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Admissions & Aid

Union County College

Visiting Students


We welcome Visiting Students to

Union County College


To view course availability, click here. Click on “Advanced Search” and search for your course!

Here are the steps to apply and register as a Visiting Student:

  1. Submit your application for admission

Please note: when creating your account to complete your online application you may not use another college’s email address.

    • If you attended Union County College in the past – you will log in to the application portal with the username/password combination you created previously
    • Be sure to select “I am currently enrolled in another institution, and intend to enroll in Union County College as a visiting student.
    • Complete your free application here

For new applicants: Your application will be processed in minutes – you will receive an email with your student ID number as well as your user name and password.

  1. Register for Classes
    • Steps before registration
      • It is your responsibility to ensure credits taken at Union County College will transfer back to your home institution
      • Visit http://www.njtransfer.org for more information on transferring your credits to a NJ State institution
    • Steps to complete registration
      • Plan your classes in Self-Service
        • Log in with your username/password, click on Advising
      • Make sure you click “Register Now” to register for your planned classes; once courses are in a green status, you are registered.
      • If you have questions about how to navigate Student Planning, please click here for further instructions
    • Steps after registration
      • Check your college email and the college website often for class cancellations
      • Schedule changes
        • You can add classes until the day prior to the first day of classes
        • You will not be charged for classes dropped prior to the start of the semester
        • Classes dropped after the start of the semester are subject to the College’s refund policy
  1. Pay for your Classes
    • In your Student Planning account, make a payment
      • On the left side of your screen, select Financial Information
      • Select the appropriate semester and follow the prompts to enter your payment information
    • Tuition and Fees
    • Visit a Student Services Center to purchase a parking permit (see #4 below for locations and hours of operation).
  1. Questions?

If you have additional questions, contact studentservices@ucc.edu or visit a Student Services Center in Cranford, Elizabeth, or Plainfield.


Student Services Centers on all campuses are open Monday – Thursday: 8:30 am – 7:30 pm, Friday: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Cranford Campus: 1033 Springfield Avenue, Student Development Building, 1st Floor
Elizabeth Campus: 12 W. Jersey Street, Lessner Building, 1st Floor
Plainfield Campus: 232 E. 2nd Street, Logos Building, 1st Floor