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Horry-Georgetown Technical College
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Enroll at HGTC in 6 Easy Steps

  • Step 1. Apply for Admission

    Complete an Admissions application either online or in person at the Admissions office and provide proof of lawful presence. Some programs will also require an affidavit acknowledging that there might be additional admissions requirements (eg. a background check). In most cases, HGTC requires new students to be 18 or older. For a complete list of admissions requirements, please click here.

  • Step 2. Submit Transcripts

    Most programs at HGTC require either a high school transcript, GED Certificate, or college transcript showing a completed Associate Degree or higher credential. Click here for a list of programs that don't require a transcript. 

    Ask your high school and/or college(s) to mail an official transcript to the HGTC Admissions Office;
    Horry-Georgetown Technical College, Office of Admissions,
    PO Box 261966, Conway, SC 29528-6066.

    Official transcripts can also be emailed (by the high school or college) to transcripts@hgtc.edu or hand-delivered to the HGTC Admissions Office in a sealed envelope.

    The Admissions Office will use Multiple Measures as a means for admission and placement during the enrollment process.  High school transcripts and/or GED Scores will be reviewed by admissions/advising staff to admit students and place students into college-level courses when applicable

  • Step 3. Begin the Financial Aid Process

    No matter how you intend to pay for tuition and fees, you should start the Financial Aid process when you apply to HGTC. Go to Federal Student Aid to create an ID then complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). HGTC school code - 004925.

    Note: Some students are asked to confirm the information submitted on the FAFSA through a verification process. Those students should respond immediately to the verification notice, because the FAFSA is considered complete after this process has been completed.

  • Step 4. Meet with an Academic Advisor

    After you have received an acceptance letter, schedule an appointment with an Academic Advisor to help you create your class schedule.

    If you have questions about the advisement process, email the staff at advisor@hgtc.edu

  • Step 5. Set up a Payment Plan

    Pay your tuition and fees by the deadline to avoid being dropped from classes. Check the Academic Calendar for these important dates. payment plan can be set up through your myHGTC portal.

  • Step 6. Complete the New Student Online Orientation

    Complete your New Student Orientation (NSO) online. You can access the orientation through your myHGTC portal by clicking on the “Orientation Card”.

    Note: Once admitted, you will receive a Username and Password for access to myHGTC, your student portal. You will receive this information in your acceptance letter or by calling 843-349-8324 and select option 3.  Your myHGTC account will allow you to check financial aid, account balance, grades, email, and much more. TECH Central or the Admissions Office can help you if you have questions regarding the navigation of myHGTC.

Stop by any of our three campuses, give us a call at (843) 347-3186, or email us at admissions@hgtc.edu. The main Admissions Office is on the Conway Campus, Building 1100, Room 120.