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Vaccination Policy, Campus Access

Vaccination Policy, Campus Access

Vaccinations are required for Peralta Community College District employees, contractors, and students to help keep our campuses safe. For more information on the policy, vaccine opportunities, and exception forms, go to our Vaccine Information Home.


*Faculty, and staff are required to have shown proof of vaccination (or have submitted requests for exceptions) by
October 7, 2021. Students are required to show proof of vaccination by October 13, 2021.

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Merritt College Virtual Tour

Are you new here to Merritt or a returning visitor.  come check out our video of a virtual tour of campus narrated by our very own president David Johnson!

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Merritt College Learning Center invites applications for Tutors

The Merritt College Learning Center invites applications for Tutors across disciplines. Candidates with experience in these disciplines and other disciplines are encouraged to apply; this is an excellent opportunity to work with students across disciplines at all levels of competency. Complete the application today!: MC Tutor Job Application. For more information, email MCLC Director Isela González Santana at isantana@peralta.edu.

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Scholarships, Career Fairs & More Scholarships!

Hi Peralta Family, Start the semester right. Come apply for a scholarship

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winners of the 2021 John W. Rice Equity and Student Success awards.

Merritt College, which was a leader in moving away from assessment tests that wrongly placed students of color in remedial classes, and Barstow College, which has enhanced its student success rates through numerous support services, are the winners of the 2021 John W. Rice Equity and Student Success awards.

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Peralta Colleges Hire Tim Thomas as Director of Public Safety

Newly created role will oversee campus security as part of the Peralta Community College District’s innovative holistic approach to public …more Peralta Colleges Hire Tim Thomas as Director of Public Safety

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Merritt College to Erase $2.8 Million in Student Debt

The Peralta Community College District has targeted more than $12 million in federal relief funds to wipe out student debt …more Peralta Colleges to Erase $2.8 Million in Student Debt

Leadership statement on the passing of Supervisor Wilma Chan

The Chancellor, Peralta College Presidents and our respective campuses at Berkeley City College, College of Alameda, Laney College, and Merritt …more Leadership statement on the passing of Supervisor Wilma Chan

Safe Return to Campus Town Hall video & FAQ are live

Dear Peralta Community, I would like to again thank all of you who attended the COVID-19 Update Town Hall, Safe …more Safe Return to Campus Town Hall video & FAQ are live

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Chancellor’s Announcement: Vaccine Policy Update 9/29/21

I hope your semester is going well. I am following up on the email I sent last month with an update regarding Peralta’s vaccination policy effective October 13th, 2021.  Vaccination Policy  If …more Chancellor’s Announcement: Vaccine Policy Update 9/29/21

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Safe Return to Campus Town Hall Webinar on October 4, 2021

Please join Interim Chancellor Dr. Jannett N. Jackson and her Cabinet team for a Town Hall meeting to discuss our …more Safe Return to Campus Town Hall Webinar on October 4, 2021

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Chancellor’s Announcement: Return to Campus Update

Dear Peralta Employees, I’m writing to provide you with an update regarding the Peralta Community College District return to campus plan.  As mentioned previously, we …more Chancellor’s Announcement: Return to Campus Update

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Merritt College receives 2021 John W. Rice Equity Award

Merritt College, which was a leader in moving away from assessment tests that wrongly placed students of color in remedial …more Merritt College receives 2021 John W. Rice Equity Award

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Afghan Community Statement of Support

September 10, 2021 Dear Peralta Community, To PCCD students and our Afghan Community who are experiencing hardship and trauma because …more Afghan Community Statement of Support

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Students: Welcome to the Fall 2021 Semester

Welcome to the Peralta Colleges!  Education is a powerful path to achieving health and prosperity, and I’m so pleased you have …more Students: Welcome to the Fall 2021 Semester

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District Flex Day Kicks Off the Fall 2021 Semester

What a wonderful District-wide Flex Day on Thursday, August 23, 2021!   Thanks to Dr. Inger Stark (Staff Development Officer) …more District Flex Day Kicks Off the Fall 2021 Semester

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Chancellor’s Announcement – Back to Campus Update August 18, 2021

August 18, 2021     Dear Peralta Community,      Thank you to all the faculty, staff, and administrators who are working so diligently to prepare …more Chancellor’s Announcement – Back to Campus Update August 18, 2021

Jannett N. Jackson, PhD 

Chancellor’s Announcement: Vaccination Policy Update August 5, 2021

Dear Peralta Community, As a follow-up to my message July 30, 2021, this is to elaborate on the District’s decision …more Chancellor’s Announcement: Vaccination Policy Update August 5, 2021

2021 Peralta Latinx Graduation Celebration

Raices: Peralta Latinx Graduation Celebration The Peralta Association of Chicanos/Latinos de Aztlan are very happy to be partnering with Berkeley …more 2021 Peralta Latinx Graduation Celebration

2021 African and African American Graduation

2021 African and African American Virtual Graduation: “Black Power is… Owning our Mental, Physical, and Spiritual Health” The 2021 Peralta …more 2021 African and African American Graduation

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Leadership Statement on the George Floyd Murder Trial

Dear Peralta Community, Today, the jury trial for the murder of George Floyd concluded. In this case, the jury has …more Leadership Statement on the George Floyd Murder Trial

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Chancellor Announcement: Update on summer and fall 2021 semesters

Dear Peralta Community,  I’m writing to help us all in our planning for summer and fall 2021 semesters.    We continue …more Chancellor Announcement: Update on summer and fall 2021 semesters

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Update on the State Budget and the State of Peralta’s Budget

2020-21 P1 Announcement   Dear Peralta Community,   I’m writing to share information with you regarding our current FY 2020-21 …more Update on the State Budget and the State of Peralta’s Budget

Chancellor Announcement: PeopleSoft Upgrade Phase One Complete

Dear Peralta Community, Earlier this week, the Peralta Community College District completed Phase One of our technology upgrade of Oracle’s …more Chancellor Announcement: PeopleSoft Upgrade Phase One Complete

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