Advising

Please follow the steps to make an appointment based on your student status.

Please contact us before coming to campus for an advising appointment so we can make sure you have all test scores and documents needed to enroll in courses.

Placement testing in Lexington is only available at Cooper and Leestown Campuses

 

Services

Priority Advising and Registration is open for Current BCTC students from October 1st-31st for Spring Classes and March 1st-31st for Fall Classes.

Schedule an Advising Appointment in Starfish to take advantage of Priority Advising and Registration.

View these instructions as a PDF

  1. Log into Starfish via My Path (You can also access Starfish through Blackboard-under Tools- and the KCTCS App-via My Path)
  2. Under “Your Connections” find your “Academic Advisor- Assigned”
  3. Select the arrow by your advisor’s name and select “Schedule”
  4. Click “Advising”—then select the “General Advising” option. Click continue.
  5. Select your desired date and time. Click continue.
    Note the campus and office location.
  6. Provide appointment details for your advisor (major etc.) then confirm appointment.
    Note: You will receive a confirmation email to your KCTCS email account. Be sure to read the email as important information regarding your appointment may be included.

For issues and concerns about your assigned advisor, please email BL-Starfish@kctcs.edu

Advisor Evaluation

Welcome to BCTC! We look forward to you starting your academic career at the college.

Please follow the instructions in the new student portal to schedule an appointment with an advisor and complete your next steps.

Registration for new, transfer, and readmit students begins April 1 for Fall and Summer classes & November 1 for Spring classes.

If you have been admitted to the college please fill out the Pre-Advising Form before scheduling your appointment to determine if you meet course placement requirements. 

Your next step is to make arrangements to meet with an advisor.

Registration for new, transfer, and readmit students begins April 1 for Fall and Summer classes & November 1 for Spring classes.

If you have been admitted to the college please fill out the Pre-Advising Form before scheduling your appointment to determine if you meet course placement requirements. 

Your next step is to make arrangements to meet with an advisor.

Registration for new, transfer, and readmit students begins April 1 for Fall and Summer classes & November 1 for Spring classes.

Visiting and Non-degree college students are not required to meet with an academic advisor. Your online portal, available as a link in your mailed acceptance letter, will provide instructions for creating your student account. You will login to your student account to register for classes. For question regarding registering, you will need to contact the Registrar's Office via email at bluegrass.records@kctcs.edu.

Placement testing needs to be completed before you attend your advising session. We recommend you use one of our study guides for math and/or verbal. A photo ID is required for testing.

For testing at the Regional Campuses please contact us

Schedule your appointment online at the Leestown Campus Testing Center or call 859-246-6669. Evening testing is available on Wednesday's at Leestown only.

Walk in testing is available on Cooper Campus Monday-Thursday 9:00AM-3:00PM and Friday’s 9:00AM-2:00PM. No appointment is necessary.

Placement testing in Lexington is only available at Cooper and Leestown Campuses 

  • Lexington Campuses
  • Danville Campus – (859) 239-7030 ext. 0
  • Lawrenceburg Campus – (859) 246-6850
  • Georgetown-Scott Co. Campus – (502) 570-0734 ext. 0
  • Winchester Campus – (859) 737-3098 ext. 0