Current NJ STARS Students

Fall 2015 registration will begin on April 20, 2015. In-person registration will begin May 4, 2015. Be sure to register early to get the best possible schedule. Remember to check the Bursar’s website for payment due dates for payment of any fees and other costs not covered by NJ STARS.


Please be mindful of the following:

If you are planning to graduate at the end of the Spring 2015 semester and will be participating in the commencement ceremony, please contact you academic counselor and attend Grad Salute regarding NJ STARS graduation regalia. 

If you have not made an appointment to speak with an academic counselor, it is highly recommended you do so. It is never too early to plan for transfer! Visit the Transfer Services website for more information.

Please remember the eligibility criteria for maintaining NJ STARS:

  • Complete the FAFSA application each year by the deadline with BCC listed as the first choice college (college code 004736). Visit the Financial Aid for deadlines and other important information including deadlines to submit information, college code changes and additional documentation which may be required.
  • Submit additional information for state aid each year by the deadline to the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA) and list BCC as your first choice college (all college code updates and changes must be reported directly to HESAA and FAFSA). Visit  Financial Aid for deadlines and other important information.
  • Maintain continuous full-time enrollment with a minimum of 12 college-level credits in fall and spring semesters (students have five consecutive semesters of eligibility).
  • Report any schedule changes here: NJ STARS Registration/Change of Schedule Form.
  • Maintain a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA prior to the start of the third semester of NJ STARS eligibility.
  • Make payment arrangements for all fees and any other payments not covered by NJ STARS prior to the payment deadline for each semester. Visit the Bursar’s website for payment deadlines.
  • Communicate any schedule changes with the NJ STARS Coordinator and Financial Aid prior to making them.
  • Check in with your Academic Counselor on your graduation in your Portal account after completing 48 college level credits.