HACC Lancaster has a very diverse mix of college students. They range from high school students taking college courses all the way to seniors that have a job-related need to expand their education. HACC welcomes applications from international students that are planning to study full-time on an F-1 visa.
Harrisburg Area Community College has a variety of clubs that are designed to satisfy the multitude of personalities on campus. The College has a newspaper called the Lancaster Liver Wire that is written and edited by the students. Another important organization on campus is the Student Government Association, which lets students hold elected positions that oversee the best interests of the student body. The general belief at HACC is that active involvement on campus and in your classes is an important part of your overal educational experience.