Bakersfield College

Emphasize Integrity

Strive for equity and inclusiveness. Expect honesty of yourself and others. Maintain your values with your actions.

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Academic Honesty & Plagiarism

Please review the following Bakersfield College policies:


Rutgers University has prepared a video on plagiarism.

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Education costs money, but then so does ignorance.

Claus Moser

Student Code of Conduct

Students are expected to observe high personal standards of decency, morality, honesty, and social relationships. Students are members of both society and the academic community with rights and responsibilities. Students are expected to make themselves aware of and comply with the law, and with College and District campus policies and regulations.

Failure to respect the standards as set forth by Bakersfield College may be cause for disciplinary action as outlined in the Student Handbook.

You can't build a reputation on what you're going to do.

Henry Ford


We've prepared some presentations to help you understand what it takes to succeed. Professors - feel free to use these presentations in your classes!

These presentations are available in PDF and PowerPoint formats.

Organizing Class Materials:

Managing Your Time:

Understanding Your Syllabus:


First Day Presentation (Version 1):

First Day Presentation (Version 2):

First Day Presentation (Version 3, thanks to Charles Kim):

You learn you can do your best even when it's hard, even when you're tired and maybe hurting a little bit. It feels good to show some courage.

Joe Namath


Student Videos

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Everything has its wonders, even darkness.

Helen Keller

TED Talks

Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody's going to know whether you did it or not.

Oprah Winfrey
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