Registration Information and Assistance | BCTC

Registration Information and Assistance

Registration Information

Advising and Registration for Current BCTC students opens October 1st for Spring Classes and March 1st for Summer and Fall Classes.

To identify and contact your assigned advisor:
Go to

  1. MyPath
  2. Student Self-Service (Tile)
  3. Student Center (Tile)
  4. Lower right corner --- Advisor name (email) and phone number

To Schedule an Advising Appointment:

Check your KCTCS email for communication from your assigned advisor.
This will provide you with directions on how to schedule your
appointment.

For 2021-2022, various technologies may be used for advising
appointments, including Starfish, Bookings, Teams, Acuity. For additional
help with these scheduling options please see the Step-By-Step Training
Guides.

To Complete an Advising Evaluation:

After any advising appointment you may complete an Advisor Evaluation.

For questions or concerns about advising:

Please complete the Advising Web Contact Form.

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.

Exception: If you are returning from academic suspension do not complete the Pre-Advising form. Upon reinstatement, the Academic Suspension Reinstatement Specialist will advise and register you for classes initially. You will be assigned an academic advisor after enrollment. Following reinstatement, the Reinstatement Specialist will advise and register you for classes. You will also be assigned an academic advisor. Review the Academic Suspension Reinstatement Guide to understand the reinstatement process.

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-StudentRecords@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 (Danville, Georgetown, Lawrenceburg, Winchester) please contact that campus for information.  See Regional Campus information.

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

Walk-in testing is available on Newtown Campus Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. No appointment is necessary.

Placement Testing Locations
  • Leestown Campus Building N room 110
  • Newtown Campus Science Education Center Suite 101

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 12 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.