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Blinn offers Saturday student services virtually and on campus

The Fall 2020 semester begins on Monday, Aug. 24

August 10, 2020

The Blinn College District will offer face-to-face and remote student services in Brenham and Bryan on Saturday, Aug. 15, and Saturday, Aug. 22.

Blinn will offer academic advising, business services, disability services, financial aid, and housing services from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and limited computers will be available for registration. Staff also will offer full services, including registration, over the phone at 979-830-4000. Facemasks will be required on site and the number of individuals admitted into each building will be limited based upon social distancing guidelines.

“We encourage students to utilize the phone service on both dates, as enrollment services specialists will be available to walk them through the process,” said Christy Johanson, Dean of Enrollment Services and Registrar. “Due to social distancing requirements at these locations, we also anticipate shorter wait times on the phone.”

Blinn’s Fall semester begins Monday, Aug. 24, and registration is available through Sunday, Aug. 23.

To receive services in person, students can visit the Central Administrative Services Building, located at 3125 S. Texas Avenue, Suite 1900, at the Tejas Center in Bryan or the Blinn-Brenham Campus Administration Building, located at 802 Green Street in Brenham.

Students will check in at the doors and be asked to provide a phone number where they will be called or texted when it is their turn to enter the building. One parent or guardian may accompany students and visitors must wear facemasks covering their nose and mouth to enter the facility. Blinn staff accept only checks and credit cards on site.

Student IDs can be picked up on campus beginning Monday, Aug. 17. Students who reside on campus will receive their student ID as part of the move-in process.

Prospective students also can email with their name, Blinn ID number, and cell phone number to receive personalized registration assistance.

To prepare for a Fall semester in which courses will be available online and on campus, Blinn has developed the Back With Blinn plan outlining the steps Blinn is taking to keep its campuses safe and to continue to provide a quality class experience. Full details are available at Students must pay or establish a payment plan the same day they register to maintain their chosen course schedule.

Prospective students can apply to Blinn via the application. Once admitted, they can register for classes at Blinn recommends that all students speak to an academic advisor prior to registering for classes.

Blinn set new enrollment records in each term of the 2019-20 academic year, including the Fall, Winter Minimester, Spring, May Minimester, Summer I and Summer II terms.

Blinn’s academic transfer rate is the highest in the state, according to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, and data from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board’s shows that out-of-district Blinn students taking 30 credit hours will save $4,514 (44%) in tuition and fees compared to in-state residents at the average Texas public university.

In addition to Blinn’s low tuition and fees, the Blinn Foundation offers more than 200 endowed scholarships available to incoming and returning students from a wide range of backgrounds, majors, and experiences. Current and prospective students can complete a single application to apply for all Blinn scholarships at











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