• Summer hours for in-person registration are Monday-Thursday from 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. Register online 24/7

New Jersey residents who live outside Bergen County and wish to attend Bergen Community College can apply for chargeback support.
Chargeback enables a student to pay In-County tuition rates. The difference in tuition will be paid by student’s home county.

Chargeback requests may be approved by Home Counties for the following:

  1. The county’s community college does not offer the program or course.
  2. The county’s community college does not have space available in the program or course.

Chargeback Documents Submission Deadline

Please adhere to the below listed deadline dates.

Deadline dates for submission of chargeback documents for Paramus, Lyndhurst, and Hackensack:

Semester Date
Fall 2024 October 7, 2024
Summer II 2024 July 29, 2024
Summer I and U 2024 June 10, 2024
Spring 2024 February 19, 2024
Previous Semesters/Sessions Deadlines already passed.
Chargebacks no longer accepted.

NOTES

  1. We will NO LONGER accept any chargeback application or documents after the deadline for the semester has already passed.
  2. Faxed, In-person or Email copies WILL NOT be accepted. 

To complete the chargeback application form and provide supporting documents, you must use the BCC Bursar/Chargeback Documents Submission Portal below.

Chargeback Application Process

The chargebacks application is filed based on the residency status.
To apply for and receive a chargeback, the student must do the following:

  • For Bergen County Residents attending out of county community colleges 

STEP 1 – Complete the Chargeback Form for Bergen County residents (In County)

STEP 2 – Return the completed paperwork to the Office of Admissions and Recruitment (Room SC-110, Pitkin Education Center, at the College’s main campus in Paramus, NJ).

  • For the Out of County Residents attending Bergen Community College

STEP 1 – Complete the Chargeback Form for non-Bergen County residents (Out of County) and return it to the Office of Admissions and Recruitment (Room SC-110, Pitkin Education Center, at the College’s main campus in Paramus, NJ) for review.

STEP 2 – Take the completed paperwork [provided by the Office of Admissions and Recruitment] to the home-county community college for approval.

STEP 3 – Submit, online to the Bergen CC /Bursar Office, the Certificate of the Inability to Admit WITH any additional paperwork to the County Treasurer in the home county for approval.

STEP 4 – To upload the requested documents, including the approved Certificate of the Inability to Admit AND Certificate of Residence, click here or follow the link below.             

BCC Bursar/Chargeback Documents Submission Portal