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Bakersfield College

Web Services and Requests

Marketing & Public Relations department is responsible for the content on this web site. Our web team strives to keep information current and factual about services, events and departments at Bakersfield College. If you are a student or member of the public and see something that is incorrect or missing from our website, notify the web team.

Faculty and Staff

To request edits for content on this site, bakersfieldcollege.edu, calendar events, workshops, or an update to the online directory, submit a Marketing Request. Note: for calendar events, you must first book your event with Events Management according to the BC Events Guidelines and Marketing Procedures.
Marketing Services Request

Note: Web requests may take up to 1-2 weeks to complete. Events should be submitted at least 2 weeks prior to the event.

Tips for Faster Service

Details

  • Be detailed, clear and precise.
  • Don't assume that we know what you know about your content.
  • Include the URL of the page you want edited.

Flyers

  • Must be PDF and accessible.
  • JPEG, JPG, PNG, and GIFs are images, and are not accessible.
  • Accessibility is your responsibility.
  • See the Accessibility Center Resources for how to make it accessible.

Header Images

  • The pictures above the title at the top of a web page
  • Size: minimum 860x286 pixels
  • File types: PNG, GIF, JPG or JPEG
  • Files size: 2 MB maximum

Home Page Promotion

  • Two Areas on Home page.
  • Must be institution wide.
  • Sizes:
    • White area: 250x250 pixels minimum
    • Grey Area: 400x225 pixels
  • File types: PNG, GIF, JPG or JPEG
  • File size: 2 MB maximum
  • Minimal text allowed in the image, none is best
  • Priority is determined by content that is most important to students, such as registration, parking, academic services, student services, etc., then by dates of when the event occurs.

Events

  • First book your event with Events Management according to the BC Events Guidelines and Marketing Procedures.
  • Place holders, such as TBD, will not be posted.
  • All events must include a point of contact (email and/or phone) for people needing accommodations.
  • Include who is welcome at the event (students, faculty, community)
  • Give us a good description of what will happen at the event, if you are giving something away or if there is a cost.

Directory Updates

How to Add or Update Online Directory

If you have multiple updates for the Directory, you may submit them all at once rather than creating multiple requests.

Multiple Directory Updates Template (.xlsx)

Documents

  • All documents MUST be accessible.
  • Documents need to be PDF with few exceptions.
  • We will check accessibility with Adobe PDF Accessibility Checker and by looking at the tags and document flow. If the document is not PDF, we will use the applicable checker. The document must pass our examination.
  • It is your responsibility to make them accessible. Find out how to make documents accessible at Accessibility Center Resources.