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BC3 Admissions - After You Apply

You have already applied, what happens next...


Receive and read your acceptance letter

You will receive your acceptance letter within approximately ten days of submitting your application. It will outline the next steps to enrollment at BC3, so please read it carefully. Also, be sure to follow the steps to activate your MyBC3 email account that are enclosed in your letter as this is a source in communicating important information to you.

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Complete Placement Tests

Placement tests are used for academic advising and program planning. The tests assess reading comprehension, writing skills, basic math, and elementary algebra. For students having earned previous college credit with grades of "C" or better in English or Math, placement testing may not be necessary. Further instructions regarding placement testing are mailed directly to the student. Practice exams are available at

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Be advised and register

All new students attend advising sessions which are scheduled upon completion of placement tests. Transfer students should contact the Academic Center for Enrichment at 724-287-8711 Ext. 8351 if they wish to schedule an advising appointment. Students will then register for classes immediately following.

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Pay for classes

Be aware of our billing cycle for each semester. Payment or financial aid must be in place by the determined date or a student's class schedule will be dropped for that semester requiring re-registration.

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Buy your textbooks

Books are available online at the bookstore at or the Butler campus two weeks prior to the start of the semester.

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Attend New Student Welcome Day

Be sure to set time aside to attend new student Welcome Day and acclimate yourself to your campus. Fall 2014 Welcome Day dates will be posted at a later time.

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Start your classes and begin your educational journey at BC3!

Admissions Events Calendar

View the BC3 Admissions calendar. Find out more about BC3ís Admissions scheduled visits and events.

Contact Admissions

  • Request Information
  • To meet with an Admissions Counselor or schedule a campus tour call: 724.284.8501


Phone: 724.284.8501



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