First Week Checklist

First week calendar

Make sure you are on the right track and don’t miss important deadlines!

Need to Pay Your Bill?
Yes: Tuition is due two weeks before the term starts. You can pay your bill online using PCC-Pay in MyPCC or go to any campus Student Account Services (note: Student Account Services is not open Saturdays). For more information on deadlines, shorter term classes and payment options, visit the Tuition and Fees or log into MyPCC and look on the Paying for College tab.
No: Don't forget that you have the option to pay your bill online using PCC-Pay in MyPCC. For more information on deadlines, shorter term classes and payment options, visit the Tuition and Fees or log into MyPCC and look on the Paying for College tab.
Do You Have Your Student ID Card?
Yes: Great! Don’t forget to validate your ID card each term you register for classes. Validation Stickers are available for registered students at the Registration and Student Account Services offices.
No: You can obtain and validate a PCC ID card at any campus Registration Office. The first time you request an ID card it is free. You do not need a new card each term; a validation sticker, available at the Registration Office, validates the card each term you register for classes.
Adding a Late Class?
Yes: If you want to add a class after it has already started, you will need the instructor's signature on a Registration Change form. Forms can be found at any Registration or academic department office. Make sure to drop the form off at a Registration Office after it has been signed by the instructor. If you add a course after the first week of the term, you will be charged a late add fee. View Registration Policies for more details.
No: Don't forget that you can always look at your detailed schedule in MyPCC under the My Courses tab.
Dropping a Class?
Yes: To drop a class you may either go to any campus Registration Office (Monday through Friday) or log into MyPCC and go to the Registration Services channel under the MyPCC Home tab. To receive a 100% tuition refund and not receive a W 'Withdraw' grade, full term classes must be dropped by the first Saturday of the term. Other deadlines may apply to shorter term classes. Visit the Adding and Dropping Classes page for more information.
No: Make sure to verify your class schedule before the drop deadline. You don't want to end up paying for a class you are not taking! To drop a class you may either go to any campus Registration Office (Monday through Friday) or log into MyPCC and go to the Registration Services channel under the MyPCC Home tab. To receive a 100% tuition refund and not receive a W 'Withdraw' grade, full term classes must be dropped by the first Saturday of the term. Other deadlines may apply to shorter term classes. Visit the Adding and Dropping Classes page for more information.
 
Need Additional Help?
Yes: Remember that there are many offices and departments here to help you. If you have questions about tutoring, study skills or even career planning, please ask your instructors or any PCC staff member for a point in the right direction. For a list of departments and services please log onto MyPCC and visit the Student Services channel under the PCC Life tab.
No: In case you need help later, remember that there are many offices and departments here to assist you. For a list of departments and services please log onto MyPCC and visit the Student Services channel under the PCC Life tab.

Other important things to remember...

Foreign Transcripts

Now is a good time to talk with your international student advisor about getting transcripts from another country evaluated to see if you can earn credit toward a PCC degree. For more detailed information, visit the Office of International Education.

Immigration Documents & Expiration Dates

Make a copy of all immigration documents: passport, I-94, F-1 visa, SEVIS I-20, and keep them in a safe place. It takes times and money to replace any of the original documents. Also, make sure you know the expiration dates of these important documents. Remember, you are responsible for knowing the requirements and expiration date for your F-1 student visa.

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