Pathways students and Irma

About Pathways

Pathways helps promising students succeed at HCC and explore transfer opportunities to selective liberal arts colleges such as Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith.

Pathways offers:

  • Academic and personal advising
  • Workshops and college visits
  • Career and liberal arts majors exploration
  • Assistance with the transfer process
  • Information about the value of a liberal arts education
  • Assistance with the financial aid process (FAFSA) and scholarships

Participants include female and male students of both traditional and non-traditional age, as well as veterans. There is no cost to apply or participate in the program.

Majors Served

  • Arts
  • Biology and other sciences
  • Education
  • Liberal Arts
  • Math
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

Schedule and Location

Programming and services are offered Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Pathways is located in Room 264 of the Frost Building.

To Apply

In addition to filling out the Pathways application, interested students must submit an HCC transcript and schedule an in-person interview.

Interested in exploring UMass, Westfield State, Elms College, or another institution? Check out our transfer page!


Irma Medina, Senior Program Coordinator
Phone: (413) 552-2857
Fax: (413) 552-2045


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