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Technology Available for Loan
The Library has a limited supply of computer equipment available to loan on a first-come, first-served basis. If you have a technology need, please complete Technology Request Form and you will be contacted regarding the availability of equipment and the time and location of pick-up.
If you are looking for free or affordable internet, the below list provides options available in the county.
Harford County Public Library | Xfinity | Spectrum
In addition, Armstrong Cable, in conjunction with Harford County Government and HCPS, has installed a free Wi-Fi hotspot near the upper parking lot at North Harford High School. This hotspot is accessible from the inside of a vehicle.
For those who have questions about Blackboard access, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also leave a voicemail at 443-412-2256 and someone will get back to you. Support services are available MON–FRI, 8 AM–5 PM.
For general technology assistance, Information Technology Services provides live support through their help desk which is available MON–FRI, 7:30 AM–5 PM. You may contact them via email at email@example.com or call 443-412-2477, option 3. Callers should leave a voicemail and someone will get back to you.
Early Learning Center
The Early Learning Center (ELC) will open on a limited enrollment basis. Enrollment will be guided by a Hygiene and Social Distancing Protocol to maximize the health of our children and staff. For questions, contact Jen Eder at firstname.lastname@example.org.
(REV. 08/24/20) The Library is open on a limited basis. Services such as reference and inter-library loan remain fully online. Library use is available in two-hour increments and is by reservation only for use of materials on reserve, textbooks, or technology. Access is available from the first floor entrance but only after completing the mandatory health screening questionnaire and on-campus screenings. If you need to check out a book, complete the online form and schedule a pick it up at the Library.
Online Chat is available during the following hours and can be accessed through the Library web page.
MON–THU, 8 AM–10 PM | FRI, 8 AM–4:30 PM | SAT, noon–4 PM
The Library also offers the following services online:
One-on-one research consultation | Online literacy tutorials and citation style guides | 24/7 access to databases, e-books, and streaming video.
If additional resources are needed, contact: Lois Entner OR Gina Calia-Lotz.
(REV. 07/20/20) The Test Center is currently open by appointment only to administer Accuplacer testing. See harford.edu/testcenter for more information, including safety protocols and guidelines that must be followed to ensure a safe testing environment.
The Student Emergency Assistance (SEA) Fund provides emergency financial assistance to currently-enrolled Harford Community College students who are facing a short-term financial emergency. The goal is to help current students remain in school. Awards are based on fund availability with the maximum award equalling $500 per student per academic year. Every attempt will be made to process the application within 48 hours. Awards are considered financial aid and must be processed through the Financial Aid Office.
If your income has been reduced or you have lost your job as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, you may be eligible for financial help with your private health plan, or you may qualify for Medicaid. If you've lost your job, you have 60 days to enroll. Click here to enroll.
The College has an existing refund exception process for students who have extenuating circumstances that have required them to withdraw from some or all of their courses after working with their instructor(s) and exhausting all other options. Refunds are offered in the form of future credit. Knowing that COVID-19 may cause extreme hardships for students to complete their courses, the refund exception committee will continue to review student requests for refunds. The process is outlined below:
Student withdraws from the course(s) and documents their request for a refund (future credit) via the Spring 2020 Refund Exception Form. The refund exception committee approves/denies requests for future credit based on the information provided. The committee can also approve partial refunds (future credit). Students will receive written notification regarding the decision. Students who wish to appeal may do so by following instructions in the written notification.
Harford students have access to which MyBHS provides health and wellness tools, online or phone chats with counselors, information on COVID-19, and more. Call 1-800-327-2251, or download the BHS app and use the username OWL. More information is available in the My Academic Life Tab on OwlNet.
For students whose employment may be impacted by COVID-19, please know that Advising, Career, and Transfer Services is available to help with your employment needs. Our online job posting site, HCC Career Connect, is being updated with new jobs daily, and all resumes posted on the site are being reviewed.. If you have issues accessing the site, please call 443-412-2301, or email email@example.com.
Students will be contacted via email or phone regarding course postponement or cancellation. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a message at 443-412-2376.
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