Accepted Students

Beginning your journey at Bay College

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Steps to Getting Started

Follow the steps below to setup your student accounts and begin your journey at Bay College.

Set up your personal password and take a look around at all the information available to you in myBay.


All students, except non-degree or guest students are required to provide placement scores (SAT, ACT, or on-campus assessments) taken within 3 years. Please mail assessment scores to the Bay College Admissions Office or fax to (906) 217-1714. Students who have SAT, ACT, Aleks, Accuplacer, or Compass scores greater than 3 years old will need to schedule an on-campus assessment time. Students attempting exemption from placement scores must provide appropriate documentation.

Students who wish to transfer in earned college credits from another institution should request official college transcripts from each college previously attended to be sent to the Bay College Admissions Office. You'll  receive written notification of the credits that transfer to Bay College.


email is the official form of communication at Bay College. Don’t miss out on important information from your instructors and Bay College.


Student housing is available on Bay College's Escanaba campus. Apply early as apartments are going fast!


Student Orientation is required for new students, formerly dual enrolled students and 5th year seniors. Orientation is designed to welcome you to Bay College, introduce you to the various departments and services on campus which can help with your success and provide you with information on using myBay, the powerful online system used by all Bay College students. Orientation program options vary by semester and by student. New, degree seeking students will be invited to orientation. For questions about orientation, please call the Admissions Office at 906-217-4010. To reserve your seat, please RSVP online.

Every student at Bay College is assigned a faculty advisor based on your major. Your advisor will assist you with proper course selection.

Registration is the process where you select your courses and register. Open registration times vary by semester. Please visit myBay for open registration periods.

The Student Accounts Office will email your statement to your Bay College email account. Be aware of tuition due dates and make payment arrangements accordingly.

The Follett Bookstore located on Bay College's Escanaba campus is an invaluable resource. You can also visit the Bay College bookstore online.