New Student Orientation Agenda

January 12, 17 and 19

12:30 - 1 p.m. Check-in Fine & Performing Arts Building (FPA)
Leslie Phillips Theater
1:00 - 1:10 p.m. Welcome to HCC
Fine & Performing Arts Building (FPA) 
Leslie Phillips Theater
1:10 - 1:50 p.m. Presentation:
HCC Access Points to Success
Fine & Performing Arts Building (FPA) 
Leslie Phillips Theater
1:50 - 2:45 p.m. HCC Quest:
Walk around campus and find where your classes will be and where to find the resources you'll need.
Around campus in small groups with Orientation Student Leaders
2:45 - 4:00 p.m.   Academic Program
Learn more about how to be successful within your Major
As Assigned by Majors
4:00 - 4:30 p.m. Student Persistence Activity
Interactive activity with Orientation Leaders
As Assigned by Majors
4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
HCC On-site Express Services
Kittredge Building 4th Floor
After taking the Student Persistence Activity, you will have the opportunity to finish getting ready for a great start at HCC. Take advantage of the HCC On-Site Express Services that will be available only to students attending orientation. You will be able to speak to staff from Financial Aid; waive your health insurance; receive your bus pass; register your car and get a parking sticker; get help login into your HCC accounts; buy your books; or buy Cougar Cash for dining services.  Get your questions answered and the support necessary to succeed.
Family & Friends - A concurrent session has been planned for friends and family to attend. During this session you will not only receive general information about the college, but you will have the opportunity to learn ways to better support your student's success while at HCC. We will inform you about the assigned room during the check-in process.


Holyoke Community College
303 Homestead Ave. Holyoke, MA 01040