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Transfer Student Admissions

If you have taken courses at another college or university, regardless of grades earned or how long ago you attended, you are a transfer student.

Follow These Easy Steps to Transfer to HGTC:

  • Step 1: Apply for Admission

    Complete an Admissions Application either online or in person at the Admissions office.

  • Step 2: Submit Transcripts

    Ask your high school and 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 and college) to transcripts@hgtc.edu or hand-delivered to the HGTC Admissions Office in a sealed envelope.

     
  • 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 a Student Development Coordinator

    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

    FAFSA = FREE!  If you've completed your FAFSA in Step 3, you can skip this step because the College is offering free tuition for the Summer & Fall 2022 semesters. However, if your FAFSA is incomplete or a FAFSA waiver is not on file, you must secure 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. There are a variety of payment plans listed here.

  • Step 6. Attend an Orientation Session

    Sign up for a New Student Orientation (NSO) session that you want to attend. If you can’t attend a session in person, you can participate online.

    Note: Once admitted, you will receive a Username and Password for access to myHGTC, the college-information site.  You will receive this information in your acceptance letter or by an Admissions Specialist at any of our campuses.  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.