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Current Student Processes

Below are the available requests that can be initiated electronically. In order to access this you must have a password sent to your Peralta Email by a Staff. You may also email directly to request a password reset. 

Berkeley City College students email Matt Jones:

Alameda, Laney and Merritt students email Michael Goldberg:


Application Link


Concurrent Enrollment - Out To enroll at a SEVIS certified institution outside of PCCD's colleges
Economic Hardship Request To Apply to work off campus due to severe economic reasons
Health Insurance Waiver To apply for a waiver of PCCD's health insurance fee
Pre and Post Completion Optional Practical Training (OPT) To apply to work off campus in a field related to your major. Email Drew Gephart at
If you already started an application please login to continue it. 
Program Extensions To extend your I-20 Program End Date
Reduced Course Load (RCL) To apply to enroll in fewer than full-time in a semester
Departure Request To let the OIE know that you are no longer studying in the U.S.
Transfer Out Request To transfer your I-20 to a new institution