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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 for Spring and Summer 2018.