Future Students

Welcome, Future Students!

We are so happy that you are considering HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, to pursue your educational goals! As the first and largest community college in Pennsylvania, we are ready and able to meet your needs. Whether you are new to the college thing or transferring from another college, we can help you!

To help you the best way possible with next steps, please select the type of student that describes you the most. If you’re unsure or have questions, please contact an admissions counselor at 800-ABC-HACC or start@hacc.eduCheck out our 2019 Tabloid to learn more about HACC!


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First-Time Student

I never attended HACC or another college.

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Transfer Student

I attended another college or university and now want to attend HACC.

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High School Student

I am a high school junior or senior and want to take HACC classes.

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Active Military, Veteran or Eligible Dependent

I am active military, a veteran or eligible dependent and want to continue my education.

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Guest Student

I am currently enrolled at another college and want to take classes at HACC and transfer the HACC credits to my four-year college.

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International Student

I will apply for an F-1 student Visa to attend HACC.

I am studying at another school in the U.S. with F-1 status and want to transfer.

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Returning Student

I have not taken HACC classes in at least five years.

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Online Student

I want to take all of my classes online.

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English as a Second Language (ESL) Student

I want to improve my English language skills.

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Continuing Education and Job Training

I want to gain skills quickly to find a job or further my career.

I want to pursue my GED.

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HACC, Central Pennsylvania's Community College, is required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (20 USC § 1092(f)) to publish an annual security report by Oct. 1 of each calendar year. This report contains three years of campus crime statistics for incidents that occurred on a campus, in unobstructed public areas immediately adjacent to or running through a campus and at certain non-campus facilities owned or controlled by HACC. Also included in the report are policy and procedure disclosures for emergency response, timely warning and immediate notification, the reporting of crime, response to rape and sexual assault, drug and alcohol control, and disciplinary procedures, among others. The security report is available here (pdf).  Free paper copies are available upon request at any campus security office or welcome center.