Congratulations and welcome to HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College!

On behalf of your colleagues, we welcome you to HACC and wish you every success here. We believe that each employee contributes directly to HACC's purpose and core values. 

Our Purpose: Learning for all; learning for life.  

We hope you will take pride in being a member of our team!

To begin your onboarding process, please follow the process outlined by your HR Recruiter in your offer email. For questions, please contact Human Resources at

Before your employment at HACC begins, you are required to complete an onboarding process. Onboarding consists of new hire documents, benefits enrollment, and I-9 verification. Certain positions will also require completion of PA Act 15 Clearances.

Please use the following links to download and complete paperwork and note that:

  • All completed forms are to be emailed back to your HR Recruiter or within five (5) business days of acceptance of employment offer.
  • All paperwork must be completed accurately.
  • Requests for additional information or paperwork which is incomplete or missing may delay processing.

NEW HIRE documents Please note: HACC Employees are unable to answer tax related questions. For tax questions, please contact your tax professional.

Direct Deposit Form (pdf)
Please include a voided check if using a checking account

Local Earned Income Tax Form (pdf)
(Optional) Local Service Tax Exemption Form (pdf)
May require additional documentation as proof for exemption.

W-4 Form (pdf)
Complete Form W-4 so that your employer can withhold the correct federal income tax from your pay.

Rights and Responsibilities
Please review the following College policies:

College Computer Use and Data Security Policy (pdf)

Harassment Policy (pdf)

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program (pdf)

Worker's Compensation Law Notice of Rights and Duties (pdf)

Once you have read the policies, sign and return the Rights and Responsibilities form. (pdf)

Employment Eligibility Verification (pdf) (Form I-9)
Please complete page 1 and contact your HR Recruiter for a time to verify your I-9.

Retirement Plan Enrollment (pdf) - Full-time benefits eligible employees are required to participate in HACC's retirement plan. Not sure if you are benefits eligible? Email your assigned recruiter or

Official Transcripts
If you did not provide copies of your official transcripts of your highest degree obtained with your application, you will be required to do so within 10 days of your start.

  • Email electronic copies (preferred method) to
    • Deliver physical copies to:
      Attn: Office of Human Resources
      Ted Lick Administrative Building, Suite 205
      One HACC Drive, Harrisburg, PA, 17110.

For new hire paperwork questions, please contact

HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College strives to create a welcoming and safe environment for students, employees and visitors. Therefore, background checks are performed on all final candidates prior to an employment offer; hiring is contingent upon the results of this background check.

HACC requires employees and volunteers to complete and sign an Employment/Volunteer Disclosure and Authorization Form (pdf) authorizing, without reservation any party, including, but not limited to, employers, consumer reporting agencies, law enforcement agencies, state agencies, institutions and private information bureaus or repositories, contacted by CBY System Inc. to furnish any or all of the above mentioned information, including consumer reports and/or investigative consumer reports. Your signature allows a photocopy or fax copy of this authorization to be as valid as the original.

For questions related to background checks, please contact

Employees are required to obtain PA Act 15 clearances in order to be authorized to teach at HACC, Central Pennsylvania's Community College. Other positions will also be required to obtain the clearances based on their role and contact with students. 

HACC is able to accept copies or originals if the required clearances were completed for another employer and are still within five (5) years of the initial request date.

The reason for request must state employment and not volunteer.

Costs associated with the clearances are the responsibility of the employee.

Beginning December 31, 2019 with the passage of Act 47 of 2019, employers, administrators, supervisors or other persons responsible for employment decisions may no longer employ applicants on a provisional basis.

I do not recall whom my HR Recruiter is, what should I do?
Please contact with your name, position and start date.

I have tax related questions on the Local Income Tax Information form, where can I find FAQs?
For local income tax Information, please visit the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development website.

I-9 Verification – I do not reside in Harrisburg, PA. What are my options for verifying my I-9?
To verify your I-9, please contact your HR Recruiter for available options. Additional options include: verifying at another HACC Campus, having a notary verify or going to a CUPA-HR Reciprocal school. For more information about completing the I-9 form, please visit  

How do I know if I need Act 15 clearances?
Please contact your HR Recruiter to confirm if you will need to obtain Act 15 Certifications.