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Student Spotlight

"HCC's Multicultural Academic Services program has really made me feel comfortable transitioning from high school to college and getting me used to the campus and community."

– Zhane Catala, first-year student

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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 your child for an exciting summer program.


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degrees & certificates


student clubs & organizations


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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.

French Film Festival

The HCC French Film Festival continues March 26 with 'Deux Jours, Une Nuit,' starring Marion Cotillard, and the documentary 'Examen d'Etat' March 27, both at 7 p.m. in the Leslie Phillips Theater.

'She Works in STEM'

The March 27 event is the second for the fledgling Pioneer Valley Women in STEM Network, co-sponsored by the four community colleges in western Massachusetts.

TRAIN(ing) Station

HCC is leading a Pioneer Valley initiative to help unemployed and underemployed individuals acquire the skills they need to secure – and retain – stable jobs.