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Online Student Admissions

Online Learning: First Time Students


Apply to HACC at

Within five to seven business days after applying to HACC, you will receive a letter from your campus admissions counselor welcoming you to HACC.  Once you receive it, please review your letter for the following:

  • Your HACC ID. 

  • A link to set up your college e-mail account.

  • Your program of study and the term in which you are starting.

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at

HACC's code for the FAFSA application is 003273.

Please visit or download the myStudentAid app in the Apple App Store (iOS) or Google Play (Android) to complete the form.


Placement Testing

HACC campuses have walk-in placement testing available or to complete testing online, please contact your Admissions Counselor.

  • For additional information about placement testing, including exemptions, hours, and preparation material, visit

Attend New Student Orientation

If you will only be taking online courses, access the online new student orientation via myHACC under advising in the student tab. If you will be taking online AND campus courses, call 800-ABC-HACC to schedule the orientation on campus after the online orientation.

Develop YOUR Educational Plan

Work with an advisor/counselor to review placement test results and register for classes.  All students should contact the Harrisburg Campus Advising office by calling 1-800-ABC-HACC (Select 3 for Harrisburg and 5 for Advising) to schedule an appointment. 

Pay Tuition and Fees

Submit payment to the Welcome Center or online in HACC. Tuition information is available at


Attend a Jump Start YOUR Success Welcome Event

Learn tips to start off as a successful online student. Register for an event or view the recording at

Purchase Books at a Campus Bookstore

For online purchases and to determine the required textbooks, visit

Log In to Brightspace by Desire2Learn from myHACC on the first day of class

We are committed to your success in online learning! If you need any assistance, please contact us at the information provided below.


Contact Information
800-ABC-HACC, option 7