- ADDITIONAL HELP OUTSIDE OF CLASS
The Writing Center offers free help with all steps of the writing process, except proofreading. Professional writers help with anything from understanding an assignment, to thinking out your essay, to writing it. The Center is located in Student Services 133 and can be contacted at 661-395-4735 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The center is open Mon-Thurs from 8:00 to 6:00 and Friday from 8:00 to 12:00.
The Student Success Lab offers FREE reading, writing and math guided tutorials. The lab is open Mon and Thurs from 8:30am-6:30pm, Tues and Wed from 8:30 to 7:30, and Friday 8:30-12:20 m. It is located in SS 143. The tutors are exceptional! New computer technology, upgraded PLATO software, and a friendly atmosphere are just some of the reasons to come to the Student Success Lab. Here's one more reason: It will improve your writing!Call for an appointment: 395-4654.
- ACDV B201 abc (0.5/1.0 unit or FREE no credit): Individualized/diagnostic math, reading, and English learning modules. Individually prescribed lessons in spelling, reading, vocabulary development, study skills, critical thinking and/or English. Supervised repetition and practice in the laboratory on assigned tasks which may range from general communication skills to specific
- ACDV B281 abc (FREE no credit): Computer-assisted tutoring courses. Provides tutoring in various academic subjects, conducted in a computer lab, to augment classroom instruction. Open entry/open exit.
The Tutoring Center is upstairs from the Student Success lab in SS 203. The Tutoring Center provides FREE tutoring to all students with drop-in tutoring for Math and English with pre-scheduled tutoring for most other subjects. 395-4430. The Center is open Mon and Thurs from 8:00 to 5:30, Tues and Wed from 8:00 to 7:30, and Friday from 8:00 to 11:00 am.
The Department of Academic Development offers numerous classes that will help you succeed in this class, in college, and in life. They include, but are not limited to the following; study habits, problem solving, reading for academic success, and writing.
Library Research Workshops: The librarians offer 8 different 60 minute workshops several times over the course of 8 weeks each semester. For a description of the workshops as well as the workshop schedule go to: http://www.bakersfieldcollege.edu/library/workshop.asp
Critical Academic Skills Workshops : are free, short workshops for all BC students with no appointments needed! Workshops in Reading, English, and Student Success. Dates and times vary: see
"InsideBC" (under the Student tab) for scheduled sessions or the CAS website. For more information call (661) 395-4005 or email the coordinator Christina Mody at email@example.com.
Counseling Department (bottom floor, Student Services): Crisis Counseling, 395-4689 or 395-4421.
Health Center: Provides free physical and mental health services for students who paid their campus health fee (Most of you paid this; it’s built into your registration fees). You may call for an appointment at 395-4336. The clinical therapist, Mrs. Warkentin, has office hours at the following times: Tuesdays from 8:00 to 2:00, Wednesday from 3:00 to 5:00, and Thursday from 3:00 to 7:00. A month into the semester, she begins offering group sessions as well. The physician, Dr. Farber, holds office hours daily; Monday through Wednesday his hours are from 7:30 to 5:3, Thursday from 9:30 to 7:30, and Friday from 8:00 to 12:00. http://www.bakersfieldcollege.edu/student/health/
Extended Opportunity Program and Services (EOPS) is a state funded program offering access and retention services including books for low-income, educationally-disadvantaged students. 395-4351.
Veterans’ Resource Center: Provides a place of respite for our veterans to decompress, enjoy a cup of coffee, access Wi-Fi, and unwind. The center holds a meeting every other Tuesday from 11:30 am -12:30 pm. It is located in Campus Center 36. History Professor Paul Beckworth is the advisor for the center and can be reached at 395-4586. It is open Monday through Thursday at 8:00 am - 4:00 pm. Other services for veterans are given on the Veteran Services website http://www.bakersfieldcollege.edu/student/veterans/
Disabled Student Programs & Services (DSP&S) (first floor, Student Services) provides services for students with physical disabilities (including temporary disabilities), psychological disabilities, learning disabilities, speech and language disorders, students who are blind or have visual impairments, students who are deaf or hard of hearing, and students with health limitations. Call (661) 395-4334 for more information.
Renegade Pantry: Provides two free boxes of food a month to BC students in need. See me if you have questions. I can explain how to sign up for this valuable resource. Inquire at the SGA office.
In case of emergency on campus, dial 4555 from any campus phone. Non-emergency security number 4554.