The Bakersfield College (BC) Delano Campus mission is to empower our Delano area students by providing ready access to “.. the high quality education necessary for our socially and ethnically diverse students -- whether they be vocational, transfer-oriented, developmental, or some combination of these -- to thrive in a rapidly changing world. (Renegade 2012).”
The Delano Campus is responsible for quality instruction and services that include the unit’s strategic initiatives:
Improve Delano area student access, retention, and success
Provide effective learning and earning pathways for Delano area students
Support student learning through appropriate technology
Support student learning through streamlined systems and processes
The Delano Campus provides the community with local access to Bakersfield College programs and services. Our students live in Delano and the rural communities of Northern Kern and Southern Tulare counties. The staff at the Delano Campus is also responsible for providing access to courses in McFarland, Wasco, Shafter, and Arvin.
Bakersfield College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 10 Commercial Blvd., Suite 204, Novato, CA 94949, (415) 506-0234, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. Additional information about accreditation, including the filing of complaints against member institutions, can be found at: www.accjc.org