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Scheduling & Registration

Manage Your Course Schedule

Current Hocking College Students are provided a block schedule to register for coursework to fulfill their degree requirements. Complete your registration through your WebAdvisor account. New students entering the institution are encouraged to attend Quickstart to complete the registration process. If you have questions about scheduling, please contact your Academic Advisor or the Admission Office: admissions@hocking.edu.

Students are responsible for the following:

  • Course registration
  • All tuition & fees charges resulting from their course registration
  • Meeting payment due dates

Find complete information on registration terms and conditions on the Registrar's Office webpage.

Please refer to the Academic Calendar for important dates, including Add/Drop dates and refund schedules.

How To Register For Classes

Step 1: Sign your Student Financial Responsibility Agreement

Go to https://www2.hocking.edu/regtac

Still have questions? Check out our tutorial here.

Step 2: Meet With An Advisor

Students at Hocking College are encouraged to meet with their academic advisor every term before registering for classes. The relationship students build with their advisor is important in helping shape their educational and career goals and ensuring that they stay on track for graduation.

Students should be assigned an academic advisor from their department during the first term of classes. This information is located on the student’s WebAdvisor account. If a student is signing up for their first semester and does not have an advisor or would like to change advisors, they should see the secretary in their academic department.

Advisors are required to keep regular, posted office hours each week to assist students with academic concerns and scheduling of classes. However, students also have a responsibility to become familiar with the college systems and program requirements and to seek out academic advice as they progress through their programs.

Step 3: Register For Classes

Self-Service is an all-in-one portal for students to access information about their degree plan, view their class schedule, and register for courses. Below are links to the how-to videos:

  1. Access: In this tutorial, learn how to access the Hocking College Student Self Service Portal.
  2. PlanIn this tutorial, learn how to add courses to your course plan.
  3. RegisterIn this tutorial, learn how to register for classes.

Course Placement

ACCUPLACER assessment is used to help place new students in the appropriate writing and math courses. The results do not determine admission to the college; however, they do assist your advisor in course registration.


ACCUPLACER is an adaptive assessment. This means that the questions are chosen for you on the basis of your answers to previous questions. This technique selects just the right questions for your ability level. Because the assessment works this way, you must answer every question when it is first given. Each assessment is untimed so that you can give each question as much thought as you wish. You can change your answer to a particular question before moving on to the next question, but you cannot leave a question out or come back to it later to change your answer. For more information, please visit the ACCUPLACER website.

Entry Course Placement is Important to Your Success

You'll be more successful at Hocking and beyond when you start in the right classes. Your scores will determine where you start in writing and math. You may only need to take portions of the assessment. Most students enrolling at Hocking need to take at least part of the ACCUPLACER. Our goal is to ensure your classes are the right level for you.

Review is Recommended

Reviewing may enable you to bypass some courses and place into the highest level of courses in which you can be successful, saving you time and money. To prepare for the ACCUPLACER, please visit the Prepare for ACCUPLACER section of the ACCUPLACER website. Here you will find the free official web-based study app and free downloadable sample questions.


We strongly encourage you to take the ACCUPLACER before your QuickStart registration. Convenient walk-in assessment is available through the Registrar's Office in the Student Services Concourse in Light Hall. No appointment is necessary, call ahead for assessment hours. In order to assess, you will need the following:

  • Your Hocking College Student ID number or Social Security number
  • Photo identification
  • Personal Calculators are not permitted on the ACCUPLACER

If you have not applied for admissions to Hocking and are taking the ACCUPLACER for another college or university, you will be charged a $25 fee.

Re-testing Policy

Students are allowed to test a total of three times.

Have You Taken the ACT?

ACT scores may be used for placement in English and math. If you had your ACT scores sent to Hocking College when you assessed, check WebAdvisor to confirm that we received them. You may also request that ACT send your scores to Hocking College (ACT Code 3352) or they may be submitted on an official high school transcript.

An official transcript must be mailed directly from your high school to the Hocking College Admissions Processing Office. Hand-carried high school transcripts and/or ACT score reports are not accepted.

Mail scores to:
Hocking College
Attn: Registrar's Office
3301 Hocking Parkway
Nelsonville, OH 45764

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