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Stay Up to Date on the Coronavirus



Stay Up to Date on the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Last updated: Sept. 15, 2021

In light of the coronavirus (COVID-19), at HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, the health and safety of our students, employees and visitors are a top priority.

If you have questions about what HACC is doing to help keep our students, employees and visitors healthy and you do not see the answer on this webpage, please submit the online form below.

Healthfully YOURS.


From March 23, 2020, to date, HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, has been notified of the numbers of students and/or employees who have tested positive for COVID-19 (coronavirus) at the following campuses:


Total Number of Reported Cases
(Jan. 1, 2021, to date)

Total Number of Reported Cases
(March 23-Dec. 31, 2020)



















All individuals who had direct contact with any of these people (on a HACC campus) have been contacted. HACC also alerted the Pennsylvania Department of Health as per guidance. 

Students and employees who test positive for COVID-19 should email

Our focus is to safely support our students, employees and communities through this unprecedented time.

The College:

  • Reiterated the importance of preventative measures and physical distancing to students, employees and others
  • Closed its five campuses
  • Transitioned from on-campus instruction to remote instruction
  • Transitioned from on-campus services to remote services
  • Provided technology for students and employees
  • Communicated daily with students and employees through April 3, 2020, and twice a week starting April 6
  • Contributed personal protective equipment (PPE) and supplies to area medical facilities

Our students face numerous challenges regularly. The coronavirus has required many students to adapt to remote learning while facing more distractions than ever. Please watch as these students discuss their experience adapting to a new reality.

HACC is proud to announce that we are doing our part to help our students and community through these challenging times. 

Please read about our HACC Heroes who have selflessly helped our students, employees and community throughout the pandemic.

The pandemic has resulted in unexpected and catastrophic changes to our lives. Members of our community are losing jobs, homes and businesses. Others are considering career changes when this is all over. 

HACC can help!

  • HACC offers a variety of programs to help individuals return to the workforce. 
  • The HACC Foundation offers students an opportunity to apply for FREE money to help pay for books, tuition and/or fees. Please visit to learn more. 
  • Current students who have extraordinary financial circumstances can apply for monies from the HACC Foundation emergency assistance funds
  • HACC placed information about external resources prominently on its website homepage. Students who need assistance with food, housing and other necessities can easily access these resources.

The HACC Foundation has implemented both short-term and long-term solutions to help our students and community in need. 

Our funds for excellence help us implement transformative and impactful initiatives that have a direct impact on our students and community:

HACC has decided to refrain from aggressively raising funds during the global pandemic. However, in response to those supporters who have asked how they can assist our students, please visit to make your tax-deductible contribution today. Please also consider gifting all or part of your stimulus check to support HACC students in need.

Thank you.

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