Steps for a New
Student* to Register @ HCC
Student is one who has never applied to
* Except International Students, Senior Citizens, High
School Partnership, Veterans, or ESL students.
one of these applies, please see special instructions.
For Fall and Spring Semesters, Summer Sessions and Winter Intersession:
Fill out Admissions Application
SAT/ACT Score Submission: Students with qualifying
SAT or ACT scores (see qualifying scores here) may
be exempt from the placement test. Waiver forms are available in the
Admissions office (**all waiver forms must be signed by the Director
or Assistant Director of Admissions and include a copy of current SAT
or ACT scores). SAT and ACT scores are valid for 2 years only.
Health Records – MMRV Compliance
Some students are required to submit proof of measles, mumps, rubella,
and varicella (MMRV) immunization. Students who were born before
1957 or are only taking online courses are
NOTE: You cannot proceed to register until
you have received a Banner ID number. A Banner ID
does not necessarily mean that your application is complete. If there
are any documents missing on your application the Admissions Office
will inform you. This could include information on measles/rubella,
high school transcript, etc.
Apply for Financial Aid online at www.fafsa.ed.gov and
include HCC (school code 004513) when listing schools to receive your
Student Aid Report.
OR… if you have already applied
Check the status of your application online at www.fafsa.ed.gov or
in the Financial Aid office (LH- A102)
NOTE: If you
have NOT received an official Award letter from the
Financial Aid Office you DO NOT have financial aid. If
you plan to register before you receive the official award letter you
must find an alternative form of payment.
All students entering HCC are required to complete an Accuplacer Preparation Workshop administered in the Center for Academic Progress (CAP) before placement testing. The workshop is available on a walk-in basis, no appointment is needed. CAP lab hours are posted on the HCC website . Upon completion of the workshop, students will be eligible to sign up for the Accuplacer test..
If applicable -
CLEP & DSST Exam
Check status of your Financial Aid application/award in Room LH- A102
or call (203)332-5047 if you have not already done so.
During Late Registration go to the Atrium
All other times go to the Academic Advising Center.
in LH- A111 or the Counseling Center in LH- A108. A Faculty Advisor
will be assigned by the Academic Advising Center.
After academic advising, “schedule building” is a critical step
in the registration process. It consists of selecting available sections
of the courses needed from the Course Schedule available on line and
entering the information in the Registration Form.
Computer Literacy Requirement:
All students enrolling in an associate degree program at
HCC are required to demonstrate basic computer literacy skills
in order to graduate. Students are encouraged to fulfill the
Computer Literacy Requirement within the first 12 college-level
credits.For more information or to schedule a computer
literacy test, contact the Testing Coordinator in LH-B119 (203-332-5217)
or visit Testing Services on the web.
Before you register ...
- Know your Financial Aid status
- Be prepared to pay FEES or FULL TUITION or your registration
will be dropped the next day!
You can register
Pay with Financial Aid at time of registration if
you are receiving Financial Aid
OR…Pay with Visa/MasterCard/Discover in person
or online at myCommNet
OR ... Proceed to Bursar’s Office (LH- A104)
for payment (Use drop-box in Atrium after hours – Do
not leave cash in the drop-box.)
- Pay in full with cash/check or credit card
- Pay FEES to hold registration (please consult your course schedule
for applicable dates)
- Apply for payment plan in the Library. (Application must be completed
prior to the first day of class. First Installment due at time of registration.)
NOTE: Your registration
will be dropped if fees (see applicable dates
in Course Schedule), payment in full or payment of the 1st installment
of the payment plan has not been made by 9:00 am the next business
day. (A drop-box is provided in the Atrium after hours. Do not
leave cash in the drop-box.)
New Students are encouraged to attend an orientation session before
the beginning of the semester. Information will be sent to you regarding
session times or check the web site for dates and times.
- Obtain Parking Pass in the Garage Security Office (bring Registration
form) or plan how you will get to class.
- Print a copy of your schedule at myCommNet
- Buy books for your classes. Bring your registration paperwork and/or
Financial Aid information with you to the bookstore.
- Obtain a Library Card in the Library - provide photo ID and proof of
|Add / Drop
Even if you have registered online, you
cannot Add / Drop classes online. You must do that
in person at the Registrar’s Office (LH- B109).
|2nd Week of Class
After ADD/DROP period has ended Go to Student Activities Office in
BH- 317 to obtain your Student ID card. Available
times will be posted on the web each semester.