Applying & Paying
With an open admissions policy, whether you choose to transfer to a four-year university, decide to enter the workforce, or earn a degree or certificate, we will provide you the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills to be successful in today’s technological and global economy. HCC is proud to be a leader in innovation and student diversity.
The online application is for students who have never enrolled in a course at Houston Community College. If you already have an HCC student ID, do not submit another application. Having multiple applications in the system with multiple student IDs can lead to problems with tracking documents so do not submit another application if you have submitted one before.
Choose one of the following to learn how to get started at HCC
Note: If you are an international student, planning to attend HCC on an F-1 visa, please visit the International Student Admission page for more information.
Students taking online courses should review the important information found on the HCC Online Information page.
We're excited that you're joining the Eagle community.
For general questions regarding Admission into our college, you may contact our Student Services Contact Center at 713-718-2277 or use our Ask HCC Knowledgebase System which is available 24/7.
Ask HCC is Houston Community College's online knowledge base library of frequently asked questions and answers. Ask HCC is designed to assist you in quickly finding answers to your questions about our institution.