In the interest of the health and safety of Bergen Community College students, faculty and staff, and in order to make additional adjustments to its reopening plan, the institution will postpone the start of in-person instruction for the fall 2020 semester until Monday, Sept. 21, 2020. Classes taking place remotely/online will begin as scheduled tomorrow, Wednesday, Sept. 2 – as will the remote/online components of in-person classes. Faculty will communicate with their students to discuss changes to their individual course syllabi. Bergen employees seeking to access the main campus to conduct official College business may continue to do so.

For students interested in taking fall 2020 semester classes, registration will remain open online through Tuesday, Sept. 8.

The College will provide regular updates on its reopening plan via, its official social media accounts and Bergen email.

Based in Paramus, Bergen Community College (, a public two-year coeducational college, enrolls more than 13,000 students at locations in Paramus, the Philip Ciarco Jr. Learning Center in Hackensack and Bergen Community College at the Meadowlands in Lyndhurst. The College offers associate degree, certificate and continuing education programs in a variety of fields. More students graduate from Bergen than any other community college in the state.

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