Bakersfield College

Bakersfield College students

High School Students (Concurrent)

In accordance with California Education Code regulations, K-12 students may enroll as special part-time students on a seats-available basis. Enrollment must be recommended by the high school principal, with parental consent and approval by the college Director of Enrollment Services.

Units earned may be used for high school or college credit or for both. Students enrolled under this program are exempted from paying enrollment fee.

Non-degree applicable courses such as ACDV, LRNC, ENGL B50, and MATH B60 may not be taken.

Get more information about Dual Enrollment.

If you the student have any questions, please contact the Admissions & Records office at (661) 395-4301. 

Enrollment Steps:

Step 1

Enrollment Form (Part 1)

Get a Concurrent Enrollment Form from your high school, then have your principal and parents sign it.

Step 2

Admissions/Update Form

Please complete the online Admissions/Update form.

Step 3


Students may complete orientation in two ways:
  • Online
  • In-Person (schedule)

Information about the orientation requirement.

Step 4

Placement Testing

See the placement test schedule for testing dates and times.

You will need to bring the following items:

  • Two #2 pencils
  • Social Security number or Student ID number
  • Photo ID

Step 5

New Student Workshop

Students may complete the workshop in two ways:

  • Online
  • In-Person: Call the counseling department at (661) 395-4421 to schedule a time

For more information about the New Student Workshop, please visit the New Student Workshop page.

Step 6

Enrollment Form (Part 2)

Bring your fully completed and signed Concurrent Enrollment Form to the Admissions Office. If all the matriculation steps have been completed, you will be cleared to register during open enrollment. Please note this form can be either faxed directly by the high school or the student can bring in the completed form with their picture identification to the Admissions and Records Office. Forms will not be accepted by parents without the student present and a student id.