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 Application Process

Chargeback forms are available in the One-Stop Center, and in the Office of Admissions and Recruitment.

The chargebacks forms application are 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 the Certificate of the Inability to Admit WITH any additional paperwork to the County Treasurer in the home county for approval.

STEP 4 – Login on the below provided BCC Bursar Chargeback Documents Submission Portal to securely complete the chargeback request form, upload the submit requested verification documents (including the approved Certificate of the Inability to Admit AND Certificate of Residence).

Notes: You will need to use the BCC login information.

BCC Bursar/Chargeback Documents Submission Portal


NOTES

    1. Refer to the chargeback form instructions for processing time advisory.
    2. Emailed documents or Faxed copies will not be accepted. For in-person assistance, report to One Stop Center, Room OS-102 at the college’s main campus in Paramus, NJ.
    3. Complete the chargeback process by recommended deadline (refer to the dates listed below).

Chargeback Documents Submission Deadline

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

Semester

Date

Fall 2022 October 10, 2022
Summer I & U 2022 June 6, 2022
Summer II 2022 July 11, 2022
Spring 2022 February 18, 2022