Special Info Sessions

Attending an information session to find out more about a degree program is important and often required.  Below is a list of information sessions along with other relevant information for Foundations of Health, Nursing, Practical NursingRadiologic Technology, and Veterinary Technician programs. In addition, the college hosts program spotlight events that focus on other areas of study. To learn more, contact admissions@hcc.edu or 413.552.2321. 

Foundations of Health Information Sessions

The Foundations of Health degree offers students a wide base of courses that will prepare them for a variety of health care options and careers. Throughout your time in this curriculum you will work with your advisor to design the best track to match your goals. You may earn a certificate, graduate with a FOH degree, or apply to one of our selective programs. The list of courses intentionally encompasses the requirements set out by the Nursing, Practical Nursing, and Radiologic Technology programs.

Information sessions are held on Thursdays in Frost 309. Register here.

January 21, 2016 12 noon - 1 p.m.
February 18, 2016 12 noon - 1 p.m.
March 3, 2016 12 noon - 1 p.m.
April 7, 2016 12 noon - 1 p.m.
May 5, 2016 12 noon - 1 p.m.
June 2, 2016 12 noon - 1 p.m.
July 14, 2016 12 noon - 1 p.m.
August 4, 2016 5 p.m. - 6 p.m.
September 8, 2016 12 noon - 1 p.m.
October 6, 2016 12 noon - 1 p.m.
November 3, 2016 12 noon - 1 p.m.
December 1, 2016 12 noon - 1 p.m.
January 19, 2017 5 p.m. - 6 p.m.
February 16, 2017 12 noon - 1 p.m.
March 2, 2017 12 noon - 1 p.m.
April 6, 2017 12 noon - 1 p.m.
May 4, 2017 12 noon - 1 p.m.
June 1, 2017 12 noon - 1 p.m.
July 13, 2017 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.


Information sessions are for advisors, faculty, staff, and students (current and new) who have questions or who would like to learn more about this exciting new program at Holyoke Community College.  No reservations necessary.

For more information please contact: Becky Lewis, Foundations of Health, Program Coordinator at 413.552.2426 or fohadvising@hcc.edu.

Nursing & Practical Nursing Information Sessions

Acceptance to the ADN (Associates Degree in Nursing) and PN (Practical Nursing Certificate) programs at Holyoke Community College is competitive and space is limited in each program. Students who successfully complete the ADN program are eligible to take the NCLEX-RN exam to become a Registered Nurse (RN). Students completing the PN program are eligible to take the NCLEX-PN exam to become a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN).

The deadline to apply each year is February 1. There are prerequisites that must be met prior to applying to either program. To learn more about these programs and the respective requirements, it is required that you attend a Nursing Information Session prior to February 1 and no more than one year ago. Each session lasts approximately one hour and is conducted by a member of the Division of Health and Life Sciences at HCC. No reservations are necessary.

Informations sessions are held on Thursdays in Room 101A in the new Center for Health Education (CHE), 404 Jarvis Ave. Register here.

January 21, 2016 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
January 21, 2016 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
February 18, 2016 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
March 3, 2016 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
April 7, 2016 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
May 5, 2016 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
June 2, 2016 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
July 14, 2016 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
August 4, 2016 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
September 8, 2016 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
October 6, 2016 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
November 3, 2016 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
December 1, 2016 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
December 1, 2016 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
January 19, 2017 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
January 19, 2017 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
February 16, 2017 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
March 2, 2017 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
April 6, 2017 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
May 4, 2017 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
June 1, 2017 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
July 13, 2017 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
August 3, 2017 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.


For more information, please download the Nursing Information Packet, call 413.552.2321, or send an email to admissions@hcc.edu.   

Radiologic Technology Information Sessions

Space in Radiologic Technology program at Holyoke Community College is limited. Students who successfully complete the two year Radiologic Technology program are eligible to take the ARRT exam to become a Registered Radiologic Technologist.

Prerequisites must be met prior to applying to this program. You are required to attend a Radiologic Technology information session within 2 years of submitting a Rad Tech application. Each session lasts approximately one hour and is conducted by a representative from the Radiologic department. No reservation needed. Deadline to apply each year: February 1.

Information sessions are held on Mondays in the new Center for Health Education (CHE), 404 Jarvis Ave. Register here.

September 14, 2015 2:00 - 3:15 PM CHE 110
October 5, 2015 2:00 - 3:15 PM CHE 101
November 9, 2015 6:00 - 7:15 PM CHE 106
December 7, 2015 2:00 - 3:15 PM CHE 106
2016
January 19, 2016 2:00 - 3:15 PM CHE 106
March 7, 2016 2:00 - 3:15 PM CHE 106
May 9, 2016 2:00 - 3:15 PM CHE 106
July 11, 2016 2:00 - 3:15 PM CHE 106
August 8, 2016 2:00 - 3:15 PM CHE 106

 

For more information download the information packet or call 413.552.2321 or email admissions@hcc.edu for more information.

If you have a disability and may require accommodation in order to fully participate in these programs, please contact the Division of Health and Life Sciences to discuss your specific needs at 413.552.2467.

Veterinary Technician Information Sessions

The Veterinary Technician Program has selective admissions with a deadline of February 1 for admission to the following Fall. Biology 107 with a "C" or better and eligibility to take college math are requirements for admission. Rabies vaccination is strongly recommended but not required and observation in a veterinary facility is also recommended but not required for admission. Attendance at an Information Session is also required.

Information sessions are held on Mondays in Frost 309. Register here.

September 14, 2015   9:00 AM
October 19, 2015   9:00 AM
November 16, 2015   9:00 AM
December 14, 2015   9:00 AM
December 14, 2015   5:00 PM
2016
January 11, 2016   9:00 AM
January 11, 2016     5:00 PM    
January 25, 2016   9:00 AM
February 8, 2016   9:00 AM
March 21, 2016   9:00 AM
April 11, 2016   9:00 AM
May 9, 2016   9:00 AM


Call 413.552.2321 or email admissions@hcc.edu for more information.

     

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