Houston Community College Distance Education Student Services is dedicated to providing accessible, timely, and accurate counseling and advising services through the utilization of technological resources. We support all students enrolled in online courses by removing the barriers of location and time.
Distance Education Student Services provides exemplary comprehensive support programs for online students from admissions through graduation. DE Student Services facilitates effective communication between faculty and students fostering increased opportunities for academic success.
- To provide convenient, accurate and consistent counseling and advising
- To offer technological resources that meet the needs of today's online learner
- To promote student success and retention
- To foster faculty and student communication
We hope that you will find the answers to many of your questions on our website by reviewing the DE Student Handbook & Additional Resources links.
Our DE Counselors and Advisors will gladly help you with your DE inquiries on academic and personal issues.
Setting an Academic goal (i.e. choosing a major)
Ask DE Counseling, our online form, is the quickest and best way to receive assistance. We strive to assist you promptly, within one business day. We appreciate your cooperation and patience in requesting assistance.
If you would like to enroll now, please go to How to Apply and follow the steps in the application process. Students who have been away for two consecutive Fall and Spring terms are Returning Students and must follow alternative steps.
Thank you for your interest and we look forward to assisting you in DE courses at HCC!