FAQs and More about Hastings College
Have a question? We’ve compiled a list of frequently asked questions (with answers!).
Your academic advisor can assist you with developing a plan for academic growth and success. They assist you with choosing classes, registering for them, and are available for academic guidance.
Your academic adviser will be assigned to you at class registration and they can be contacted by:
- Sending them an email (addresses are easily found in our GoogleMail platform),
- Calling them on the phone (extension directory can be found in OurHC) or
- Visiting them during their office hours.
NOTE: as a general courtesy, if it’s after 9pm, please send an email instead of calling or texting.
You can only make changes to your schedule within in a scheduled time frame and all changes must be approved by your academic adviser. You may complete the request via the “Office of the Registrar” link through OurHC, or you can pick up an add/drop form at the Registrar’s Office in Hurley-McDonald.
Complete and return the required form via the “Office of the Registrar” link through OurHC.
- >Accommodations assistance and tutoring arrangements
- Computer and printer use
- Writing labs with one-on-one paper/presentation support
Textbook requirements will be listed in your Canvas syllabus for each of your courses.
However, Hastings College covers the cost to access to all required textbooks, both digital and physical (print) rentals. Digital books will be uploaded to your HC-issued iPad. Physical (print) books will be available for pick up in the bookstore; the bookstore will email you when they are ready to be picked up.
Grades will be posted on Canvas (and are also available via OurHC.).
Time and Money Management FAQs
Please have scholarship checks sent to the Financial Aid Office:
Financial Aid Office Box 10
710 N Turner Ave
Hastings, NE 68901
Please send check payments to the above address but include: Attn: Business Office Box 3.
Quick Tips for Time Management
Keeping notes and lists will help you keep track of everything you need to get done.
Housing and Campus Safety FAQs
All first-year, sophomore and junior students are required to live on campus (a total six semesters). There are exceptions, such as for students who reside with their parent or legal guardian in their primary residence within Adams County, Nebraska. The student handbook has additional details.
Student Life and Campus Community FAQs
Greek Life at HC ranges from social and spiritual activities to service and academics. There are three fraternities and six sororities. They will also be at the the Involvement Fair so that you can learn more about them!
Yes! There are many student discounts available around down.
The Student Engagement Office is located in the lower level of the Daugherty Student Engagement Center on the south side of campus.