Bakersfield College has many programs and cohorts that have student celebrations in addition to the grand Commencement Ceremony. These are held prior to the day of Commencement. While the main Commencement is open to the public, many of the following celebrations are invitation only. Contact your cohort or program for ticket or invitation information.
Bakersfield College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC), Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 331 J Street, Suite 200, Sacramento, CA 95814, (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