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Become a Student

Our goal is to provide an exceptional educational experience for our students. When you take HCC courses online you may be at a distance, but you are never alone. We use both technology and a caring support system to bring our campus to you.

Here is what you need to know to become a student. From enrollment information to admission requirements, we will guide you through the steps necessary to getting started.

Getting Ready

Getting Ready

Online learning is attractive because it offers more flexibility in one's schedule, but is it right for you?

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Ready to become an online student? Applying is easy—and it's free. Get started here!

Placement Test

Placement Test

All newly admitted students that do not have prior college level credits in Math and/or English are required to take a Placement Test before registering for classes. You can take your test at HCC or at a testing center near your home (we can tell you where!). What do you need to prepare? Check here!

Holyoke Community College
303 Homestead Ave. Holyoke, MA 01040