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Extended Hours

DATE: Wednesday, August 1, 2018

HCC offices will stay open late beore the start of the semester

An HCC Financial Aid Advisor assists a student.

Holyoke Community College will hold extended service hours to accommodate new and continuing students before the start of the fall 2018 semester.

For two weeks beginning Aug. 20, HCC Admissions, Financial AidPlacement TestingAdvising and Student Accounts offices on the second floor of the Frost Building will open at 8:30 a.m. and stay open until 7 p.m., Monday through Thursday, Aug. 20-23, and Monday through Thursday, Aug. 27-30. On Friday Aug. 24 and Friday Aug. 31, offices will be open from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. The fall 2018 academic semester begins Tuesday, Sept. 4.

"We know many of our students work and have families to take care of, so we're happy to stay open late to accommodate their busy lives," said Renee Tastad, dean of Enrollment Management and College Access Programs.  

The extended service hours will also remain in effect through Friday Sept. 7 during the class add/drop period, Sept. 4-6, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday, Sept. 7, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

For more information, please contact HCC Admissions at 413-552-2321 or

PHOTO by CHRIS YURKO: An HCC Financial Aid advisor assists a new student.