Bakersfield College

Welcome Week

Welcome Week

Fall 2019 Welcome Week 

What is Welcome Week? This special week is the official beginning of your experience as a Renegade! Each year, during this week, students have various opportunities to connect with other incoming students, as well as with returning students who are excited to welcome you into the Bakersfield College community.

Monday, August 26, 2019

Welcome Renegades!

8 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Administration Building, Outdoor Theater/Solar Parking, The Huddle, BC SouthWest Building Entrance, and Delano DST Building
BC will provide students a warm and friendly welcome to the Bakersfield College campus while providing information, campus maps, and student planners (while supplies last). This is an annual event allowing the campus staff the opportunity to greet our student community with a smile and share information about the various academic resources and student life. Want to help with a booth? Sign up to volunteer!

Renegade Pantry: Daily Bread

8:30 a.m. | Office of Student Life, Levinson Hall 
Office of Student Life offers free Bread Monday through Thursday for you to snack on right before class. Product varies daily and is available on a first come, first serve basis.

Renegade Rollout - Free Donuts!

8 to 10 a.m. |  Renegade Crossroads, Welcome Tents at Administration, Solar Parking & The Huddle 
Office of Student Life and Your Bakersfield College Student Government Association (BCSGA) want to help welcome students for the 2019 Fall Semester with a nice welcoming gift of free donuts. While you get your free donuts, please feel free to ask questions about the Office of Student Life or BCSGA. Available while supplies last. 

KVC Sticker/BCSGA Information Booth

Have questions about the KVC sticker or BCSGA? Stop by the Info Booth from 8-11 a.m. at Renegade Crossroads to find out more!

School Supply Giveaway

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Renegade Crossroads, Campus Center
Coming back to school can be a major challenge especially when you may not feel like you have the right supplies. To help students out, the Office of Student Life and Your Bakersfield College Student Government Association (BCSGA) will be doing a school supply giveaway. Spin the wheel to win school supplies or BC Swag that you will need to start the year off right! 

Chill Factor - Free Sodas!

12 p.m. to 2 p.m. | Renegade Crossroads, Campus Center
It's way too hot during the first week of Fall, stop by the Renegade Crossroads to get a free soda while supplies last! 

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Welcome Renegades!

8 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Administration Building, Outdoor Theater/Solar Parking, The Huddle, BC SouthWest Building Entrance, and Delano DST Building
BC will provide students a warm and friendly welcome to the Bakersfield College campus while providing information, campus maps, and student planners (while supplies last). This is an annual event allowing the campus staff the opportunity to greet our student community with a smile and share information about the various academic resources and student life. Want to help with a booth? Sign up to volunteer!

KVC Sticker/BCSGA Information Booth

Have questions about the KVC sticker or BCSGA? Stop by the Info Booth from 8-11 a.m. at Renegade Crossroads to find out more!

Renegade Pantry: Daily Bread

8:30 a.m. | Office of Student Life, Levinson Hall   
Office of Student Life offers free Bread Monday through Thursday for you to snack on right before class. Product varies daily and is available on a first come, first serve basis.

Epic Proportions Tour

Live bands will be performing at The Huddle from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Grab some lunch and come enjoy the music! 

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Welcome Renegades!

8 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Administration Building, Outdoor Theater/Solar Parking, The Huddle, and Delano DST Building
BC will provide students a warm and friendly welcome to the Bakersfield College campus while providing information, campus maps, and student planners (while supplies last). This is an annual event allowing the campus staff the opportunity to greet our student community with a smile and share information about the various academic resources and student life. Want to help with a booth? Sign up to volunteer!

KVC Sticker/BCSGA Information Booth

Have questions about the KVC sticker or BCSGA? Stop by the Info Booth from 8-11 a.m. at Renegade Crossroads to find out more!

Renegade Pantry: Daily Bread

8:30 a.m. | Office of Student Life, Levinson Hall    
Office of Student Life offers free Bread Monday through Thursday for you to snack on right before class. Product varies daily and is available on a first come, first serve basis.

BCSGA Power Lunch with Congressman TJ Cox

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. | Levan Center
Congressman TJ Cox will discuss his career path and will be available to answer questions. RSVP for BCSGA Power Lunch

Mind Surfin’: A Mentalist Show

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. | The Huddle
The Mentalist will be on campus performing as part of Welcome Back Week. There's just no stopping the hilarious combination of mentalist and hypnotism. Be prepared to be amazed by how Richard Aimes can read his subjects' minds and what funny situations they find themselves in.

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Welcome Renegades!

8 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Administration Building, Gym/Huddle Area, Outdoor Theater/Solar Parking, BC SouthWest Building Entrance, and Delano DST Building
BC will provide students a warm and friendly welcome to the Bakersfield College campus while providing information, campus maps, and student planners (while supplies last). This is an annual event allowing the campus staff the opportunity to greet our student community with a smile and share information about the various academic resources and student life. Want to help with a booth? Sign up to volunteer!

KVC Sticker/BCSGA Information Booth

Have questions about the KVC sticker or BCSGA? Stop by the Info Booth from 8-11 a.m. at Renegade Crossroads to find out more!

Renegade Pantry: Daily Bread

8:30 a.m. | Office of Student Life, Levinson Hall
Office of Student Life offers free Bread Monday through Thursday for you to snack on right before class. Product varies daily and is available on a first come, first serve basis.

Indoor Gaming and Board Games

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. | LEV40, Levinson Hall
Come relieve some stress for a few with indoor video games and board games

Monday, September 2, 2019
Campus Closed/No Classes - Labor Day Holiday

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Welcome Renegades!

8 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Administration Building, Gym/Huddle Area, Outdoor Theater/Solar Parking
BC will provide students a warm and friendly welcome to the Bakersfield College campus while providing information, campus maps, and student planners (while supplies last). This is an annual event allowing the campus staff the opportunity to greet our student community with a smile and share information about the various academic resources and student life. Want to help with a booth? Sign up to volunteer!

Renegade Pantry: Daily Bread

8:30 a.m. | Office of Student Life, Levinson Hall
Office of Student Life offers free Bread Monday through Thursday for you to snack on right before class. Product varies daily and is available on a first come, first serve basis.

Burritos With BCSGA Prez Pulido

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.. | LEV40, Levinson Hall
Join BCSGA President, Samantha Pulido, for a Town Hall/Q&A session about all things BC. Ask questions, get answers! All of that, plus a free burrito!

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Welcome Renegades!

8 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Administration Building, Gym/Huddle Area, Outdoor Theater/Solar Parking
BC will provide students a warm and friendly welcome to the Bakersfield College campus while providing information, campus maps, and student planners (while supplies last). This is an annual event allowing the campus staff the opportunity to greet our student community with a smile and share information about the various academic resources and student life. Want to help with a booth? Sign up to volunteer!

Renegade Pantry: Daily Bread

8:30 a.m. | Office of Student Life, Levinson Hall
Office of Student Life offers free Bread Monday through Thursday for you to snack on right before class. Product varies daily and is available on a first come, first serve basis.

Student Involvement Festival

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Student Services Lawn
You are invited to participate in the Bakersfield College Student Involvement Festival on Wednesday, September 4, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Student Involvement Festival is the largest event during our weeklong Campus Welcome program, which encourages students to learn about the campus and become engaged and active members of Bakersfield College and the Bakersfield community.

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Welcome Renegades!

8 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Administration Building, Gym/Huddle Area, Outdoor Theater/Solar Parking
BC will provide students a warm and friendly welcome to the Bakersfield College campus while providing information, campus maps, and student planners (while supplies last). This is an annual event allowing the campus staff the opportunity to greet our student community with a smile and share information about the various academic resources and student life. Want to help with a booth? Sign up to volunteer!

Renegade Pantry: Daily Bread

8:30 a.m. | Office of Student Life, Levinson Hall
Office of Student Life offers free Bread Monday through Thursday for you to snack on right before class. Product varies daily and is available on a first come, first serve basis.

Karaoke Knights

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. | LEV40, Levinson Hall
Join your fellow Renegades for some off the charts karaoke!