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Courses & Programs

Advising

Advising Appointments

Current students are strongly encouraged to meet with their assigned advisor during the spring and fall semesters. You can find your advisor's contact information in Navigate, DegreeWorks, or Online Services. 

In the event that your assigned advisor is unavailable, you may book an appointment with one of our professional staff advisors by doing the following:

Drop-In Advising
(Available during January through add/drop week and August through add/drop week)

Just before the start of our spring and fall semesters, our office is open for drop-in advising either in-person or on Zoom! Please have a photo ID ready for check-in. 

To meet with us on Zoom, click here.

For in-person advising, come see us in the Campus Center, room 102.* 

Be sure to check our hours below before dropping in. 

*Please note that all students attending in-person advising appointments must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. To submit proof of your vaccination, please email a picture of your COVID-19 vaccination card to immunizations@hcc.edu.

Hours

Monday 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday   8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Contact Us

To book an appointment, please call 413.552.2722.

For general advising questions, email us at advisingcenter@hcc.edu.

If you call or email after hours, please leave your name and contact information, and we'll get back to you. We look forward to connecting with you soon! 

Where to find us:

We're in the Campus Center, first floor, room 102.


Your advisor is your designated point of contact and support person at HCC. Here are some of the things your advisor can help with:

  • Choosing and registering for classes
  • Helping you set up your HCC accounts
  • Creating an academic plan
  • Changing majors 
  • Discussing career options
  • Referrals for support services such as tutoring or mental health counseling
  • Discussing strategies for improving your GPA 
  • Providing basic transfer information 
  • Supporting you through your entire time here at HCC!

You can find out who your advisor is in Navigate, Online Services or DegreeWorks. Contact yours today!