How to Apply for Distance Learning Programs and Courses
To be admitted into the Distance Learning Program you must complete the following process:
I. Be Admitted to the College
- Submit an Application
Complete and submit the online application to the College. Note, each application must be submitted with a $30 non-refundable application fee.
- Begin the Financial Aid Process
No matter how you intend to pay for tuition and fees, begin the Financial Aid application process when you apply to HGTC. Learn More about Financial Aid
- Submit Transcripts
Request that your high school and/or college(s) mail an official transcript to the HGTC Admissions Office.
- Submit Test Scores
New Students who are required to take the compass placement test submit scores as part of the admission process. The COMPASS placement test is available for first-time college students or transfer students who have not yet had college-level English or math. You can take the COMPASS test in any one of HGTC's Testing Centers.
SAT and/or ACT scores less than 5 years old are acceptable in place of COMPASS scores.
Learn more about the COMPASS Placement Test and the Testing Center.
- Complete any Additional Admissions Requirements
Some academic programs have additional requirements, such as background checks and physical-ability assessments
II. Complete the Distance Learning Program (DLP) Questionnaire
Upon acceptance into the College a Distance Learning Program Advisor will send you information and link to the DLP questionnaire. Complete and submit to College.
III. Complete the DLP Orientation
Before being admitted into the program, you must complete an online orientation with important facts about distance learning at HGTC and more information about your program.
IV. Admission into the DLP
Upon successful completion of the orientation, you will receive an acceptance letter into the DLP.
V. See your DLP Advisor
With the help of your distance learning advisor, you will learn what courses you need to take and will receive help in registering for your courses.