Apply to HCC

We are excited that you are ready to begin your journey as a Hawk! HCC offers more than 200 academic options and transfer pathways, which you can browse on our degrees and certificates page. Once you're ready to apply, choose the application that is right for you!

Column 1
HCC students smiling with arms linked

General Application

Submit HCC's general application if you are pursuing an associate's degree, certificate, or want to take credit classes as a non-degree seeking or transient student from another institution.

If you have or need an F-1 visa, STOP! Please visit our Center for International Education.

Apply Now

Column 2
HCC student writing in notebook with laptop open.

Dual Enrollment

Use this application if you are a current Florida high school student applying to take a your first dual enrollment class, either at your high school or at an HCC campus. If you will graduate high school before taking your first HCC class, please submit our general application.

See our Dual Enrollment page for details on becoming dual enrolled at HCC.

Apply Now

Column 3
Two students examining a class project

International Students

This application is for degree-seeking international students who plan to attend on an F-1 visa.

How to Apply

Column 1
Filling out report outside with a coworker

Public Safety Academy Programs

Use the buttons below if you are interested in applying to one of our Public Safety Academy Programs.

Law Academy Fire Academy

Column 2
smiling, African-American male in a business suit sitting casually on a couch with other business professionals

Institute for Corporate and Continuing Education

Continuing education courses do not require an application. Click the button below to browse courses.

Find a course 

Column 3

Next Steps

Once you have been accepted, follow the below steps to get ready to register for classes. For more detailed steps based on your student type, please visit our Steps to Enroll page.

Have Questions?

HCC admissions and registration staff are available on each campus and are ready to assist you with your steps to enroll!

Connect with Us