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How to Apply to HACC

Welcome to the HACC Admissions Office! Learn about our application process. Find out if you need to apply, if you qualify for admission and how to apply.

Do I Need to Apply?

You should apply to HACC if you:

  • Never previously applied for credit courses
  • Previously applied for credit courses, but never took classes
  • Previously studied at HACC but have not attended for five or more years

Do I Qualify for Admission?

HACC has an open admissions policy. You need to meet one of the following conditions in order to be admitted:

  • Earned a high school diploma or received a General Education Development Diploma (GED)
  • Satisfied the conditions for early admission of secondary school students
  • Are 18 years or older and the College believes you will benefit from the educational program

How Do I Apply?

There are two ways to apply to HACC:

  1. Download the PDF application form and mail it to HACC's Central Admissions Office. Include all required materials and your one-time, non-refundable $35 application fee.
  2. Apply online

If you are returning and previously paid the application fee, apply using  the PDF application form.

You will also need to send official transcripts from your High School, GED or prior college credits.

If you graduated within the last year or are enrolling in a selective program, mail your high school transcripts or GED to:


HACC, Central Pennsylvania's Community College

Central Admissions Office, C212 

One HACC Drive 

Harrisburg, PA 17110-2999


If you are transferring credits, mail your prior college transcripts to:


HACC, Central Pennsylvania's Community College 

Central Records Office, TL 105 

One HACC Drive 

Harrisburg, PA 17110-2999


Meet With a Recruiter

For more information about HACC and our programs, contact a recruiter to schedule a meeting.