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BCC Closed on Friday, May 19, 2017 in Observance of Malcolm X Birthday

17 May 2017

Berkeley City College will be closed on Friday, May 19, 2017 for Malcolm X’s Birthday Observance.

Find out more about Malcolm X

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Finals Week: The Stress Awakens

16 May 2017

… but the BCC Library can help! Starting tomorrow, 5/17, we will provide coffee, snack bars, and free printing through the end of finals week, 5/26.

Finals Week flyer

Events Calendar

  • KICK-OFF tomorrow: 5/17 – Therapy Dogs 12:15 – 1:30 pm, Atrium
  • Massages: 5/17 from 2-5pm, and 5/24 from 11-2pm
  • Ask Janine: 5/18 – five minute stress tips, 2:00 – 3:00 pm
  • Motivational button-making: 5/22 and 5/23 @ College hour (get a personalized motivational button from Librarian Jeanie)
  • YOGA and MEDITATION: 5/24 @ College Hour, Room 33


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2017 BCC Commencement @ Zellerbach Hall – 6 pm on May 25

6 May 2017

Graduation will be held on Thursday, May 25 @ 6pm in Zellerbach Hall on the beautiful UC Berkeley Campus. This year, the reception will be held in the UC Berkeley Alumni House.
Please join us as we celebrate commencement of our Class of 2017 on this very special day!

Our 2017 Commencement Speaker is Donald E. Lacy, Jr., writer, director, actor, comedian, radio talk show host and community activist. Mr. Lacy holds a B.A. Degree in Theater Arts from San Francisco State University.

 are required to have their own ticket for entrance to Zellerbach Hall, including graduates, guests, faculty and staff. All prospective graduates should read the information on the BCC Graduation Information website about tickets (under “Announcements/Invitations”), caps and gowns, the pre-commencement schedule, and other important information.

For more information regarding BCC Graduation, please visit:

Graduation Homepage:

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Town Hall: New Building Update & Feedback – Thurs., May 4 @ 12:10 – 1:20 pm, Auditorium

2 May 2017

New Building Town Hall flyer

Join our town Hall with Guest Presenters Laura McCarty, PCCD Director, Capital Projects, and Merideth Marschak, Noll & Tam Architects.

New Building is located at 2118 Milvia Street.


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Summer and Fall 2017 Enrollment News:

25 April 2017

Priority Enrollment is By Appointment Only

  • Current Students – your enrollment date will be noted in your PASSPORT Student Center under “Enrollment dates” on or after April 10, 2017.
  • New & Returning Students – follow the steps in Apply & Enroll Now at BCC on submitting/re-submitting your application and what to do next.


Student Groups and Priority Registration for Summer/Fall 2017

By Appointment Only:


Mon, April 24, 2017 – Veterans. Foster Youth, CalWorks, DSPS, EOPS


Wed, April 26, 2017 – New Matriculating Students (Taking COUN 200A), First Year Experience Students, Umoja Program, Persist Program


Thur., April 27, 2017 to May 11, 2017 – CONTINUING STUDENTS


Mon., May 15, 2017 – OPEN REGISTRATION (New and Returning Students)


Mon., May 22, 2017 – HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS


Students should be able to view their enrollment appointments in their Student Center on or after April 10, 2017


or go to


Note: Some students may not have enrollment appointments for the following reasons:

  • Placed on academic or progress probation or any combination thereof as defined in the Board Policies and District Administrative Procedure 4250 for two consecutive terms; or
  • Has earned one hundred (100) or more degree-applicable semester units at the district.
  • Please contact your Counselor or the BCC Counseling Department for further information at (510) 981-5036 or send an email to


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Arab Film Festival Screening: The Runner on Thurs., April 27 @ 6:30 pm, Auditorium

25 April 2017

“The Runner” will be shown on Thursday, April 27, 2017, at 6:30 pm in the Auditorium. This screening is hosted at BCC in conjunction with BCC’s Arabic language course. It is part of the Arab Film Festival.

The Runner flyer

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BCC Multimedia Arts Student Showcase on Fri., April 28, 2017 @ 6-9 pm

17 April 2017

Join us for the very popular, standing-room only multimedia event of the year: The Berkeley City College Multimedia Arts Student Showcase!

This year, the event takes place on Friday, April 28, 2017, from 6 – 9 pm, in the BCC Auditorium, 2050 Center Street, downtown Berkeley.

Mutimedia Arts Student Showcase flyer

The Multimedia Arts program prepares students for careers in the growing Multimedia field. Jobs include graphic arts, animation, video production, sound design, web design, and game design. Many of MMART students have worked for companies such as Pixar and Lucas Films.

One of the department’s successful alumni is 2013 Emmy winner, Paige Bierma. Her documentary, A Brush with the Tenderloin, aired on KQED’s “Truly California”.

A department faculty member is world-renowned E.J. Holowicki, a sound designer for Pixar and Lucas Films. Holowicki teaches sound design and has been a sound editor for big budget films including but not limited to Brave, Finding Nemo, Up, and Star Wars: Episode VII, The Force Awakens.

The showcase consists of short films, animations, print art and web designs by BCC studens and is also a way to highlight some of the work of MMART alumni. Invite friends, family, students, and anyone interested in Berkeley City College’s Multimedia Arts Program. The event is free and open to the public. For more information about the upcoming showcase visit

For more information, contact Sabrina Nelson,

Co-Producer of the MMART Student Showcase at Berkeley City College

View the MMART Degree and Certificate Programs


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Job Searching Workshops in April & May 2017!

17 April 2017

All workshops will take place during College Hour, from 12:15 – 1:15 pm. Just come to the appropriate room to join the workshop:

For more information about jobs and internships, please visit the Business Department’s Internship page.


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