How to Apply for Admissions

New and Returning Students

New Students

1. Apply for admissions at BCC. Wait at least 24 hours after submission, to receive Welcome Email containing 8- digits student ID number and login to student portal.
2. Click here to complete the Online Orientation. ESOL students must complete in-person Orientation, contact Welcome Center.
3. For Assessment information, click here .
4. See a counselor to complete student Educational Plan.
5. You are now ready to enroll in classes during our Open Enrollment period.
6. Pay fees two weeks before the start of the semester to avoid being drop for non-payment or hold being place on account.
7. Once enrolled, student ID card can be requested in the Welcome Center. Please bring copy of current class schedule and a valid picture ID.

Returning Students

(If you’ve missed two or more semesters, you will need to complete the following steps in order to enroll in classes)
1.Click here to reapply for admissions at BCC, allow at least 24 hour for processing. Returning students maintain the same Student ID number and login to student portal as before.
2. See a counselor to complete or update student Educational Plan.
3. You are now ready to enroll in classes during our Open Enrollment period.
4. Pay fees two weeks before the start of the semester to avoid being drop for non-payment or hold being place on account.
5. Once enrolled, student ID card can be requested in the Welcome Center. Please bring copy of current class schedule and a valid picture ID.. If you are requesting a replacement card, fees may apply.


Non-Credit ESOL Students

1. Click here to apply and submit noncredit application online.
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After 24-48 hours, new students will receive an email with their student ID number and login information to their student portal.
3. You are now ready to enroll in classes! Open enrollment is the first day Non-Credit students may officially begin enrolling.
4. Once enrolled, student ID card can be requested in Welcome Center. Please bring copy of current class schedule and a valid picture ID.


High School Students

1. Click here to apply for admissions.
2.Click here to download the High School Concurrent Enrollment form.
3. If enrolling in English or Math courses for the first time, see a BCC counselor with a copy of unofficial high school transcript for appropriate assessment.
4. Submit completed concurrent enrollment form to Admissions & Records Office with valid picture ID to get enroll in classes.
5. Once enrolled, student ID card can be requested in the Welcome Center. Please bring copy of current class schedule and a valid picture ID.


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Adding & Dropping Classes

Need help adding or dropping classes via your Passport’s Student Center? Check out these resources below:

How to add a class via Student Center.

How to add a class with a Permission Number via Student Center.

How to drop a class via Student Center

Taking online classes and having trouble accessing canvas or your student email, see below link for the list help-desk contacts.

Help with student’s Passport, Email, or Canvas.

If you need assistance, please fill out the add/drop card and send it to us to process at BCC-AdmissionsRecords@peralta.edu