Registration & Advising Dates and Times

for Current and Former Students

New and Important

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

Between March 23 and May 1:

  • Currently enrolled students must connect with their assigned faculty advisor.  For details click here.

  • Non-current returning students (those not registered for Spring 2015) should contact the academic department (see list below) that offers their major to request an advisor  or call the Advising & Transfer Center at 215-968-8031 (advising@bucks.edu).
The Arts Hicks 123 215-968-8425
Business Studies Penn 401 215-968-8225
Health/PE/Nursing Gym 208 215-968-8451
Language and Literature Penn 103 215-968-8150
Social & Behavioral Science Penn 303 215-968-8270
S.T.E.M. Founders 114 215-968-8305

Between May 4 and August 13: 

  • Advising will be available on specific days and times at all three campuses. 
  • A full schedule will be posted at a later date.


Online Registration Opportunities

(Using WebAdvisor or Student Planning)

Advisor approval is required of all students for Fall 2015 registration. 

Details at www.bucks.edu/advising.

April 6 through August 24

Online Registration period for full-semester classes which start between August 26 and September 1.

April 6 through September 12

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

April 6 through October 17

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

Walk-In Registration

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
Monday, Aug. 17 1:00 to 7:00 pm Newtown  Linksz Pavilion 2nd Flr.
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.
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

 

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: August 26 to December 16, 2015
August 26 to October 17, 2015
September-starting courses September 14 to December 12, 2015
October-starting courses *October 19 to December 12, 2015

 

Registration Deadlines

DateDeadline
Monday, Aug. 24 Registration ends for full-term classes (those starting between 8/27 and 9/8/14).
NOTE: Monday-only sections with a first meeting on 9/8/14 are full-term classes.
Sunday, Sept. 13  Online Registration ends for classes that start the week of September 14. 
Sunday, Oct. 18 Online Registration ends for classes that start 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 sections: 100% refund ends 8/25.  •September-starting sections: 100% refund ends 9/13.
  • 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

DateSchedule Adjustment TimesLocation
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

 

September Modular 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.

October Modular 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.