How to Register - Priority Registration

Students Enrolled Spring 2015 at BCTC

Priority Advising and Registration for Summer and Fall begins March 1, 2015

Advising is mandatory for degree seeking students. All degree seeking students will be assigned an Academic Advisor based on their declared program.

To find out who your advisor is, do the following:

  • Go to  to access STARFISH*.
  • Log into your Blackboard account with your KCTCS username and password.
  • Click on 'STARFISH' in the Tools menu to the left.
  • on the STARFISH main page, click on the "Make an appointment' option.  Next you will see "My Success Network" which will include your instructor's, resources and assigned advisor. To schedule an appointment with your assigned advisor, you may need to scroll through your network until their name appears.
  • Below your advisor's name, click "See available appointments".
  • A calendar will appear.  Choose a date to schedule your appointment (Available dates will appear in bold). Click on your desired date then click "sign up" for your desired time.
  • You will need to fill out the 'add appointment' information then click submit.
  • After the appointment has been successfully submitted, your name will then appear on the designated selection.  You will also receive a confirmation email in your KCTCS account.
  • Please make sure you arrive on time for your appointments !!

*Please Note: If you are experiencing difficulty opening the links for STARFISH, make sure you are using Mozilla Firefox as your browser. Should you have any other difficulties such as problems logging in after you have used Mozilla Firefox as your browser, please direct your questions to

Schedule an appointment with your advisor and register for classes now! If you miss this opportunity then you will need to follow the late registration schedule.