HACC Students

Keystone Education Yields Success (KEYS) Program

KEYS is a collaborative program between the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) and the Pennsylvania Commission for Community Colleges and helps students succeed at community college.

Why should I enroll in the KEYS program?

Enrolling in the KEYS program offers many benefits. You get:

  • Academic support
  • Career counseling
  • College and community resource information
  • Financial aid guidance
  • Incentives for accomplishments
  • Personal encouragement
  • Peer support
  • Tutoring

Am I eligible?*

You may be eligible for the KEYS program if you:

  • Are a student receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) benefits.
  • Are a student receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits.
  • Want additional training and education in order to obtain employment.

                                  *Eligibility is determined by the County Assistance Offices.

How does KEYS impact students?

KEYS works by building relationships, connecting students, and breaking barriers. Students see additional benefits through KEYS as they build relationships with program facilitators and peers, are connected to resources in the community, and break barriers and cycles of poverty.

Please complete the KEYS Referral here!

The Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Belonging, and Title IX works to be inclusive and responsive to the needs of our students. As such, we will be available Monday through Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. with a reduced staff on Fridays.  This schedule will begin on May 21, 2021, and end on Aug. 13, 2021.  Reporting to the Title IX office can be done through BIT reports or Campus security 24/7.