Once you've applied to BCTC you will receive a student ID number which you will need to create an online User Account. Select "Setup User Profile" and following the instructions. If you are applying as a "Visiting Student" please be sure to complete Step 7 to certify your classes and receive your benefits.
There is no application fee, but be aware of admission deadlines as you go through this process.
Visit the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) to learn about the various GI Bill Programs and which are best for you. Once you've decided, you can use the following links to apply for the different benefits:
IMPORTANT: The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs does take up to 6-8 weeks to process your application so be sure to fill it out as soon as possible.
Submit your official high school transcripts or GED certificate; ACT/SAT Scores and any/all official college transcripts to the Office of Admissions at the following address:
Bluegrass Community and Technical College
Office of Admissions
200 Oswald Building
470 Cooper Drive
Lexington, KY 40506
If you have any questions please feel free to contact the Office of Admissions at (859) 246-6210 or email email@example.com.
As part of the application process, you need to complete the online Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Check the deadlines for the FAFSA on their website.
If you are on active duty, a drilling reservist, or a member of the National Guard you may qualify for Federal or State Tuition Assistance (TA). Visit the Military and Veteran Student Services website for further information. Many of these programs are time-sensitive so the earlier you get things done, the smoother your benefits will go. Keep in mind that schools and other programs have their own deadlines as well.
Once you are admitted to the school, you will receive a letter of acceptance with all the information necessary to set up your orientation and advising session to schedule your classes for the semester and/or take the placement test. Visit the Advising and Assessment website for more information about scheduling and placement tests.