Many HACC professors suggest that students adapt to a 2:1 ratio. They encourage students to spend 2 hours studying for every 1 hour of class.
Students should complete work outside of the classroom. This includes reading textbooks, completing homework, participating in group projects, writing papers and studying. Successful students apply what they learned in class.
The top 6 tips for success
We adapted John Gardner's Your College Experience: Strategies for Success, 8th Ed. Boston: Wadsworth Cengage, 2009. Students can benefit from the top 6 tips for success:
Maintaining good grades
Successful students must also maintain good grades. Students can experience negative consequences with low grades. Remember to:
View Academic Standing information in myHACC for more information.
HACC enforces student conduct guidelines. These guidelines protect student rights. They also protect the rights of the educational institution. Reference the Statement of Individual Rights(pdf) andStatement of Unacceptable Conduct(pdf) for more information.
Each HACC campus has a Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT). Each team reviews behaviors of concern. BIT will connect with students to intervene and provide support. They can also provide student conduct resources.