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The Bakersfield College campuses are closed, but our staff are still available for you! We are working remotely during regular office hours. If you need assistance, please log into our Virtual Lobby using the link below. For efficient service, please remember to come prepared with your questions, forms you need help filling out, BC ID number, have a computer or laptop on hand, etc.
All FORMS are accepted via email using your Bakersfield College assigned email. You can email your form to BCadmission@kccd.edu.
Any student, other than one with United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) nonimmigrant visa status (see exception below for students who have been granted T or U visa status), who meets all of the following requirements, shall be exempt from paying nonresident tuition at the California Community Colleges, the University of California, and the California State University (all public colleges and universities in California).
A maximum of 20 units of substandard academic grades (D, F, and NC) taken at Bakersfield College which are not reflective of a student’s present demonstrated ability may be disregarded in the computation of the Grade Point Average if all of the following conditions exist:
If approved, the substandard work will be disregarded in the computation of the Grade Point Average and an annotation made on the permanent record. The permanent academic record shall remain a true and complete academic history and the course work disregarded under this policy will remain on the permanent record.
Academic renewal may not be used to raise the GPA in order to qualify for graduation with honors. Academic renewal may not be applied to courses which have been used to meet graduation, certificate, and certification requirements, or classes that have been repeated.
Download the petition for Academic Renewal and email the completed form to BCrecords@kccd.edu. If you have questions on filling out the form, please contact your counselor or advisor at email@example.com.
Please allow 6-8 weeks for review. For results, view your unofficial transcripts.
Note: If you have completed a final exam or a course, the extenuating withdrawal will not be accepted. You must submit your drop exception form before finals week begins, no exceptions.
This form is only used for the current semester. If the semester has ended please contact BCadmission@kccd.edu.