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Steps for a Continuing Student to Register @ HCC

A Continuing Student is one who has attended HCC in the past 2 years.


Review account at myCommNet to check for HOLDS*

*Holds may be on account balance, Library past-due, academic suspension, to name a few.

All holds must be cleared before you register.

Financial Aid

Apply for Financial Aid online at and include HCC (school code 004513) when listing schools to receive your Student Aid Report.

OR…  if you have already applied

FINANCIAL AID REMINDER - Check the status of your application online at  or in the Financial Aid office  (LH- A102)

NOTE: If you have NOT received an official Award letter from the Financial Aid Office you DO NOT have financial aid.   If you plan to register before you receive the official award letter you must find an alternative form of payment.

Academic Advising

During Late Registration go to the Atrium.

All other times: Advising is done by the students’ Faculty Advisor.  If you do not know who your Faculty Advisor is the Academic Advising Center (LH- A111) can assist you.  If your Faculty Advisor is not available then the Academic Advising Center (LH- A111) or the Counseling Center (LH- A108) will advise you.

Computer Literacy Requirement:

All students enrolling in an associate degree program at HCC are required to demonstrate basic computer literacy skills in order to graduate. Students are encouraged to fulfill the Computer Literacy Requirement within the first 12 college-level credits. For more information or to schedule a computer literacy test, contact the Testing Coordinator in LH-B119 (203-332-5217) or visit Testing Services on the web.

If applicable -


  • CLEP and DSST exams award credit for prior learning. To schedule a CLEP or DSST exam, contact the Testing Coordinator in LH-B119 or call (203) 332-5217. For more information visit Testing Services on the web.


Before you register ...

  • Know your Financial Aid status
  • Be prepared to pay FEES or FULL TUITION or your registration will be dropped the next day!

You can register


Pay with Financial Aid at time of registration if you are receiving Financial Aid

Pay with Visa/MasterCard/Discover in person or online at  myCommNet


Proceed to Bursar’s Office (LH- A104) for payment (Use drop-box in Atrium after hours Do not leave cash in the drop-box.)

  • Pay in full with cash/check or credit card
  • Pay FEES to hold registration (please consult your course schedule for applicable dates)
  • Apply for payment plan in the Library. (Application must be completed prior to the first day of class. First Installment due at time of registration.)

NOTE: Your registration will be dropped if fees (see applicable dates in Course Schedule), payment in full or payment of the 1st installment of the payment plan has not been made by 9:00 am the next business day. (A drop-box is provided in the Atrium after hours. Do not leave cash in the drop-box.)

Before Classes Start
  • Obtain Parking Pass in the Garage Security Office (bring Registration form) or plan how you will get to class.
  • Print a copy of your schedule at myCommNet
  • Buy books for your classes. Bring your registration paperwork and/or Financial Aid information with you to the bookstore.
  • Obtain a Library Card in the Library -provide photo ID and proof of registration.

Even if you have registered online, you cannot Add / Drop classes online. You must do that in person at the Registrar’s Office (LH- B109).

2nd Week of Class

After ADD/DROP period has ended Go to Student Activities Office in BH- 317 to obtain your Student ID card. Available times will be posted on the web each semester.