Steps to Admission
For those in legal permanent residency
1 Apply to Bucks. It's Free!
You must complete an application and obtain a student number as your first step.
2 Provide Immigration Documents
Foreign nationals (citizens of a country other than the United States) must also provide a copy of his/her immigration documents in order to complete the application. These may include a Permanent Resident Card or visa.
Those in legal permanent residency as established by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania are eligible for the tuition rate of the county in which they live, but those who hold a visa are obligated to pay the out-of-state rate.
3 Take Placement Tests
Have you received your student number? Then you're ready to take your assessment tests or receive exemptions/waivers.
4 Orientation Part I: Get Advised and Choose Your Classes
Have you taken your assessment tests or received an exemption/waiver?
Then you're ready to connect with an Educational Planning Advisor to choose your classes.
5 Orientation Part II: Set the Stage for Success
6 Orientation Part III: Attend a New Student Welcome Event
7 Pay Your Bill
You must pay your balance by its due date to avoid being dropped from your courses.