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Fisheries Technology - New at KBC
There is currently a shortage of fisheries technicians in the State of Alaska.  This program can help you get the education you need to obtain one of the many jobs currently open in this field.
Semester By The Bay
Are you interested in Alaska or coastal field studies opportunities?  Spend fall semester on the shores of Kachemak Bay!
Optimal Learning
At KBC you will find quality faculty, individualized assistance and small classes.  Enjoy an engaging learning experience while gaining a strong foundation for college classes.
Architectural & Engineering Technology
The AET program prepares graduates for entry level jobs in the fields of architecture and engineering as CAD/BIM drafters, modelers and technicians.  The demand for technicians in this field is consistantly strong.
Hands-On Learning
Transition from high school to college in the comfort of a small town while enjoying the support of being closer to home.
Marine Biology at KBC
Benefits of studying Marine Biology at KBC: Outstanding faculty, state-of-the-art laboratory, world class "outdoor laboratory", and Location! Location! Location!  Kachemak Bay is one of the richest marine estuaries in the world.
Keep Learning...Keep Growing
KBC offers a variety of classes and workshops specifically chosen to appeal to our community.  Welding, painting, ceramics, natural history, creative writing, gardening, tai chi and computer classes are some of our popular offerings!
We'll Meet You Where You Are!
Whether you are just starting your college degree or returning to finish a degree started long ago, KBC can help you on your degree-seeking journey.  Talk to an Advisor today!
Welcome to Kachemak Bay Campus
Whether you are a recent high school graduate or an adult student, KBC's affordable annual tuition, individualized attention and teaching excellence make it ideal for meeting your educational, vocational, professional or personal development goals.
Announcements
  • Kachemak Bay Campus is sponsoring ‘Preview Night’ for home-schooled high school students and their families this Wednesday, April 23rd, 6:30pm in the KBC Campus Commons at 533 E. Pioneer Ave.  This event is for current high school Sophomores and Juniors who will be eligible to take college classes at KBC via the JumpStart program this  fall, as well as current graduating seniors who are considering attending KBC. 

     

  • Opening reception Friday, April 25th 5-6:30pm.

    See the flyer for details 

  • NSTC Unescorted Program

    May 9th; 8am-6pm. Fee:$204. Advanced registration is required at KBC.

    This 8 hour Unescorted Course is required for all employees prior to arrival on the North Slope. Upon completion of the training, participants receive an NSTC card.

  • Join instructor Jan Peyton in learning new watercolor techniques.

    See dates and times here 

     

  • KPC and KPBSD are pleased to announce that more high school students will be to attend KBC at reduced tuition rates. Beginning with the fall 2014 semester, area high school juniors will be able to take advantage of the JumpStart program that had previously only been available to high school seniors. Students can enroll for up to six credits each semester starting the fall semester they become juniors. Tuition cost is just $55 per credit versus the regular rate of $174. For more information about how the JumpStart program works and to learn about the potential savings, please review this media release. Additional detailed information about the cost savings JumpStart offers students and parents can be accessed here. 

     

  • The KBC Bookstore will be buying back used student textbooks from April 21-May 8. Students can stop by the bookstore any time between 9a.m. - 5p.m. Monday through Friday, and sell back their books.

Events Calendar
Senator Mark Begich's staff meeting with KRC veteran students
APR
24
11:00 AM
Summary: KPC Veteran Services will be hosting Kim Howard, Kenai Peninsula field representative for Sen. Mark Begich, at 11 a.m. on April 24 in Suite 122 in the KRC Residence Hall. All veteran students are invited to attend this important meeting!
Last day to submit UAA/KPC spring graduation applications
APR
25
All Day
Early bird high school registration @ KRC
APR
26
10:00 AM
Wells Fargo recruiters to visit KRC - April 28 & 29
APR
28
All Day
Summary: Wells Fargo will have a recruitment and information table set up from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. on April 28 in CTEC 100L, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on April 29 in the McLane Commons and from 2-4 p.m. on April 29 in the Ward Commons. Students are invited to stop by!
KRC Student Union Meeting
APR
28
11:30 AM
Summary: The KRCSU will meet from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Mondays in room 157. All students are welcome to attend.
Location: KRC
Native Creations & Reflections series
APR
29
4:30 PM
Summary: Join Sondra Shaginoff-Stuart from 4:30-6:30 p.m. on Tuesdays in room 159 for Native Creations & Reflections, a weekly series including beading, crocheting, weaving, drawing, music, carving, painting and more! Participants are encouraged to bring their own artwork to share.
Deadline for summer 2014 admission application
MAY
2
All Day
KRCSU end-of-year BBQ
MAY
2
1:00 PM
Summary: The KRCSU's annual end-of-year BBQ will be held from 1-3:30 p.m. on May 2 in the McLane Commons. All students, staff and faculty are welcome to attend this free event!
KRC Student Art Exhibition closing reception
MAY
2
3:30 PM
Summary: The 2014 KPC Student Show, a mixed-media exhibition that features pieces created by KPC art students, is currently on display at KRC's Gary L. Freeburg Gallery. There will also be a closing reception for the show from 3:30-5 p.m. on May 2. Stop by, enjoy refreshments, and find out which pieces took the awards for Best of Show, Juror's Choice and Honorable Mention.
Last day of spring classes!
MAY
5
All Day
KRC Student Union Meeting
MAY
5
11:30 AM
Summary: The KRCSU will meet from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Mondays in room 157. All students are welcome to attend.
Location: KRC
Final grades entered by faculty via UAOnline for spring semester
MAY
7
All Day
Commencement
MAY
8
7:00 PM
Summary: KPC Commencement will be held at 7 p.m. on May 8 at the Renee C. Henderson Auditorium in Kenai Central High School.
Location: Kenai Central High School
KRC Residence Hall to host graduation dance
MAY
8
9:00 PM
Summary: The KRC Residence Hall will be hosting a graduation dance from 9 p.m.-12 a.m. following KRC's commencement ceremony on May 8. Come dance and enjoy free refreshments! This is an alcohol/substance-free event. All KPC students (age 16 and over) are invited to attend this celebration; students will be required to show their student ID at the door. Students are welcome to bring guests to this event; please note that all guests must be escorted by a current KPC student who has a valid student ID.
Location: KRC Residence Hall
End of year meeting/clean up/BBQ for KPC employees
MAY
9
All Day
Spring housing check-out deadline
MAY
13
12:00 PM
KRC paramedic program application submission deadline
MAY
16
All Day
Summary: The fall 2014 application for the KRC paramedic program is due by May 16.
First day of summer classes!
MAY
19
All Day
Summary: May 19 is the first day of summer classes. Have a great semester!
Location: KPC
KPC closed in observance of Memorial Day
MAY
26
All Day
Last day for 100% refund of tuition (first five-week session)
MAY
27
All Day
Last day for 100% refund of tuition (10 week session)
MAY
27
All Day
College Council meeting
JUN
12
6:00 PM
Summary: The KPC College Council will meet at 6 p.m. on June 12 at the Kenai River Campus.
Location: Kenai River Campus
Last day for student-initiated withdraw (first five-week session)
JUN
13
All Day
Kachemak Bay Writers' Conference: June 13-17
JUN
13
All Day
Summary: The 2014 Kachemak Bay Writers' Conference will be held from June 13-17 and the keynote speaker will be international best-selling novelist Alice Sebold. This event is sponsored by the Kachemak Bay Campus. Learn more here: http://writersconference.homer.alaska.edu/registration.htm
$125 late payment fee assessed for summer courses
JUN
23
All Day
Last day of classes for first five-week session
JUN
23
All Day
First day of classes for second five-week session
JUN
25
All Day
Last day for 100% refund of tuition (second five-week session)
JUN
30
All Day
Summer holiday: KPC closed & no classes held
JUL
3
All Day
Summary: KPC will be closed and no classes will be held on July 3 & 4 for the summer recess holiday.
Location: All KPC campuses and extension sites.
Summer holiday: KPC closed & no classes held
JUL
4
All Day
Summary: KPC will be closed and no classes will be held on July 3 & 4 for the summer recess holiday.
Location: All KPC campuses and extension sites.
Last day for student-initiated withdraw (ten-week session)
JUL
18
All Day
Last day for student-initiated withdraw (second five-week session)
JUL
18
All Day
$175 late payment fee assessed for summer courses
JUL
21
All Day
Deadline for KPC fall 2014 admission application
AUG
1
All Day
Deadline for UAA/KPC summer 2014 graduation application
AUG
1
All Day
Last day of summer classes!
AUG
2
All Day
Summer grades entered by faculty via UAOnline
AUG
6
All Day
Jumpstart high school advising/signatures session @ KRC
AUG
13
10:00 AM
Juniors and below high school advising/signatures session @ KRC
AUG
13
1:00 PM
KRC fall BBQ & 50th anniversary celebration - open to public!
AUG
14
4:00 PM
Summary: KRC's fall 2014 BBQ and 50th anniversary celebration will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Aug. 14 at the Kenai River Campus. The public is invited to attend this free event!
Location: KRC
Junior status & below high school students registration @ KRC
AUG
15
10:00 AM
Jumpstart & returning high school students registration @ KRC
AUG
15
10:00 AM
Fall convocation at KBC (campuses closed)
AUG
18
All Day
KRC Residence Hall Move-in Day
AUG
18
10:00 AM
Adjunct faculty orientation - KRC
AUG
20
6:00 PM
Walk-in registration @ KRC: Aug. 21 & 22
AUG
21
10:00 AM
Late registration period for fall 2014: Aug. 25-29
AUG
25
All Day
First day of Fall 2014 classes
AUG
25
All Day
New student orientation @ KBC
AUG
27
12:00 PM
KPC closed in observance of Labor Day: Aug. 30-Sept. 1
AUG
30
All Day
No classes held (Labor Day holiday): Sept. 1-2
SEP
1
All Day
Set-up for Success Event @ KRC
SEP
2
11:00 AM
Last day to make a credit/no credit change
SEP
5
All Day
Last day to make a credit-to-audit change
SEP
5
All Day
Last day to make an audit-to-credit change
SEP
5
All Day
Last day to drop courses without faculty signature
SEP
5
All Day
Last day to drop semester-length courses online
SEP
5
All Day
Last day for 100% refund of tuition/fees
SEP
5
All Day
$125 late payment fee assessed
SEP
16
All Day
Student forums @ KRC
OCT
14
2:15 PM
Student forums @ KRC
OCT
15
5:15 PM
$175 late payment fee assessed
NOV
4
All Day
Veteran students walk-in registration for Spring 2015
NOV
7
All Day
Spring 2015 registration begins ONLINE for admitted degree/cert students
NOV
10
All Day
Last day for student initiated withdraw
NOV
14
All Day
Spring 2015 registration begins ONLINE for pending, degree-seeking students
NOV
17
All Day
Spring 2015 online public registration begins
NOV
24
All Day
No classes held (Thanksgiving): Nov. 26-30
NOV
26
All Day
KPC closed in observance of Thanksgiving: Nov. 27-30
NOV
27
All Day
Early bird high school registration
DEC
4
3:00 PM
Deadline for KPC spring 2015 admission application
DEC
5
All Day
Deadline for UAA/KPC fall 2014 graduation application
DEC
5
All Day
Last day of Fall 2014 classes
DEC
13
All Day
KRC's fall housing check-out deadline
DEC
16
12:00 PM
Grades entered by faculty via UAOnline
DEC
17
All Day
KPC closed (winter recess): Dec. 25-Jan. 4
DEC
25
All Day
Faculty/staff convocation
JAN
5
8:00 AM
KRC Residence Hall move-in day
JAN
5
10:00 AM
Jumpstart & returning high school students' registration for Spring 2015
JAN
7
3:00 PM
Walk-in registration for Spring 2015: Jan. 8-9
JAN
8
10:00 AM
Junior status & below high school students registration begins for Spring 2015
JAN
8
10:00 AM
Late registration period for Spring 2015: Jan. 12-16
JAN
12
All Day
First day of Spring 2015 classes
JAN
12
All Day
KPC closed in observance of AK Civil Rights Day/MLK Jr Day: Jan. 17-19
JAN
17
All Day
Last day to make a credit/no credit change
JAN
23
All Day
Last day to make an audit-to-credit change
JAN
23
All Day
Last day to drop a semester-length course online
JAN
23
All Day
Last day for 100% refund of tuition
JAN
23
All Day
$125 late payment fee assessed
FEB
3
All Day
Summer 2015 registration opens for returning admitted students
FEB
23
All Day
Summer 2015 registration opens for general public
MAR
2
All Day
Student forums - free pizza!
MAR
3
2:15 PM
Student forums - free pizza!
MAR
4
5:15 PM
No classes held (KPC spring recess): March 9-15
MAR
9
All Day
KPC closed (spring recess): March 13-15
MAR
13
All Day
$175 late payment fee assessed
MAR
24
All Day
Deadline to apply to appear in spring commencement program
APR
1
All Day
Registration for Fall 2015 begins online for returning admitted degree/cert students
APR
6
All Day
Early walk-in registration (admitted students only) for Fall 2015: April 7-8
APR
7
2:00 PM
Last day for student-initiated withdraw
APR
10
All Day
Deadline for UAA/KPC Spring 2015 graduation application
APR
24
All Day
Deadline for KPC summer 2014 admission application
MAY
1
All Day
Last day of spring 2015 classes
MAY
4
All Day
KBC commencement
MAY
6
All Day
Final grades entered by faculty via UAOnline
MAY
6
All Day
KRC commencement
MAY
7
7:00 PM
Spring student housing check-out deadline
MAY
12
12:00 PM
First day of summer 2015 classes (first session)
MAY
18
All Day
Last day for 100% refund of tuition (first session)
MAY
22
All Day
KPC closed in observance of Memorial Day: May 23-25
MAY
23
All Day
Last day for 100% refund of tuition (10 week session)
MAY
26
All Day
Last day of classes (first session)
JUN
22
All Day
$125 late payment fee assessed
JUN
22
All Day
First day of classes (second summer session)
JUN
24
All Day
Last day for 100% refund of tuition (second session)
JUN
29
All Day
No classes held (KPC summer recess): July 2-3
JUL
2
All Day
KPC closed (summer recess holiday): July 2-3
JUL
2
All Day
$175 late payment fee assessed
JUL
20
All Day
Last day of summer 2015 classes
AUG
1
All Day
Deadline for UAA/KPC summer 2015 graduation application
AUG
3
All Day
Grades entered by faculty via UAOnline
AUG
5
All Day
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