1:30-3:30


Tutors are Available Wednesday evenings at the MAIN CAMPUS LRC from 6:00-8:00 and on Saturdays from 1:00-3:00


NEW: ONLINE TUTORING is now also available.  Students can schedule an appointment (including appointments for online tutoring) by emailing us at


For more information, please visit the websites for the South Campus LRC and the Main Campus LRC

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