The Weill Institute is located in downtown Bakersfield at 21st Street and Chester Avenue. Street entry and parking lot is available off of L Street.
Weill Institute Compliance School and Entrepreneur School 661-395-5010
The evening instructional program provides a variety of vocational, general education, and transfer courses. Both semester-length and short-term courses are available.
Weill Institute Business Center 661-395-4104
The Weill Institute Business Center provides economic and workforce development services. The needs of business, industry and the workforce are met with a highly-skilled staff that provide customized training, job skill assessment, bilingual training, performance consulting, organizational development, and many other services. The Business Center also operates the California Compliance School and the Regional Environmental Business Assistance Center. Also located at the Weill Institute Business Center is the Business Assistance Center, which operates under grants from the U.S. Small Business Administration, the Chancellor’s Office of California Community Colleges, and other agencies. The Business Assistance Center offers free counseling to small business owners and individuals interested in starting a business in Kern, Inyo, and Mono counties. Affordable seminars and workshops are held on a regular basis for practical guidance in owning and operating a small business.
Bakersfield College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. The ACCJC is one of the six regional accrediting bodies recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.