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Paying Your Bills

You can view and pay your bill online using your MyBCC/WebAdvisor login. To avoid incurring late fees, be sure to respond to all bills by their designated deadline, regardless of whether they are partially covered by financial aid or another source of funding.

In the area below, you will find information about:

  • How to access and pay your bill online.
  • Information about accepted payment methods.
  • Managing your Student Health Insurance.
  • Payment Plans.
  • Our refund policy.

Contact Us

Email: studentbilling@berkshirecc.edu
Phone: 413-236-3043

Office Hours:
Monday 8:00 a.m. — 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday 8:00 a.m. — 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday

8:00 a.m. — 5:00 p.m.

Thursday

8:00 a.m. — 5:00 p.m.

Friday

8:00 a.m. — 4:00 p.m.

Semester Billing Schedule

When you register for classes, our online self-service billing tool will generate a bill for you that you can access by logging into your MyBCC/WebAdvisor account.

  • Fall semester bills are due in mid-August, while spring semester bills are due in mid-January. The actual due date will appear on your online statement.
  • Students who register after a bill due date has passed are expected to pay within 10 days of registering in fall/spring and at time of registration in summer.
  • If you have financial aid grants or loans, they will be credited to your account approximately 30-45 days after the start of the semester.

How to Access Your Bills

Instructions for Accessing the Online Self-Service Billing

  1. Log into your MyBCC account
  2. From the right-hand side of the screen, choose WebAdvisor.
  3. Choose Financial Info for Students.
  4. Choose View Account and Make Payments.

Areas of Interest

  • Accepted Payment Methods

    BCC accepts echecks, paper checks, cash, American Express*, Discover*, MasterCard*, and Visa*. Payments may be made:

    • By WebAdvisor, 24 hours a day (via www.berkshirecc.edu/mybcc)
    • By phone (debit/credit card) at 413-236-3043
    • In-person at the Student Accounts Office, located in the Field Administration Center, Room 108, on BCC’s main campus in Pittsfield
    • By mail (check or debit/credit card only), addressed to:

    Student Accounts Office
    Berkshire Community College
    1350 West Street
    Pittsfield, MA 01201

    Notice: Our payment vendor, Official Payments, charges a 2.50% service fee for processing each credit card or debit card transaction. If you pay using a credit card or debit card, this service fee will be added to your total amount owed. If you pay using an e-check, paper check, or cash, there is no service fee.

  • Authorizing a Third Party to View Your Bill & Make Payments

    While filling out the required Semester Response Form, you may authorize a parent, agency, or sponsor to view your bill and make payments on your behalf, to release your financial aid, and to accept or waive your MassPIRG contribution.

    Complete the Semester Response Form now

  • Bill Adjustments

    Students’ bills are adjusted up or down during a semester if they:

    • Enroll in a payment plan.*
      * If you are interested in a payment plan, please contact Student Accounts.
    • Register for additional credits.
    • Receive financial aid or scholarship awards that do not cover their charges in full.
  • Managing Student Health Insurance

    Health Insurance charges are charged to all students enrolled in 9 or more credits in a degree or certificate program.

    • Fall (9/1/2018 through 8/31/2019) – $1,879
    • Spring (1/1/2019 through 8/31/2019) – $1,254

    Information about accident and medical insurance, including a student health insurance waiver form is available online at https://www.gallagherstudent.com/berkshire

  • Past Due Balances

    A student with a past due balance of $100.00 or more will:

    • Receive a Late Fee Warning by email in mid-October for the Fall semester, in mid-March for Spring. A $100.00 Late Fee will be assessed one week later if the account remains in arrears.
    • A Business Office “hold” is also placed on the account, preventing the student from registering for the next term.
    • A series of four “demand” letters requiring immediate payment will be sent to the student.

    Failure to pay will result in the student’s account being turned over to an approved collection company, and the student will be responsible for all collection costs and other fees incurred in the collection of the debt.

  • Payment Plans

    To assist you in paying your bills, the College offers 5-month, 4-month, and 3-month payment plans depending on when the initial payment is made.

    Apply for a Payment Plan

    There is a non-refundable $30.00 application fee for setting up a payment plan. Students should plan to make their first payment and pay the application fee when they apply for a payment plan.

  • Refund Policy

    The college adheres to the following refund policy:

    • Non-attendance alone does not qualify a student for a refund. Students must initiate, in writing, a course drop or All College Withdrawal form; and
    • Credit course refunds are based on the student's official date of withdrawal as determined by the Registrar's Office;
    • Full refunds are granted for any course cancelled by the college; and
    • Refunds are processed within six weeks of withdrawl (refer to Per Credit Refund tables below).
    • Refund checks are mailed to the student's home address on file in the Registrar's office.
      Note: Credit card payments will be refunded to credit cards.

    Per Credit Refund Amounts
    Day & Evening Courses - 2018-2019 Academic Year*

    Fall & Spring Semesters Prior to first day of Semester**
    100%
    1 - 6 days of Semester**
    100%
    After 6th day of Semester
    0%
    Summer Courses Prior to first day of Semester**
    100%
    1 - 2 days of Semester**
    100%
    After 2nd day of Semester
    0%

    *Does not include Summer 2018
    **Refund Amount includes tuition and comprehensive fees unless otherwise noted as non-refundable.

  • Returned Check Policy

    A check with insufficient funds is generally deposited twice and only returned to the college if it does not clear the second time. Returned checks will result in the credit being removed from the student's account, and the assessment of a $20 returned check fee. Students will be notified in writing of this action. Repayment must then be made by cash, bank check, money order, or credit card.