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You've made a smart choice with Bristol Community College. Now, let us help you complete your schedule. Begin by reviewing the college's course search!
Before registering for classes, please reach out to your academic coordinator or faculty advisor, who can advise you about registration, academic planning, transfer, and more. You can find your advisor assignment by following the steps at the bottom of this page.
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- Wintersession registration began: October 11.
- Classes begin: December 26.
- Last day to drop at 100% refund: December 28.
- Last day to withdraw at 50% refund: January 1.
- Last day to withdraw: January 2.
- Last day of classes: January 12.
- Registration begins: November 15.
- Book advances open: December 12.
- Tuition payments due: January 4.
- Classes begin: January 17.
- Last day to add: January 23.
- Last day to drop & financial aid freeze date**: January 30.
- Last day to withdraw at 50% refund: February 6.
- Book advances close (online): February 15.
- Book advances close (in store): February 17.
- Last day to withdraw: April 3.
- Last day of classes: May 8.
*Dates are for full-term courses. Students should refer to the add/drop calendar for First Half, Second Half or Flex Terms.
**Please note: If you register for a class after the financial aid freeze date, that enrollment
will not be included in your financial aid award for Pell grant and state aid purposes.
This means that you may be responsible for paying those charges on your own. The Spring 2023 financial aid freeze date is January 30, 2024. If you have questions or concerns, please contact financial aid: FinancialAid@BristolCC.edu or 774.357.2515.
General Dates to Keep in Mind When Registering
|Key Items||Approximate Time frames|
|Registration Begins||Summer (early March), Fall (mid-April), Winter (mid-October), Spring (mid-November)|
|FAFSA Opens||October 1|
|Book Advances Open||Summer (mid-May), Fall (early August), Winter and Spring (mid-December)|
|Book Advances Close||Summer (late June), Fall (early October), Winter and Spring (mid-February)|
|Classes Begin||Summer (early June), Fall (early September), Winter (late December), Spring (mid-January)|
|Last Day to Add||Summer (early June), Fall (mid-September), Winter and Spring (late December)|
|Last Day to Drop||Summer (mid-June), Fall (mid-September), Winter and Spring (late December)|
|Last Day to Withdraw||Summer (early March), Fall (mid-November), Winter and Spring (early January)|
|Last Day of Semester||Summer (late August), Fall (mid-December), Winter (mid-January), Spring (early May)|
The registration process works differently for everyone depending on student status. Whether you're a current student, a new student, or a guest student, we have your process below!
- Log in to DegreeWorks to check your degree audit and find your assigned advisor. If you have not already, we encourage you to connect with your Advisor as soon as possible. Your Advisor can also provide your PIN, which you may need to register. If you need assistance connecting with your Advisor, please contact AdvisingCenter@BristolCC.edu.
- Register for classes now. You can make changes to your schedule if needed.
- Need help signing up for classes? Attend one of our Drop-In Registration days. View the schedule here.
- Complete your financial aid as soon as possible. If you need assistance, please contact Financial Aid at FinancialAid@BristolCC.edu.
- Set up a payment plan if you’re not using financial aid or if you haven't completed your FAFSA application.
Before you can register for classes, you must complete placement testing or receive an exemption. Click HERE to learn about the Testing Center.
Once eligible to register for classes, you will receive information from Advising on how to sign up for your classes.
You will also be invited to view the New Student Orientation online to continue your introduction to Bristol. Learn more about orientation.
If you are a student at another college or university and want to earn credits to transfer to your home institution, you are a guest student. Learn more on the Guest Students page.