FIRST TIME IN COLLEGE (NEW STUDENT) 

Do any of these situations apply to you? If so, click that link. If not, proceed with the steps to enrollment on this page.

Coming from another country (International student)
Served in a branch of the US military (Veteran student)
Still attending high school (Dual Enrollment student)

Steps to Enrollment for FTIC Students

1. Check us out!

See what academic programs we have to offer by checking out the college catalog and the advising guides.

2. Determine Residency
HCC has different tuition rates depending on whether or not you meet state residency requirements. Check out our residency page to determine if you meet the requirements and which documents you’ll need to apply.

3. Apply
Complete our online application as a First Time in College student.

4. Secure your Funding
Apply for Financial Aid. Apply for Florida Bright Futures.

5. Submit Transcripts
HCC requires high school transcripts be submitted.

6. Meet with an Academic Advisor
Our advisors are here to assist you with placement tests, course selection, and degree planning.

7. Attend Required On-Campus Orientation

8. Register for Classes
Search for course selections and register for classes.

9. Pay for Classes
Submit payment for any charges not covered by financial aid or other benefits. Enroll in Tuition Installment Plans (TIPS).