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Choosing to continue your education close to home has now become even easier with the BC Advantage 21 program! As a recent high school graduate, when you enroll in classes for the 2021-2022 academic year, your tuition and fees are covered!

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Brazosport College is proud to announce BC Advantage 21 which is an exciting opportunity for the high school graduating class of 2021. This initiative is available to 2021 graduates from Brazosport College service area public and private schools, homeschools, and those students which earned their GED in 2021. Eligible students are any 2020-2021 graduate from a Brazosport College service area high school regardless of where they currently reside or any 2020-2021 high school graduate who currently resides in the BC service area is eligible for the BC Advantage 21 program.

Brazosport College is covering the cost of tuition and fees for one year for 2021 graduates that enroll in degree or certificate programs at BC for the 2021-2022 academic year. 

Funds are applied to your account in this order: state-mandated/optional waivers, veteran affairs, financial aid, scholarships, and finally the BC Advantage 21 program funds.

Eligible students should follow the steps to enrollment which start with completing the Apply Texas application and filling out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

For more information, contact the Counseling and Testing Department, ecounselor@brazosport.edu or 979-230-3040.


How to Take Advantage of this Opportunity

STEP ONE

Eligibility

You must have graduated from high school during the 2020-2021 academic year. To view full eligibility criteria, view the Additional Information section below.

STEP TWO

Enroll

Follow the steps to enroll below, starting with filling out the Apply Texas application, to finish the enrollment process and start classes.

STEP THREE

You’re Covered!

All 2021 high school grads within BC's service area, even those that may not qualify for financial aid, will have funds applied to their account.

If you are interested in an Allied Health Certificate, please visit the Allied Health BC Advantage 21 page.

Allied Health includes non-nurse, non-physician health care providers such as Phlebotomy Technician, Medical Assistant, or Medical Billing and Coding professionals.

*This scholarship applies only to tuition and fees for the 2021-2022 academic year.

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Get Admitted and Enrolled

Your future starts with your application through Apply Texas, then follow the steps to enroll below to finish the enrollment process and start classes.

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Summer/Fall 2021 Courses

Brazosport College is open for normal campus operations with flexible course options, including face-to-face, online and hybrid courses.

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Explore Degrees & Certificates

Our more than 70 degree and certification options have a wide range of availability to fit your schedule - day or night, on-campus or online. 

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Steps to Enroll

Download the BC Advantage 21 Steps to Enrollment

Register In-Person or Online

As a 2021 high school graduate, taking part in the BC Advantage 21 initiative is as easy as completing the steps to enroll below.

While most of our services are now available online, we're also offering in-person registration. Through One-Stop Registration, you can complete the steps needed to register and enroll including admissions, advising, financial aid, student services and tuition payment.

Outside of the scheduled One-Stop Registrations, offices are available during normal operating hours providing support services to students.

Learn more about One-Stop Registration

Step 1: Apply to Brazosport College

Connecting with Admissions

You can contact the Office of Admissions and Registrar via email at admissions@brazosport.edu or live chat during business hours.

If you have questions regarding your educational records (such as grades, schedule, or holds) you MUST send emails from your official Brazosport College email address. You can access your BC email by visiting webmail.brazosport.edu.

Have a general question? Submit it using the form below, and we'll be happy to help!

New Brazosport College Students

Submit an application through Apply Texas as far in advance of registration as possible. Please allow the admissions office 2 business days to receive and process your application. Once processed, you'll receive your BC ID, Username, and PIN Number to log into MyBC. MyBC is a student portal that allows you to add courses, check your financial aid status, pay for courses, and more.

Returning Brazosport College Students

Students that have attended Brazosport College within the last year, have no outstanding holds, and are self-advised may register for classes through MyBC. 

Having trouble with your password to MyBC? Visit brazosport.edu/password to learn how to reset or update your password.

Students who have not attended Brazosport College in over a year are required to submit re-admission items to the admissions office by the registration deadline. You can learn more about re-admission by visiting the returning students page.

Non-Credit Students

Brazosport College Community Education provides non-credit courses (courses that do not carry college credit) that focus on helping you develop your skills. Programs include accelerated training, professional development, language courses, certifications, and everything in between. You can find more information on available courses by visiting the Community Education page.

Step 2: Apply for Financial Aid

Connecting with Financial Aid

You can contact the Office of Financial Aid via email at finaid@brazosport.edu. We also recommend checking out their website and seeing if Gatorbot can provide you with the answers you need.

If you have questions regarding your educational records (such as your financial aid file) you MUST send emails from your official Brazosport College email address. You can access your BC email by visiting webmail.brazosport.edu.

Have a general question? Submit it using the form below, and we'll be happy to help!

 Apply for Financial Aid

BC Advantage 21 is for all 2021 high school grads within BC's service area, even those that may not qualify for financial aid.

To apply for aid, you'll need to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov and use our school code 007287. Once completed, be sure to fill out a Student Information Form (found on the financial aid website) and accept the Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy on your myBC account.

Financial Aid Application Deadlines:

Semester You Plan on AttendingPriority Deadline
FallMay 1
Fall IISeptember 1
SpringNovember 1
Spring IIFebruary 1
Summer (All Summer Semesters)April 1

Submit all financial aid requirements by the priority deadline to make sure your award is processed in time to pay for classes. To view financial aid deadlines, visit the financial aid website or the college events calendar.

Interested in becoming a student worker?
Students interested in becoming a student worker must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Learn more about these unique employment opportunities at the Career and Guidance Center.

 Apply for Scholarships

Did you know not all scholarships are based on income? Even if you don’t meet the criteria for federal aid, Brazosport College may have a scholarship for you.

To apply for scholarships, be sure to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov, then complete the Scholarship Application. The application is not specific to one scholarship but rather assists the financial aid office in finding options that best fit you.

Once completed, be sure to fill out a Student Information Form (found on the financial aid website) and accept the Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy on your myBC account.

Be sure to regularly check your Brazosport College email for updates on your applications. For more information, visit the financial aid website.

Please Note: Your authorized financial aid will be applied directly to your account balance. Your remaining balance will be covered by the BC Advantage 21 program. For more information, visit www.brazosport.edu/financialaid. Funds are applied to your account in this order: state-mandated/optional waivers, veteran affairs, financial aid, scholarships, and finally the BC Advantage 21 program funds.

Step 3: Required Documents and Testing (if needed)

New Brazosport College students are required to provide:

Official documents/transcripts for the highest level of education completed.

 Proof of Bacterial Meningitis Vaccination (Required for anyone under the age of 22 attending classes on Brazosport College Campus.)

Submit Placement Test Scores*

*Certificate seeking students are NOT required to take the Placement Testing unless they intend on taking academic classes outside of their certification program.

Learn more about required documents and testing dates.

Step 4: Get Enrolled

Connecting with a Counselor

You can meet with a counselor virtually through our E-Counseling Services. Get connected by visiting the E-Counseling website and requesting to speak with a counselor.

If you would like to meet with a counselor in-person, please visit One-Stop Registration or during normal operating hours.

If you have questions regarding your educational records (such as your grades or schedule) you MUST send emails from your official Brazosport College email address. You can access your BC email by visiting webmail.brazosport.edu.

Have a general question? Submit it using the form below, and we'll be happy to help!

✔ Get Advised Required for new students.

Meet with an advisor to discuss placement scores, degree planning, and scheduling. E-counseling and veteran services are available. For more information please refer to the Counseling/Testing Page.

✔ Register

Register for classes online through MyBC or on-campus.

Learn how to enroll using MyBC.

✔ New Student Orientation Required for new students.

New Student Orientation will provide you with valuable information about Brazosport College as well as introduce you to college resources, culture, and policies. You can learn more about orientation and sign up by visiting the New Student Orientation page.

Step 5: Pay Tuition and Fees

If applicable, authorized financial aid will be applied directly to your account balance. Funds are applied to your account in this order: state-mandated/optional waivers, veteran affairs, financial aid, scholarships, and finally the BC Advantage 21 program funds.

For more information, visit www.brazosport.edu/financialaid

Keep in mind: BC Advantage 21 is for all 2021 high school grads within BC's service area, even those that may not qualify for financial aid.

Step 6: Get Prepared

Connecting with IT

If you are having password trouble, please visit: www.brazosport.edu/passwordFor other issues, you can reach out the the IT Helpdesk via phone at 979-230-3266, email at helpdesk@brazosport.edu, or live chat (during normal business hours). You can also find resources on their website at www.brazosport.edu/it.

Have a general question? Submit it using the form below, and we'll be happy to help!

 Textbooks

Visit the BC Bookstore to purchase or rent textbooks. *Hours of operation may vary based on each semester. For more information, call 979-230-3410 or visit www.brazosportbookstore.com

 BC ID Cards and IT Student Account Information

You can obtain your BC Student Picture ID in our campus library. You can set up your Student Account information with IT Helpdesk located in K Wing. You'll need this information to log in to campus computers, D2L (Virtual Campus), MyBC and more.

You will need proof of payment or payment plan to obtain your student ID and account information.

 Print Your Schedule

Make sure to have a print out of your schedule. You can request a copy from the cashier window with a photo ID or by accessing it through your MyBC.

Need further assistance?

ACE It Students

Have questions about the ACE It program or need help with an ACE It hold on your account? You can contact the department via email at aceit@brazosport.edu or phone at 979-230-3029.

Veteran Students

You can learn more about Veteran Services by visiting their website or calling 979-230-3473.

Disability Services

For more information regarding Disability Services, visit their website or contact our Disability Services Counselor, Phil Robertson at Phil.Robertson@brazosport.edu or call 979-230-3040.

Career Services

Visit our Gator Career and Guidance Center to learn more about resources available to you. For more information, visit their website or call 979-230-3646.

Need help? You can contact us by either using the form below or calling 979-230-3000.

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Whether you're a current student who's interested in changing your program or a future student wanting to learn more about Brazosport College, we're here to get you the answers you need. Get started by filling out the form linked below to request information.

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Additional Information

Who is Eligible

  • Any 2020-2021 graduate from a Brazosport College service area high school regardless of where they currently reside or any 2020-2021 high school graduate who currently resides in the BC service area is eligible for the BC Advantage 21 program. A student that received their HSE (formerly GED) in 2020-2021 and is currently residing in the BC service area is also eligible. This includes graduates from fall 2020 through summer 2021. The 2020-2021 academic year is defined as August 24, 2020 – August 12, 2021.
  • You must have graduated from a Brazosport College service area high school during the 2020/2021 academic year or have completed your GED in 2021. This includes graduates from fall 2020 through summer 2021.
  • BC Advantage 21 is for all 2021 high school grads within BC's service area, even those that may not qualify for financial aid.
  • You must remain in good academic standing in accordance with the Satisfactory Academic Policy during the 2021-2022 academic year.
  • You must live in the Brazosport College service area. This includes:

Brazosport ISD

Brazosport High School

Brazoswood High School

Angleton ISD

Angleton High School

Columbia-Brazoria ISD

Columbia High School

Sweeny ISD

Sweeny High School

Private, Charter, and Homeschool students

Angleton Christian School

Brazosport Christian

Foundation Preparatory Academy

What’s Covered

  • The program covers tuition and fees for all terms in the 2021-2022 academic year.
  • Community education programs that result in a recognized credentials are covered.
  • Extra charges for out-of-district students within the college’s service area.

What’s Not Covered

  • Summer 2021 tuition
  • Books, course materials, supplies, or uniforms

Other Details

  • You are responsible for books and equipment fees and other course related costs.
  • Funds are applied to your account in this order: state-mandated/optional waivers, veteran affairs, financial aid, scholarships, and finally the BC Advantage 21 program funds.

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