I am an … Undocumented or DACA applicant

An applicant seeking to enroll as a student at STCC who has either undocumented immigration status or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status.

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  • Explore Programs

    Visit the Degrees & Certificates page to see all of our credit program offerings or to narrow down your options based on your interests or a particular area of study.

    Additionally, STCC offers many short-term Workforce Development Center opportunities, as well as some other educational opportunities for our community, including classes for English Language Learners.

    If you have questions, please contact the Admissions office at 413-755-3333, email Admissions@stcc.edu , or stop by Building 19, Room 168.

  • Complete Admissions Application

    Apply to STCC

    *DACA students should also submit the following in order to qualify for in-state tuition - C-33 work permit (Employment Authorization Documentation), I-797 (Notice of Action) and proof of Massachusetts residency for six months or more.

    Transfer Credits: STCC welcomes transfer students from other Colleges and Universities, and our Admissions staff will ensure that you receive proper credit for the coursework you have successfully completed elsewhere. Refer to Admissions Policies for information on the Transfer Credit Policy.

    If you have questions, please contact the Admissions Office at 413-755-3333, email Admissions@stcc.edu, or stop by Building 19, Room 168.

  • Contact the Office of Disability Services, if Needed

    If you have a documented disability and want information about academic accommodations, or need accommodations for the placement test, contact the Office of Disability Services at 413-755-4785, email disability-services@stcc.edu, or stop by Building 19, Room 141.

    For more information go to Disability Services.

  • Attend Mandatory New Student Orientation

    You will receive an acceptance packet in the mail from the Admissions Office with a New Student Orientation (NSO) date once you have been accepted to the college.

    If you have questions, please contact the Admissions Office at (413) 755-3333, email Admissions@stcc.edu, or stop by Building 19, Room 168.

  • Log in to STCCNET Student Portal And Email Account

    You should receive login information in the mail within 2 weeks of being accepted to the college. For technical support contact the Student Help Desk at (413) 755-4016, email HelpDesk@stcc.edu, or stop by Building 19, Room 171.

  • Complete/Submit CORI/SORI Forms (if applicable)

    Must be completed if enrolled in School of Health and Patient Simulation programs or the Early Childhood Education program. To see a full listing of programs and whether the CORI/SORI is required go to Health Services.

    If you have questions please contact the Health and Wellness Center at 413-755-4230, email healthservices@stcc.edu, or stop by Building 19, Room 177.

  • Submit Health Forms

    For more information on what forms you need based on whether you are a full-time (enrolled in 12 or more credits) or part-time (enrolled in 11 credits or less) student and your academic program, go to Health Services.

    If you have questions please contact the Health and Wellness Center at 413-755-4230, email healthservices@stcc.edu, or stop by Building 19, Room 177.

  • Take Placement Test

    At the end of your New Student Orientation, you will choose a New Student Testing and Registration date. On the selected date, you will return to campus to take your placement tests. For more information go to Placement Assessments.

    If you have questions, please contact the Testing and Assessment Center (413) 755-4709, email testing-assessment-center@stcc.edu, or stop by, Building 19, Room 238.

  • Register for Classes

    After you complete the placement tests on your New Student Testing and Registration date, you will meet with an advisor to register for classes.

    If you have questions, please contact the Academic Advising and Transfer Center at 413-755-4857, email advisor@stcc.edu, or stop by Building 19, Room 232.

  • Arrange To Pay For Classes

    Undocumented and DACA students are not eligible for state or Federal financial aid. Pay your bill or set up a payment plan online through your STCCNet Student Portal account by the payment due date. If your bill is not paid or a payment arrangement has not been set up, you may risk losing your class schedule. Go to Billing Information to see the schedule of payment due dates, acceptable payment arrangements and payment methods.

    *DACA students are eligible for tuition credit if they have received the John and Abigial Adams Scholarship.

    If you have questions, contact Student Financial Services at 413-755-4214, email SFS@stcc.edu, or stop by Building 19, Room 287.

  • Get Your RAM Card (Student ID)

    In order to get your RamCard:

    • A valid state or government issued photo identification such as a driver's license or passport must be presented at the time your RamCard photo is taken and when RamCards are picked up (the college cannot accept permits for a Ramcard as these are not valid for identification).
    • Students must be registered for classes.

    Please note that it takes approximately one hour for the registration system to relay student information to the RamCard database so students will become eligible to have their RamCard picture taken about one hour after they register (during RamCard business hours).

    If you have any questions contact Student Financial Services at 413-755-4214, email SFS@stcc.edu, or stop by Building 19, Room 287.

  • Waive Your Health Insurance

    For information about STCC student health insurance plans and step-by-step instructions on how to waive your health insurance, go to Health Insurance Information.

    If you have any questions contact Student Financial Services at 413-755-4214, email SFS@stcc.edu, or stop by Building 19, Room 287.

  • Apply For a Parking Decal or Bus Pass

    In order to apply for a parking decal or bus pass, payment arrangements must be in place, either; classes paid in full, a payment plan set-up or financial aid file complete.

    Go to Parking and Transportation for information on requesting a parking decal or bus pass.

    If you have questions contact the Parking Office at 413-755-4238, email parking@stcc.edu or stop by Building 19, Room 269.

  • Buy or Rent Your Books

    To find out information on purchasing the books and materials you will need for your classes or to order your books online, go to STCC Bookstore for more information.

    For questions contact the Bookstore at (413) 755-4431 or stop by Building 19, 1st Floor.

  • Congratulations! You Are Ready to Start Your Classes

    Go to the Academic Calendar to see the date that classes begin!