Notice for Admission - Academic Year 2020-2021

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Welcome to the Barbados Community College, Academic Year 2020-2021. Please read the following information carefully to register for the upcoming school year.


Semester 1 Calendar for the Academic Year 2020-2021


Semester classes start (Continuing Students)

Monday, August 31, 2020

Semester classes start New Students – Hospitality Institute, Health Sciences & Commerce – PART-TIME ONLY, Bachelor In Education: Tech and Voc. Monday, September 14, 2020
Orientation (All new students) September 14 – 25, 2020
Semester classes start New Students - ALL OTHER DIVISIONS September 28, 2020
Mid-Semester Break Continuing students only October 22 - 23, 2020
Independence Day (Holiday) Monday, November 30, 2020
Teaching Ends Friday, November 27, 2020
Reading Week December 1 - 4, 2020
Assessment/Examination Period December 7 - 18, 2020
Prepared by the Office of the Registrar, August 31, 2020  


Continuing Students


Start date: Monday 31 August, 2020


Message to Continuing Students from Principal


Registration for CORES and Electives: Monday 7 until Friday 11 September, 2020. Please click the link to register


Registration for Core 100 will commence at a later date to be announced.

Students are asked to contact the Office of Student Affairs for any further assistance.



*New Students


Start date: Monday 14 September, 2020 for students in the Hospitality Institute, Division of Commerce – Part-time, and Bachelor Degree Technical and Vocational Studies.

Orientation: Monday 14 September until Friday 25 September, 2020. Further information would be provided.


  1. Students receiving confirmation letters and packages for these Divisions are asked to carefully review all documents.
  2. Students are asked to complete mandatory documents only.


Divison of Health Sciences 

Please note classes for the student intake for the Division of Health Sciences will commence on Monday 21 September, 2020. Orientation for the Division of Health Sciences will be held on Friday 11 September at 11.00 am in the Barbados Community College Gym, Eyrie Campus.



**Prospective Students


Start date: Monday 28 September, 2020 for all students awaiting CSEC or CAPE results

Orientation: Monday 14 September until Friday 25 September, 2020. 


  1. All new and prospective students are invited to the virtual orientation and virtual tour of the campus.
  2. Please click here to view the orientation information.


Safety Protocols 


All students entering the campuses at Eyrie and the Hospitality Institute are asked to note that strict health and safety protocols will be undertaken in alignment with those from the Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training and the Ministry of Health and Wellness. Students and any other visitors to the campus will be required to adhere to social distancing, hands will be sanitised and temperature checks will be taken at the forehead or just behind the ear.


The following procedures should be observed and adhered to by ALL persons on BCC campuses:

  • Frequently wash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or using hand sanitizers that contain at least 70% alcohol especially after using commonly touched objects or coming into contact with someone that is ill;
  • Avoid all social interaction when sick with fever, chills, aches, nausea, vomiting or diarrhea. (Persons should also be mindful of the loss of taste and smell for some individuals outside of the usual COVID-19 symptoms). Stay at home and away from work if you are sick and have the above COVID-19 symptoms or have had recent contact with a person with COVID-19!  Monitor your health!
  • Avoid touching your face, nose and mouth and rubbing your eyes unless hands have been washed.
  • Practice proper coughing and sneezing etiquette.
  • Properly dispose of anything that comes in contact with your mouth such as tissue or plastic eating utensils.
  • Avoid coming into contact with individuals displaying symptoms of illness.
  • Keep a distance of approximately six feet from the nearest person while working.
  • Avoid congregating in public spaces.


Persons seeking additional information should send an email to

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