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Indoor Theater seating and stage

Events Management

Bakersfield College facilities are available to the community to rent for events or performances. Each request is subject to availability and approval.
BC Marquee; south parking lot

The Bakersfield College Foundation's mission is to create partnerships and build support for the benefit of students, staff, and faculty at BC.

college students with backpacks; smiling and conversing on campus

The California Student Opportunity and Access Program (Cal-SOAP) has focused on increasing and improving college access to postsecondary education for historically underserved student populations.

Launchpad classroom

The Bakersfield College Launchpad provides resources and educational workshops for entrepreneurs to help start and grow businesses in our community.

levan institute building

Levan Institute for Lifelong Learning

Interesting and useful learning experiences available primarily to those 55 and over who are interested in continuing to gain knowledge throughout their lives. Courses offered at Panorama Campus, Online, and throughout the Community.
BC pool-daytime with no swimmers

The Bakersfield College Pool is open for student, staff and community use. They offer swim lessons, youth swimming, adult lap swim, and more.

planetarium inside view with video projector and auditorium

The William M Thomas Planetarium has a Chronos star projector from GOTO and a SciDome all-dome video system from Spitz installed under a Spitz premium-seam 36-foot dome. Individual seating for 72 people all facing the same direction under the largest dome in all of the Central Valley.

laser cutter being used on a wood piece

The Creative Design Center is a small makerspace on the Panorama Campus where students have access to digital fabrication equipment. Our goal is to foster student creativity and an entrepreneurial spirit.

Renegade Room building
Culinary Arts

Renegade Room

The Renegade Room Restaurant is a public restaurant operated by the students enrolled in the Foods and Nutrition Program.
Student or community member speaks to BC staff members at a We Are BC table.
Your Voice Matters: Speak Up, We're Listening!

Suggestion Box and College-Wide Feedback

Your insights are invaluable in shaping the future of our community. Take a moment to share your thoughts, suggestions, and ideas. Together, let's make our college experience even better. Thank you for being a crucial part of the conversation!

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