Guest Student Admission

Earn affordable college credits at BC3 and transfer them back to your home institution.

BC3 can help you stay on track toward earning your degree from another institution!

Will credits I earn from BC3 transfer?

Search for transferable courses.
PA Transfer and Articulation Center

When are courses offered?

Sessions begin on various dates throughout the fall and spring semester, including 5-week online fast track courses. BC3 also offers courses during winter and summer sessions on various dates.

What courses are offered?

View our credit schedule for upcoming course offerings in a variety of subject areas.

How do I enroll as a guest student at BC3?

If you have applied to BC3 as a guest student within the last 12 months (fall, spring, summer), there is no need to re-apply. Log in to MyBC3 and register for classes via Student Planning.

Apply Online: Complete BC3's online application. Be prepared to pay the one time, non-refundable application fee of $25 by credit card or debit card if you are a first-time student.

Apply by Mail: Download, print, and mail the application or call the Admissions Office at 724-284-8501 to request that an application be sent to your home address.

Note: Guest students are not eligible for federal or state financial aid programs at BC3.

Transcript Requirements

Guest students maintaining enrollment at another college/university who want to take class(es) at BC3 toward degree requirements at their home institution will be asked to submit an unofficial transcript only for courses that has a pre-requisite to 


Determine which courses you wish to take at BC3 and if they have a pre-requisite met at another college or university or through another form of exemption.

If needed, an admissions representative will be in contact once a pre-requisite waiver is entered to confirm next steps.