After You've Applied

Welcome to Harford!

All incoming students need to meet with the Office of Admissions prior to registering for classes. Review the items needed for your student type. Additionally, degree-seeking students will meet with Advising, Career and Transfer Services to review major requirements and transfer options.

Students can obtain their HCC Photo ID in the library or submit a Photo ID Exemption form if they do not plan to take classes on-campus.

When classes begin, I will be (check one)...

A Current High School or Home School Student

  • test scores for English and Math placement - see qualifying scores on this page
  • a High School transcript

Visiting from Another College

  • proof of current college enrollment:
    • college ID
    • unofficial college transcript
  • You can scan and email this proof.

A College Graduate taking classes for Professional or Personal Enrichment

  • proof of college degree:
    • photo of diploma
    • alumni card
  • You can scan and email this proof.

If you checked one of the above boxes, the Office of Admissions will assist you with registering for classes.

A New College Student

  • test scores for English and Math placement - see qualifying scores on this page
  • a High School transcript

A Transfer Student

  • official or unofficial college transcripts
  • test scores for placement IF College-Level Math and/or English not completed

A College Graduate seeking another degree

  • official or unofficial college transcripts

A Returning HCC Student

  • test scores for placement IF College-Level Math and/or English not completed

If you checked one of the above boxes, you will be referred to Advising, Career and Transfer Services for registration after meeting with Admissions.


Planning to take the Accuplacer Academic Skills Assessment (ASA)?

The Accuplacer consists of Reading Comprehension, Sentence Skills (Writing), and Math modules. Please note that the test, although untimed, usually takes about 1.5 hours to complete. For testing hours and Accuplacer preparation, contact the Test Center.

Prospective Nursing Students

The Nursing program is a screened major and requires additional prerequisites and a separate application. Information about the Nursing program can be found on the Nursing Program page.

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