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Student Spotlight

"At HCC, the staff really cares about your future, where you're going, and how you get there."

— Heather Paiva Perez, Student Senate president

Heather Paiva Perez

programs You have the passion. We have the program.

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Earn your associate degree and get to work or transfer to a four-year college.

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Explore certificate programs like accounting, electronic media, and sustainability studies.

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Register for personal enrichment and professional development classes.

17:1

student/faculty ratio

95+

degrees & certificates

40

student clubs & organizations

85

transfer programs

1003

2017 graduates

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value experience the value of an hcc education.

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Many of our classes are offered online, which means college can happen on your schedule.

Flexibility & Balance

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HCC offers a multitude of support programs for students.

Professors Who Care

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You can go anywhere with an HCC education. Explore 85-plus transfer opportunities to four-year schools.

What's After HCC?

start for something, stop for nothing.

Earn Your G.E.D.

Get started on the road to education by earning your HiSET/GED.

Grow your career

Move ahead in your field with our professional development programs.

enrich your life

Learn a new hobby or skill.

news&events Keep up with everything going on at HCC.

Loud and Clear

An infusion of new equipment and energy boosts the signal and spirits at 103.5 WCCH, the Holyoke Community College college radio station.

Fighting Hunger

HCC President Christina Royal joined Monte's March as the two-day fundraising walk made its way through Holyoke to raise awareness — and money — to fight hunger.

Grant lifts LC's

Holyoke Community College will add five new inter-institutional courses to its catalog of Learning Communities and offer free or reduced tuition to those who enroll.