On-the-Spot Workshops

With On-the-Spot Workshops, Bristol's admissions 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 coordinators and be on your way to enrolling in classes for next semester. Financial aid counselors will also be available to help you complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).

Ready to get started?  

  • Register for an upcoming workshop – check out the schedule below.
  • 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 Spring 2022 semester, please bring your 2019 tax documents to aid you in this process. Bring your 2020 taxes if you are interested in Fall 2022 enrollment. Learn more about Financial Aid here
  • See below for more information about what you should bring. 

Bristol students and community members who are attending indoor events must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, as defined by the Policy, or have a valid accommodation for COVID-19. Please visit BristolCC.edu/visitorvaccinationpolicy for more information.

Potential students planning to attend any on-campus events are encouraged to upload their vaccination card using this form before coming to campus for the event. Please note that guests accompanying a student to one of our locations are not required to upload a vaccination card but will be asked to provide one upon arrival to campus.

Upcoming Workshops

Check out these upcoming enrollment events in your area! So that we can properly plan for social distancing, registration is strongly encouraged.

Click here to register for Workshop


Fall River

Event will take place at the Fall River campus (unless listed as virtual), rooms K101 and K102, located at 777 Elsbree Street, Fall River, MA. Masks are required. 

  • Check back for upcoming dates

New Bedford

Event will take place at the New Bedford campus (unless listed as virtual), lower-level community space, located at 800 Purchase Street, New Bedford, MA. Masks are required.

  • Check back for upcoming dates


Event will take place at the Attleboro campus (unless listed as virtual), located at 11 Field Road, Attleboro, MA. Masks are required.

  • Check back for upcoming dates 


Event will take place at the new Taunton Center location (unless listed as virtual), located at 2 Hamilton Street, Taunton, MA. Masks are required.

  • Check back for upcoming dates

Information you should bring:

  • Your (the student) information.
  • If you are a dependent student, your parent information.
  • If you are married, your spouse information.
  • Tax and Income information (see below).
  • Guests will be required to show proof of vaccination upon arrival to campus.

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 Spring 2022, you were born before January 1, 1998.

Tax and Income Information:

2019 income information is needed to complete forms for Spring 2022, Summer 2022 enrollment. Bring your 2020 taxes if you are interested in Fall 2022 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.studentaid.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.