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Military and Veterans Start Here

Military and Veterans Start Here

Thank you, military and veteran students, for serving our country. We are excited to have you and eligible dependents join the HACC community! To get started in the enrollment process, please follow the steps below. 






  1. Create an account and apply to HACC online using the general application.

  2. Wait for your acceptance email. After the application is submitted, you will receive an acceptance email within three to five business days.

  3. Use the directions in your acceptance email to activate your account.

  4. Activate your student email (HAWKmail).

  5. Log in to your myHACC student account to receive ongoing updates from the College through your HAWKMail.

For questions, please email or call 800-ABC-HACC and request to speak to the Admissions Department.

Financial aid can cover your HACC tuition and fees! More than 50% of HACC students receive financial aid.


  1. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form to determine if you are eligible for financial aid.

  2. Use HACC's school code: 003273

  3. Contact if you need assistance completing your form.

  4. Visit for more information.

If you already submitted your FAFSA for the academic year, please make sure HACC’s school code is included.

  • Contact or 717-780-2331 to obtain information about military/veteran educational benefits and how to use your benefits at HACC.  

  • If using GI Bill benefits, please go to Step 4.

  • If using Education Assistance Program (EAP) or Federal Tuition Assistance (FTA) only, please go to Step 5.

  1. Apply online at

  2. Upload any additional entitlement (e.g. Kicker or College Fund) to your VA application.

  3. Email the VA application confirmation page from VA application and DD-214 or NOBE to

    • Send your Certificate of Eligibility (COE) to when you receive it.

Education Assistance Program (EAP) and Federal Tuition Assistance (FTA) students should work with their unit of assignment or education office to apply for these benefits.

It’s time to meet with an academic advisor to review your placement test results (if applicable) and help you register for classes. This is required because you will receive your advising code for registration.

Please visit our website to find a drop-in time that works best with your schedule.

  • Please follow the instructions for Veteran Benefits Request Form (Yellow Sheet)

  • Complete the Veterans Benefits Request Form (Yellow Sheet).

If you applied for financial aid, please check your HAWKMail and myHACC accounts frequently for updates. We will share any requirements that need to be fulfilled for financial aid award processing.

Please contact with any questions. 

If you are using Chapter 30, Chapter 1606 Selected Reserves, or Chapter 35, you need to ensure that you have some form of payment to hold your place in classes so you will not get dropped.

The tuition and fees must be paid by the deadline for your enrollment to be complete.

To pay your tuition, you may submit payment online through your myHACC portal.

Helpful information and resources include: