Your safety is our number one priority.

Bristol is a COVID-19 vaccinated community.

Students registering for face-to-face and/or hybrid courses for Fall semester will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or have a valid accommodation for COVID-19 prior to registration.

  • Proof of vaccination or a valid COVID-19 accommodation is required for all students taking face-to-face and hybrid classes or any student visiting the college for more than approximately 15 minutes for a service or to attend an event.
  • Proof of vaccination is NOT required for online students who will not be visiting any of the college locations for more than 15 minutes.
  • Bristol COVID-19 Vaccination Policy 

Know your Color!

Please see the graph below as a visual guide. The color in effect will be posted on monitors around the college. See New Campus Protocols for more details.

Mask guidance color codes

If you have symptoms, have been exposed to someone with COVID-19 or test positive for COVID: Please do not come to campus. Visit the If You Are Sick page for information on what to do.

General Information

On-Campus College Services

Bristol Community College locations are open!

  • Virtual appointments are available regardless of COVID-19 vaccination status.
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or valid COVID-19 accommodation is required for in person appointments that are more than approximately 15 minutes.
  • Arrive no earlier than 10 minutes prior to your appointment time.
  • No guests/visitors at your appointment, unless previous arrangements have been made.
  • Do not come to campus if you are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms or if you are a close contact of someone with COVID-19. Contact the department to either reschedule your appointment or change to a virtual appointment. 
  • Download the Bristol Mobile App at the App Store or Google Play to stay updated and upload your vaccination card. 

While You are on Campus

New Campus Protocols 

  • Eating while on campus 
  • Visiting a Bristol Community College location 
  • List of areas requiring COVID-19 Vaccination Cards at the door  

Mental & Emotional Well-being

Mental health counseling is still available remotely for students.

  • Student Wellness: Mental Health Counseling is available through Bristol's Counseling Services or call 774.357.2234
  • CARE Team: Visit the CARE Team page to make a referral.
  • Call2Talk: Mental health, emotional support and suicide prevention program provided by Mass211. It runs 24/7 and is there to help during stressful times. 

Technology Resources

We are here to help! Find valuable resources for:

  • Bristol Online
  • ITS Tech Team
  • Internet Access
  • Digital Productivity Tools

Click Technology Resources for the help you need.

Questions About Your Loans During the Pandemic 

Information regarding any type of federal aid is available at

You may also contact your loan servicer for details. To find your loan servicer log in to this web page.

Filling Out My FAFSA

The Department of Education has a YouTube channel that is easy to use and can answer many questions. You can also contact the Office of Financial Aid at