Choosing to continue your education close to home has become even easier with the BC Advantage 22 program! As a recent high school graduate, your tuition and fees are covered when you enroll full-time in classes for the 2022-2023 academic year!

Brazosport College is proud to announce BC Advantage 22, an exciting opportunity for the high school graduating class of 2022. This initiative is available to 2022 graduates from Brazosport College service area public and private schools, homeschools, and those students who earned their GED during the 2021-2022 academic year. Eligible students are any 2021-2022 graduate from a Brazosport College service area high school regardless of where they reside.

Brazosport College is covering the cost of tuition and fees for one academic year for 2022 graduates who enroll full-time in a degree or certificate programs at BC for the Fall 2022, Spring 2023, and Summer 2023 semesters, mini-mesters terms may be covered, see What’s Covered below for more information.

Funds are applied to your account in this order: state-mandated/optional waivers, veteran affairs, financial aid, scholarships, and finally, the BC Advantage 22 program funds.

Eligible students should follow the steps to enrollment which start with completing the Apply Texas application and filling out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

For more information, contact the Counseling and Testing Department, ecounselor@brazosport.edu or 979-230-3040.

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How to Take Advantage of this Opportunity

STEP ONE

Eligibility and Enrollment

You must have graduated from high school during the 2021-2022 academic year and enroll in a minimum of 12 semester credit hours per semester. You must also complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

To view full eligibility criteria, view the Additional Information section below.

STEP TWO

You’re Covered!

All eligible 2022 high school grads within BC’s service area, even those that may not qualify for financial aid, will have funds applied to their account.

Funds are applied to your account in this order: state-mandated/optional waivers, veteran affairs, financial aid, scholarships, and finally, the BC Advantage 22 program funds.

If you are interested in an Allied Health Certificate, please visit the Allied Health BC Advantage 22 page.

*This scholarship applies only to tuition and fees for the 2022-2023 academic year.

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Get Admitted and Enrolled

Your future starts with your application through Apply Texas, then follow the steps to enroll below to finish the enrollment process and start classes.

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Course Options

Brazosport College is open for normal campus operations with flexible course options, including face-to-face, online and hybrid courses.

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Explore Degrees & Certificates

Our more than 70 degree and certification options have a wide range of availability to fit your schedule - day or night, on-campus or online. 

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Steps to Enroll

Download the BC Advantage 22 Steps to Enrollment

Register In-Person or Online

As a 2022 high school graduate, taking part in the BC Advantage 22 initiative is as easy as completing the steps to enroll below.

While most of our services are now available online, we're also offering in-person registration. Through One-Stop Registration, you can complete the steps needed to register and enroll including admissions, advising, financial aid, student services and tuition payment.

Outside of the scheduled One-Stop Registrations, offices are available during normal operating hours providing support services to students.

Learn more about One-Stop Registration

Step 1: Apply to Brazosport College

New Brazosport College Students

Submit an application through Apply Texas as far in advance of registration as possible. Please allow the admissions office 2 business days to receive and process your application.

Once processed, you'll receive your BC ID, Username, and PIN Number to log into MyBC. MyBC is a student portal that allows you to add courses, check your financial aid status, pay for courses, and more.

Returning Brazosport College Students

Students that have attended Brazosport College within the last year, have no outstanding holds, and are self-advised may register for classes through MyBC. 

Students who have not attended Brazosport College in over a year are required to submit re-admission items to the admissions office by the registration deadline. You can learn more about re-admission by visiting the returning students page.

Dual Credit Students

High school students who want to register for dual credit courses must first speak with their dual credit counselor. You can find your dual credit counselor and more information on the program by visiting the dual credit page.

International Students

International students currently in their native country and those in the United States planning to transfer to Brazosport College (BC) may be accepted for admission to BC and a Form I-20 issued when the student submits all requirements listed on the international students page.

Non-Credit Students

Brazosport College Community Education provides non-credit courses (courses that do not carry college credit) that focus on helping you develop your skills. Programs include accelerated training, professional development, language courses, certifications, and everything in between. You can find more information on available courses by visiting the Community Education page.

Connecting with Admissions

You can contact the Office of Admissions and Registrar via email at admissions@brazosport.edu or live chat during business hours.

If you have questions regarding your educational records (such as grades, schedule, or holds) you MUST send emails from your official Brazosport College email address. You can access your BC email by visiting webmail.brazosport.edu.

Having trouble with your password to MyBC? Visit brazosport.edu/password to learn how to reset or update your password.

Have a general question? Submit it using the form below, and we'll be happy to help!

Step 2: Apply for Financial Aid

 Apply for Financial Aid

To apply for aid, you'll need to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov and use our school code 007287.

Once completed, be sure to fill out a Student Information Form (found on the financial aid website) and accept the Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy on your myBC account.

Please Note: Dual credit students may have additional steps required to apply for financial aid. Make sure to check out the dual credit page on the financial aid website to review all requirements.

Financial Aid Application Deadlines:

Semester You Plan on AttendingPriority Deadline
Fall (All Semesters)May 1
Spring (All Semesters)November 1
Summer (All Summer Semesters)April 1

Submit all financial aid requirements by the priority deadline to make sure your award is processed in time to pay for classes. To view financial aid deadlines, visit the financial aid website or the college events calendar.

Interested in becoming a student worker?
Students interested in becoming a student worker must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Learn more about these unique employment opportunities at the Career and Guidance Center.

 Apply for Scholarships

Did you know not all scholarships are based on income? Even if you don’t meet the criteria for federal aid, Brazosport College may have a scholarship for you.

To apply for scholarships, be sure to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov, then complete the Scholarship Application. The application is not specific to one scholarship but rather assists the financial aid office in finding options that best fit you.

Once completed, be sure to fill out a Student Information Form (found on the financial aid website) and accept the Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy on your myBC account.

Be sure to regularly check your Brazosport College email for updates on your applications. For more information, visit the financial aid website.

Connecting with Financial Aid

You can contact the Office of Financial Aid via email at finaid@brazosport.edu. We also recommend checking out their website and seeing if Gatorbot can provide you with the answers you need.

If you have questions regarding your educational records (such as your financial aid file) you MUST send emails from your official Brazosport College email address. You can access your BC email by visiting webmail.brazosport.edu.

Have a general question? Submit it using the form below, and we'll be happy to help!

Step 3: Required Documents and Testing (if needed)

New Brazosport College students are required to provide:

Official documents/transcripts for the highest level of education completed.

 Proof of Bacterial Meningitis Vaccination (Required for anyone under the age of 22 attending classes on Brazosport College Campus.) Information regarding limited exceptions and exemptions may be found at www.brazosport.edu/vaccine.

Submit Placement Test Scores*

*Certificate seeking students are NOT required to take the Placement Testing unless they intend on taking academic classes outside of their certification program. Dual Credit Students can speak with their Dual Credit Counselor regarding exemptions.

Learn more about required documents and testing dates.

Step 4: Get Enrolled

✔ Get Advised Required for new students.

Meet with an advisor to discuss placement scores, degree planning, and scheduling. E-counseling and veteran services are available. For more information please refer to the Counseling/Testing Page.

Need help building your schedule?

Two ways to see a counselor:

Option One: You can meet with a counselor virtually by visiting the E-Counseling website and requesting to speak with a counselor.

Option Two: If you would like to meet with a counselor in-person, please visit One-Stop Registration or the information desk located in the main lobby of BC Central during normal operating hours.

If you have questions regarding your educational records (such as your grades or schedule) you MUST send emails from your official Brazosport College email address. You can access your BC email by visiting webmail.brazosport.edu.

✔ Register

Register for classes online through MyBC or on-campus.

Learn how to enroll using MyBC.

Courses will be delivered in one of the following formats:

Course Format & DescriptionBenefits
Face-to-Face
These courses meet on campus each week.
This format features the most structured, and scheduled interaction with instructors.
Online
These courses are taught entirely online and require no traditional face-to-face meetings. You will be able to access your course at online.brazosport.edu when the semester begins.
Students have the flexibility to work on the class material at anytime and anywhere while still meeting scheduled due dates for assignments and tests. Students can engage with the instructor and ask questions via email, Zoom, and online office hours. Students have the ability to work from the safety and convenience of their home.
Scheduled Live Online
These courses meet through a real-time, two-way video connection between students and instructors. Students must log in at the designated class times. You will be able to access your course at online.brazosport.edu when the semester begins.
Students can participate live in class lectures and activities. Students have the opportunity to ask questions and receive immediate feedback during scheduled class time. Students have the ability to work from the safety and convenience of their own home.
Blended
These courses meet both on campus and online. Course content is posted online by the instructor for the student to complete. You will be able to access the online portion of your course at online.brazosport.edu when the semester begins.
Offers students live interaction with instructors and peers during face-to-face lectures and activities. Students can access the instructor in class (during scheduled times) as well as through email and Zoom meetings.

About Blended and Face-to-Face Courses

We will offer "Face-to-Face" and "Blended" courses.

For Blended Courses: Students students will engage in both on campus and online instruction. This will allow all students in the class to experience both face-to-face and remote instruction.

Have a general question? Submit it using the form below, and we'll be happy to help!

Step 5: Complete New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation is a mandatory two-part experience for new students. It focuses on providing you with the tools you need to get connected and engaged at Brazosport College, learn about services that are here to help you succeed, and understand campus processes such as registration and financial aid.

Note that these steps must be completed in sequential order to receive credit for completion.

Step 1: Complete the Online Module (Part A) at Brazosport.edu/OnlineOrientation

You must provide your name, BC student ID number, and username to sign in. You must correctly enter your ID number and username to receive credit for completing the Online Module (Part A).

Upon completing the Online Module (Part A), you will be directed to register for a Face-to-Face/In-Person or Virtual Zoom session (Part B). It is recommended that you save a copy of your Certificate of Completion.

Step 2: Attend a Face-to-Face/In-Person or Virtual Zoom Session (Part B)

You must register for a Face-to-Face/In-Person or Virtual Zoom Session (Part B) session using the online registration form found at the end of Online Module (Part A).

What to expect:

- Sessions will last a minimum of 1 hour and 30 minutes.
- Parents are welcome to attend with their students.
- An information fair will be available for those attending a face-to-face/in-person session.

Face-to-Face/In-Person Sessions

Face-to-face/in-person sessions will be offered on select Tuesdays at 4 p.m. and select Thursdays at 6 p.m. in Gator Hall, located within the Bonnen Central Building of the Brazosport College campus. You are encouraged to arrive 45 minutes early for opportunities to play games, win prizes, and interact with students and faculty.

Virtual Zoom Sessions

Zoom sessions will be offered on select Saturdays at 10 a.m. Once registration for a Zoom session is complete, you will receive a confirmation email with your selected dates. You will receive your link to attend the session 24 hours before your session. Please do not share this link with anyone.

Need your orientation hold released?

Holds will be released in 2-3 business days upon completion of orientation.

You can contact the Office of Student Life via email at orientation@brazosport.edu or call 979-230-3412 for issues or questions regarding orientation.

Have a general question? Submit it using the form below, and we'll be happy to help!

Step 6: Pay Tuition and Fees

Pay Tuition and Fees via the Cashier's Office

Tuition and fees can be paid online through your MyBC account or in person at the cashier’s office. Payment plans are available. Further information on how to set up a payment plan can be found on the Cashier's Office website.

Pay Tuition and Fees with Financial Aid

You may pay with your financial aid award. If awarded, your authorized financial aid will be applied directly to your account balance. You are responsible for any remaining balance. For more information, visit www.brazosport.edu/financialaid

Be sure to pay tuition by the payment deadline or you will be dropped from classes.

To view deadlines, visit the Cashier's Office website or the college events calendar

Step 7: Get Prepared

 Textbooks

Visit the BC Bookstore to purchase or rent textbooks. *Hours of operation may vary based on each semester. For more information, call 979-230-3410 or visit www.brazosportbookstore.com

 BC ID Cards and IT Student Account Information

You can obtain your BC Student Picture ID in our campus library. You can set up your Student Account information with IT Helpdesk located in K Wing. You'll need this information to log in to campus computers, D2L (Virtual Campus), MyBC and more.

You will need proof of payment or payment plan to obtain your student ID and account information.

Having trouble with your password?

If you are having password trouble, please visit: www.brazosport.edu/passwordFor other issues, you can reach out the the IT Helpdesk via phone at 979-230-3266, email at helpdesk@brazosport.edu, or live chat (during normal business hours). You can also find resources on their website at www.brazosport.edu/it.

 Print Your Schedule

Make sure to have a print out of your schedule. You can request a copy from the cashier window with a photo ID or by accessing it through your MyBC.

Have a general question? Submit it using the form below, and we'll be happy to help!

Need further assistance?

ACE It Students

Have questions about the ACE It program or need help with an ACE It hold on your account? You can contact the department via email at aceit@brazosport.edu or phone at 979-230-3029.

Veteran Students

You can learn more about Veteran Services by visiting their website or calling 979-230-3473.

Disability Services

For more information regarding Disability Services, visit their website or contact our Disability Services Counselor, Phil Robertson at Phil.Robertson@brazosport.edu or call 979-230-3040.

Career Services

Visit our Gator Career and Guidance Center to learn more about resources available to you. For more information, visit their website or call 979-230-3646.

Need help? You can contact us by either using the form below or calling 979-230-3000.

You have questions. We're here to help.

Whether you're a current student who's interested in changing your program or a future student wanting to learn more about Brazosport College, we're here to get you the answers you need. Get started by filling out the form linked below to request information.

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Additional Information

Who is Eligible

  • Any 2021-2022 graduate from a Brazosport College service area high school regardless of where they currently reside or any 2021-2022 high school graduate who currently resides in the BC service area is eligible for the BC Advantage 22 program. A student that received their HSE (formerly GED) in 2021-2022 and is currently residing in the BC service area is also eligible. This includes graduates from fall 2021 through summer 2022. The 2021-2022 academic year is defined as August 24, 2021 – August 12, 2022.
  • You must have graduated from a Brazosport College service area high school during the 2021-2022 academic year or have completed your GED in 2022. This includes graduates from fall 2021 through summer 2022.
  • BC Advantage 22 is for all 2022 high school grads within BC’s service area, even those that may not qualify for financial aid.
  • You must remain in good academic standing in accordance with the Satisfactory Academic Policy during the 2022-2023 academic year.
  • You must be enrolled full-time (12+ hours) at Brazosport College.
  • You must have a high school GPA of 2.0 or have completed the Texas State Initiative Assessment 2.0 (TSIA2) exam.
  • You must complete a Free Application for Federal Student AID (FAFSA).
  • You must live in the Brazosport College service area. This includes:

Brazosport ISD

Brazosport High School

Brazoswood High School

Angleton ISD

Angleton High School

Columbia-Brazoria ISD

Columbia High School

Sweeny ISD

Sweeny High School

Private, Charter, and Homeschool students

Angleton Christian School

Brazosport Christian

Foundation Preparatory Academy

What’s Covered

The program covers tuition and fees for:

Fall and Winter Mini-mester 2022

  • Must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 combined credit hours in either Fall 2022 or Winter Mini-mester by August 25, 2022.
  • Example 1: A student enrolled in 9 credit hours in Fall 2022 and 3 credit hours in Winter Mini-mester may qualify for BC Advantage 22.
  • Example 2: A student enrolled in 12 credit hours in Fall 2022 and 0 credit hours in Winter Mini-mester may qualify for BC Advantage 22.
  • Example 3: A student enrolled in only 9 credit hours in Fall 2022 and 0 credit hours in Winter Mini-mester will NOT qualify for BC Advantage 22.

Spring and May Mini-mester 2023

  • Must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 combined credit hours in either Spring 2023 or May Mini-mester by January 13, 2023.
  • Example 1: A student enrolled in 9 credit hours in Spring 2023 and 3 credit hours in May Mini-mester may qualify for BC Advantage 22.
  • Example 2: A student enrolled in 12 credit hours in Spring 2023 and 0 credit hours in May Mini-mester may qualify for BC Advantage 22.
  • Example 3: A student enrolled in only 9 credit hours in Spring 2023 and 0 credit hours in May Mini-mester will NOT qualify for BC Advantage 22.

Summer 2023

  • Must be enrolled for a minimum of 6 credit hours for the combined Summer terms.

*Extra charges for out-of-district students within the college’s service area. Welding and EMS Basic Certificates are eligible for BC Advantage 22.

What’s Not Covered

  • Summer 2022 tuition
  • Books, course materials, supplies, or uniforms

Other Details

  • You are responsible for books and equipment fees and other course-related costs.
  • Funds are applied to your account in this order: state-mandated/optional waivers, veteran affairs, financial aid, scholarships, and finally, the BC Advantage 22 program funds.

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