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Enrollment: Step By Step

Current Students

If you are currently enrolled at BC3, follow the instructions sent to your MyBC3 email and Steps 4-8 below.

Are you graduating? Make sure to submit your application. Learn more.

New, Transfer, Guest, & Returning Students

Step 1
Apply to BC3 and pay the $25 application fee. Apply online. The fee is waived for returning students.

Step 2
Submit your official high school transcripts to Admissions and/or college transcripts to Records and Registration.

Step 3
Complete placement testing in Reading, Writing, and Math if required.

Step 4
Build a plan to finance your education. Apply for financial aid and/or scholarships.

Step 5
Attend your advising session or meet with your academic advisor prior to registering each semester. Plan the classes you need to stay on track to transfer or graduate.

Step 6
Register for classes online through the MyBC3 Student Portal or in-person at any BC3 location. Register as soon as possible to get the classes you want.

Step 7
Pay your tuition. Sign up for the BC3 EZ-Pay Plan and/or secure your financial aid to ensure your tuition is paid by the deadline.

Step 8
Purchase or rent textbooks from the BC3 Bookstore so you have them for the first week of class.

Step 9
RSVP and attend Welcome Day at your BC3 location. Check your MyBC3 Email for details.

Step 10
Start attending class! See Important Dates for start dates.