Fall 2015 New Student Orientation

Welcome to HCC! We are excited about the new school year, and we want you to have a great start.  New Student Orientation (NSO) provides you with information about the college that will help you make a successful transition.  HCC is committed to your success and believes the NSO will be a critical experience in your journey with us. As a new student, you are required to attend one full session. Online-only students are required to complete their New Online Student Orientation in Moodle.

  • Dates and times by major are located below.  Check the NSO Agenda to get a break down of the days events.
  • All sessions begin in the Fine & Performing Arts Building, Leslie Phillips Theater/Forum.
  • Students with disabilities or who require special accommodations should contact the Office for Students with Disabilities and Deaf Services at (413) 552-2417.
  • Student ID is required for Orientation.
  • To get a parking sticker you'll need to bring your driver's license and auto registration.
  • Utilize the Successful Student Checklist to assure you are fully prepared for your first week!
  • HCC at A Glance - is a quick reference guide about HCC's support services and programs available to you. You will receive a hard copy of this brochure the day of your Orientation session but it is always available online.
  • Click here for a complete PVTA bus schedule for Fall 2015 New Student Orientation

Questions?  Check out the FAQ's page or contact answers@hcc.edu or call the Student Affairs Office at (413) 552-2100.

Orientation Dates
Orientation Dates

Orientation Dates
Orientation Dates


Holyoke Community College
303 Homestead Ave. Holyoke, MA 01040
(413) 538-7000