You MUST see a counselor before registering.
For information about the cost of attendance, tuition and fees policies, veteran’s benefits, and other important information visit Tuition & Fees.
From the date that you register for a class, you will have 10 days to pay your tuition bill in full or you may be dropped for non-payment.
Pay your bill online.
You may also make payment by visiting the Business Services office at the Panorama Campus, in the lobby of the Bookstore.
Apply for Financial Aid. Start the Financial Aid process by applying through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or by applying through the California Dream Act Application. For more information on the right application for you, see Financial Aid.
You are exempt from the 10-day payment timeline if you are eligible to receive Financial Aid and the Financial Aid department has processed your paperwork. Once your application is submitted and Financial Aid has received it, you can login to InsideBC, click on MyBanWeb, click on MyBanWeb Main Menu, and click on the Financial Aid tab for eligibility information.
Bakersfield College recognizes that students who complete all enrollment steps (application, orientation, placement, and education planning with an Educational Advisor or Counselor) are more likely to reach their academic goals. These students are given special registration priority appointments to ensure they continue progressing successfully toward their academic goals have the opportunity to continue that progress.
For your first semester of registration, you will receive earlier appointments if you have completed the enrollment steps. The order of appointment assignments is:
|Priority 1||Active-duty military, veterans, foster youth*, former foster youth**, DSPS, EOP&S/CalWORKs|
|Priority 2||Honors students, Presidential Scholars, Dean's List, Student Athletes (Student groups noted for registration in Priority 2 are special populations designated by the colleges)|
|Priority 3||Continuing students (excluding students on academic standing probation 2) with less than 100 units earned (excluding units in basic English, math, or English as a second language)|
|Priority 4||Graduating high-school seniors in the KCCD service area|
|Priority 5||First-term students not included above|
*Foster youth is defined as a person who is currently in foster care
**Former foster youth is defined as a person who is an emancipated foster youth and who is up to 24 years of age
Continuing students who have not completed all four enrollment steps will be assigned appointments during the first few days of open registration based on the date they completed their admission/update forms. Students who have attempted less than 100 units will be allowed to register earlier than those with over 100 units attempted.