The Dual Admission Program between Penn State Harrisburg and HACC provides a simplified transfer process for students seeking both an Associate's degree from HACC and a Bachelor's degree from Penn State Harrisburg.
Although you do not have to be a Dual Admission student to transfer to Penn State Harrisburg, the benefits of this program include:
- Early transfer planning when you first enroll at HACC
- Knowing specific course and degree requirements
- Simultaneous semester-by-semester academic advising from an Admissions Counselor at Penn State Harrisburg as well as your Adviser at HACC who will review your transcript and future course schedule to ensure you are completing the appropriate courses for your intended degree program
- Access to campus facilities at Penn State Harrisburg such as the Library and gym
- Application fee waiver
If you have completed less than 30 transferable credits at HACC, you are eligible for the Dual Admission Program.
After your application is submitted and approved, you will receive a welcome email from Penn State Harrisburg within 1-2 weeks.
We look forward to welcoming you to the Penn State Harrisburg community!
Penn State Harrisburg and HACC -- Common Bonds
The relationship between Penn State Harrisburg and HACC dates back to the mid-1960’s. HACC first opened its doors in 1964, and Penn State Harrisburg first welcomed students just two years later. The two schools are not only located in close proximity to each other, but also share similar values regarding always putting students first. The Administration at each school felt strongly about formalizing the bond the schools shared; therefore, an Articulation Agreement was established many years ago that still exists today. The goal of this Agreement is simple: to provide students with a step-by-step guide for completing the necessary course requirements and transferring the appropriate courses/credits from HACC to Penn State Harrisburg. By following the transfer guides ("checksheets"), students will know exactly which HACC courses to complete that will be applicable to their intended degree program at Penn State Harrisburg.