We are teaching, learning, and working remotely for the rest of the Spring 2020 semester. Visit hcc.edu/remote for support and resources.

Courses & Programs

Academic Support

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


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.

New Directions

New Directions for Adult Learners serves students age 24 and older, parents, and veterans, including those who have been out of school for many years.

Disability & Deaf Services

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

Multicultural Academic Services (MAS)

If you're coming to HCC from a local high school, you may qualify for MAS support services.

ALANA Men in Motion

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


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

ESL Support

The Academic English as a Second Language (AESL) course of study at Holyoke Community College responds to the needs of the linguistically diverse population of the Pioneer Valley.