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AnnouncementsRegistration Open for Summer Classes!Classes are available in three formats: hybrid, which includes some on-campus instruction, scheduled remote, and flexible online. Stay on track to earn a degree or get the credentials you need to advance your career. Search for classes and sign up today!more
AnnouncementsHCC President Announces RetirementDr. Kate Hetherington, president of HCC, has announced her plans to retire on October 1, 2021. She has served as president for 14 years and is the first in the college’s history to be a community college graduate. Under her leadership, Howard Community College has grown to more than 26,000 credit and noncredit students. Learn more about her legacy.more
Success StoriesTrevor Achieved More in Early College ProgramWhen Trevor first came to HCC as a high school junior, he felt like he finally found his place. A partnership between HCC and Howard County Public School System gave him the opportunity to earn his associate degree while still in high school. Learn more of his journey and how the dual enrollment programs at HCC can benefit you!more
Campus LifeThe Benefits of Choosing Community CollegeApril is Community College Month! Along with all of Maryland’s 16 community colleges, HCC is proud to highlight community college’s impact and role in providing quality educational opportunities for Marylanders. Check out these facts about Maryland’s community colleges!more
Success StoriesAzadeh Learned English and Got Her Start at HCCWhen Azadeh Erfani moved to the United States in 2012, she was new to the country, the culture, and the language. Now, less than a decade later, Azadeh is a fluent English speaker holding an associate degree from HCC, as well as master’s and doctorate degrees. Read more of her story!more