Testing can help you evaluate or determine the skills you need to achieve your goals. It also is essential for licensure and certification in many fields. HCC provides unmatched testing services, ranging from high school equivalency exams to occupational analyses.

High School Equivalency Test

HCC provides an opportunity to earn your high school equivalency certificate through the HiSET test. The tests are online, though a paper test option is available. Sample questions and practice tests are available to help you prepare. Test takers can also access career counseling and learn more about furthering their education. Please contact Theresa Eccles at 413.552.2292 with any questions.

Testing & Workforce Certification Center

The HCC Testing & Workforce Certification Center is a state-of-the-art testing site that provides HCC students, area businesses, and the community at-large with the optimal testing experience. 

The Testing Center offers:

  • HCC-accommodated classroom and Accuplacer-CPT exams
  • Exams for college credit
  • Distance-learning proctored exams
  • Certification/licensure exams

Please click here for additional details and scheduling.

Please contact the testing center at testing@hcc.edu or 413.552.2112 with any questions.

College Placement Test

Want to take the college placement exam (Accuplacer)? Visit the Assessment Center and we'll get you started! Please contact the Admissions Office at 413.552.2321 or admissions@hcc.edu if you have any questions.


Holyoke Community College
303 Homestead Ave. Holyoke, MA 01040