Future Students

Welcome, future students!

We are so happy that you are considering HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, to pursue your educational goals! As the first and largest community college in Pennsylvania, we are ready and able to meet your needs. Whether you are new to the college thing or transferring from another college, we can help you!

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Whether you’re ready to apply or register for classes, please select your student type below to learn next steps. Thank you!

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I never attended HACC or another college.

I completed a HACC application but never enrolled in classes.

I attended another college or university and now want to attend HACC.

I am a high school junior or senior and want to take HACC classes.

I am active military, a veteran or eligible dependent and want to continue my education.

I am currently enrolled at another college and want to take classes at HACC and transfer the HACC credits to my four-year college.

I will apply for an F-1 student Visa to attend HACC. I am studying at another school in the U.S. with F-1 status and want to transfer.

I have not taken HACC classes in at least five years.

I want to improve my English language skills.

I want to gain skills quickly to find a job or further my career. I want to pursue my GED.

We are excited to help you enroll for a credit program and make it as simple as possible for you. However if you are unsure about which type of student you would be considered, please email start@hacc.edu. An admissions professional is happy to assist you

Incarcerated Individuals

HACC is able to assist incarcerated individuals after they are released from correctional facilities. Currently, we do not have the capacity to assist individuals while they are incarcerated. This information is tentative and subject to change. Thank you!

I am 65+ and live in Central Pennsylvania.

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HACC, Central Pennsylvania's Community College, is required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (20 USC § 1092(f)) to publish an annual security report by Oct. 1 of each calendar year. This report contains three years of campus crime statistics for incidents that occurred on a campus, in unobstructed public areas immediately adjacent to or running through a campus and at certain non-campus facilities owned or controlled by HACC. Also included in the report are policy and procedure disclosures for emergency response, timely warning and immediate notification, the reporting of crime, response to rape and sexual assault, drug and alcohol control, and disciplinary procedures, among others. The security report is available here (pdf).  Free paper copies are available upon request at any campus security office or welcome center.