Fall 2020 Student Registration Process

Greetings, in our effort to prioritize the health and safety of our students, faculty and staff, BCC has transitioned from in-person registration to an online process. BCC must maintain adherence to the BTBC Incident Command COVID-19 restrictions.  Please plan on scheduling a time to meet with your counselor, advisor, and staff member for registration via Zoom, email, or phone call, if you are not able to get through on the phone, please leave your name and a contact number and your call will be returned. When you come on campus to pick up your IT information, you will be required to wear a mask, social distance, and have your temperature taken and complete a short form.

Please note: Students will need to download the Zoom and Jotform apps. (Notice: Please use your bfcc.edu email when creating your Jotform account. You’ll receive your bfcc.edu email after Step 4 )

Step 1 – New Student Orientation

Linda Sue Racine

Orientation dates August 17-20 and August 24-27. There are two sessions each day and the times are: 9-12 pm and 1-3 pm.

  • Students call or email Linda Sue for scheduling.
  • Online Student Orientation is available through the Blackfeet Community College Facebook page. A link is provided for orientation for each session. Follow the directions to access the video. Write down the meeting ID so you have it to enter the meeting.
  • Students will need to create Zoom accounts to access orientation.

9 AM Orientation Zoom Link

1 pm Orientation Zoom Link

If you have any questions call Linda Sue at 406-338-5421, ext 2265 or send her an email at linda_sue@bfcc.edu

Step 2 – New Student Assessments

Academic Enrichment Services

Connie Hipp – Reading

Shannon Salois – Math

Assessment dates August 17-20 & August 24–27, 2020. There are two sessions each day and the times are: 9-12 and 1-3

  • Students will be contacted by AES staff and scheduled for an appointment.
  • Each section will be limited to 5 students.
  • Students must wear masks and check-in at the main BPL door area to have their temperature taken and complete the check-in form.
  • Students will social distance during testing.

If you have any questions call 406-338-5421, Elaine at ext 2262, Andi at ext 2325, or Gerald at ext 2242.

Step 3 – Admissions

Ali Smith

The Admissions Technician has been assigned a cell phone (406) 845-4081 to improve communication and services for students.

  • Contact Ali for application information. Please call or email her at alismith@bfcc.edu . If you need to leave a message, leave your name and number and your call will be returned. Applications are available through US mail and email. You can also apply online here Online Admissions Application.
  • Once your file is complete Ali will process your admissions letter. The letters can be picked up at BPL or standard US mail, or email.
  • Students will be assigned a student identification number and advisor depending on their major if they are new during admissions.
  • The Admissions Technician will be on campus due to the need to access student files.
  • Student Files require official Certificates of Indian Blood, High School transcripts, Immunization records, and, verification of Social Security number.
  • The Admissions Technician has two drop boxes located outside the south side of Beaver Painted Lodge building.

If you have any questions please call Ali at 406-338-5421, Ext 2243, or 406-845-4081.

Step 4 – IT Department (BPL123)

IT Department Staff

Students need to text 406-845-5807 or email IT at askbcc@bfcc.edu to set up an appointment.

  • Students will be interviewed to determine if they need a laptop/internet access.
  • IT will assign the email and log-in information from Ashes Chief Building.
  • Laptop distribution will take place in Ashes Chief Building. Watch for signage. You will be required to adhere to COVID-19 social distancing, wear a mask, complete a short form, and check-in at the temperature kiosk.
  • Students will need to complete a checkout form. A laptop check-out will be in- person only. Students must pick up themselves.

If you have any questions text 406-845-5807 or email askbcc@bfcc.edu.

Step 5 – Student ID

Marissa Bremner

Students will fill out their information and attach a photo for their ID. You can also access the form here Student ID form

The ID’s will be mailed to the students.

If you have any questions please email Marissa at mbremner@bfcc.edu

Or call 406-338-5421, Marissa at ext 2261.

Step 6 – Academic Advising

Division Chairs and Faculty

Students need to call or email the administrative assistant for their division to schedule an appointment.

  • New students will need to contact their advisor to schedule a zoom meeting. (Notice the list of degree programs and contact the correct admin assistant to schedule your meeting.)
  • Returning students will work with their current advisor through ZOOM.

BCC is diligently working on Blackbaud the new database platform for the college. We are on track to process all registration online. In the event we are unable to have online registration the following process will apply.

New students will be assigned an advisor during admissions. Depending on their declared major. Students need to contact their advisor through the division administrative assistant to set up a zoom advising session or phone call. Students can call, if no one answers, leave your name and phone number and your call will be returned. If you choose, you can send an email and you will be scheduled for an advising appointment. You will receive a reply to your email with your appointment information.

  • Students will need to create a Jotform log-in account using their bfcc.edu email accounts.
  • The Division Chairs and Faculty will send a jotform link to the student to complete the registration form that is available on the BCC website.
  • In some cases, the advisor will utilize a paper form. If the division chair completes the paper form, these forms will be delivered to the Registrar’s office by the Division Administrative Assistant and students will be entered into their courses.

Students, to set up an advising appointment, have any questions or need to contact your advisor call 406-338-5411 and at the prompt dial the admin assistant extension, if no one answers, please leave a message with your name and contact number, your call will be returned or send an email to the admin assistant.

Division of Human Services: Ilona Vaile, email: Ilona@bfcc.edu or ext 2234

  • AA – Addiction Studies
  • AA – Behavioral Health Aid (build your own)
  • AA – Psychology
  • AA – Social Work
  • AS – Criminal Justice Legal Studies
  • Certificate: Behavioral Health Aide
  • Certificate: Blackfeet Legal Studies

Division of Humanities: Jeremiah Kennedy, email: jeremiah.k@bfcc.edu or ext 2286

  • AA – Liberal Studies
  • AA – Piikani Studies and Language

School of Nursing: Shaunell Wippert, email: Shaunell.w@bfcc.edu or ext 2915

  • AS – Nursing/ASN

Division of Business & Information Technology: Rose Gobert, email: rose.g@bfcc.edu or ext 2608

  • AS – Accounting
  • AS Business Management
  • Certificate: Records Information Management

Division of Education: Valerie Monroe, email: valerie.m@bfcc.edu or ext 2912

  • AS – Elementary Education
  • AAS – Early Childhood Education
  • Certificate: Early Childhood Development

Division of Math/Science: Crystal Old Chief, email: crystal@bfcc.edu or ext 2812

  • AS – Environmental Studies
  • AS – Health Science
  • AS – Hydrology Technician
  • AS – Pre-Engineering
  • Certificate: Geographical Information Systems
  • Certificate: Hydrology Technician Aide

Step 7 – Registration

Helen Horn & Wayne Smith

  • Registration Hours are M – F 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
  • The following forms will be available on the bfcc.edu website:

BCC is diligently working on Blackbaud the new database platform for the college. We are on track to process all registration online. In the event we are unable to have online registration the following process will apply.

  • Students will email or call the administrative assistant to set up an advising appointment. The advisor will provide the link to the registration form.
  • In the event, an advisor has to use a paper registration. The forms will be brought to the Registrar’s Office by the Division Administrative Assistants throughout the week of registration.
  • Students will be registered in their courses. Student’s schedules will be available on the JICS web portal. If you need a paper copy please send an email and we will send you a pdf schedule.

If you have any questions call 406-338-5421, Helen, email: hhorn@bfcc.edu or ext 2244 or Wayne, email: waynesmith@bfcc.edu or ext 2248.

Step 8 – Financial Aid

Gaylene DuCharme

  • Financial Aid Director is available to assist students with their Financial Aid.
  • The financial aid forms will be available on the JICS web portal, bfcc.edu website, and through email requests from students.
    • Students can return required forms through several options: Scan and email them, fax them to 406-338-3776, or utilize the dropbox.
  • Financial Aid Director/Financial Aid Technician can set up ZOOM meetings or phone calls with students to work on FAFSA or other situations that require more time.
  • Financial Aid Director is sending out YouTube videos on how to complete student’s FAFSA.

If you have any questions call 406-338-5421, Gaylene ext 2245 or send an email to gatk@bfcc.edu 

Step 9 – Student Accounts

Fern Shoots First

  • New & Returning Students: Student invoices will be mailed or emailed out by the third week of the semester.
  • Student Accounts will email student information to the Bookstore for Paula to process bookstore orders.

If you have questions, please call Fern at 406-338-5441, ext 2229, or send her an email at fernsf@bfcc.edu

Step 10 – Everfi

Helen Augare & Rachel Wippert

  • Students must email Helen Augare or Rachel Wippert to receive the Everfi link.
  • Students will receive an email with the link to complete Everfi.
  • Completion tracking will be monitored through Helen Augare and Financial Aid Director.
  • Students will be required to complete Everfi before their Financial Aid refunds are disbursed.

If you have any questions, please call Helen at ext 2760 or Rachel at ext 2238 email them at helen_augare@bfcc.edu and rachel@bfcc.edu 

Step 11 – Bookstore

Paula Bremner

New and returning students: If you are using Financial Aid – PELL to purchase your books

  • Please submit a copy of your PELL award letter to the bookstore and a quote from Fern that states how much they are allowed to purchase books.
  • If you are eligible to use a program or have a scholarship to purchase your books, you need to submit a copy of your award letter.
  • Students can order books and have them shipped to BCC (free of charge).
    • Book order turnaround time is approximately 3 days.
  • Bookstore staff will set up a curbside pick-up.

If you have any questions, please call Paula at 406-338-5441 ext 2217 or email her at pbremner@bfcc.edu

General Student Information:


  • Gerald Last Star will be coordinating tutoring.
  • Students email or call Gerald for the tutoring schedule.

If you have any questions, please call Gerald at 406-338-5421 ext 2242 or email him at gerald.l@bfcc.edu


Karen Davis

  • Students will need to contact Karen Davis. You can call, if there is no answer, leave your name and contact number and your call will be returned. If you want, you can send Karen an email and she will reply with an appointment time.
  • Students must Self-disclose to the Disabilities Coordinator or are directed to the Disabilities Coordinator for services.
  • After initial meeting with Disabilities Coordinator, students will need to submit the required documents. Students can drop them off at the BPL South Door (main entrance), there will be confidential (red) envelopes there for you to place your documents in.
  • Students will be required to complete the application for Vocational Rehabilitation services. Completed applications can be mailed to Karen, scanned and emailed to her, or dropped off.
  • The Disabilities Coordinator will make a referral to Blackfeet Voc-Rehab as needed. She will notify students when this process is complete.

If you have any questions, please call Karen Davis at 406-338-5421 ext 2233 or email her at kdavis@bfcc.edu

Student Activities

  • Digital student activities are being planned for the students.
  • Please watch your email and the various BCC facebook pages for more information and the student activities calendar.

If you have any questions, please call Daisy Gilham-Louis at 406-338-5421 ext 2232 or email her at dlouis@bfcc.edu

Student Counseling Services

  • Linda Sue Racine will coordinate the student counseling services. She can be contacted at linda_sue@bfcc.edu , or you can call 406-338-5421, ext 2265, 406-338-3396, or 406- 845-5253. If no answer, please leave your name and a number and your call will be returned.
  • Counselors will be assigned to students and work with them throughout the semester.
  • Division Chairs/Faculty will make referrals for students who are missing classes, falling behind in their studies, etc. and students will be contacted.
  • If the instructor would like a conference call the counselor will set that up.

If you need assistance, please reach out to your counselor or Linda Sue for assistance.

If you have any questions, please call Linda Sue or email her.