Bakersfield College is approved as an institution of higher learning for the training of veterans and veterans' dependents entitled to educational assistance.
Veterans may obtain early registration appointments if they have completed orientation, assessment, counseling, and a student educational plan. Simply bring a copy of your DD214 to window #6 in the Office of Admissions and Records.
Bakersfield College will grant credit to veterans for specific service experience and certain educational training completed while in service. Evaluation of such experience and training will be made by the Office of Admissions and Records.
Credit evaluations will conform to the regulations set forth by the State Approval Agency of the California State Department of Education and the recommendations of the American Council on Education.
Evaluations made and credit allowed by Bakersfield College are subject to review and evaluation by any college or university to which the veteran may later transfer. All educational opportunities and personnel services offered in the college are available to the veterans.
To be eligible for veterans benefits the veteran must have as an educational objective an associate or baccalaureate degree or a certificate of achievement. The Veterans Administration will not pay benefits for courses that do not fit in a veteran's selected program. The following students may be eligible for veteran's educational benefits:
Dependents of veterans with disabilities (spouses and/or children) may be eligible to receive tuition-free assistance at any California post-secondary educational institution.
Additional information may be obtained at Window 6 in the Office of Admissions and Records.