Courses & Programs

Academic Support

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CAPS Tutoring - HCC provides a range of academic support services to help our students succeed.

ALANA Men in Motion

ALANA provides academic support, mentoring, and counseling to African American, Latino, Asian, and Native American men.

Disability & Deaf Services

If you are a disabled or Deaf student, OSDDS will help you access needed accommodations and support services.

El Centro

El Centro provides culturally responsive guidance and support to enable Latinx students to achieve academic success


Student Ambassador & Mentorship Program

ESL Support

Students: Ready to improve your academic English language skills to succeed in college and beyond?

Marieb Adult Learner Success Center

Marieb Adult Learner Success Center serves students age 24 and older, parents, and veterans, including those who have been out of school for many years.


Pathways Program is a transfer support program that helps promising high-achieving students the ability to succeed at HCC and explore transfer opportunities to selective liberal arts colleges such as Mount Holyoke, Smith, Amherst, Williams, and others.


TRIO Programs offer an array of support services for students who are first generation to college, low-income, or have a documented disability.


The Center for Academic Program Support (CAPS) provides free assistance to all HCC students through tutoring, writing, ESL, and math centers, study groups, ongoing study skills workshops, and more.

Western Mass CORE

The mission of Western Mass CORE is to work in jails, in the community, and at HCC to develop and maintain academic pathways for people impacted by the criminal legal system, and to facilitate linkages to local colleges and universities.