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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 and keep working toward your degree.

Delta College student
We make it easy to be a guest student. 
  • At $121 per contact hour for in-district tuition, it's very affordable.
  • It's close to home.
  • Hundreds of 100 and 200-level classes, no prerequisites.
  • Learn in state-of-the-art facilities.
  • Online or on campus. 7½, 10 or 15-week classes.
  • Plus, Delta credits transfer easily. (Check out the MI Transfer Network)

Getting Started

Follow these steps to starting classes at Delta and getting that much closer to reaching your career goals. 

Step # 1:  Apply to Delta

Create an account (use personal email) and submit a new guest application. All guest students will need to complete a new admissions guest application each semester.

Choosing the correct student type:

  • Select “Guest Student” if you are currently attending another institution.


Step #2: Account Activation and Multifactor Authentication (MFA)

About four hours after receiving your acceptance email, you'll receive an email from with instructions on setting up your Delta account.

This account will give you access to your Delta email, Student Self-Service and much more. The activation process is most easily done on a device other than your cell phone.

Need help setting up your MFA? We have a team available to assist you with access issues to campus technology. You can also check out our online step-by-step guides.


Step #3: Register for classes

Once you've set up your Delta account, go to, select the tools drop down in the top right corner, and select Student Self-Service. 

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

If you are having trouble registering please contact the Advising office at 989-686-9330. To schedule an appointment with a Student Success Advisor, visit Pioneer Connect.

Advising is not required for guest students but is highly recommended.


Tips For Success

Important Dates

Spring 2022
  • Registration - open now!
  • First payment due date - April 5, 2022
  • Classes begin - May 9, 2022
Fall 2022
  • Open registration - March 18, 2022
  • First payment due date - July 26, 2022
  • Classes begin - August 27, 2022
  • Students on laptop in Courtyard
    Plan your schedule

    We know you are busy. Delta offers flexible course options, including online, blended, day, afternoon and evening classes. We also have downtown centers 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. 

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SUCCESS TIP: Consult MITransfer  

The MITransfer - Michigan Transfer Network can help you make 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