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Looking for a career in health care? Take Medical Assisting 201D This Summer – There’s Still Time to Register!

17 June 2016

If you are looking for an in-demand health care field, enroll now in Medical Assisting: Office Administration (201D). There are no pre-requisites required. Along with the many components of “front desk” medical assisting, is the important Electronic Health Records (EHR) in the Lab portion. This knowledge has become essential because of the many changes in the healthcare reforms  and the new method in which records are being streamlined to provide better care for the patients. This information can help lead you to your  first medical assisting job

The class started June 6, but there is still time to register for the next one or two weeks, either online by going to, in person in Bldg. R, Admissions and Records, or showing up in the class (Mondays-Thursdays, 5:30-8:15 p.m. L-132 (first floor of the Library).

For more information or questions, contact the instructor at or (408) 206-0303.4-6 s jpgMEDAS FLYER (2)

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Admissions and Financial Aid Open TODAY, JUNE 17, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. REGISTER NOW for Summer and Fall 2016

17 June 2016

You can apply and register for classes and get financial aid information  TODAY Friday, June 17th, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m! Take advantage of our Friday open hours and register for Summer and or Fall classes, check on financial aid, or pay your fees.

Regular summer hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Thursday and closed Fridays through July 29. However, because of the 4th of July holiday, the entire campus will be open on Friday, July 8.

You can also apply and/or register for classes online at

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Brochure for Barbara Lee Science and Allied Health Center

15 June 2016

Science Bldg. Brochure

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Take Fast-Track, ONLINE Computer Literacy and Get ONE Unit and Learn All About Microsoft Office

6 June 2016

If you need one more unit to meet a requirement for a certificate or graduation, why not enroll in Computer Literacy (CIS 205, #30119) and learn all about Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint) at the same time! Sign up online through Passport. Online orientation is June 20. For more info, contact the instructor at

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Register for Fall Bioscience Classes; Come to the Open Houses on June 28 or July 25 to Learn More!

31 May 2016


Click HEREJPEG Micro 5-30-16 to find out all about the Fall Biosciences classes at Merritt and start by enrolling in Biological Sciences 2 and Biological Sciences 10. Learn even more at the Open Houses on Tuesday, June 28 and Monday, July 25, both from 4-8 p.m. in S216. For more information, contact Dr. Gisele Giorgi at

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Congratulations, Graduates! Commencement is May 25 at 5:30 SHARP at the Paramount

22 May 2016

20150520-MerrittGraduation-137It’s that time again to see the results of lots of hard work by walking across the stage of the beautiful Paramount Theater and getting your diploma. This year it will be on May 25 at 5:30 p.m. If you don’t have a ticket for yourself, contact Margie Rubio at Everyone is welcome at the other ceremonies on campus where individual groups are recognized for their success. This is the schedule:



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1/21-22: Merritt FLEX Days Focus on “Bridging the Gap;” See Schedule Here

16 January 2016

Flex Day imageGet ready this week for an information-packed schedule of FLEX Day activities focused on “Bridging the Gap: Faculty, Staff, and Students” on Thursday and Friday, January 21 and 22, planned by the Professional Development Committee. To achieve some of its goals, the PDC committee, chaired by Jason Holloway, has selected students, faculty, staff and administrators to serve as presenters to bridge some of the gaps in understanding regarding student learning and technology, administrative processes, and our partnerships with our local community.

In an effort to save paper, the committee is using online versions of the schedule, evaluations, and sign-up sheets . Below are the schedule and evaluation sheet.


See the Schedule HERE

See Evaluation Sheet HERE


Merritt FLEX Days will be preceded by the District FLEX Day on Wednesday, January 20, at Laney College.

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Find Out About the Exciting Spring Classes Offered in the Biosciences at an Open House on Tues., Jan. 12, at 4 p.m.

6 January 2016

microscopy cellMerritt College is one of the very few colleges with such a wide array of classes in Microscopy and Histotechnology. Find out more about careers in those fields at an Open Houses on Tues., Jan. 12, from 4-8 p.m. in Room S-216 of the beautiful new Barbara Lee Center. For more information, go to the Microscopy website or the Histotechnology website. Hope to see you there!



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We Are Family: Merritt Celebrates the Holidays With Songs and Cheer!

22 December 2015

(CLICK HERE FOR PARTY PHOTOS) More than 120 people attended the holiday party hosted by the Office of Student Activities and the ASMC to thank the Merritt family for a successful year! After a welcoome by ASMC and College presidents, the event kicked off with ASMC Senator Anita guiding everyone in singing “We Are Family.” Over 100 pounds of turkey was served, along with two hams cooked by President Ambriz-Galaviz, several side dishes, and three cakes! Thanks to everyone who attended!

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Check Out Merritt Graduate Jessica Ross on Billboards in Oakland and Register Now!

18 December 2015

Jessica RossEnroll for Spring Semester now and follow the lead of Merritt graduate Jessica Ross who graduated last May and is now attending Cal State, East Bay. Way to go, Jessica! Just click here to apply or enroll!

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