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BCC is Open Mon. to Fri., and Closed on Sat. & Sun., from 7/27 to 8/16

26 July 2015

Beginning Monday, July 27, 2015, BCC will be open Mondays to Fridays (building hours are 7:30 am – 6:30 pm), and Closed on Saturdays and Sundays, through August 16, 2015. Regular hours resume on August 17, 2015. Fall 2015 Classes begin on Monday, August 24, 2015.


Continuing Students may enroll in classes through their Passport Student Centers.


New and Returning Students (who have not taken a class in the Peralta District in the last two semesters) may visit the Enrollment Steps page for more information on how to register for courses, or come to the Admissions Office on the first floor of Berkeley City College during office hours.



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Election 2014 Forum, Oct 7, 7:30 pm in the Berkeley City College Auditorium

23 September 2014

Democratic candidates, Elizabeth Echols and Tony Thurmond, who are competing to represent Berkeley and other East Bay communities along the I-80 corridor from Hercules to North Oakland (Assembly District 15), will answer questions from the public at the Election 2014 Forum, Oct 7, 7:30 pm in the Berkeley City College Auditorium.


The President of the California League of Women Voters, Helen Hutchison, will moderate the discussion. The event is sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Berkeley, Albany, Emeryville and a broad group of co-sponsors, including the Berkeley NAACP; the Berkeley Chamber of Commerce; BOCA, Berkeley Organizing Congregations for Action; the Berkeley PTA Council and the Berkeley AAUW, American Association of University Women. The Civic Engagement Club and the Political Science Department of Berkeley City College are also co-sponsors.

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Last Day to ADD or DROP Regular Session Classes WAS Sun., Aug. 31 (drop without a “W” on transcript; receive a refund)

26 August 2014

Please remember that Sunday, August 31, 2014, is the deadline for:

  • adding regular session classes
  • dropping regular session classes without a “W” appearing on your transcript
  • dropping regular session classes and receive a refund according to the refund policies of Admissions & Records


Note: Short-term and open-entry classes must be dropped within 10% of the first class meeting to receive a refund.


Census Day is Tuesday, September 2, 2014 – instructors verify enrollment in classes


Please see A&R’s Academic Calendar for Fall 2014 for the official information.



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Reception for artist Carolyn Jean Martin in the Jerry Adams Gallery, Thurs., March 6, from 6 – 8 pm

17 February 2014

You are cordially invited to a reception for artist Carolyn Jean Martin in the Jerry Adams Gallery, rm 112, this Thursday, March 6, from 6 to 8pm.

“Through a combination of personal narratives, cultural criticism and nostalgic hip-hop lyrics charred and damaged by ignited gunpowder, “Incidents and Autobiographies” challenges static narratives and examines the cultural map of race and representation in America.”

For more information, contact Jan Dove at

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Social Justice Research Presentations by PERSIST Students on Tues., May 14, 12 – 1 PM, Rm 431

7 May 2013

Please join the PERSIST faculty and students on Tuesday, May 14th in room 431 from 12p.m.-1p.m. Students will be presenting their Social Justice Research projects. The Social Justice Research class teaches students how to conduct primary research around a social justice theme of their choice. Join us in showing them support of completing their projects and successfully moving on to their second semester at BCC!

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Emil Mathlouthi in Concert at BCC, Fri., May 11 at 7 PM in the BCC Auditorium

5 May 2012

Emel Mathlouthi is a well known singer from Tunisia and known as “the voice of the Arab Spring”. Berkeley City College presents Emel Mathlouthi in Concert, 7 p.m., Fri., May 11, in the BCC Auditorium. See flyer here.

well known singer from Tunisia and known as “the voice of the Arab Spring

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“Next Steps” Workshop on Wed., May 2, 5-6:30 pm in Rm 423, hosted by BCC Service Community & the Transfer/Career Info Center

2 May 2012

The Berkeley City College Service Community (BCCSC) is hosting a “Next Steps” Workshop for students recently admitted to UC BERKELEY.

The workshop will take place on Wednesday, May 2 from 5-6:30 at Berkeley City College, room 423. This is a wonderful opportunity for newly admitted Cal students to talk to current Cal students about the campus, activities, classes, general concerns, and more. The workshop will go over what to expect from the transferring process, how to navigate through the bureaucracy, “Do’s and Don’ts,” and important reminders.

We look forward to seeing your newly admitted Cal students at the workshop!

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Environmentalist Bill McKibben speaks on “Earth: Life on a Tough New Planet,” 4 p.m., Sat., Apr. 14 at BCC

7 April 2012

Bill McKibben

Author, actor and activist Bill McKibben will speak on “Earth: Life on a Tough New Planet,” at 4 p.m., Sat., Apr. 14 in BCC’s auditorium, 2050 Center St., between Shattuck Ave. & Milvia St., in Berkeley.

The event is sponsored by BCC’s Global Studies Club and the “Sorrows of War/Struggles for Peace” Project, Funded by the Jerry L. Adams fund of the Berkeley Community Fund. The lecture is free and open to the public.

McKibben is one of America’s most well-known and highly respected environmental activists and an outspoken opponent of the Keystone XL pipeline which, if built, would stretch from Canada’s tar sands through the United States.

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