Information for Students

Community college students often balance a job, family and other responsibilities along with their academic work. At times, many students come to Black Hawk College as the first in their family to attend college. We can help you succeed.

Academic & Career Services

Admissions & Enrollment

Every student is unique. Where and how do you want to start?


Advisors will help guide you through successful enrollment in your first semester and beyond.

Career Services

The Career Services Center is available to enhance student learning in pursuit of career goals and to assist students, alumni, employers and the community in developing a qualified, competitive workforce.

Financial Aid

The Financial Aid Office can assist you in applying for federal, state and institutional funds to help meet your educational costs.

Pay Your Bill

We hope the trickiest thing about payments is remembering that the Bursar’s Office is where you pay your bills.

Parking Information

Learn more about purchasing a parking permit for your time at Black Hawk College. 


All Black Hawk College students have access to free tutoring. Start early in the semester and come often… we’re here for your academic success! 

TRiO Student Support Services

Black Hawk College makes the college transition smoother by offering one-on-one advising, workshops and other services to help low-income students, first-generation college students, and students with disabilities succeed in college. 

Testing Center

Services available at the Testing Center include, placement testing, computerized and paper/pencil testing for BHC students, proctor for students taking online classes through Black Hawk College, and even proctoring arrangement for non-BHC courses and students.


In addition to buying books for your classes, show your school spirit by purchasing Black Hawk College clothing. The bookstores also offer supplies and other class-specific items you might need.


Even if your course is fully online, students can still use the library’s services, whether accessing databases from home, requesting books, or using the library’s website to discover tutorials that will help to conduct research efficiently and effectively.


Are you a student meeting degree or certificate requirements? Find out more about what you need to do to officially graduate. 

Student Life & Personal Support


From time to time, we all face difficult challenges that impact our lives. A BHC counselor can help you with your concerns, problems and challenges.

Disability Services

Students with disabilities may use a variety of accommodation services that are intended to improve their performance in either a traditional classroom setting or an online setting.

Veterans Resources

We are proud to be military-friendly and have established our own Veterans Resource Center.

Clubs & Activities

Take part in every opportunity that will fit into your schedule, interact through online social media avenues, and make your college experience memorable.

Fitness Center

Fitness equipment includes cardio, free weights and circuit training. There also are indoor and outdoor walking/running tracks.