New Incoming Freshman: A new incoming freshman is a student who has never attended college before.
Once you have been fully admitted and received your admissions packet, you may schedule your Testing appointment (if needed) and Orientation session! To schedule a COMPASS test appointment please call 859-246-6220. To schedule Orientation please refer to the link provided in your admissions packet.
As a New incoming freshman, you must have test scores that meet BCTC's benchmark(see below for BCTC’s requirements). Note: If you need to COMPASS test please make sure you schedule and complete your testing before your Orientation session or if you have recently taken the ACT or COMPASS please bring an official copy of those scores with you to your appointment.
Before your appointments please visit the admissions guidelines page to ensure you have completed all necessary steps!
Please review your Academic Advising Syllabus prior to your Orientation session!
*Please Note: If your ACT/SAT/COMPASS scores are more than 3 years old and/or you have not completed college level or transitional courses, especially in Writing and Math, you will be required to take the COMPASS Placement exam in order to advise you appropriately. The COMPASS test must be completed prior to your Orientation session.