Registration Information and Assistance

Registration Information

HOW TO REGISTER

Current Students (Enrolled Spring 2019 at BCTC)

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

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

  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

New Transfer or Readmitted Students

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.

Non-Degree seeking and Visiting students do not have to meet with an academic advisor before registering for classes.  Registration opens for new Non-Degree seeking and Visiting  students on April 1 for the Summer or Fall semester and November 1 for the Spring semester.

Students should receive their KCTCS ID number in the acceptance letter along with instructions on activating their PeopleSoft account and registering for classes. These instructions are also available at https://bluegrass.kctcs.edu/current-students/registrar/student_forms.aspx

Student Account Activation

After setting up your account, you may login and register at the link below:

https://students.kctcs.edu/

If you are registering for a course with a prerequisite, you must provide proof of meeting the prerequisite from your transfer or home institution (Example: transcripts, grades or test scores). This information can be emailed to Bluegrass-StudentRecords@kctcs.edu.  If you are attempting to register for English or Math, you must meet the placement requirements. Course prerequisite and mandatory placement information is located in the BCTC Catalog located online at

https://bluegrass.kctcs.edu/education-training/class-schedules/course-catalog.aspx

Once you have submitted proof of your pre-requisites, you may request enrollment at the link below:

https://legacy.bluegrass.kctcs.edu/forms/registration/online_course_enrollment_request/

Twenty-four hours after registering, students may activate their email account by using the same user id and password created when they registered for classes.

Registration Assistance

As a student at Bluegrass Community & Technical College, you will need to be familiar with accessing your academic records, email, and coursework online.

All of these can be accessed online from our homepage.

You can also download and print these instructions.

Note: Steps 1 & 2 can be completed after you are admitted to BCTC.

  1. Using Mozilla Firefox (Internet Browser), open our homepage.
  2. At the top-left corner of the page, click "Current Students"
  3. Click on "User Account Center"
  4. Click "Setup User Profile"
  5. Select the appropriate "Birth Month, Day, and "KCTCS ID" number (this may be called your Peoplesoft ID#) then click "Next"
  6. Enter your temporary passcode. This will have been sent to the email address you listed on your application.
  7. Complete the "Question/Answer" fields and click "Next"
  8. Your "Username", (i.e. JSmith0012), will be provided to you. Write this down!
  9. Create a password and confirm.
    Your password must be 8 characters in length, contain at least one number, a symbol, and an uppercase letter.
  10. If your password was created correctly you will receive the message "Your password has been successfully set!!!"
  1. Using Mozilla Firefox (Internet Browser), open our homepage.
  2. At the top-left corner of the page, click "Current Students"
  3. Click on "Student Self Service"
  4. Click on "Login Here"
  5. Enter your username and password from Step 1

Your Email account will be active 24 hours after completing your Registration

  1. Using Mozilla Firefox (Internet Browser), open our homepage.
  2. At the top-left corner of the page click "Current Students"
  3. Click on "MyPath"
  4. Click on "Email"
  5. Enter your username and password from Step 1
  1. Using Mozilla Firefox (Internet Browser), open our homepage.
  2. At the top-left corner of the page click "Current Students"
  3. Click on "MyPath"
  4. Click on "Blackboard"
  5. Enter your username and password from Step 1

Note: Full time students attending the Cooper Campus interested in UK Campus Housing should go to UK Housing for BCTC Students.