Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

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Make sure you are on the right track and don't miss important deadlines! Answer these questions to get ready for your first day.

Added from the waitlist?

Yes: If you are added from the waitlist after the payment due date, you must pay in full (have another way to pay in place) immediately or your courses may be deleted. and you might get late fees, financial holds, or collections. You can pay your bill online using PCC-Pay in MyPCC. For more information on deadlines and payment options, visit tuition and fees or log in to MyPCC and look on the Paying for College tab.

No: If you are on the waitlist for a class and a space becomes available, you will automatically be taken off the waitlist and registered for the class. You will get an email in your MyPCC account that tells you when you have been automatically moved from the waitlist into the course as soon as it occurs. You can check your waitlist status by checking the Student Detail Schedule in MyPCC. Read more about being on a waitlist.

If you are added from a waitlist after the payment due date, you must pay in full (have another way to pay in place) immediately. If your payment arrangements are delayed, your courses may be deleted, and you might get late fees, financial holds, or collections. For more on deadlines and payment options, visit  Tuition and Fees or log in to MyPCC and look on the Paying for College tab.

Adding a late class?

Yes: If you want to register for a class that has already started, you will need a registration override from your instructor. Instructors can submit an override that allows you to register for the class in MyPCC. Late registrations must be submitted within two business days after the course drop deadline. For example, for 8-12 week classes, the late add deadline is the second Tuesday of the term. Shorter classes have less time to add.

If you sign up for a class after the payment due date, you must pay in full (have another way to pay in place) immediately. If your payment arrangements are delayed, your courses may be deleted, and you might get late fees, financial holds, or collections.

Pay your bill using PCC-Pay in MyPCC. For more information on deadlines and payment options, visit Tuition and Fees or log in to MyPCC and look on the Paying for College tab.

No: Don't forget that you can always look at your detailed schedule in MyPCC on the My Courses tab.

Do you have your student ID card?

Yes: Great! If you want to use campus services like shuttles and computer labs, you need to validate your ID card each term. Validation stickers are available for registered students at any Registration Office.

No: Many campus services require an ID card, such as the shuttles, checking out books at the library, and campus computer labs. After you register for classes, you can get an ID card at a Registration Office.

Need additional help?

Yes: There are many offices and departments here to help you. If you have questions about tutoring, study skills or career planning, ask your instructors or any PCC staff member for a point in the right direction. For a list of services, log in to MyPCC and visit the Student Services channel on the PCC Life tab. Additionally, if you have a question about PCC, you can Ask the Panther (found in the right hand column of Panther Tracks and in MyPCC).

No: In case you need help later, remember that there are many offices and departments here to assist you. For a list of services, log in to MyPCC and visit the Student Services channel on the PCC Life tab. Additionally, if you have a question about PCC, you can Ask the Panther (found in the right hand column of Panther Tracks and in MyPCC).

Dropping a class?

Yes: To drop a class, log in to 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 (8-12 weeks) must be dropped by the first Saturday of the term. Other deadlines may apply to shorter term classes. Read more about how to drop a class.

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, log in to MyPCC and go to the Registration Services channel on the MyPCC Home tab. To receive a 100% tuition refund and not receive a W 'Withdraw' grade, full-term classes (8 to 12 weeks) must be dropped by the first Saturday of the term. Other deadlines may apply to shorter term classes. Read more about how to drop a class.