Citizenship Students

Citizenship Preparation

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BCCC’s Citizenship Preparation program is the largest citizenship program in the state of Maryland. Multi-level Citizenship classes prepare students with the English-language skills and U.S. civics, history, and government knowledge needed to pass the federal naturalization exam. All Citizenship classes are FREE for students. Students may register at any class location listed below. Please contact us for more information.

Citizenship classes will help you:

  • Prepare for the naturalization interview/exam.
  • Learn important interviewing strategies.
  • Increase your confidence with the interview process.
  • Practice reading, writing, and speaking in English.
  • Understand the rights and responsibilities of becoming a United States citizen

How to Register:

  • Must be Legal Permanent Resident (green card holder) and eligible to apply for naturalization
  • Must bring green card and social security card to class to register
  • Registration is ongoing at all sites – no prior registration necessary
  • Select a class and register in class (see class schedule for locations and times)
  • Registration is free, however, several sites charge a nominal facility fee

Class Locations in Baltimore City & County:

  • BCCC-Harbor Campus (710 E. Lombard St., Baltimore)
  • BCCC-Reisterstown Plaza Center (6764A Reisterstown Rd., Baltimore)
  • Catonsville United Methodist Church (1040 S. Beechfield Ave., Catonsville)
  • Esperanza Center (430 S. Broadway St., Baltimore)
  • Goodnow Community Center (5311 Goodnow Rd., Baltimore)
  • Most Precious Blood Church (5010 Bowleys Lane, Baltimore)

Class Locations in Montgomery County:

  • Gilchrist Center at Gaithersburg Library (18330 Montgomery Village Ave., Gaithersburg)
  • Gilchrist Center Midcounty Regional Service Center (2424 Reedie Dr., Wheaton)
  • Gilchrist Center Upcounty Regional Service Center (12900 Middlebrook Rd., Germantown)
  • Holiday Park Senior Center (3950 Ferrara Dr., Wheaton)
  • Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington (6125 Montrose Rd., Rockville)
  • Long Branch Senior Center (8700 Piney Branch Rd., Silver Spring)
  • White Oak Library (11701 New Hampshire Ave., Silver Spring)

Current Citizenship Preparation Class Schedule and Locations

Please contact us for more information:

Yana Cascioffe, Program Coordinator

Elise Rudt, Americorps Member and Refugee Outreach Specialist

BCCC-Harbor Campus
710 E. Lombard St.
Baltimore, MD 21202 

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