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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

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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.

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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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BCC to Host FLANC Annual Conference Sat., Oct. 29

25 October 2016

Berkeley City College will host the Foreign Language Association of Northern California’s (FLANC) annual Conference, 7 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat., Oct. 29. FLANC is a professional organization which represents foreign language teachers throughout Northern California. It serves as a link among regional organizations as well as among groups of language teachers. Dr.Fabian Banga, Modern Languages Department chair, coordinated the event, now in its ninth year at BCC.

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Destination Law School on Wed., 10/26 @ 6 – 7:30 pm, Rm 451

24 October 2016

Destination Law School will hold a panel discussion with current and former students who are  interested or thinking about  law school on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 @ 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. at  Berkeley City College conference room 451 A/B.


View the event flyer  and also download the online application packet here.

Destination Law School flyer


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Postponed Until Jan. 2017 – Town Hall Forum: 2016-17 Budget Outlook for Peralta and BCC

20 October 2016

Postponement until January 2017 will allow time for the following:

  • Information on the Governor’s 2017-18 Budget Recommendations
  • Information on the BAM Task Force’s recommendations to improve our budget development tool
  • Updates on the PIO/AUO process




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Health Education Students’ Health Fair on 10/20 @ 11 am – 1:30 pm, Atrium

19 October 2016

BCC’s Health Education students will present valuable information and resources on a wide variety of health educationtopics at the Fall 2016 Health Education Fair. The students have also arranged for participation of several vendors and agencies’ representatives.


When: Thursday, October 20, 2016
Time:  11:00 am – 1:30 pm
Where:  The Atrium

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BCC Voice: Rethinking Justice

16 October 2016

In the spring of 2016, the English Department at Berkeley City College sponsored a school-wide student essay contest on the theme of “Rethinking Justice,” and some of the winning students read excerpts from their essays during the recent Flex Day activities.


All three essays are now published in a special online edition of the BCC Voice, available here: and on the website:

BCC Voice website


The BCC Voice is produced by Berkeley City College students in English 14 and English 15 classes, and generously funded by the Associated Students of Berkeley City College (ASBCC). Students interested in journalism are encouraged to sign up.


For more information, contact:

Hollie Hardy
English Instructor
Berkeley City College

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