Profiles of Excellence
"Everyone's got a different path to getting here. I think of community college as a kind of crossroads. I really value hearing what roads people have taken to get here."
– Les Welker '19, biology major, headed to Yale University
programs You have the passion. We have the program.
Earn your associate degree and get to work or transfer to a four-year college.
Explore certificate programs like accounting, electronic media, and sustainability studies.
Register your child for an exciting summer program.
degrees & certificates
student clubs & organizations
value experience the value of an hcc education.
Many of our classes are offered online, which means college can happen on your schedule!
news&events Keep up with everything going on at HCC.
HCC honors student and engineering major Maxwell Faytell of Northampton has been named a Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar for 2019.
A birthday tweet by President Christina Royal asking well-wishers for 4700 acts of kindness elicited an interview with columnist Cynthia Simison and a story in the Sunday Republican.
Yankee Candle founder Michael Kittredge '73, who died July 24, often credited HCC for helping him become a successful entrepreneur and was a generous benefactor to the college.