Frequently Asked Questions

Thank you for your interest in getting started at Black Hawk College. We hope this website is a useful resource for you as you navigate the college application process.

Here you will find answers to some of the questions that students frequently ask us. If you have questions that are not answered here or elsewhere on our website, please contact us.


Frequently Asked Questions

Based on the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, college students’ records are protected from access of non-directory information without their written consent. Your student may come to Enrollment Services and sign a statement giving you permission.

Submit your address change via your myBlackHawk e-mail account or come to Enrollment Services and complete a Student Change of Address form.

The Disability Services Office has a wide range of services to assist students with documented disabilities.

Yes! Through dual credit, your student can earn credit at Black Hawk College while still in high school.

Yes! Students have access to free tutoring – both online and in person.

Yes! Because of our vast academic offerings and affordable cost, Black Hawk College is a great place for students to explore and discover who they want to be and what they want to do in life. Our Career Services Center can help students learn about the world of work and determine how their talents and interests intersect career options. Additionally, students can talk to the Advising Center to establish their educational and career goals.

The amount students pay to attend Black Hawk College depends upon their eligibility for state and federal grants and loans, scholarships and college work-study. The Financial Aid Office can help students fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and answer any cost-related questions.

Yes! Students can transfer to four-year colleges and universities seamlessly. We recommend that students meet with an academic advisor each semester to make an educational plan. Following the plan ensures that students are taking the proper courses to achieve their academic goals.

Follow our Registration Checklist to learn about applying, financial aid, taking the ACCUPLACER placement test, meeting an advisor, attending orientation and registering and paying for classes.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Based on the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, college students’ records are protected from access of non-directory information without their written consent. Your student may come to Enrollment Services and sign a statement giving you permission.

Submit your address change via your myBlackHawk e-mail account or come to Enrollment Services and complete a Student Change of Address form.

The Disability Services Office has a wide range of services to assist students with documented disabilities.

Yes! Through dual credit, your student can earn credit at Black Hawk College while still in high school.

Yes! Students have access to free tutoring – both online and in person.

Yes! Because of our vast academic offerings and affordable cost, Black Hawk College is a great place for students to explore and discover who they want to be and what they want to do in life. Our Career Services Center can help students learn about the world of work and determine how their talents and interests intersect career options. Additionally, students can talk to the Advising Center to establish their educational and career goals.

The amount students pay to attend Black Hawk College depends upon their eligibility for state and federal grants and loans, scholarships and college work-study. The Financial Aid Office can help students fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and answer any cost-related questions.

Yes! Students can transfer to four-year colleges and universities seamlessly. We recommend that students meet with an academic advisor each semester to make an educational plan. Following the plan ensures that students are taking the proper courses to achieve their academic goals.

Follow our Registration Checklist to learn about applying, financial aid, taking the ACCUPLACER placement test, meeting an advisor, attending orientation and registering and paying for classes.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Based on the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, college students’ records are protected from access of non-directory information without their written consent. Your student may come to Enrollment Services and sign a statement giving you permission.

Submit your address change via your myBlackHawk e-mail account or come to Enrollment Services and complete a Student Change of Address form.

The Disability Services Office has a wide range of services to assist students with documented disabilities.

Yes! Through dual credit, your student can earn credit at Black Hawk College while still in high school.

Yes! Students have access to free tutoring – both online and in person.

Yes! Because of our vast academic offerings and affordable cost, Black Hawk College is a great place for students to explore and discover who they want to be and what they want to do in life. Our Career Services Center can help students learn about the world of work and determine how their talents and interests intersect career options. Additionally, students can talk to the Advising Center to establish their educational and career goals.

The amount students pay to attend Black Hawk College depends upon their eligibility for state and federal grants and loans, scholarships and college work-study. The Financial Aid Office can help students fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and answer any cost-related questions.

Yes! Students can transfer to four-year colleges and universities seamlessly. We recommend that students meet with an academic advisor each semester to make an educational plan. Following the plan ensures that students are taking the proper courses to achieve their academic goals.

Follow our Registration Checklist to learn about applying, financial aid, taking the ACCUPLACER placement test, meeting an advisor, attending orientation and registering and paying for classes.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Based on the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, college students’ records are protected from access of non-directory information without their written consent. Your student may come to Enrollment Services and sign a statement giving you permission.

Submit your address change via your myBlackHawk e-mail account or come to Enrollment Services and complete a Student Change of Address form.

The Disability Services Office has a wide range of services to assist students with documented disabilities.

Yes! Through dual credit, your student can earn credit at Black Hawk College while still in high school.

Yes! Students have access to free tutoring – both online and in person.

Yes! Because of our vast academic offerings and affordable cost, Black Hawk College is a great place for students to explore and discover who they want to be and what they want to do in life. Our Career Services Center can help students learn about the world of work and determine how their talents and interests intersect career options. Additionally, students can talk to the Advising Center to establish their educational and career goals.

The amount students pay to attend Black Hawk College depends upon their eligibility for state and federal grants and loans, scholarships and college work-study. The Financial Aid Office can help students fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and answer any cost-related questions.

Yes! Students can transfer to four-year colleges and universities seamlessly. We recommend that students meet with an academic advisor each semester to make an educational plan. Following the plan ensures that students are taking the proper courses to achieve their academic goals.

Follow our Registration Checklist to learn about applying, financial aid, taking the ACCUPLACER placement test, meeting an advisor, attending orientation and registering and paying for classes.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Based on the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, college students’ records are protected from access of non-directory information without their written consent. Your student may come to Enrollment Services and sign a statement giving you permission.

Submit your address change via your myBlackHawk e-mail account or come to Enrollment Services and complete a Student Change of Address form.

The Disability Services Office has a wide range of services to assist students with documented disabilities.

Yes! Through dual credit, your student can earn credit at Black Hawk College while still in high school.

Yes! Students have access to free tutoring – both online and in person.

Yes! Because of our vast academic offerings and affordable cost, Black Hawk College is a great place for students to explore and discover who they want to be and what they want to do in life. Our Career Services Center can help students learn about the world of work and determine how their talents and interests intersect career options. Additionally, students can talk to the Advising Center to establish their educational and career goals.

The amount students pay to attend Black Hawk College depends upon their eligibility for state and federal grants and loans, scholarships and college work-study. The Financial Aid Office can help students fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and answer any cost-related questions.

Yes! Students can transfer to four-year colleges and universities seamlessly. We recommend that students meet with an academic advisor each semester to make an educational plan. Following the plan ensures that students are taking the proper courses to achieve their academic goals.

Follow our Registration Checklist to learn about applying, financial aid, taking the ACCUPLACER placement test, meeting an advisor, attending orientation and registering and paying for classes.

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