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Courses & Programs

Monica Archibald

Clerical Assistant

CAPS

Donahue 244

413.552.2102 (Tel)

Tutoring Center

GET IN TOUCH

Although some of our services are limited due to COVID-19, we are here for you! CAPS is open on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. CAPS staff are also available remotely by phone, e-mail, Zoom, and Google Hangouts. Feel free to call us at 413.552.2584 or e-mail caps@hcc.edu for assistance.

Online Tutoring

As an HCC student, you have ongoing access to tutoring services in most HCC courses:

  • Accounting
  • Biology (including Anatomy & Physiology)
  • Chemistry 
  • Math
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Writing
  • Zoology and more!

CAPS Tutoring: Follow this link to connect with a tutor. You must be logged in to Moodle and self-enrolled. After-hours tutoring via tutor.com is also available on our Moodle page.

Supplemental Instruction

Supplemental instruction offers academic assistance in the critical first six weeks, and throughout the semester to students in traditionally challenging courses. In informal peer-directed study sessions, students compare notes, discuss course content, develop organizational skills, and share test-taking strategies.

Learning Coaches

Feeling overwhelmed by your coursework? You may benefit from weekly sessions with a learning coach: a specialist who teaches you strategies to improve reading comprehension, math problem solving, and writing skills. Your coach will focus on time management, note-taking, organization, test anxiety, study skills, and critical thinking. With this level of one-on-one support, you can easily stay on track and succeed academically.

Workshops & Seminars

Small group instruction is offered throughout the academic year on topics designed to improve a student's progress at the college. Topics include stress management, assertiveness, note-taking, and test preparation. Schedules and announcements for these events are posted on college bulletin boards. 

Monica Archibald

Clerical Assistant

CAPS

Donahue 244

413.552.2102 (Tel)