Bakersfield College

Welcome Week

Welcome Week

Spring 2018 Welcome Week

Conquering the Road Ahead at Bakersfield College

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.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Welcome Renegades!
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. | Administration Building, Allied Health/STEM, Outdoor Theater/Solar Parking, Field House 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. Tents are located in front of the Administration Building, Allied Health/STEM, Outdoor Theater/Solar Parking, Field House, and outside the DST building (Delano campus). Staff and faculty can Click Here to sign up to staff the Welcome Tents.

Renegade Pantry: Daily Bread
8:30 a.m. | Office of Student Life, Campus Center
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.

Hot Cocoa and Cookies!
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. | Renegade Crossroads, Campus Center
BC is all about establishing support systems and building community. The BCSGA Officers want to provide all students an event that is both welcoming, fun, and fulfilling. Students can enjoy a warm cup of hot cocoa and a cookie decorated with your choice of toppings. Get a hot cocoa & cookie for $1 or free with BCSGA Student Services. Purchase your BCSGA Student Services Sticker at the Business Office in the Bookstore Building and redeem it either at the Welcome Center in the Administration Building or the Office of Student Life in the Campus Center.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Welcome Renegades!
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. | Administration Building, Allied Health/STEM, Outdoor Theater/Solar Parking, Field House 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. Tents are located in front of the Administration Building, Allied Health/STEM, Outdoor Theater/Solar Parking, Field House, and outside the DST building (Delano campus). Staff and faculty can Click Here to sign up to staff the Welcome Tents.

Renegade Pantry: Daily Bread
8:30 a.m. | Office of Student Life, Campus Center  
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.

Mind Surfin’: A Mentalist Show
11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. | Cafeteria, Campus Center
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, January 18, 2018

Welcome Renegades!
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. | Administration Building, Allied Health/STEM, Outdoor Theater/Solar Parking, Field House 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. Tents are located in front of the Administration Building, Allied Health/STEM, Outdoor Theater/Solar Parking, Field House, and outside the DST building (Delano campus). Staff and faculty can Click Here to sign up to staff the Welcome Tents.

Renegade Pantry: Daily Bread
8:30 a.m. | Office of Student Life, Campus Center
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.

Community Movie Screening: Happy Death Day
Noon | Fireside Room, Campus Center  
Bring your lunch and your friends for a free movie day! Movie snacks will be available for purchase or free with BCSGA Student Services Sticker. Purchase your BCSGA Student Services Sticker at the Business Office in the Bookstore Building and redeem it either at the Office of Student Life in the Campus Center, Room 4.
SYNOPSIS: Tree Gelbman is a blissfully self-centered collegian who wakes up on her birthday in the bed of a student named Carter. As the morning goes on, Tree gets the eerie feeling that she's experienced the events of this day before. When a masked killer suddenly takes her life in a brutal attack, she once again magically wakes up in Carter's dorm room unharmed. Now, the frightened young woman must relive the same day over and over until she figures out who murdered her. (Click here for the trailer)

Monday, January 22, 2018 

Renegade Pantry: Daily Bread
8:30 a.m. | Office of Student Life, Campus Center 
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.

Cafecito with Prez Dez
11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. | Fireside Room, Campus Center
What’s better than cinnamon rolls and hot cocoa or coffee on a chilly winter morning? The answer is… enjoying them for FREE at the Cafecito Time event. BCSGA President Dezi Von Manos will host this event giving students the opportunity to get familiar with her, be introduced to BCSGA/Office of Student Life, and ask any questions they may have about the many services the Office of Student Life offers. Don’t miss out on this amazing meet, greet and eat event! Cinnamon rolls, hot cocoa & coffee while supplies last.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Renegade Pantry: Daily Bread
8:30 a.m. | Office of Student Life, Campus Center  
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.

Spring Student Involvement Festival
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Campus Center
The Spring Involvement Festival event is filled with festivities, vendors, on-campus departments, and student organizations. Everyone is invited to join the Renegade community.

Renegade Pantry: Fruits & Veggies
Noon to 3 p.m. | Renegade Pantry, Campus Center
In partnership with Golden Empire Gleaners, the Renegade Pantry offers fresh fruits or vegetables at no charge! Items are available on a first come, first serve basis

Comedian Steve Hofstetter
7 p.m. | Indoor Theatre, Performing Arts Building 
Come enjoy an evening of laughs at the BC Indoor Theatre. Students and staff with current Bakersfield College Photo ID are FREE! General Admission $20. Purchase tickets now online.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Tunes & Tie-Dye
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. | Renegade Crossroads, Campus Center
Join the Office of Student Life and Bakersfield College Student Government Association (BCSGA) for a little music and some tie-dyed t-shirts. Kick off your semester with some positive vibes! T-shirts will be available for purchase for $5 or free with BCSGA Student Services Sticker. Purchase your BCSGA Student Services Sticker at the Business Office in the Bookstore Building and redeem it at the Office of Student Life in the Campus Center, Room 4.

Thursday: January 25, 2018

Renegade Pantry: Daily Bread
8:30 a.m. | Office of Student Life, Campus Center
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 Pantry: Monthly Distribution
Hungry? Need a few groceries to make it until payday? The Renegade Pantry is here to help students in need of a little assistance. Sign up by Tuesday, January 23rd by completing the monthly distribution form online at www.bakersfieldcollege.edu/studentassistance/food

Renegade Rage: Jousting Event
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. | Renegade Crossroads  
Two players stand on platforms and use padded jousting poles to try to knock each other off. Whoever is left standing, wins!

Thursday: February 1, 2018

File for Elections for BC Student Government Association or Nominate a Student for BCSGA!
Do you want to make a difference in your campus community? Join BC Student Government Association as an officer! File for elections beginning February 1, 2018. The Filing deadline is Friday, February 23, 2018, at Noon. For more information on becoming an officer, visit www.bakersfieldcollege.edu/bcsgaelections

 

 

 

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