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Big Y Employees Save $200 Per Class*

Significant Savings

The Quincy College tuition discount program assists Big Y employees in pursuing an even more affordable education. It’s easy to get started & save.

Follow the steps below or complete the Ask Admissions form>>

Big Y Foods, Inc. and Quincy College are proud to partner to bring access to educational and professional development opportunities to Big Y employees.

Whether you’re interested in pursuing an associate degree or certificate, earning credits for transfer to a four-year college, or enrolling in classes to upgrade your skills, Quincy College has a program of study to suit your schedule and academic goals.

*Big Y Foods, Inc. employees will receive a $200 per course discount. The discount only applies to for credit classes. For credit and non-credit class information, please contact Judy Benson, Admissions Associate at 617-984-1772 or

Ask Admissions

Have questions or need assistance? Complete the Ask Admissions form via the button below and an Admissions Associate will reach out to you.

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Steps to Savings

To enroll in courses at Quincy College and access the $200 per course discount, please follow the steps below:

Quincy College | Big Y Step One

Apply to Quincy College

You can apply to Quincy College online by completing the unique Big Y application. By entering BIGY in the waiver code field at the end of the application, we will waive the $30 application fee!


Quincy College | Big Y Step TwoSubmit Transcripts

Submit an official high school and college (if applicable) transcripts to the Quincy College Admissions Office at 1250 Hancock Street, Quincy, MA 02169.


Quincy College | Big Y Step Three Apply for Financial Aid

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form at and submit required documents to the Financial Aid Office. Quincy College school code is 002205.

Quincy College | Big Y Step Four  Take the Placement Test

Complete the Quincy College Placement Test for Math and English. The test is offered Monday and Wednesday 12:30 – 2 pm and Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays 8:30 am – 2 pm. An appointment is not required but please bring a valid photo ID. Learn more about the Testing Centers>>

Quincy College | Big Y Step FiveMeet with an Advisor

The Academic Advising Office operates on a walk-in basis. Advisors can help you select your classes based on your placement scores. Make an appointment>>


Quincy College | Big Y Step SixRegister for Classes

Register online through the QC Portal or in person at the Registrar’s Office. Please have a valid ID and a recent Big Y pay stub when registering in person. If you are registering online, please send to the Admissions Office a copy of a recent pay stub and have an ID (i.e. driver’s license, passport) on file. This will ensure the discount is applied to your account.

Plan a Visit

Big Y employees can visit the QC campus to learn about the available opportunities. QC offers open houses every semester, VIP days every other month, and we have counselors available to talk to students every day. If you would like to schedule a visit, please contact Judy Benson, Admissions Associate at 617-984-1772 or


Contact Info:

Quincy Campus

1250 Hancock Street
Quincy, MA 02169

Tel:  (617) 984-1700

Plymouth Campus

36 Cordage Park Circle
Plymouth, MA 02360

Tel:  (508) 747-0400


Quincy College’s recent rankings and designations highlight the successful outcomes of Quincy College students, the primacy of the teaching and learning relationship and reflects the outstanding value beyond the classroom for all learners, regardless of age, of a Quincy College education.

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