a Transfer Student* to Register @ HCC
Transfer Student is one who has attended another
* Except International Students, Senior Citizens, High
School Partnership, Veterans, or ESL students.
one of these applies, please see special instructions.
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.
Get Academic Advising in LH- A111 (Academic Advising
Center). A Faculty Advisor will be assigned.
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.
Will I need to take Placement Tests?
Transfer Students should bring an unofficial transcript.
Placement tests will be required for students who have NOT completed
college-level English or math with a grade of “C” or better.
If you need to schedule a placement test: 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
Before you register ...
- Know your Financial Aid status (Check status of your Financial
Aid application/award in Room LH- A102 or call (203)332-5047 if you
have not already done so.)
- 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
Pay with Visa/MasterCard/Discover in person or online
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.)
Transfer 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).
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.