Resources for Success during the Fall 2020/Spring 2021 Semester

Even during these difficult times, our dedication to student success is central to everything we do. From finding your classes on campus to connecting with other students virtually, our 2020-2021 Student Toolkit has the links and information you'll need to succeed.

Check out the 2020-2021 Student Toolkit


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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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Changes to 2020-2021 Courses

After careful consideration, along with guidance from health officials, the delivery format of courses will remain altered for the Spring 2021 semester.

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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

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Register In-Person or Online

We're dedicated to supporting you through the spring registration process. While most of our services are now available online, we're also offering in-person registration on select dates so you can easily and safely get the help you need.

Learn more about registering in-person

Priority Registration GroupsRegistration Start
Veterans, Honors, Dual Credit, and Students with 45 or more credits completed at BCNov. 2, 8 a.m.
15 or more credits completed at BCNov. 3, 8 a.m.
Open Registration begins for all BC studentsNov. 4, 8 a.m.

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.

Dual Credit Students

High school students who want to register for dual credit courses must first speak with their dual credit counselor. You can find your dual credit counselor and more information on the program by visiting the dual credit page.

International Students

International students currently in their native country and those in the United States planning to transfer to Brazosport College (BC) may be accepted for admission to BC and a Form I-20 issued when the student submits all requirements listed on the international 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

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.

Please Note: Dual credit students may have additional steps required to apply for financial aid. Make sure to check out the dual credit page on the financial aid website to review all requirements.

Financial Aid Application Deadlines:

Semester You Plan on AttendingPriority Deadline
FallJune 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.

Interested in seeing the full list of available scholarships? You can view them on the scholarships tab of the scholarship application.

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

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. Dual Credit Students can speak with their Dual Credit Counselor regarding exemptions.

Learn more about required documents and testing dates.

Step 4: Get Enrolled

Connecting with a Counselor

While we can’t meet physically, you can still 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 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

Tuition and fees can be paid online through your MyBC account or in person at the cashier’s office. Payment plans are available. Further information on how to set up a payment plan can be found on the Cashier's Office website.

You may pay with your financial aid award. If awarded, your authorized financial aid will be applied directly to your account balance. You are responsible for any remaining balance. For more information, visit www.brazosport.edu/financialaid

Be sure to pay tuition by the payment deadline or you will be dropped from classes.

To view deadlines, visit the Cashier's Office website or the college events calendar

Step 6: Get Prepared

Connecting with a 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.

Register In-Person with One-Stop Registration

Through One-Stop Registration, you can complete the steps needed to register and enroll for the Spring 2021 semester, including admissions, advising, financial aid, student services and tuition payment. Deans, counselors, admissions and financial aid specialists, and academic advisors will all be available to discuss registration and enrollment.

One-Stop Registration DatesIn-Person Registration HoursLocation
Priority Registration: Monday, November 2
(Honors, Dual Credit, Veterans, 45+hrs)
9 a.m. - 6 p.m.Dow Academic Center
Priority Registration: Tuesday, November 3
(15 or more credits completed at BC)
9 a.m. - 6 p.m.Dow Academic Center
Open Registration Begins: Wednesday, November 49 a.m. - 6 p.m.Dow Academic Center
Thursday, November 59 a.m. - 6 p.m.Dow Academic Center
Friday, November 68:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.Dow Academic Center
Monday, November 99 a.m. - 6 p.m.Dow Academic Center
One-Stop Freeport Night at Brazosport High School
Thursday, November 12
4 p.m. - 6 p.m.Brazosport High School
Monday, November 169 a.m. - 6 p.m.Dow Academic Center
Monday, November 309 a.m. - 6 p.m.Dow Academic Center
Saturday, December 510 a.m. - 4 p.m.Dow Academic Center
Monday, December 79 a.m. - 6 p.m.Dow Academic Center
Monday, January 49 a.m. - 6 p.m.Dow Academic Center
Tuesday, January 59 a.m. - 6 p.m.Dow Academic Center
Wednesday, January 69 a.m. - 6 p.m.Dow Academic Center
Thursday, January 79 a.m. - 6 p.m.Dow Academic Center
Friday, January 88:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.Dow Academic Center
Add/Drop: Saturday, January 910 a.m. - 4 p.m.Dow Academic Center

How to participate:

  1. Enter the campus on West Gator Drive (Entrance A nearest the railroad tracks). There, you’ll receive specific written directions.
  2. After you park, stay in your car until directed to enter the Dow Academic Center.

For your safety:

You will be required to wear a face covering and observe all physical distancing rules, along with other health requirements. You will also be required to participate in a health screening prior to entering the Dow Academic Center to start the registration process. Depending on the number of people inside the Dow Academic Center, you may have to wait in your vehicle until space is available to enter the building.

Questions and Answers

What should I do before I arrive on campus?

Students are encouraged to have completed an application, which can be found at www.applytexas.org, before coming to the registration event.

Is there anything I need to bring with me?

Students should also bring picture ID, proof of address, copies of transcripts and disability paperwork, if applicable.

Will I be able to ask financial aid questions during my visit?

Yes, financial aid specialists will be available to assist with any questions you may have. We also recommend checking out the financial aid website for more information.

Will I be able to request disability accommodations during my visit?

Yes, please bring any disability paperwork to campus and we will have counselors available to assist you. 

Will I be able to pay for courses during my visit?

Yes, you will be able to pay for courses through our cashier's office. You can also pay for your courses online, through MyBC.

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