Continuing Education Student

Register for classes

Register online, by mail or in person at any campus location during regular business hours.

Registrations are accepted on a first-come basis. 

* Certain continuing education programs require students to attend an Information Session to get additional information concerning requirements needed to get in the program(s).

Find a campus near you Combined Shape Created with Sketch.

Complete Application

Start the application process Combined Shape Created with Sketch.

You're a Continuing Education student if you pursue non-credit programs and activities.

Houston Community College School of Continuing Education provides instruction and services to our community in areas such as: business, languages, technology, construction, transportation, public safety and health. We are proud of the expertise our faculty brings to the classroom. Whether changing careers or updating your skills, the School of Continuing Education can help you achieve your goals. Continuing Education workforce courses are open to individuals 18 years of age or older.You will need the following to complete your application:

  • Valid date of birth
  • Valid Social Security number (requested but not required)
  • Active email address

Note:  If you are a Continuing Education student, you are not required to provide transcripts, proof of a bacterial meningitis vaccination, or take a placement testing to apply.

Prepare for the semester

We're here to help

Don't hesitate to reach out if you have questions during your application process.

Pay for classes

There are several options available to you for securing payment for your tuition and fees. Please review the options below and ensure that payment is applied prior to the payment deadline for the semester you are registering for.

Financial Aid / Scholarships: Financial aid such as loans and grants are available for eligible students through federal and state programs. Scholarships are also available for eligible students who meet certain criteria. Even if you think you may not qualify, completing applications for financial aid and scholarships may help determine what resources may be available.

Online Payment in Full: Log in with your student account and pay your full tuition and fees online, without the trouble of waiting in line to pay in person on campus.

Installment Payment Plans: HCC makes education affordable to students. Students have the option to pay tuition and fees in full or installment. HCC offers installment payment plan to students.

Forms of Payment: You can use a valid Mastercard, Visa, Discover, and American Express card to pay your full tuition and fees. You can also use a debit card with Visa or Mastercard logo but not a non-USA credit card. You may also pay online via check.

See business office locations for a complete list of cashiers, including contact information.