Depending on what type of student you are, you may not have to complete every step below.Not sure? Click on the types of students to the right to determine what type of student you are.
Ready to enroll? Applying to Butte College is the first step.
-Create an account or log in to CCC Apply: Create your account using a personal email (not a school email) or log in if you already have an account. For more details, watch this video on how to create your CCC Apply Account. If you are having trouble accessing your existing account, call the CCC Helpdesk at 877-247-4836.
-Start an Application: Once logged in, click "Start a New Application" and complete all required fields. For more details, Watch this video on how to complete your application. If you need help completing your application, contact a Butte College Recruiter by calling 530-893-7467.
-Check Your Personal Email: About a week after you submit your application, you will receive an email with your Butte College Student ID number, the username for your student email address, and a temporary password. Once you have this information, you can start the next steps listed below.
Completing a Financial Aid Application can open doors to fee waivers, grants, scholarships, and loans that can ease your financial worries and allow you to focus on your studies.
Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) using the Butte College Federal School Code 006972
Complete the CA Dream Act Application (CADAA) for students with an undocumented status:
First-time, full-time students who are California residents or AB540 may be eligible to receive the Butte College Promise Scholarship (BCPS) which covers tuition and fees for up to the first two years. You must have a FA application on file to qualify.
By obtaining your Butte College email and password you will be able to log into Self Service, Canvas, student email, and much more.
To obtain your username and password, check your email. If you did not receive an email with your username and password, call Student Tech Support at (530) 895-2925 or email StudentTechSupport@harborcuts.com.
Orientation is a great way to become familiar with the campus, academics, registration, student services and student life.
-New Students attending college for the first time are required to attend In-Person Orientation where you will meet with a Counselor and register for classes.
-Transfer Students who have completed 24 units or more units with 2.0+ GPA from a college other than Butte are required to complete the Online Orientation and should schedule an appointment with a Counselor.
Steps to Apply
You are a New College Student if:
You are attending Butte College for the first time OR have completed fewer than 24 units at a college other than Butte.
You have taken courses at Butte College while in high school and have since graduated.
Complete all of the Steps to Apply.
You are a New Transfer-In Student if:
You are attending Butte College for the first time and have completed 24 or more units with a 2.0+ GPA at a college other than Butte.
You need to complete all of the steps to enroll; however, you are not required to meet with a Counselor in order to register for classes your first semester. New Transfer-In Students will sign-up for an Individual Counseling Appointment prior to second semester registration. Go to http://appointments.harborcuts.com/Counseling to schedule an appointment. Call (530) 895-2511 if you need assistance.
You are a Returning Student if:
You previously completed course work at Butte College and are returning after a lapse of time or enrollment at another college.
Be sure to apply for Financial Aid, register for classes and pay your fees. Students have 7 days to pay fees from the time of registration or they will be dropped from one or more classes. The 7 Days to Pay policy is suspended for the 2023-2024 Academic Year. For more information on setting up a payment plan or other options visit: gjrfrx.harborcuts.com/7days.
You are a Continuing Student if:
You attended the preceding Fall or Spring term.
Continuing Students receive priority registration times in April and November. Check your priority registration appointment time in your My/BC Portal, register and pay your fees.
Students have 7 days to pay fees from the time of registration or they will be dropped from one or more classes. The 7 Days to Pay policy is suspended for the 2023-2024 Academic Year. For more information on setting up a payment plan or other options visit: gjrfrx.harborcuts.com/7days.
You are a K-12 Student if:
You are under 18 and have not graduated high school.
To take classes you must have a Concurrent Enrollment Permission form on file by the deadline. Visit Concurrent Enrollment for more information.
Help for Financial Emergencies
and Disaster Recovery.