Bakersfield College


Welcome To Outreach & School Relations!

If you are interested in attending Bakersfield College, you've come to the right place! The Outreach & School Relations department is here to help you get the resources you need to complete the Bakersfield College Enrollment Steps so that you can successfully become a Renegade and register for classes!

Are you a current high school student interested in taking Bakersfield College courses through Dual Enrollment or Concurrent Enrollment while you are still in high school? Visit our Early College web page for more information.

If you feel lost or have questions, you can contact us by phone at (661) 395-4011 or email us at

Visit our Welcome Center!

We are located in the Welcome Center Lobby. See Campus Map for location.


  • Monday - Thursday: 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Friday: Closed

CCCApply Application

Accidentally exit your application before activating your account? Activate your account now:

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Bakersfield College is supporting students from a distance. You can contact us by phone (661) 395-4276 or email us at

Virtual Business Hours

  • Monday - Thursday: 7:30am - 5:30pm

As BC is shifting to an online environment, please complete the Bakersfield College Online Orientation and complete the online orientation.

Counseling and Advising appointments have transitioned into a virtual meeting environment. You can continue to make appointments with your Counselor or Advisor via emailing the department email ( or by calling any of our office direct lines:

  • Panorama Campus: (661) 395-4421
  • Delano Campus: (661) 720-2000
  • BC Southwest Center: (661) 395-4150

Your Counselor or Advisor will contact you via your BC email or call your on-file phone number to schedule and confirm your appointment. If you need to update your phone number, please update the information at InsideBC or by calling the Counseling and Advising Center at (661) 395-4421.

You will be given a choice of a 30-minute Zoom Cloud Meeting or Phone Appointment

High school students may be eligible for Bakersfield College’s Early College Program. Early College packages college course opportunities for high school students into pathways that begin in the 9th grade, allowing cohorts of students the opportunity to earn associate degrees and/or certificates by the time they walk across the stage at their high school graduation. Types of Early College Opportunities include Dual Enrollment, Concurrent Enrollment and Career and Technical Education articulated courses. Additional information is on Early College.

  • Click InsideBC. (located at the top of our website on the left)
  • This will take you to the Password manager.
  • Click Forgot Password
  • Click forgot password again
  • You will be asked for your last name, last four of your Social Security Number, and date of birth.
  • Click Security Question. As long as you can answer the question you can change the password. This will give you your ID number and email.
  • If you cannot access your security question email with your concerns.

Check out the step by step instructions with screenshots on our How to Register for Classes.