Register for Classes


Currently enrolled students who are in good academic standing with the College may register online during designated registration periods at Online registration is a convenient and simple way of registering for your classes. Register from anywhere that you have access to the internet.

New degree seeking students are not eligible for online registration until they attend a START SMART Session. New non-degree seeking students are not eligible for online registration.

By Fax

Current students registering by fax must complete the registration form on the inside back cover of the Course Schedule Booklet and fax the form with all required documents including but not limited to the Massachusetts In-State Tuition Eligibility Form and full tuition payment to 617-228-3481. A confirmation will be mailed to you. For online (WEB) courses, fax the form with all accompanying documents and full tuition payment to 617-228-3326.

In Person

Students currently attending BHCC, students who have attended BHCC in one or both of the last two academic semesters and new non-degree students may register in-person with a government issued photo ID (see dates posted above). Continuous walk-in registration will take place at the Enrollment Management and Admissions Office, located in the main lobby of the B-Building on the Charlestown Campus, and at the Enrollment Office on the Chelsea Office on the following days and times:

  • Monday - Wednesday, 8:30 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, 11:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
  • Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Newly accepted students, newly accepted transfer students, readmitted students and newly accepted ESL students (students who will be taking English as Second Language Courses in their first semester with the College) must attend a Start Smart Orientation Session to be cleared to register for courses (see your acceptance package for details).

By Phone

Phone registration is only available through the Community Education Office (617-228-2462) for non-credit courses. Non-degree students planning to take ESL, developmental or college-level course work must register by mail, fax, or in-person.