Campus and Region

HCC is located on a beautiful, 135-acre main campus in Holyoke, Massachusetts, in the heart of the Pioneer Valley.

Just minutes from the intersection of Interstates 91 and 90 (Massachusetts Turnpike), HCC is easily accessible from all points. Holyoke is seven miles from Springfield, 31 miles from Hartford, CT, 80 miles from Boston MA, and 126 miles from New York City. The local region is served by Pioneer Valley Transit Authority (PVTA) bus transportation. Peter Pan Bus Lines has hubs in Springfield and Holyoke for transportation to destinations outside the area. Rail transportation is available in Springfield. Bradley International Airport, 30 minutes from the HCC campus, serves the Hartford/Springfield metro area.

HCC students are provided with a free PVTA bus pass as part of the transportation fee they pay each semester.

The Region

The vibrant and scenic Pioneer Valley region comprises the three Western Massachusetts counties—Franklin, Hampshire and Hampden—through which the Connecticut River flows. Home of the "Five Colleges" (the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke and Smith Colleges), the region offers visitors and residents diverse opportunities for cultural, educational and leisure pursuits.

Nearby attractions include the Basketball Hall of Fame, Six Flags New England, and the Eastern State Exposition, among others. To learn more, visit the Greater Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau website.


Holyoke Community College
303 Homestead Ave. Holyoke, MA 01040
(413) 538-7000