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All the best resources in a small campus atmosphere.

The perfect place to prepare for your career.

The flagship of Baker College, Baker College of Flint, is located in the southwest corner of town.

Close to major highways and easy to access, our extensive campus contains modern classrooms with multi-media systems, offices, comfortable residence halls and apartments, state-of-the-art medical and computer labs, and a technology center—along with a library, a fitness center, bookstore and even a café.

Although we have the facilities of a big-college campus, we offer a friendly and personal atmosphere. Classes are small, and instructors and staff are committed to doing what it takes to help you succeed.

FAQ'S

  • Is Baker accredited?

    Yes. Baker College is regionally accredited—the highest level of accreditation awarded in the U.S.—by The Higher Learning Commission, A Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, Illinois  60602-2504; (800) 621-7440; Web address: www.ncahlc.org. Baker College is an Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) participant.

    Additional Accreditations

    Baker has also earned specialized accreditations for programs and degrees in: 

    • Business Administration
    • Early Childhood Learning
    • Engineering and Technology
    • Health Sciences
    • School of Nursing

    For details about these specialized accreditations, see the individual Programs and Degrees pages. 

  • Does Baker provide any help in my job search?


    As a graduate of Baker College, you are eligible for our Lifetime Employment Services, which include:

    • Job searching techniques
    • Resume and cover letter assistance
    • Job interview questions
    • Job postings
    • Relocation tips

     

  • Is Baker College Online accredited?

    Baker Online is part of Baker College, a private, non-profit, regionally accredited, degree granting, higher educational institution with locations throughout Michigan.

    As an accredited college, Baker College has been granted legal authority by the state of Michigan to operate as a nonprofit educational corporation and is empowered to grant certificates, associate, bachelor, master, and doctoral degrees. It is approved for veterans’ benefits. Baker College is recognized as an institution of higher education by the U.S. Secretary of Education, U.S. Department of Education.

    All Baker Online undergraduate and graduate programs are accredited by the following regional institutional accreditor: The Higher Learning Commission, A Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, Illinois 60602-2504; (800) 621-7440; Web address: http://www.hlcommission.org. Baker College is an Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) participant.

    Some Baker Online graduate programs have additional accreditation:

  • How do online classes work?


    After you enroll, and are accepted to your online program, you sign-up, or "register" for your first courses. Like all Baker Online students, you will begin your online experience with a three-week online class designed to orient you to the Baker Online classroom, and review the expectations and requirements of Baker Online students. When you have completed this course successfully, you can move on to additional online courses.

  • How do I apply for a student loan?

    Once you have applied for financial aid, you will receive a Financial Aid Notification package from the Financial Aid office. Your FAFSA serves as the application for the Student Loan. If it is determined that you qualify for student loan funds, the eligibility amounts will be listed on your award notification, and a student Loan Request Form will be included with the award package. The Loan Request Form must be completed and returned to the Financial Aid Office before the loan process can begin.

    If you are a new student and would like to request student loan funds to help cover your educational expenses you will need to:

    • Complete the paper loan request form indicating the amount you would like to borrow.
    • Sign and date the form.
    • Return the form to the Financial Aid office.

    If you are a returning student and would like to request student loan funds to help cover your educational expenses you will need to:

    • Log into the SOLAR system.
    • Select STAR System.
    • Select Financial Aid office.
    • Select Loan Request.
    • Select the appropriate financial aid year and click Continue.
    • Select the type of loan you would like to request and click Continue.
    • Read the Stafford Loan Request Authorization information and click I Agree.
    • Type in the requested dollar amount and click Submit Request.
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Campus Life at Baker College

Campus Life

All the best resources in a small campus atmosphere.

The perfect place to prepare for your career.

The flagship of Baker College, Baker College of Flint, is located in the southwest corner of town.

Close to major highways and easy to access, our extensive campus contains modern classrooms with multi-media systems, offices, comfortable residence halls and apartments, state-of-the-art medical and computer labs, and a technology center—along with a library, a fitness center, bookstore and even a café.

Although we have the facilities of a big-college campus, we offer a friendly and personal atmosphere. Classes are small, and instructors and staff are committed to doing what it takes to help you succeed.

Message from the President

Welcome to Baker College of Flint!

It is always a pleasure for me to welcome to our campus anyone interested in the wealth of opportunities that Baker College of Flint is able to provide. If you'd like the result of your education and training to be a rewarding career, you should visit us soon! Whether you are a prospective or current student, employer, or community visitor, we know that you will enjoy learning about, and experiencing, our high quality programs, caring and professional faculty and staff, excellent resources, facilities, and state-of-the-art technology. Together, all of these reflect a learning environment that is further supported by exemplary customer service.

The only Baker College campus until 1965, Baker College of Flint has grown from 100-plus students in 1911, and we are still growing! Today, three residence halls and additional off-campus housing at the Flint location are home to more than 450 students. We also serve students who commute to Flint and the extension site in Cass City, as well as our three program sites in Saginaw, Niles, and Corunna. The College’s on-going growth and success is perhaps best measured by our graduate employment rate: 97% of our available graduates are employed.

Certainly, education and training that lead to careers is our primary focus. To that end, students are motivated and encouraged to prepare and to persevere towards their career goals. Faculty and staff set high standards. Students are expected to “be their best,” and all teaching and services are geared toward ensuring student success and academic achievement.

We are proud of Baker College of Flint and delighted that you are interested in our College. We look forward to having you visit. Please—if you have any questions—send me an e-mail to the address below, and certainly, stop by to visit when you are on the Flint campus.

Sincerely,

Wen Hemingway
President, Baker College of Flint
Phone: (810) 767-7600
wen.hemingway@baker.edu

About Flint

What Flint offers is choices. When you have a taste for city life, you can shop, dine in a local restaurant, or take in some culture in the city's museums, theaters, or art institute. When the urge strikes to get outdoors, you're in the midst of the largest county park system in Michigan. There are all kinds of activities to enjoy—disc golf, bicycling, swimming, boating, fishing, camping, and golfing in the summer and fall. When the snow starts falling, there are places nearby to ski or ice skate, and go sledding or snowmobiling. 

Places to Explore

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Our Campus

Baker College of Flint is the flagship campus of the Baker College system. Set on 40-acres, our main campus is personal and friendly, with all the resources and facilities you'd expect at a large college or university—modern classrooms with multi-media systems, comfortable residence halls and apartments, state-of-the-art medical and computer labs, a technology center, library, fitness center, bookstore, and student center. 

The Center for Graduate Studies, Baker College Online, and our system headquarters are also located on the Flint campus. 

Specialty Programs

The Flint campus offers over 100 programs, from certificate through master degrees. Our specialty programs include:

  • Computer Networking and Technology programs
  • Mechanical Technology
  • Nursing
  • Orthotics/Prosthetics
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Polysomnography
  • PTDI-Certified Truck Driving
  • Surgical Technology
  • Teacher Preparation - Elementary and Secondary
  • Veterinary Technician

Free Services 

As a Baker College student, the following resources are always available to you and are always free. 

  • Tutoring
  • Study skills assistance
  • Library and Writing Center
  • Computer labs
  • Wireless Internet
  • Parking
  • Baker College shuttle
  • Campus safety 24/7
  • Career assessment
  • Lifetime Employment Assistance for every Baker College graduate

Campus Information Booklets

The Baker College of Flint Information Booklet (205 KB) lists all campus offices, office hours, phone numbers, and explains important campus policies and procedures. 

The Baker College Student Handbook (27.4 MB) includes important details you need to know as a student at Baker College, including codes of conduct, financial information, policies and procedures, and more. 

Center for Transportation Technologies

The Baker College Center for Transportation Technology is located about six miles from the main campus, at the junction of I-69 and Dort Highway in the city of Flint. Here, you'll find up-to-date automotive labs, classrooms, a computer lab, multimedia rooms, and a new truck terminal. The programs taught here include:

  • Autobody Technician
  • Automotive Services Technology
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Transportation Management
  • Welding
Campus Dining

Mimi's Bakery Express

Mimi's Bakery Express Food Service offers a convenient, comfortable place to meet for coffee, a meal, or a quick snack.

Download our Menu
(810) 766-4058 
dhaley@baker.edu

 

Health & Fitness Center

The Baker College of Flint Health and Fitness Center is located in the main academic building. The center is free and open to all Baker College employees and registered students who take at least one class per quarter on the Flint campus, including online and graduate students.

  • Baker College I.D. must be presented at each check-in.
  • First-time users must complete a brief orientation.

Call (810) 766-4310 for more information.

Hours

Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Between quarters and summer hours:
Monday: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday - Thursday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Equipment

  • Free weights
  • Cardiovascular equipment
  • Cybex weight equipment
  • Basketball
  • Volleyball

Fitness Center Services

Contact the Fitness Center at 766-4310 for:

  • Body composition and fitness assessment - by appointment (sign up online)
  • Blood pressure readings - anytime
  • Group fitness classes daily - Zumba, Zumba toning, Yoga, Circuit training
  • Intramural Basketball League - Thursdays (sign up online)
  • Free equipment instruction

Fitness Center Staff

Maureen Miller
Director of Health & Fitness and Student Clubs Coordinator
(810) 766-8752
mparma02@baker.edu

Resources

Student Organizations

Getting involved with activities outside of the classroom not only makes college more fun, it also helps you prepare for your career. Participation—whether it's in an intramural team, a study group, or a volunteer program—will build relationships, develop new skills and experience, and improve your ability to plan and manage your time.

Consider joining one of the student organizations here on the Flint campus:

  • ASME: American Society of Manufacturing Engineers
  • Accounting Association of Baker College-Flint
  • African American Students for Advancement
  • American Institute of Architecture Students - Baker College of Flint chapter (AIAS-BCF)
  • Baker College Business Association Student Club
  • Baker College Enactus Flint Chapter
  • Baker College Occupational Therapists Club
  • Baker College Physical Therapists Assistants Student Association
  • Baker College Student Nursing Club
  • Baker College Surgical Technology Student Association
  • Baker College Tutorial Association (BCTA)
  • Baker College Vet Tech Club-Student Organization
  • Baker College of Flint Residence Hall Association 
  • Baker Health Information Management Association
  • BakerNet (Computer Club)
  • Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society
  • Hands in Motion ASL Club
  • Medical Allied-Health Student Organization
  • Pi Theta Epsilon
  • Polysomnography Technology Student Association
  • The Student Michigan Education Association at Baker College, Flint Campus (SMEA-BCF)
  • Vehicle City Gear Heads

 

BakerNet (Computer Club)

Advisor

Christian Matsoukis
(810) 766-8798

Purpose

The purpose of the Baker Net Club is to help the students and faculty of Baker College better understand computer and the technological world around them. This club is also to help further the knowledge of its members of allowing them to meet and discuss commuters and technology.

Activities

Community Service opportunities, leadership opportunities & Clubs Day/Spirt Day activities.

Requirements

Open to any Baker College Sudent Regardless of degree in good academic standing registered for 12 or more credits through Baker College of Flint.

Meetings

Monthly

Baker Health Information Management Association

Advisor

Katherine Ward
(810) 766-4168

Purpose

To promote a better understanding of the Health Information Profession, and to support any activity the organization deems favorable to further the cause of the Health Information programs at Baker College.

Activities

Personal needs drive for the Women’s Shelter of flint, Blanket collection drive for My Brother’s Keeper shelter & spirit Day activities.

Requirements

Any student registered in the Health Information Technology and Health Information Management programs at Baker College of Flint.

Meetings

Monthly

Business Association Student Club

Advisor

Frank Dumas    
frank.dumas@baker.edu
(810) 766-4188    

Purpose

To improve the educational experience for Baker College of Flint business students.

Requirements

Members must be a registered Baker College student in good academic standing and be an active student in Business Division at Baker College of Flint.

Meetings

This group meets on a monthly basis. Contact the advisor for more information.

Enactus

Advisor

Cynthia Delbridge    
cynthia.delbridge@baker.edu    
(810) 766-4000    

Purpose

Enactus is a community of student, academic, and business leaders committed to using the power of entrepreneurial action to enable progress. Enactus students apply business concepts to develop community outreach projects, transform lives, and shape a better, more sustainable world.

Activities

Enactus teams compete in National Competitions which are dramatic, energy-filled events where teams showcase the collective impact of their community outreach efforts. Students present their projects and are evaluated by business leaders serving as judges who rank them on how successful they were at using business concepts to improve the quality of life and standards of living for those in need.

Requirements

Membership in Enactus is open to all Baker College of Flint students as well as students on other Baker College campuses that do not have an active Enactus chapter.

Meetings

This group meets on a monthly basis. Contact the advisor for more information.

Professional Organizations

Enactus Worldwide

Medical Allied-Health Student Organization

Advisor

Carol Dew
(810) 766-4022

Purpose

The purpose shall be to provide educational activities, community service, social events, and a means through which members can network.

Activities

  • Participate in collecting baby care products and toiletries for the Dr’s.
  • Make a Difference Day in conjunction with the Michigan State Medical  Society.
  • Collection of can goods for Carriage Town Missions of Flint.
  • Collection of women's personal care products for Women's Health Shelter of Flint.
  • Participated in educational seminars with the Genesee Chapter of Medical Assistants, Michigan Society of Medical Assistants, and the American Academy of Procedure Coders.
  • Participated in Club Day, Spirit Day, National Medical Assistants Week & MASO pinning ceremony as well as held the wreath sale & annual Spring flower sale.

Requirements

Must be enrolled in the Medical Assistant, Medical Administrative Assistant, Medical Insurance Specialist or Medical Receptionist programs.

Meetings

Monthly

Tutorial Association

Advisors

Correy Black     
correy.black@baker.edu    
(810) 766-4239     

Dr. Brenda Brown
(810) 766-4239

Purpose

The Baker College Tutorial Association is an organization formed to promote the role of tutors. Its goals are:

  • To establish an advancement procedure for tutors
  • To provide needed educational criteria
  • To promote welfare and fellowship
  • To provide for exchange of tutorial experiences
  • To promote a positive attitude toward tutoring and learning support
  • To promote academic excellence
  • To further the aims and guidelines of the Michigan Tutorial Association

Activities

Assist with Career day, host cookie eating contest on Spirit Day, and participate in Club day, donate money for students to purchase books in the Bronx and host summer institute for Flint school district.

Requirements

Members must be a tutor.

Meetings

This group meets on a monthly basis. Contact the advisor for more information.

Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society

Advisor

Jerri Buiting    
jerri.buiting@baker.edu    
(810) 766-4387    

Purpose

The watchwords of the society are Scholarship, Character, and Service, which denote the three major objectives of Gamma Beta Phi:

  • To recognize and encourage individual excellence in education
  • To promote the development of leadership ability and character in its members
  • To foster, disseminate and improve education through appropriate service projects

Activities

Gamma Beta Phi was awarded an honor from the National Chapter for Distinguished Club in 2006 and regularly organizes community service opportunities in Flint and Genesee Counties. They participate in the American Heart Walk and the Making Strides Breast Cancer Walks in downtown Flint and participate in Spirit Week activities on campus as well as clubs days.

Requirements

Must meet National academic standards for Gamma Beta Phi of a 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale, have completed 12 semester hours or 15 quarter hours of classwork, and complete 20 hours of community service per school year.

Meetings

This group meets on a monthly basis. Contact the advisor for more information.


National Organization

Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society 

Hands in Motion ASL Club

Advisor

Bonnie Massoud    
bonnie.massoud@baker.edu    
(810) 766-2023    

Purpose

Hands in Motion ASL Club is for the gathering of people who have a common interest in learning, participating, and sharing sign language.

Requirements

To become a member of Hands in Motion ASL Club you must be sponsored by a voting member, be a Baker College of Flint student, faculty or alumni, and be willing to communicate in sign language.

Meetings

This group meets on a monthly basis. Contact the advisor for more information.

Medical Allied-Health Student Organization

Advisor

Carol Dew    
carol.dew@baker.edu
(810) 766-4022    

Purpose

The purpose shall be to provide educational activities, community service, and social events as a means through which members can network.

Activities

  • Participate in community activities such as collect personal care products for the women's shelter
  • Raise money for community causes
  • Participate in the breast and heart walk-a-thons
  • Sponsor the annual fall wreath sale and spring flower sale and sponsor members to attend professional educational conferences

Requirements

Members must be enrolled in the Medical Assistant, Medical Administrative Assistant, Medical Insurance Specialist or Medical Receptionist programs.

Meetings

This group meets on a monthly basis. Contact the advisor for more information.

Pi Theta Epsilon - Honor Society

Advisor

Julie Chreston    
juliane.chreston@baker.edu
(810) 766-2130    

Purpose

The American Occupational Therapy Foundation Honor Society (AOTFHS) for Occupational Therapy Students and Alumni serves to recognize and encourage scholastic excellence of occupational therapy students, contribute to the advancement of the field of occupational therapy through the scholarly activities of student and alumni members, and to provide a vehicle for students enrolled in accredited programs in occupational therapy to exchange information and to collaborate regarding scholarly activities.

Activities

  • Assist the Multiple Sclerosis Support Group with a workshop of the Flint chapter of the MS support group
  • Mentor underclassmen in the OT program
  • Hold a pot luck meal

Requirements

Members must be enrolled in Baker College Occupational Therapy Program as well as meet academic standards

Meetings

This group meets on a monthly basis. Contact the advisor for more information.

Vet Tech

Advisor

Elsie Velazquez
(810) 766-4313

Purpose

The Vet tech club is a support and career group for veterinary students. The purpose shall be to provide opportunities for personal and professional growth.

Activities

Bake sale, Spirit Day activities such as dunk tank, the dog treat jar, and started the Vet Tech newsletter: Vet Tech Times.

Requirements

Must be enrolled in Baker Vet Tech program and love animals.

Meetings

Monthly

Vehicle City Gear Heads

Advisor

Steven Heidtke    
steven.heidtke@baker.edu    
(810) 766-2266    

Purpose

To advance club members' understanding of the current and future scope of automotive services technology, automotive body technologies, welding, and transportation practices, skills, and knowledge.

Activities

  • Bringing guest lecturers to the college
  • Attending Autorama, International Motorcycle Show and/or other similar events
  • Participating in the Transportation Technology Divisions annual Car Show
  • Participate in sponsored design/build projects and Participating in local, regional, state, and national competitions such as Skills USA

Requirements

Student membership is open to any student pursuing a degree at Baker College of Flint that has an active interest in the automotive industry and wishes to improve their skills and knowledge within that environment. Active member students must be currently enrolled at Baker College of Flint and be in good academic standing.

Meetings

This group meets on a monthly basis. Contact the advisor for more information.

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FAQ's

  • Is Baker accredited?

    Yes. Baker College is regionally accredited—the highest level of accreditation awarded in the U.S.—by The Higher Learning Commission, A Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, Illinois  60602-2504; (800) 621-7440; Web address: www.ncahlc.org. Baker College is an Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) participant.

    Additional Accreditations

    Baker has also earned specialized accreditations for programs and degrees in: 

    • Business Administration
    • Early Childhood Learning
    • Engineering and Technology
    • Health Sciences
    • School of Nursing

    For details about these specialized accreditations, see the individual Programs and Degrees pages. 

  • Does Baker provide any help in my job search?


    As a graduate of Baker College, you are eligible for our Lifetime Employment Services, which include:

    • Job searching techniques
    • Resume and cover letter assistance
    • Job interview questions
    • Job postings
    • Relocation tips

     

  • Is Baker College Online accredited?

    Baker Online is part of Baker College, a private, non-profit, regionally accredited, degree granting, higher educational institution with locations throughout Michigan.

    As an accredited college, Baker College has been granted legal authority by the state of Michigan to operate as a nonprofit educational corporation and is empowered to grant certificates, associate, bachelor, master, and doctoral degrees. It is approved for veterans’ benefits. Baker College is recognized as an institution of higher education by the U.S. Secretary of Education, U.S. Department of Education.

    All Baker Online undergraduate and graduate programs are accredited by the following regional institutional accreditor: The Higher Learning Commission, A Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, Illinois 60602-2504; (800) 621-7440; Web address: http://www.hlcommission.org. Baker College is an Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) participant.

    Some Baker Online graduate programs have additional accreditation:

  • How do online classes work?


    After you enroll, and are accepted to your online program, you sign-up, or "register" for your first courses. Like all Baker Online students, you will begin your online experience with a three-week online class designed to orient you to the Baker Online classroom, and review the expectations and requirements of Baker Online students. When you have completed this course successfully, you can move on to additional online courses.

  • How do I apply for a student loan?

    Once you have applied for financial aid, you will receive a Financial Aid Notification package from the Financial Aid office. Your FAFSA serves as the application for the Student Loan. If it is determined that you qualify for student loan funds, the eligibility amounts will be listed on your award notification, and a student Loan Request Form will be included with the award package. The Loan Request Form must be completed and returned to the Financial Aid Office before the loan process can begin.

    If you are a new student and would like to request student loan funds to help cover your educational expenses you will need to:

    • Complete the paper loan request form indicating the amount you would like to borrow.
    • Sign and date the form.
    • Return the form to the Financial Aid office.

    If you are a returning student and would like to request student loan funds to help cover your educational expenses you will need to:

    • Log into the SOLAR system.
    • Select STAR System.
    • Select Financial Aid office.
    • Select Loan Request.
    • Select the appropriate financial aid year and click Continue.
    • Select the type of loan you would like to request and click Continue.
    • Read the Stafford Loan Request Authorization information and click I Agree.
    • Type in the requested dollar amount and click Submit Request.
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