2018-2019 Catalog

Off-Campus Centers


New Downtown Pittsfield Location — 437 North Street Berkshire Community College is pleased to announce that we will have presence at Framework, the centrally located community workspace, at 437 North Street in downtown Pittsfield. Our presence at Framework will enhance our ability to engage with prospective students as well as local and regional businesses. Representatives from the Offices of Community Engagement, Education and Workforce Development as well as Student Affairs and Enrollment Management will offer selected services and opportunities for community engagement at this location.

For more information or a downtown appointment, contact Karen Ruiz León at 413-236-1631 for Admissions, or Christine Hoyt at 413-236-2127 for Community Engagement, Education and Workforce Development.

North County Classes at McCann

70 Hodges Cross Road, North Adams

To better serve students who live or work in northern Berkshire County or southern Vermont, BCC offers classes during the spring and fall semesters at the Charles H. McCann Vocational Technical High School in North Adams. Accuplacer assessment and registration for north county classes may be completed on BCC’s Main Campus or during specially scheduled sessions in North County. For more information, call the Director of Off-Campus Centers at 413-236-5201.

South County Center (SCC)

343 Main Street, Great Barrington

BCC’s South County Center offers convenient access to academic classes, noncredit workshops and related services for South County and tristate residents. With wireless access available, SCC consists of seven academic classrooms, including an art room, a 17-station computer lab, student lounge, library/ community conference room and café. Most general education academic requirements may be fulfilled at the Center; many business courses are also offered.

SCC staff provides admission assistance, advising, registration, and student payment services. The staff also coordinates an annual Student Services Fair and several FORUM events each semester. Free tutoring is available on-site in many disciplines. Several community education noncredit workshops and general workforce training sessions are also presented. For more information, contact SCC staff at 413-528-4521.

Adult Learning Program at South County Center

The South County Center is also home to BCC’s Adult Learning Program (ALP), which provides English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes. The program offers beginner, intermediate and advanced levels of ESOL at two locations — BCC’s South County Center in Great Barrington and the BCC Main Campus.