Continue reading for more detailed instructions on the steps listed above.
Complete an Online Admissions Application.
Submit official transcripts from each of your previous educational institutions to HCC, and request to have TSI information included on your transcript. Please check with the sending institution(s) and request the quickest method for transcript submission: Electronic Delivery (EDI). Unofficial transcripts (faxed, copied, and emailed) are not acceptable. If you have a college transcript from a country outside of the United States, visit The Transfer Office for information on having foreign coursework evaluated.
Address for sending official transcripts:
- HCC Office of Admissions & Records
P.O. Box 667517
Houston, Texas 77266-7517
To confirm receipt of your transcript(s) contact the Office of Student Records at 713.718.8500. Please allow 1-3 weeks for processing.
Submit Meningitis documentation. All new students less than 30 years old are required to show proof of receipt of bacterial meningitis vaccination dose or booster within the last five years and at least 10 days to the start of your class. New Meningitis Vaccination Requirement
Complete the Ask DE Counseling form to confirm that you have completed State required testing and met prerequisites for certain HCC courses. Testing results are used to determine placement in reading, writing, and math courses. Verification of official test scores are required and must be submitted to HCC Office of Admissions and Records.
First-time college or transfer students with less than 12 semester credit hours are required to complete a New Student Pre-Enrollment Session.This session will provide all the information necessary for new students to navigate through the enrollment process and prepare for the first day of class (i.e. course selection, degree programs, financial aid process, student ID, etc.).
DE students may register for an online session. Students should review the calendar and click the registration link on the desired date. Please be sure to review the videos that are emailed to you with your registration confirmation, as you will be quizzed on them during the session.
Please register for classes online. If after reviewing the above links you still need additional assistance with academic advisement, counseling, or if you encounter error messages during the registration process, please Ask DE Counseling.