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Guest Students

Just because you're away from your current college or university doesn't mean you can't pick up some course credits. Save time and money. Take classes at Delta this summer and keep working toward your degree.

Delta College student.
We make it easy to be a guest student. 
  • At $115 per contact hour for in-district tuition, it's very affordable.
  • It's close to home.
  • With hundreds of 100 and 200-level classes, you’re sure to find what you need.
  • Learn with state-of-the-art facilities.
  • Online or on campus. 7½, 10 or 15-week classes. 
  • Plus, Delta credits transfer easily. (Check out the Transfer Wizard.) 

Important Dates

Spring/Summer 2020
  • Registration begins - March 19, 2019
  • First payment due date - April 28, 2020
  • Classes begin - May 11, 2020

Getting started


Complete and submit the online application as a “College Guest" admit type.

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Submit the Michigan uniform undergraduate guest application

Print, complete and submit the Michigan Uniform Undergraduate Guest Application (PDF). You must complete “Part I”, and your home college or university needs to complete “Part II”. Once complete, send to Delta's Admissions Office by fax at 989-667-2202, in person in room H Wing, or mail to Delta College, Admissions Office, 1961 Delta Road, University Center, MI 48710.

Set up your Portal account

You will use the Portal to access your Delta email, register for classes, view your financial information, view your grades, and much more. Let's get started!

Information you need to set up your Portal account

  • Delta College Student ID number (included with your acceptance email and letter)
  • The last 4 digits of your Social Security Number

How to set up your Portal account

  • Visit the Portal to activate your account
  • At the log-in screen, click on Reset Password (in the lower right corner)
  • Follow the prompts


Register for classes

Registration can be done online through their Portal account. Simply log into Portal, click “Student Self-Service” menu, and then click the “Student Planning” link. Course registration opens at different times of the year depending on which semester you are starting. Please see the important dates section above.

Before logging in, download our step-by-step registration guide (PDF) to help you along the way.

Go to the Portal

Get your books and supplies

All of your books and supplies are available through the Delta College Bookstore. The Delta Bookstore is located in room N015 on main campus. Bring your class schedule with you, and the staff at the bookstore can help you find everything you’ll need.

Visit the Bookstore

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    Plan your schedule

    We know you are busy. Delta offers flexible course options, including online, blended, day, afternoon and evening classes. We also have satellite campuses in Bay City, Midland and Saginaw. Plan ahead by using our class search so you can get the classes you need, when you need them. 

    Search for classes

SUCCESS TIP:  Consult the transfer wizard!

The transfer wizard makes sure the classes you take at Delta will count for the credits you want at your college. It's a great resource for guest students wanting to save a few dollars and get ahead by taking classes at Delta during the summer. 


Less than half the cost of a public university, with the same quality education.


At Delta, you get small class sizes with professors who see your potential and resources to help you succeed. 


Delta has free tutoring and writing and presentation support.

Michael Dwan

"Delta’s more closely knit than I expected. You see people you know from high school and you meet new people in class. Everyone’s friendly, it’s cool."

Michael Dwan
Delta College Accounting student
Transferring to MSU
Honors Leadership Board President