Why do I need to go to New Student Orientation?

New Student Orientation sessions are designed to provide students with important information to help them succeed in college. Sessions will cover financial aid and procedures involving course selection, advising and tuition payments. In addition, students will learn how to use the Student Portal and register for classes.

How do I change my academic program?

You will need to complete a form if you decide to change your academic program. See the Admissions Office (Blake Hall, room 111); they will assist you with the process. You can also change your academic program online through the Student Portal.

When do I register for classes?

Before registering for classes, you must have a complete admissions file. After completing your admissions file, you will be assigned an advisor (for degree/certificate-seeking students) who will help you choose classes. After you complete your admissions file and meet with your assigned advisor, you will be able to register for classes.

After the admissions file is complete, non-degree/certificate-seeking students are able to register during all open registration dates. If you have questions, call  (406) 756-3846 or email registrationinfo@fvcc.edu.

How do I register for classes?

Students are encouraged to register online; however, we will gladly accept paper registrations. You can find detailed online registration instructions on the Student Portal. If you have questions, call (406) 756-3846 or email registrationinfo@fvcc.edu.

Who is my advisor?

Look for your acceptance letter. After completing your admissions file, you will receive an acceptance letter indicating who your academic advisor is. You will be assigned an advisor based on your academic program. If you choose to change your advisor, you may do so with the Student Support Center.

What if I don’t know what classes to register for?

It is required that all degree/certificate-seeking students meet with their academic advisor before registering for any classes. Your advisor will help you choose appropriate classes in order to complete your degree. You can schedule an appointment by calling the Student Support Center at (406) 756-3880.

How much does it cost?

Our tuition and fees are determined by residency. The cost of books will vary depending on the courses for which you register. We encourage full-time students to budget approximately $500 per semester for textbooks. You can find our current tuition and fees by clicking here

How do I pay for classes?

There are many payment options available at FVCC. The Business Office will work with you to set up payment plans. You can make a payment online or stop in the Business Office located in the Blake Hall/Student Center Administration Building Room 132.

How do I purchase textbooks?

You can order your books online through the FVCC Bookstore, or come into the bookstore. The FVCC Bookstore is located in the Blake Hall building. The bookstore carries both used and new textbooks, but generally the used books go fast.

What if my class is canceled?

If you are enrolled in a course that is canceled, all tuition and fees will automatically be refunded if you have already paid your tuition and fees in full. You do not need to withdraw from the course.