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Returning Students

You've decided Delta is the right place for you. We're happy to have you back!

Most returning students find it helpful to meet with Academic Advising to get back on track. We are here to help you reach your career goals and answer your questions so you can keep moving toward your degree.

Students working in Founders Hall

Getting Started

Apply for financial aid 

Fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at and use Delta’s school code of 002251

Don't forget to visit the financial aid self-service hub to accept your aid.

Delta College offers a variety of financial aid programs, scholarships and on-campus employment.


Meet with an academic advisor

Although not required, we recommend students meet with an academic advisor. Our advisors will walk you through your class selection, the services we offer, and will get you started in reaching your goals. Contact the advising office for availability for appointments and walk in schedule 989-686-9330. The Academic Advising office is located in D102 at our main campus.

Visit Academic Advising

Register for classes

Registration can be done online through their Portal account. Simply log in to the Portal, click “WebAdvisor” 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.


Pay tuition

Tuition must be paid by the payment due date or at the time of course registration. Delta offers a variety of payment options: 

  • Pay online through your Portal account. 
  • By phone or in person at the Finance Office in Room B118 or by phone at 989-686-9394. 
  • Sign up for our convenient Tuition Payment Plan through your Portal account.

Remember, your reserved seat in a class will be dropped if you don’t make a payment by the due date.

Get your books

All of your books and supplies are available through the Delta College Bookstore. Students are able to purchase or rent their books at the bookstore or online. The Delta Bookstore is located in room N015 on main campus. Bring your class schedule from your Portal account with you and you’ll be ready to go. 

Visit the Bookstore


You are now ready to start your classes and are one step closer to reaching your goals!

SUCCESS TIP: Think big. 

It's easy to settle. It's challenging to set ambitious goals and go after them. Be ambitious. Think big about your future. 

Half the cost

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

Interest free

An interest-free tuition plan that spreads out your payments.

Fifty percent

Half of Delta students receive some form of assistance.

Meghan Lepien

"Something I would say to anybody considering coming to Delta is, 'Go for it!' The best thing you can do is further your education for yourself. There’s nothing to be scared of."

Meghan Lepien
Residential Construction student