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Student Spotlight

"At HCC, the staff really cares about your future, where you're going and how you get there."  

– Heather Paiva Perez, president, 2017-2018 Student Senate

Heather Paiva Perez

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 for personal enrichment and professional development classes.


student/faculty ratio


degrees & certificates


student clubs & organizations


transfer programs


2017 graduates

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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.

'Los Valientes'

HCC welcomes the Core Ensemble Sept. 20 for a musical and theatrical tribute to three Latino heroes: Diego Rivera, Oscar Romero and Joaquin Murrieta (a.k.a. Zorro).

HCC 'Getting It Right'

A national report lists HCC as one of the top performers among U.S. colleges for maintaining racial and gender equity in its administrative positions.

24 Hour Play Festival

The HCC Alumni Players will present the 2nd annual 24 Hour Play Festival, Sat., Sept. 30, at 7:30 p.m. in the Leslie Philllips Theater.