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 with general questions, send an email to email@example.com. For efficient service, please remember to include your BC ID number, if you have one.
Prefer face-to-face? We have a Virtual Lobby! Visit us Monday - Thursday, 7:30 am-5:00 pm by using the Zoom link below to speak with a student employee "in-person".
The Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) Office, located on the second floor of the Center for Student Success building (CSS) on BC's main campus, offers several programs that provide additional assistance for Bakersfield College students to succeed in college. For more information about any of our programs, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) is a state funded program that serves educationally and financially disadvantaged students. EOPS provides services that assist students who have the potential to succeed in college.
Interested in EOPS? Please check the EOPS Eligibility Requirements.
The Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE) Program promotes students' success by offering specialized services to EOPS students who are single parents receiving public assistance (CalWORKs/TANF).
Interested in CARE? Please check the CARE Eligibility Requirements.
CalWORKs (California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Children) is California's Welfare plan in response to Federal TANF (Temporary Aid to Needy Families) Program.
Interested in CalWORKs? Please check the CalWORKs Eligibility Requirements.
BC is currently recruiting former and current foster youth to apply to our BC NextUp program. You must be former or current foster youth after your 16th birthday and enrolled in 9 units at BC. If eligible, services include book voucher, counseling services, priority registration, meal vouchers, transportation assistance, and more.
To sign up for an appointment with NextUp or find out more information about resources, grants, and emergency housing assistance, contact Chase Amos, the Educational Advisor for NextUp, via our EOPS virtual lobby. If you do not have internet or webcam access, you may contact Chase Amos at 661-395-4952, or email@example.com. For proof of dependency, contact the California Foster Care Ombudsperson’s office at 1-877-846-1602.
|Imelda Simos-Valdez||Director, EOPS/CARE/CalWORKs/Cal-SOAPfirstname.lastname@example.org||
|Maria Baltazar||Program Director, Categorical Programsemail@example.com||
|Marcela Gamino||Program Manager, AB 540/USPfirstname.lastname@example.org||
|Patricia Ramirez||Program Manager, EOPS/CARE/CalWORKsemail@example.com||
|Ashlie Lopez||Department Technicianfirstname.lastname@example.org||
||CSS Second Floor|
|Maria Rojas||Department Assistant III, EOPS/NextUp/CalWORKs/SSJV Cal-SOAPemail@example.com||
||CSS Second Floor Reception Area|
|Chase Amos||Educational Advisor, EOPS/Next Upfirstname.lastname@example.org||
|Rafael Centeno||Educational Advisor, EOPS/AB540/USPemail@example.com||
|Amani Hernandez||Educational Advisor, EOPS/CARE/CalWORKsfirstname.lastname@example.org||
|Vanessa Bell||Counselor, EOPS/CAREemail@example.com||
|Manuel Rosas||Counselor, EOPSfirstname.lastname@example.org||
|Jeff Stambook||Counselor, EOPSemail@example.com||
|Angelica Vasquez||Counselor, EOPS/CalWORKSfirstname.lastname@example.org||
|Rene Deniz||Adjunct Faculty, Counselor, EOPSemail@example.com||
|Thi Nguyen||Adjunct Faculty, Counselor, EOPSfirstname.lastname@example.org||
|Elias Purmul||Adjunct Faculty, Counselor, EOPSemail@example.com||
|Pedro Ramirez||Adjunct Faculty, Counselor, EOPSfirstname.lastname@example.org||