International Student Orientation .
All newly admitted F-1 visa students to BC are required register and to attend a two-day International Student Orientation course (STDV B4- 1 unit).
This course will assist students with foundation necessary to succeed in the new educational endeavor in the U.S. The course will contribute to the ability of students to understand the higher education in the US as well as learning to comply with the Immigration regulations. It addresses many topics such as, Academic advising, registration for classes, cultural adjustments, housing needs, as well as helping new students to interact with each other. Orientation programs are offered in every semester, January and August. Students must register for this course ahead of time.
Spring 2012 International Student Orientation:
Dates: To Be Determined
Time: 8:30 am.-4:30pm.
Location: SS #3a
Topics to be covered
Bakersfield Colleges instruction for Spring will begin January 17, 2012.