Yes, if you are a financial aid recipient, Winter Session charges can be covered by your spring financial aid award.
You can pay in full at the time of registration or set up a payment plan.
Yes, book vouchers will be available in mid-December. Students with book voucher eligibility will see their available amount in self-service.
You may purchase your textbooks by visiting the BHCC Bookstore website at https://www.bhcc.edu/bookstore/
All orders must be placed online as the Bookstore on campus is not open. Books and materials you order will be shipped to you at the address you provide.
Due to the expected higher than normal volume of shipping during the holidays with UPS and FedEx we suggest you order your books as early as possible to avoid any delays. Anything ordered and shipped after December 18 may not arrive for the start of your class, January 4, 2021.
Winter Session courses begin on January 4, 2021.
Registration for Winter Session began on October 19, 2020.
The last date to register for Winter Session courses is January 6, 2021.
Yes, you can audit a Winter Session course. Students who want to audit a course must obtain written permission from the Student Central Office. Students who audit courses pay full tuition and fees. The audit request must be made at the time of registration, and once approved may not be changed to a graded course. An audit course may not be transferred or used toward graduation requirements.
BHCCselfservice has an online course catalog.
Yes, there is a limit of one Winter Session course.
No, all Winter Session courses are offered fully online.
If you do not drop courses before the deadline of January 6, 2021, you will be charged a percentage of the tuition and fees, depending on the date you drop the course. For more information visit, https://www.bhcc.edu/studentcentral/studentpayment/
The College is closed from 3:30 p.m. December 24, 2020, through January 3, 2021. The College will reopen on January 4. If you have questions about your Winter Session courses, please send an email to email@example.com.
Students can obtain a copy of their course syllabi on the first day of winter classes. Syllabi will be available when you log in to your Moodle course site beginning at 12:10 a.m. on January 4. Some instructors may choose to make their course materials available early. Check your BHCC email for messages from your instructor regularly. Learn to access Moodle from our Winter Welcome video.
The on-campus Tutoring and Academic Support Center (TASC) will be closed during winter session. Your instructor may provide access to Smarthinking online tutoring service. Students who are seeking tutoring support for their winter session courses are encouraged to contact their faculty instructors to learn what academic support resources are available for their individual courses.
Students also have access to online tutoring through Smarthinking. Smarthinking is available 24hours per day – 7 days a week through the Student Resource Center in Moodle (BHCC’s Learning Management System).
Winter Session courses are entirely online and require a substantial time commitment from students. You should feel confident in your ability to navigate an online course management platform, use digital tools and software (e.g. uploading files and using Microsoft Word) and be available to work on your class for at least 6-7 hours per day before signing up for a Winter course.”
Take a survey to assess your readiness for an online Winter course.
You will be expected to work on your online course regardless of the weather.
The last date to drop winter courses is January 6, 2021.
The last date to withdraw from winter courses is January 15, 2021.
Winter courses end on January 24, 2021.
Grades can be accessed through BHCC Self-Service starting January 26, 2021 beginning at 5:00 p.m.
Current BHCC students, new students and non-matriculated/guest students can enroll in Winter Session courses.
If you have questions about Winter Session courses, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your instructor’s contact information can be found in Moodle and also on your course syllabus. If you have difficulty contacting your instructor, please send an email to email@example.com.
Successful completion of a Winter Session course will be calculated into your GPA at the end of the Spring Semester. You must enroll in 12 hours in addition to the Winter Session to be eligible to participate in Athletics for NJCAA teams.
You will need a student ID number or library barcode. Students can get a library barcode and password without having to come to campus. Please fill out the https://bhcc-mass.libwizard.com/f/offcampusaccess for a library barcode.
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Veterans are eligible to enroll in a Winter Session course. Your benefits will be adjusted to reflect your taking one course during the Winter Session.