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Student Services promotes and facilitates student learning by supporting our students with co-curricular services and support that will allow students to engage in the total college experience. The offices that provide student services include:
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).
The Child Development Center (CDC), located in the northeast corner of campus, offers a developmentally appropriate 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.
The Grace Van Dyke Bird Library is more than a building full of books. We have a full staff of librarians, assistants and technicians for a wide range of support services. The Library has workshops and guides for research, citing sources, and more. Explore the many resources at the Library.
Bakersfield College offers many online classes hosted through Canvas. While convenient to take classes from home, online classes can have their own challenges. The Renegade Online Hub and the Academic Technology staff are available to assist with your online challenges. From guides and advice to personalized help, see what is available at Online Student Resources.
The Student Health and Wellness Center provides a number of physical health services including first aid, over-the-counter-medications, screenings and limited urgent care. For details on services available visit Student Health Services.
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.
Transfer Services is a part of the Counseling and Advising department and 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.