COVID-19 information and how to get ready for Summer and Fall 2021
Welcome to the Bristol
Registrar & Records Office
Mission: The mission of the Registrar’s Office is to support all students and employees of Bristol Community College through leadership in the areas of strategic planning, project management, policy development and implementation. The Registrar’s Office supports student success from first contact to graduation through:
- Adhering to the professional standards and guidelines of Bristol Community College and both the state and federal Department of Higher Education
- College-wide collaboration in the development and implementation of policy
- Maintaining the accuracy, integrity, and security of ALL student records; and
- Upholding high ethical and moral standards
The Registrar’s Office serves students, faculty, and staff through their wide array of college services. To better understand how the Registrar’s Office can support you during your tenure at Bristol see our services offered below.
Good to Know
Stay on top of important semester dates with the Bristol Academic Calendar. Details about the first day of classes, holidays, finals and more can be found in the Academic Calendar.
Please click on the appropriate semester below to review the add/drop schedule.
Application to Graduate Form
If you are nearing program completion and have earned at least 48 credits for a degree, you should complete an Application to Graduate form in accessBCC. After a graduation audit, you will receive an official notification regarding completion of program or certificate requirements.
After registering, you may view your course schedule and print copies through accessBCC. You will need to bring a copy of this schedule to the Bookstore in order to purchase textbooks.
You may register for courses every semester through accessBCC. This also includes add/drop, which allows you to make changes in your class schedule based on course availability.
Student course registration for Summer 2021 will begin on Thursday, March 4th. Course options will be made available for viewing on Friday, February 26th.
Student course registration for Fall 2021 will begin on Wednesday, April 14th. Course options will be made available for viewing on Wednesday, April 7th.
Final grades and mid-term grades are made available to you via accessBCC. Please note: The College does not mail student grade reports.
Meet the Staff
Jennifer (Vinny) Vincent, Registrar
Vinny has been serving as Bristol’s Registrar since April 2019. Prior to joining the Registrar’s Office Vinny served in numerous areas of the college including College Access, Workforce Development, and the Division of Behavioral & Social Sciences and Education. Jennifer’s passion is volunteerism and service. She's served in the United States Marine Corps, is an active member of the Rotary Club of Fall River, has served on multiple non-profit boards, and regularly volunteers her time in support of service organizations throughout Bristol County. Vinny holds her Bachelor in History from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and her Master in Teaching from Bridgewater State University. Vinny is passionate about education and supporting student success through organizational development and process improvement initiatives.
Laura joined Bristol Community College's Registrar’s team in 2017. Prior to her work at Bristol, Laura served at ITT Technical Institute as a Registrar/Financial Aid Director and a consultant at Wentworth Institute of Technology. Laura has a background in Theatre Arts and earned her degree at the University of Massachusetts Boston. Laura is passionate about the arts, environment, and helping students achieve their dreams. She looks forward to meeting you on the Fall River campus.
Donna joined Bristol Community College in 1992, having held various grant-funded positions at the college. In 2001 she became the Director of Evening Administrative Services for the Division of Continuing Education, which led to Director of the Fall River Enrollment Center before moving into her current role as Associate Registrar. She also serves as a Designated School Official working with international students enrolled at Bristol Community College. Donna is a proud graduate of Bridgewater State University. Prior to joining Bristol, Donna was employed by the City of Taunton, Department of Human Services. Donna is committed to student success and is passionate about helping others achieve their goals.
As a proud Bristol Community College Alumna, Sarah graduated with her bachelor’s degree from UMass Dartmouth and master’s degree from Eastern Nazarene College. Sarah currently works within the Registrar’s Office focusing on Enrollment Management technology. She serves as the functional lead for the Course Scheduling Software and Degree Auditing System – College Scheduler and Degree Works.
Jenna is a proud Bristol Community College graduate! Jenna’s primary responsibility in the Registrar’s office is processing student applications to graduate, degree conferrals, and commencement-related activities. She works closely with external agencies such as the National Student Clearinghouse to send enrollment data to ensure enrollment reporting compliance. Prior to joining the Registrar’s Office, Jenna worked in the Enrollment Center and was an integral part of the cross-training of staff in admissions, financial aid, registration, and student records. You can find Jenna at the Fall River Campus!
Dawn joined the Registrar’s Office in 2018. Prior to that, Dawn was a part-time clerk in the Enrollment Center at the Fall River Campus, cross trained in admissions, financial aid, registration, and student records, serving as the first point of contact for new and returning students. Dawn is a proud graduate of Bristol having earned two Associate Degrees in General Studies Health & Life Science, and Occupational Therapy Assistant, as well as Certificates in Thanatology and Gerontology. While enrolled as a student, Dawn served as a work-study in Student Engagement and the Registrar’s Office. Her roles and responsibilities include responding to telephone and email inquiries, creating CRN’s for grant-funded courses, processing requests to repeat a course, entering change-of-grade requests from faculty, processing change-of-program requests from students, and applying prior learning assessment transfer credits.
Chonly joined the Registrar’s Office as a work-study student in 2015 while pursuing her degree in Office Administration - Executive Administrative Assistant. Chonly quickly proved to be a valuable addition to the team and was hired as a part-time clerk where she remained until she earned her Associate Degree in 2018. Chonly proudly joined the department full-time in July 2020. Her responsibilities include management of the credit and non-credit course schedule, processing CRN’s for directed studies, and all prior learning assessment, and course overrides, to name a few. Chonly is a proud Bristol graduate and is happy and eager to help all students achieve their goals and looks forward to meeting you.