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:
- The county’s community college does not offer the program or course.
- The county’s community college does not have space available in the program or course.
Chargeback Documents Submission Deadline
Deadline dates for submission of chargeback documents for Paramus, Lyndhurst, and Hackensack:
|Summer I & U 2023||June 9, 2023|
|Summer II 2023||July 28, 2023|
|Fall 2023||October 9, 2023|
|Winter 2024||January 8, 2024|
|Spring 2024||February 19, 2024|
- Faxed, In-person or Email copies WILL NOT be accepted.
- Please adhere to the above listed deadline dates.
- We will NO LONGER accept any chargebacks after the deadline of the semester posted.
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.