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Frequently Asked Questions (pdf)


In order to register, you must complete these steps:

  • Complete the UCB Admissions Application
  • Apply for FAFSA ( – you will need 2017 taxes to apply for SPRING 2020
  • Get a copy of your High School Diploma/Transcript or GED
  • Have your Health Insurance Card (for 3 or more classes only)
  • Get a copy of your Immunization Records (for 4 or more classes only)
  • Send your college transcript (if you have passed College Writing I or II)
  • Complete a writing placement (if you have NOT passed College Writing I or II) – Come in any time to complete this step. Please allow 45 minutes.
  • Come to registration and see an advisor. Once you have completed the steps above, see an Advisor at our offices during Fall registration.

At registration, take the following to the registration desk:

  • Completed Application
  • $15 Application Fee (Effective January 10, 2020)
  • Completed Registration Form (You will complete this form with an advisor)
  • FAFSA Confirmation page or other form of payment (cash, check, debit, credit, voucher or scholarship confirmation)
  • Proof of Health Insurance (for 3 or more classes only)
  • Copy of your Immunization Records (for 4 or more classes only)
  • $20 Student Activity Fee (Effective January 10, 2020

Process of Registration (during registration week):

  • Pick up registration package from the Check-in desk.
  • Bring application + forms to Student Services
  • Complete Registration form Part one with Academic Advisor
  • Bring Registration form and all other documents as needed to Enrollment Office / Front Desk
  • Pay Fees at Financial Office



The Urban College of Boston (UCB) is an independent, co-educational two-year institution located in the heart of downtown Boston. UCB is chartered by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to offer programs of study leading to the Associate of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education, Human Services Administration and General Studies. UCB also offers a range of certificate programs and continuing education courses.


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