Registration & Advising Dates and Times

for Current and Former Students

New and Important Requirement:

ALL students (both part-time and full-time) must have advisor approval to register.

View this table for current and returning student advising opportunities. 

New students should visit the new student advising page.

Registration Opportunities

Self-Service Online Registration

Online registration (Using WebAdvisor or Student Planning) is available 24/7.

Technical support is available via helpdesk@bucks.edu or 215-968-8191.

In Person Registration Assistance

Students who need registration assistance may report to the Admissions Office (Newtown) during business hours (Mon-Fri, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm and Wed evenings, 4:30 - 7:00 pm).  Some wait time may be expected.

Assistance is available also at the Lower Bucks Campus (Bristol) and Upper Bucks Campus (Perkasie) Mon-Fri, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm,  and evenings by appointment.  Call 215-968-8189 to make an appointment.  

Students may also email registrar@bucks.edu.

Registration Assistance at Open Advising Events

Registration assistance is also available at Open Advising Events.  View the schedule.  

Walk-In Registration Special Events

Advising and Testing are available at each event.  Payment is due at registration.  Payment plans are available.

DateTimeLocation
Tuesday, Aug. 11 4:00 to 7:00 pm Upper Bucks Campus
Thursday, Aug. 13 4:00 to 7:00 pm Lower Bucks Campus
Tuesday, Aug. 18 1:00 to 7:00 pm Newtown  Linksz Pavilion 2nd Flr.
Wednesday, Aug. 19 1:00 to 7:00 pm Newtown  Linksz Pavilion 2nd Flr.
Friday, Aug. 21 10:00am - 2:00pm

Newtown  Linksz Pavilion 2nd Flr. Senior Citizen Registration

Monday, Aug. 24 1:00 to 7:00 pm Newtown  Linksz Pavilion 2nd Flr.
Monday, Aug. 24 1:00 to 7:00 pm Lower Bucks Campus
Monday, Aug. 24 1:00 to 7:00 pm Upper Bucks Campus

 

Registration Deadlines

August 24 is the registration deadline for full-semester classes which start between August 26 and September 1.

September 12 is the registration deadline for classes starting the week of September 14.  (Note: Online registration is 'blacked-out' during the schedule-adjustment period, Aug. 25 - Sept. 1.)

October 17 is the registration deadline for classes starting the week of October 19.  (Note: Online registration is 'blacked-out' during the schedule-adjustment period, Aug. 25 - Sept. 1.)

 

New students who wish to register for courses that start in September or October must complete placement testing or receive testing waivers, and then speak with Student Services Advising staff members, either in person or by phone.  Call 215-968-8189 for assistance or to make an advising appointment, Monday - Thursday between 8:30 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., or Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.   Payment is due at the time of registration (A payment plan is available and requires a substantial deposit.)

Many course-sections are scheduled to begin in mid September or mid October.  You may view a list of these courses in our Credit Course Look-up (click on 'More Search Options" to filter your search).

On-time is the only way to register! The College no longer accepts late registration for any credit course. 

Fall Term Dates

TermDates
August-starting courses: Full-Term:  August 26 to December 16, 2015
Fall "A":  August 26 to October 17, 2015
September-starting courses Fall "B":  September 14 to December 12, 2015
October-starting courses Fall "C":  October 19 to December 12, 2015

 

Registration Deadlines

DateDeadline
Monday, Aug. 24 Registration ends for full-term and Fall "A" classes (those starting between 8/26 and 9/1).
Sunday, Sept. 13  Online Registration ends for Fall "B" classes starting the week of September 14. 
Sunday, Oct. 18 Online Registration ends for Fall "C" classes starting the week of October 19.
Wednesday, Dec. 16 Online Registration ends for Winter Session classes that start on December 18.
College offices (including Bookstore) are closed 12/24/15 - 12/27/15.

For modular sections with non-standard start/end dates, registration ends 2 days before section start-date.

Tuition Payment and Refund Information

Fall 2015 Payment due-date: July 30, 2015. Payment is due at time of registration on and after July 30.
Late Registration will not be accepted.

Please be aware that you may not 'swap' full-term course-sections for September or October starting sections once the schedule adjustment (drop/add) period for full-term sections ends on September 1, 2015.  Each set of sections has its own refund period which depends on start and end dates.

  • Full-Term and Fall "A" sections: 100% refund ends 8/25.  •Fall "B" September-starting sections: 100% refund ends 9/13.
  • Fall "C" October-starting sections: 100% refund ends 10/18   •Refund details: www.bucks.edu/studentaccounts.

Advising

Academic Advising is encouraged for all students.  Check with an advisor before you register to ensure you are taking the correct courses for your degree program.  

Connect with Advising staff via 215-968-8189 or advising@bucks.edu

Let us help you make the most of your semester!

New students must make an advising appointment as part of orientation

Schedule Adjustment

Drop/Add for students enrolled in Fall 2015 courses. Late Registration is not accepted!
(Advising available. Payment due at registration. Payment plans are available.)

Locations:  Newtown: Linksz Pavilion 1st Flr.  (Admissions Office)

                   Lower and Upper Bucks Campuses: Front Reception Desk

Date

15/FA Full-Semester Courses

Schedule Adjustment Times

Location
Tuesday, Aug. 25 Last day for 100% refund. Online ONLY
Wednesday, Aug. 26 9:00 am to 2:00 pm and 5:00 to 7:00 pm
Classes begin. 50% refund begins
Newtown, Upper & Lower Campuses
Thursday, Aug. 27 9:00 am to 2:00 pm and 5:00 to 7:00 pm Newtown, Upper & Lower Campuses
Friday, Aug. 28 9:00 am to 2:00 pm only Newtown, Upper & Lower Campuses
Monday, Aug. 31

9:00 am to 2:00 pm and 5:00 to 7:00 pm

Newtown, Upper & Lower Campuses
Tuesday, Sept. 1

9:00 am to 2:00 pm and 5:00 to 7:00 pm
Final day of drop/add and Wait-listing.

Newtown, Upper & Lower Campuses
Sept. 2 - Sept. 5 Drop only, 50% refund All Campuses and Online
Sept. 6 - Sept. 16 Drop only, 25% refund All Campuses and Online
Sept. 17 - Nov. 3 Withdrawal period, no refunds All Campuses

 

Fall "A" August Course Registration and Refund Periods

Course dates:  August 26, 2015 to October 17, 2015  Term: 15/FA
Payment due:  by 07/30/15 or at time of registration thereafter (within 3 days of online registration)
Walk-in Advising/Registration Date:  Tue. & Wed., August 18 & 19  1:00pm-7:00pm, Linksz Pavilion
In Person and Online registration (w/payment after 7/30/15):  April 6 – August 24.
Drop/Add for those enrolled by 8/24/15:  August 25 - September 1, 2015. (online and in Admissions)
Refund periods
:  100% refund ends 8/25/15.  Full refund table at www.bucks.edu/studentaccounts.

Fall "B" September Course Registration and Refund Periods

Course dates:  September 14, 2015 to December 12, 2015  Term: 15/FA
Payment due:  by 07/30/15 or at time of registration thereafter (within 3 days of online registration)
New student events will be made available between September 2 and 11.  Dates and times are TBA.
Walk-in Advising/Registration Date:  Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015 4:00pm-7:00pm, Location: Admissions
In Person registration (w/payment after 7/30/15):  April 6 – September 11.  Online ends September 12.
Drop/Add for those enrolled by 9/12/15:  Sept. 13 – Sept. 18 (online and in Admissions)
Refund periods
:  100% refund ends 9/13/15.  Full refund table at www.bucks.edu/studentaccounts.

Fall "C" October Course Registration and Refund Periods

Course dates:  October 19, 2015 to December 12, 2015  Term: 15/FA
Payment due:  by 07/30/15 or at time of registration thereafter (within 3 days of online registration)
In Person registration (w/payment after 7/30/15):  April 6 – October 16.  Online ends October 17.
Drop/Add for those enrolled by 10/17/15:  October 18 – 21 (online and in Admissions)
Refund periods
:  100% refund ends 10/18/15. Full refund table at www.bucks.edu/studentaccounts.