Connect with an Academic Advisor 

Meet with an academic advisor by phone or Zoom. You must have a photo ID for both walk-ins and appointments.


Advisors are here to help with - 

New Student Course Placement 

There are three ways to determine your level in reading, writing, and math. Your advisor will help determine which option is best for you.

  1. ACT or SAT test scores
  2. college placement test
  3. Transcripts
  • For students with previous college level reading, writing, and mathematics coursework, all college transcripts are required.
  • For Florida high school graduates who meet exemption criteria, official high school transcripts are required.

Building your Academic Plan

Advisors help map out your entire degree path using HawkGPS, HCC’s Graduation Planning System. You will use HawkGPS to plan, register, and collaborate with your advisor throughout your time at HCC.

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Campus Academic Advising

HCC is now fully open, with staff available to serve students on all of our campuses. We will continue to offer virtual support services for those needing flexibility. To ensure the continued safety of our HCC family, all students, faculty and staff will be required to wear a mask and we continue to encourage social distancing while on campus. For these reasons, we highly recommend taking advantage of our remote services. Please make a phone appointment or email your campus office (below) for assistance.


  • Monday and Tuesday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (in-person and virtual) 4:30 p.m .- 7 p.m. (virtual only)
  • Wednesday – Friday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (in-person and virtual)


Search the Florida Shines Catalog for degree programs and courses


HCC is a proud partner of FloridaShines Distance Learning and Student Services. FloridaShines provides information, tools and resources to educators, school counselors, librarians, academic advisors, and others to help students succeed.



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