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Student Spotlight

"I feel that I was able to complete and achieve so much this year, thanks to the resources provided by HCC to help guide me in the right direction."
– Selena Seang '20, human services


Selena Seang

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.


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degrees & certificates


student clubs & organizations


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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.

Kitchen Confidence

HCC is launching a new round of cooking and baking classes at the HCC MGM Culinary Arts Institute this fall geared toward home chefs who want to improve their kitchen skills.

HCC Phillips Festival

HCC theater alumni and students will gather for the fourth year to produce an evening of one-act plays written in just 24 hours, Sept. 27-28.

Child Support

HCC has been awarded two grants worth more than $2 million to support the education and training of early childhood educators and the programs they work for in western Mass.