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 in your offer acceptance e-mail. For questions, please contact Human Resources at

Before your employment at HACC begins, you are required to complete an onboarding process through our automated onboarding process. Onboarding includes collecting new hire documents, benefits enrollment, and I-9 verification. All faculty appointments (as well as other positions that have direct contact with minors) are required to comply with the PA Act 15 requirements.

For questions regarding new hire paperwork, 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

The safety and welfare of our students is of utmost importance at HACC, Central Pennsylvania's Community College.

All faculty are required to provide current copies of PA Act 15 clearances and mandated reporter training at the time of hire in order to be authorized to teach at HACC. Other positions will also be required to comply with PA Act 15 requirements based on their role and contact with students.

Required PA Act 15 clearances are acceptable if they were completed for:

  • the purpose of employment (for HACC or another employer)
  • and within five years (60 months) of the initial request date.

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

Copies of the clearances will be collected during your onboarding process. For your protection and security, do not e-mail copies of your clearances unless specifically requested by an authorized HACC human resources employee.

Below are the details to obtain the clearances.

PA State Police CHRI (PSP) - Background check of criminal history information obtained from the Pennsylvania State Police that is maintained in the Pennsylvania State Police Central Repository. This is completed online, and the results are usually obtained within a few minutes. 

Follow the link:


Child Abuse History Certification (DHS) - Background check to determine whether the applicant is named in the statewide database as an alleged perpetrator in a pending, indicated or founded child abuse investigation in Pennsylvania. This online questionnaire will require about 45 minutes to complete and requires setting up a username and password with PA Keystone.


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Federal Criminal History Background Check (FBI) - Background check of federal criminal history information obtained by the submission of a full set of fingerprints and photo. You will be required to physically go to a registered site to have your fingerprints scanned and processed through a current FBI contractor (MorphoTrust/IdentoGo). Use service code: 1KG756

Follow Link to register


Mandated Reporter Training - Three-hour online course providing information on recognizing child maltreatment, the obligation or opportunity to report child maltreatment, and the procedures for making a report of child maltreatment. The clearance cost is FREE if completed online using the link provided.

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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.