Bakersfield College

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Student Services

How can we help you?


ONLINE

Meet face-to-face via Zoom with a BC expert who can help you immediately. The Student Information Desk can help you with enrollment, academic advice, holds and general questions. Zoom is a free app you can use on your phone or computer. Download Zoom.

Student Information Desk
(SID)

Disabled Student Program & Services (DSPS)

Extended Opportunity Programs & Services (EOPS)

  • Includes: EOPS, CARE, CalWORKs, NextUp, AB540
  • EOPS Virtual Lobby
  • Hours Monday-Thursday 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Hours Friday 8 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Rural & Adult Education


IN-PERSON

BC student service offices are offering limited support on campus. To be seen, you must first sign up on the waitlist for that office below. See the campus map for locations. Join the waitlist only when you are on campus and ready to be seen. You will be notified by text when it is your turn to enter the building.

Note: Many of the services are co-located in the "Student Service Center" which is located in CSS 151 on the 2nd floor of the Center for Student Success building (CSS) across from the Performing Arts Center.

The Student Services Center is open to the public Monday-Thursday 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admissions & Records (A&R)

Extended Opportunity Programs & Services (EOPS)

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Outreach & Early College

Veterans Resource Center


Additional Services

Academic Support Services

Services to support you in your pursuit of your education, such as tutoring. See all that is available at Academic Support Services

Aera STEM Success Center

Flexible study spaces for STEM students, home fo the MESA group, and location of the STEM academic counsleor offices. More information is at the Aera STEM Success Center

Child Care

The Child Development Center (CDC) offers a program funded through the Department of Education. Full or part-time enrollment is available to families who qualify. Students of Bakersfield College are given first priority. More information and application available at the Child Development Center.

College Safety and Parking

College Safety provides security, safety training, emergency response, and parking enforcement for all of our campus locations. For information about parking, emergency preparedness, escorts and more see College Safety.

Counseling & Advising Center

Meet with a counselor or advisor to plan your education to reach your education and career goals. To make an appointment see the Counseling Center Page

Library Services

The Grace Van Dyke Bird Library has a full staff of librarians, assistants and technicians for a wide range of support services, including workshops and guides for research, citing sources, and more. Explore the many resources at the Library.

Office of Student Life

College is an exciting time of your life and there is more to college than just studying. Student Life is about student events, student government and more. For more information, see the Office of Student Life Page

Online Student Services

The Renegade Online Hub and the Academic Technology staff are available to assist with your online classes. From guides and advice to personalized help, see what is available at Online Student Resources.

Student Health Services

The Student Health and Wellness Center provides a number of physical health services including first aid, over-the-counter-medications, screenings, limited urgent care, and mental health support. For details on services available visit Student Health Services.

Student Housing

The Office of Student Life assists students find off-campus housing. Whether your preference is to live with a family or rent a room, apartment, or house, their goal is to put you in contact with potential living possibilities. For more information, visit Off-Campus Housing.

Testing and Placement Center

College Level Examination Program (CLEP), commercial tests, proctored exams, and other tests are provided by appointment in our Testing & Placement Center

Transfer Services

Transfer Services provides guidance and services to enhance your ability to transfer to a four-year college or university of your choice. Transfer workshops are offered throughout the semester. For more information, see Transfer Services.

More Support


Through engagement and involvement with these programs, services and activities, students have the opportunity to develop leadership skills and personal life skills. They receive services that will provide learning opportunities outside the classroom in addition to those in the classroom. Many of our student services departments are lead by members of the Student Affairs Leadership Team (SALT).