Registration Information for Current BCC Undergraduate Students (Degree or Certificate Students)

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5 Easy Steps to Register

1.Print Your DegreeWorks Audit

Review your Degree Audit to learn which classes are needed for your major and make a list of courses you wish to take.

To access your student audit go to:DegreeWorks

Log-in using your CUNYfirst username (followed by and your CUNYfirst password

If you notice any issues with your audit, please email the DegreeWorks Coordinator.

DegreeWorks is a computerized degree audit program and academic advising tool designed to assist in reviewing your degree progress. DegreeWorks reorganizes your transcript chronologically and categorically, easily identifying courses you have completed and those courses you still need to fulfill your degree requirements.

For more information, visit: Online Advisement – DegreeWorks.

2. Log in to OSSES to View Your Department’s Advising Schedule.

 If you are unable to keep an advisement appointment, you must consult with your department for alternate advisement times.

3. Meet with your ASAP advisor, Faculty academic advisor or Success Coach

Students must meet with an advisor to discuss the required courses needed for the upcoming semester. Be sure to bring your printed degree audit with you to the advisement meeting. Once you have met with an advisor, your advisement service indicator (hold) will be cleared for registration.

4. Search for Your Classes and then Register.

Explore our on-campus and online offerings available for in-demand subjects, such as cybersecurity, business, science, and more! Check out all of the term options available when you’re planning your schedule.=

Log in to CUNYfirst to see the date and time that you may begin to register for classes. To register, select the enroll link on the Student Center page to open up the registration component. You can register online from home or an on-campus computer lab. All holds that affect enrollment must be cleared prior to enrolling.

Registration Navigational Steps

  • HR/Campus Solutions > Self Service > Enrollment > Enrollment: Add Classes
  • Choose your registration term (e.g., Spring 2020) and select Continue.
  • Click the green Search button to search the schedule of classes.
  • Under Search Criteria, select at least 2 search fields (subject, course number).
  • To further refine your search, select Additional Search Criteria. Select Search.
  • Review the search result and choose the sections that best fit your schedule.
  • Once you have made your selection, choose Select Class.
  • Select Next to add the class to your Shopping Cart.
  • Keep adding classes to your Shopping Cart until you have selected all the classes needed for registration.
  • Confirm your classes by clicking Finish Enrolling.

Important Note: Adding classes to your shopping cart does not confirm enrollment. Your registration is not complete until you click Finish Enrolling.

5. Pay Your Tuition and Fees

Tuition charges will be billed to your student account and may be viewed online through CUNYfirst after registering for classes. All students must pay their bill by the due date on the bill. Click here for Tuition and Fees and Payment Options.

Registration Information for Non-Degree Students or Visiting Students

If you are currently enrolled in a degree program at another college or university, have a bachelor’s degree, or would like to just take some credit courses for now, you may apply and register for courses.

Students will need to fill out a visiting student application, pay the processing fee, and submit documentation, such as transcripts or permits from home colleges.

Information for Students who wish to Apply to BCC.

On-the-Spot Admission

For more information visit our On-the-Spot Admissions page.

Freshman Applicants

To apply for On-the-Spot Admission as an incoming freshman (you have never attended ANY college or university since earning your high school diploma or GED), you will need to bring the following:

  • Official high school transcript in a sealed, school-issued envelope, from each high school attended
  • A General Equivalency Diploma (GED) with scoresheet attached – minimum score required: 2250
  • Proof of Immunization for MMR if you were born after January 1, 1957
  • A non-refundable application fee of $70 payable by credit card or debit card
    (Visa or MasterCard only)

Transfer Applicants

To apply for On the Spot Admission as a transfer student (you have attended ANY college or university, even outside of the United States, since earning your high school diploma or GED), you will need to bring the following:

  • Official college or university transcript in a sealed, official envelope from each institution attended
  • If you currently attend a CUNY college we already have access to your transcript.
  • Proof of Immunization for MMR if you were born after January 1, 1957
  • A non-refundable application fee of $70 payable by credit card or debit card
    (Visa or MasterCard only)

If you completed FEWER than 24 college credits at an accredited institution, you will also need to bring:

  • Official high school transcript(s) in a sealed, official school-issued envelope
  • A GED with scoresheet attached – minimum score required: 2250

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