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Food Insecurity and College Students: Help for HCC students

Use this guide to find information on food insecurity and college students

Help for HCC students

Our virtual doors are open, and our staff is available remotely to help you while our facilities are closed. We want you to stay safe at home, while you stay connected and continue your academic plan!  


Meet with an Advisor: 

Advisors are here to help! You can connect with an Academic Advisor by making a phone appointment on the Academic Advising webpage.


Meet with a Counselor: 

You can connect with an HCC Counselor by emailing Phone appointments are also available on the Counseling webpage. 


Financial Aid: 

Please visit the Financial Aid webpage  for resources and contact information.


Veteran Student Affairs: 

You can connect with a VA Representative by emailing or making an appointment on the Veteran Student Affairs webpage.   


Technology Support:  

Wi-Fi – Charter has offered to provide free spectrum broadband and Wi-Fi access for 60 days to households with K-12 and/or college students who do not already have a spectrum broadband subscription and at any service level up to 100 Mpbs. To enroll, call 1-844-488-8395.  


Canvas – We recommend reading through the Canvas Student guide to learn more about canvas and its features. Additionally, we encourage you to download the Canvas app onto your mobile device. This app will ensure you have what you need for your class right at your fingertips!  


Library Support:

Have a quick question about the library? The library FAQ might have an answer for you! If that doesn't help, the HCC Librarians are available to help with all of your research and informational needs. Please contact librarians at Librarians are available Monday - Thursday 8am - 8pm; Friday 8am-4pm; and Saturday 9am-1pm.


Emotional Support: 

We know that the uncertainties related to COVID-19 can be stressful. HCC has contracted with BayCare to provide free and confidential counseling services for HCC students. The BayCare Student Assistance program is providing support by phone at (800)-878-5470 or by email at  


For more information on the resources available to you, please visit our COVID-19 Student FAQs