Frequently Asked Questions


What is OwlNet? OwlNet is HCC's web portal. You may use the portal to register for classes, update your personal information, follow your courses and grades, request transcripts, and perform almost every function required as a credit student.


What is OwlMail? OwlMail is HCC's student email system for credit students. Student email is provided through MIcrosoft's Office 365 Outlook platform. All official email communication from the college will come to you through your Owlmail account.

Microsoft Office 365

What is Office 365? Office 365 is a collection of online applications, you can access via your HCC login credentials. Apps include Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Teams, OneDrive, OneNote, etc...


What is OneDrive? OneDrive is a Microsoft Office 365 application for online file storage. Storing files in OneDrive enables access from anywhere.

Student Self Service (StudentEAccess)

What is Student Self Service? Student Self Service is a website tool that guides you through the process of setting up your email and network account. You will be able to establish a security question, and use it to reset your password online if you ever forget your password.

Blackboard / eLearning

What is Blackboard? Blackboard is the online learning management system used for online courses and delivery of course materials. The eLearning Department administers the Blackboard online learning system.