With On the Spot Workshops, Bristol's admissions, advising and financial aid teams make it easy to sign up for college and register for classes.
You will have the opportunity to complete the admissions application with the assistance of our admissions counselors and be on your way to enrolling in classes for Fall 2019. Financial aid counselors will also be available to help you complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).
For returning students, advisors will also be available for assistance in registering for classes. Alternatively, you can visit meet with an advisor or visit the Advising Center. Visit this page for hours or to make an appointment online.
Ready to get started?
- To complete the admissions application, you will need your official high school or state-approved high school equivalency transcripts.
- To complete the FAFSA for the Fall 2019 semester, please bring your 2017 tax documents to aid you in this process. Learn more about Financial Aid here.
- See below for more information about what you should bring.
Sessions will be held at all Bristol locations. See the upcoming dates below.
Please note: The times noted with the dates below indicate the start time of each session.
Fall River Campus
New Bedford Campus
Additional Attleboro Campus EventsMonday, July 15, 2019 - 2:00 PM
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 2:00 PM
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 2:00 PM
Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 2:00 PM
Friday, July 19, 2019 - 2:00 PM
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 2:00 PM
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 2:00 PM
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 2:00 PM
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 2:00 PM
Friday, July 26, 2019 - 2:00 PM
Monday, July 29, 2019 - 2:00 PM
Tuesday, July 30, 2019 - 2:00 PM
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 2:00 PM
- Your (the student) information
- If you are a dependent student, your parent information
- If you are married, your spouse information
Parent information is not needed if:
- You are married
- You are a veteran or serving in the armed services
- Both your parents are deceased
- You have a child and you provide more than 50% of their support
- You are in foster care or have been a ward of the court at any time since you turned age 13
- You are in the custody of a legally-appointed guardian
- You have dependents other than a child and provide more than 50% of their support
- You are a legally emancipated minor (must have court documents)
- For enrollment beginning Fall 2018, you were born before January 1, 1995
- For enrollment beginning Fall 2019, you were born before January 1, 1996
Tax and Income Information
2017 income information is needed to complete forms for Fall 2019, Spring 2020, Summer 2020 enrollment.
- W-2 Forms (student, parent, spouse)
- Signed and filed federal tax return Form 1040 (student, parent, spouse)
- Verification of any other income received – Unemployment, SSI, SSDI, TANF, etc. (student, parent, spouse)
- Current savings and checking account amounts (student, parent, spouse)
- Asset information (student, parent, spouse)
- FSA ID - this is your username and password that you create at www.fafsa.ed.gov. It is how you will electronically sign the FAFSA, and how you will access all Federal Student Aid websites.
- PLEASE NOTE: If you are a dependent applicant, your parent will also need his/her own FSA ID.