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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!


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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 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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May 19 Workshop, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
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May 20 Workshop, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
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Mental Health Awareness Presentation by California State Assemblymember Tony Thurmond, Fri., May 8, 12:15 – 1:15 pm, Atrium

7 May 2015

The Associated Students of Berkeley City College (ASBCC) cordially invites you to the Mental Health Awareness presentation given by Assemblymember Tony Thurmond. Assemblymember Thurmond represents California’s 15th Assembly District which includes the East Bay communities that stretch along the I-80 corridor from Hercules to Oakland, including Albany, Berkeley, Emeryville, Piedmont, El Cerrito, Pinole, Richmond, San Pablo, El Sobrante and Kensington. He is a former social worker and mental health advocate and will discuss district policy for mental health and how it affects people in the community college level.


ASBCC appreciates your support and attendance at this event:


Mental Health Awareness Week flyerMental Health Awareness Week
Assemblymember Tony Thurmond
Friday, May 8, 2015
12:15 – 1:15 pm
Berkeley City College, Atrium

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