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Student Clubs

Ready for a break from classes? HCC has over 30 active clubs and organizations, with new ones being formed all the time (plus a radio station, newspaper, and literary magazine). Have fun, make connections, develop leadership skills, and pursue new interests. Clubs have access to funds, travel, and a variety of programming opportunities!


Starting the Semester Right

Club members meet to elect leaders and decide on a slate of activities for the year. Every club does some form of community service in order to retain their charter; past efforts include food and clothing drives, fundraisers, and cleanups. Each club gets a Manual and Starter Packet in their first semester from Student Activities. This packet includes all required forms, policy information, and suggestions for a successful year. Until the forms are turned in to the Club Coordinator, a club is not considered active and may not hold events. 

Start a New Club 

Any student can start a new club! Students with common interests can form a club by:

  1. Meet with the Club Coordinator to share your club idea
  2. Recruit ten (10) members
  3. Find an HCC faculty or staff member to be the club's advisor
  4. Together with the members, write a constitution
  5. Fill out and sign the "New Club" forms in the Starter Packet

Student Activities supports new clubs every step of the way! All clubs are open to ALL HCC STUDENTS. Contact Clubs Coordinator Carin Zinter or (413) 552-2060 for more information about any of the clubs, or to discuss forming a new one.


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