What-If (HCX)

Purpose:  Use this document to be able to view grades, programs and degree progress in your Student Center using the college Mobile Application.

Audience:  Students.

The college mobile applications will look a bit different between the various colleges. This guide is intended as a general overview. Please note that your college may have different images and options available.


  1. Log into HCX.
  2. Select Academics on the sidebar menu.
  3. Select What-If on the sidebar menu.
What-If menu item
  1. The What-If page displays to the right.
  2. Select the Create Report button.
Create Report button
  1. The New Report page displays.
  2. Enter various details to create a report and select the Submit Report button.
submit report
  1. The What If scenario report displays.
  2. Select the View PDF button.
select view PDF button
  1. A new window opens to display the PDF. Review the report.
  2. Close the window to return to the What-If page.
What-If report
  1. Select the degree to see the satisfied/not satisfied requirement groups.
  1. The degree information displays to the right.  
  2. Expand the Academic Requirements section.
View degree information
  1. The Academic Requirements menu expands.
  2. Select View Courses to see which classes are required to complete the group or what classes have been used to complete the group.
View courses
  1. You have successfully created a What-If report.
  2. Process complete.

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