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College Store

The HCC College Store

The HCC College Store is located in DON 154. Our phone number is 413.552.2521. The store offers tech accessories, software, and hardware such as laptops; HCC-branded apparel; convenience products (including healthy snacks and gluten-free choices); backpacks; art supplies; calculators; flash drives; gifts; and a wide variety of other supplies. Staff are also available in the store to assist students with online textbook purchasing.

college store HOURS


The College Store is closed during college holidays. Please see academic calendar for details.


Book purchasing for summer 2019 will open on May 1, 2019. Check back here for detailed information.

Students may use their book advance in the College Store to purchase supplies that are necessary for academic use. You can use an approved book advance in the online MBSDirect store as well. You will need your course ID with section number, your HCC ID, and a book advance ID to place an online order for textbooks. You will receive the book advance ID in your HCC email account from MBSDirect. If you have difficulty locating the book advance ID, please come into the College Store in DON 154 for assistance.

Please visit the College Store in DON 154 for information regarding book buyback.

The HCC College Store offers:

  • Holyoke Community College branded gifts and apparel
  • Supplies such as notebooks, pens/pencils, highlighters, binders, and paper
  • Art supplies
  • Medical supplies
  • Laptops and tablets
  • Discounted software
  • Technology supplies
  • Gift certificates
  • Graduation items like caps and gowns, and diploma frames
  • Cold drinks and snacks
  • Postage stamps
  • Greeting cards and gifts
  • And more!

If your financial aid package includes a book advance, please visit the HCC College Store in DON 154 or call 413.552.2521.


  • Convenience items in the HCC college store

    Snacks & more

    Visit the College Store for convenience items or a quick snack between classes.

  • A candle display in the HCC College Store

    it's glow time

    Purchase 100% soy candles for a gift (or for yourself)!

  • Art supplies in the HCC college store

    Art supplies

    Are you a visual arts student? Look no further than the HCC College Store for all your required supplies.

  • Charging station in HCC college store

    Stop by for a charge

    Phone battery running low? Stop by the College Store for a free, quick charge, and explore HCC apparel.

  • A greeting card display in the HCC College Store

    don't forget another birthday

    Grab a birthday card (or two) to have on hand.

  • Healthcare items in the HCC college store

    Nursing & healthcare

    Nursing and healthcare students, find important equipment at the College Store.

  • Convenience store items and a sock display in the HCC College Store

    grab-and-go

    Grab a convenience item, snack, or funny pair of socks.

  • Art supplies in the HCC college store

    Art supplies

    Are you a visual arts student? Look no further than the HCC College Store for all your required supplies.

  • Convenience store items and a greeting card display in the HCC College Store

    grab-and-go

    The HCC College Store offers snack options that are healthy and gluten-free.

  • Binders and backpacks in the HCC college store

    Binders & backpacks

    The College Store offers HCC-branded merchandise like sturdy binders, and the gear you need, including backpacks.

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