Who can I talk with about personal concerns?

It is helpful to have caring support when coping with your circumstances. Our professional counselors are here to help you with your concerns, problems and challenges whether they are personal, educational or social. Counseling services are confidential.

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How do I transfer from Black Hawk College to another college or university?

Make a transfer planning appointment with a BHC educational advisor to help you navigate up-to-date resources for four-year colleges and universities. Explore Transfer Information for transfer facts, admissions processes, major requirements, and scholarship opportunities. Learn when college and university representatives are visiting Black Hawk College. Discover how your courses will transfer. Prepare to visit your […]

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How will dropping or adding a class affect me?

Dropping a class can delay reaching your academic goal, could change your status from full-time to part-time, or possibly impact your current and future financial aid. Even so, dropping a class may be your best option. Before deciding, visit with your instructor and an educational advisor. Advisors can also talk with you about adding a […]

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Which classes have I completed at Black Hawk College?

Seeing your completed courses and final grades is fast! Log into your myBlackHawk account, open the Student tab, then click on Degree Audit. Your degree audit can also be used as an unofficial transcript. If your myBlackHawk account has expired, simply complete a new admissions application. Your welcome letter will include login information.

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Are online courses right for me?

Online courses could be a convenient way to be a student.  Learn what it takes to be a successful online learning student including Is Online Learning for Me?  Online instruction is generally not recommended for new college students; please consult an advisor before enrolling in an online course.

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Which courses do I take for my program of study?

An educational advisor can assist you with course selection whether you are following a career program at BHC, completing an associate degree before transferring, or preparing for a major when you are uncertain of where you will transfer. For advisor availability and to schedule an appointment for educational planning please see Advising.

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Can I attend part-time to earn a degree or certificate?

Absolutely! With good planning, you can attend BHC part-time and progress toward your goal. Meet with your advisor every semester to stay on track. The course load that is best for you depends on a variety of factors, such as other commitments, study skills, time-management skills, and self-discipline. To determine the course load which is […]

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Is there a difference between career programs and transfer programs of study?

Career programs range from short-term certificate programs to Associate of Applied Science degrees. Career programs give you up-to-date skills that prepare you to enter the workforce. Transfer programs prepare you to continue your studies at a four-year university or college. At Black Hawk College you’ll earn an associate degree in all transfer programs, complete the […]

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What can I do if I haven’t decided what to study, or am nervous about my preparation for college?

It’s fairly common to be undecided about your future or how to get the most from college as a new, or returning, student. BHC’s faculty and professional staff can help you with these important concerns. College Credit Course CES 100: College Experience and Success (3 credits) This course is highly recommended for first-time college students […]

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How do I attend BHC while attending another college?

Reading and following all steps below will smooth your entry to Black Hawk College. Please attempt the steps below before seeking further assistance. For help, email an Advisor at ADVQC@bhc.edu. Provide all relevant information in your communication with us. We look forward to having you with us this semester! STEP 1. Apply to attend BHC […]

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