Returning Student

If you were previously admitted and have attended Big Bend Community College in the past, please follow these steps to get started again. If you were admitted over one year ago, but did not take any courses at Big Bend, you will need to re-apply. Please follow the steps for new students to re-apply.

1. Check if You Need to Re-Apply


  • If you were previously admitted and attended BBCC prior to 2016, you do need to complete the Application for Admission.
  • If you were previously admitted and attended BBCC after 2016, you do not need to re-apply. Please contact our Admissions office to complete your next steps.  
  • IMPORTANT! Some programs have special admissions requirements.

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Financial Aid

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2. Get Credit for Prior Learning

If you have earned credits from any of the following, please submit official documents to Big Bend Community College for evaluation. 

Contact the college, university, or awarding agency and request official transcripts to be sent to Big Bend Community College. Learn more about how to submit official documents.

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3. Enroll in Classes

Please contact the Admissions Office to prepare for enrolling in classes. Our Admissions Team will ask for your updated contact information, provide your enrollment date and time, and assist you in making an advising appointment. 

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4. Pay Tuition & Fees

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Help choosing a career

Still deciding? Big Bend Community College provides easy-to-use tools to help you explore, set career goals or make changes along the way.  Let us help you move along a route that is just right for you

Workforce Education Services (WES)

Potential BBCC students can qualify based on: low-income guidelines, military services (past 48 months), displaced homemaker status, receiving or eligible for unemployment benefits, food benefits, or TANF. Services include:

  • financial assistance for tuition and fees
  • books
  • bus passes
  • and emergency support.

Don’t wait, we can guide you through the steps to get started.

TRIO Student Support Services (SSS)

TRIO SSS is a federally funded program that serves FAFSA-eligible students who are first-generation, low-income, or living with a disability.
Services include:

  • academic advising
  • online tutoring
  • transfer support
  • and personal development for its participants.

Interested in joining?

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