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"I felt like folks here already knew me, as if it was a familiar place I'd been before. I was taken away by the liveliness of the faculty and staff and all the different clubs and support services. That was heartening, and it motivated me to get involved." - Student-Trustee Barney Garcia '24

A Welcome Feeling

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, music, culinary arts, education, and sustainability studies.

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Register for personal enrichment and professional development classes.


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value experience the value of an hcc education.

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Free child watch, food pantry access, menstrual equity, emergency grants, and more.

Resources & Support

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HCC offers a multitude of support programs for students.

Professionals 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.

Latinx Fiesta

Join us for food, music, crafts, and and fun during HCC's annual celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.

Sept. 2023 News Blog

Connecting with nature; celebrating Simulation Week; Johnny Garcia explores the Cape; Julissa Colón '13 honored as emerging Hispanic leader; HCC voted best again – and again ... and more

Into the Hall

Tom Stewart, HCC's director of Athletics and Student Engagement, is being inducted into the Westfield State University Athletics Hall of Fame.