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Foreveryone, Anytime.

Whether you are starting, continuing or relaunching your education, we have something for everyone to make ‘it’ happen. ‘It’ could be earning a degree or certificate; training for your next job; gaining skills to enter the workforce; or transferring to a four-year university. We have something for everyone and multiple start dates for you to get it done anytime.

A SAFE, FLEXIBLE, TOTALLY AFFORDABLE COLLEGE EXPERIENCE

  • Fall 2020 registration is open and courses begin August 24.
  • There are 4 Ways to Learn online and on-campus at HCC this Fall
  • All classes will begin online for 6 weeks.
    • After 6 weeks of online instruction, safe in-person instruction for Lab-based and Flex Campus courses will begin on October 5. Facilities will re-open to students, faculty and staff participating in these courses.
  • Multiple start dates are available. 

 

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Steps to Apply and Enroll

Step 1: Admissions Application (Future/New Students Only)

Based on your educational goals, you can fill out one of the five admissions applications described below

The online admissions application is for students who have never enrolled in a course at Houston Community College. If you already have an HCC student ID, please do not submit another application. Having multiple applications in the system with multiple student IDs can lead to problems with tracking documents, so please do not submit another application if you have submitted one before.

Click here
to complete an admissions application process. 


 

  • Degree-Seeking Application (not for F-1 students) | Click here to learn areas of study for our degree options.  
    This application is for:
    • Students seeking college credit.
    • Students seeking Certificates of Completion; Associate degrees in Arts, Sciences, Teaching and Applied Science.
    • Students seeking to transfer credit to other colleges or universities.
    • * Students wanting to attend college-level courses as a dual-credit student should use this application.

  • F-1 International Student Application | Click here to connect with the Office of International Student Services & Study Abroad (OISS&SA). This application is for:
    • Students holding or seeking an F-1 student status/visa who want to complete Intensive English courses, Associate Degrees or Certificates.
    • F-1 students seeking to transfer credit to other colleges and universities.

  • Continuing Education Application | Click here to connect with the Office of Continuing Education
    This application is for: 
    • Students interested in short-term classes for job training, general knowledge, to learn a new skill, to upgrade existing skills or to explore personal interests.
    • Students seeking a certificate of completion in preparation for certification and licensure exam. 

  • Adult Education Application (not for F-1 students) | Click here to connect with the Office of Adult Education.
    This application is for:
    • Students seeking High School Equivalency (HSE) classes designed to improve basic skills and prepare students for the HSE examinations (GED, HiSET, or TASC).
    • ESOL (English for Speakers of other Languages) students wanting to speak, read, and write English.
    • Career4U Academy for students who want to receive a workforce certificate in high-growth occupations.
    • Students who want to attend TSI Boot Camp to prepare for the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Assessment.


  • Adult High School Application | Click here to connect with Adult High School representatives
    This application is for:
    • Students seeking credit recovery and/or original credit toward high school graduation requirements.
    • Students seeking to recover/complete credit to receive a high school diploma. 

 

Step 2: Enrollment Checklists

Your To-do List may have four types of checklist items in your Student Center: policy, onboarding/pre-enrollment; financial aid; or other.

I. ONBOARDING AND PRE-ENROLLMENT CHECKLIST | To avoid delays in the processing of your application, please visit myeagle.hccs.edu; select "Student Sign In"; and select "Checklist" box/tile to complete all To-do List items on the Onboarding and Pre-enrollment Checklist. 

 

II. POLICY CHECKLISTS | To avoid delays in the processing of your application, please visit myeagle.hccs.edu; select "Student Sign In"; and select "Checklist" box/tile to complete all To-do List items on the Policy Checklist

  • Campus Carry Training
  • Consent to Text Messaging
  • Financial Responsibility
  • Residency: Any change, or request for a change in residency status should be submitted along with supporting documentation by email to the enrollment office of the college you will attend. Click here for Residency details.
  • Title IX

III. FINANCIAL AID CHECKLIST | To avoid delays in the processing of your application, please visit myeagle.hccs.edu; select "Student Sign In"; and select "Checklist" box/tile to complete all To-do List items on the Financial Aid Checklist

  • For updates on how to contact Financial Office during COVID- 19 campus closure, please click here.

IV. OTHER CHECKLISTS | To avoid delays in the processing of your application, please visit myeagle.hccs.edu; select "Student Sign In"; and select "Checklist" box/tile to complete all To-do List items on the Other Checklist

  • Veterans: For updates on how to contact Veteran’s Office during COVID- 19 campus closure, please click here.
  • F-1 International: For updates on how to contact International’s Office during COVID- 19 campus closure, please click here.

 

Step 4: Enroll in Classes

  • Fall 2020 registration is open and courses begin August 24.
  • There are 4 Ways to Learn online and on-campus at HCC this Fall
  • All classes will begin online for 6 weeks.
    • After 6 weeks of online instruction, safe in-person instruction for Lab-based and Flex Campus courses will begin on October 5. Facilities will re-open to students, faculty and staff participating in these courses.
  • Multiple start dates are available. 

Below are some helpful video tutorials to help you enroll in classes. 

 

 

Paying for College

  • For information about applying for financial aid, please click here

  • For information about applying for scholarships, please click here

  • For information about using your Veteran/Military benefits to pay for your education, please click here. 

  • For information about the cost of tuition, please click here

  • For information about paying out of pocket, please click here. 

  • For information about tuition exemptions and waivers, please click here

 

Update or Change Account Information

Throughout the admissions and enrollment process, you may need to submit additional documentation to fulfill requirements for enrollment or to update your records.

You can access and download the Admissions and Enrollment Forms by clicking here. It’s important that you make submitting requested documentation a priority. Not doing so could result in processing delays or enrollment holds.

 

 

FALL 2020 Course Options

Student Services Contact Center


Call Center
: 713-718-2000

Virtual Lobby: You don't have to figure it out alone. Enrollment and advising help is available. Through the Virtual Lobby, you can reach all of Student Services through live virtual support on Zoom, call back request and email.

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