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Getting Started at Bergen

Step 1: Apply for Admissions

Apply for Admissions

Step 2: Activate Your Account

Activate your Student Portal Account.  Your acceptance letter will provide your Bergen User Name, ID number and Bergen Email.  All admissions, testing, financial aid, billing, and registration information will be sent to your portal address.

Phone: (201) 447-7109

Step 3: Complete the FAFSA

Complete the FAFSA
Free Application for Federal Student Aid ~ School Code: 004736

Phone: (201) 447-7148

Step 4: Take the Placement Test - Testing Center

Required for degree seeking students prior to registration.  The Testing Center can provide more information about the test and eligibility exemptions.

Phone: (201) 447-7202 

Step 5: Meet with an Advisor - Advisement Center

  • Discuss your placement test results and requirements for your major.
  • Select your courses/Build your schedule.

Phone: (201) 612-5480

Step 6: Register for Classes

  • Online
  • In Person - Registration Office

Phone: (201) 447-7218

Step 7: Make a Payment

  • Online, in person, or by telphone
  • Cash, Checks, Money Orders, Credit Cards, 3rd Party Sponsorship and Financial Aid are accepted
  • Payment Plan options available

Phone: (201) 447-7105