- Admission Requirements
HCC has an open-door admissions policy for its many programs designed to meet the needs of students according to their backgrounds and interests.
- Applying For Graduation
Requirements for Graduation, Application Deadlines, Diploma Information and more.
- Auditing a Class
During the first week of classes, an individual may register to audit most academic courses in the humanities, mathematics/natural sciences or social sciences program areas.
- Course Load
A semester credit hour (SCH) student is full-time if the student is enrolled in 12 or more semester hours and is part-time if enrolled in fewer than 12 hours.
- Directory Information/Review of Student Records
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act gives students certain rights with respect to their educational records.
- Enrollment Verification
Houston Community College has authorized the National Student Clearinghouse to provide enrollment and degree verification data third-party verification agencies, credit card companies ,credit approval agencies, employers or background screening firms.
Academic Fresh Start, Application for Degree/Certificate, Change of Name and Address, Change of Residency, Confidentiality Request, Enrollment Verification, Repeat Exempt Courses, Transcript Release, Bacterial Meningitis Vaccination Verification Form
Grades are available online within one week after the last final exam.
- Returning Students
Returning students are those who have not enrolled in classes at HCC in the last 12 months (fall and spring semesters only).
- Third-Attempt Enrollment
Houston Community College charges a higher tuition to students who are registering for a class for the third or subsequent time.