Learn online with a FREE Laptop & Internet Hotspot

Berkeley City College has FREE Laptops and a limited number of WiFi hotspots to provide students enrolled in credit or non-credit classes. High school students, middle school students and adult school students enrolled in dual enrollment classes are eligible for the FREE laptop and Wifi Hotspot. 

The laptop operates on the Google Chrome Operating System and is designed to be used primarily while connected to the Internet.  

To pick up a FREE laptop and hotspot, please come to the Berkeley City College Library:
Monday – Wednesday 8:30am – 7:00pm, Thursday 8:30am – 5:00pm, Friday 8:30am – 4:00pm, at 2050 Center Street, Berkeley, CA. 

Please bring a form of identification and make sure you have updated your vaccination status in campus solutions at sa.peralta.edu 

To obtain a FREE Internet Hot Spot, please use the link below.  BCC is partnering with TruConnect to provide Wi-Fi hotspots at no cost to you.   

You will be prompted to input your personal information to identify yourself.   TruConnect leverages federal and state funding to cover the expense of the internet hot spot.  Please enter all the information requested.  The internet hot spot will be mailed directly to you!


If you have any questions please contact Associate Dean, Martin De Mucha Flores, at mdemuchaflores@peralta.edu or 510 981 5083.