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Office of International Education

Office of International Education

Make the world your classroom!

All classes and services will be offered remotely online starting March 30. Visit our student services page for current information on how to access the services you need from home.


The Office of International Education helps globalize the HCC campus through international programs and initiatives. We strive to help the community explore diverse perspectives and global content, gain international experience and global skills, and thrive in an interconnected world by offering study abroad and away programs, globalizing curriculum, coordinating the Global Distinction program, facilitating international faculty travel grants, and developing international partnerships.

International Education Week

Celebrate International Education Week by joining us at the wonderful events being held during November 18-22, 2019. 


Study Abroad Programs

Earn credit and gain valuable global skills while studying abroad or away.  The world awaits – where will you go?

Learn More!

Pay for Study Abroad

Learn about HCC’s study abroad scholarships and other funding sources to help pay for your study abroad or away experience.

Study Abroad Scholarships

Apply to Study Abroad

You can apply for a study abroad program by listening to the Study Abroad 101 Webinar online. After you’ve listened to the webinar, stop by CL-113 to pick up an application!

Apply Today!

Global Distinction

If want your studies to have a global focus at HCC, the Global Distinction program is for you! The program includes global courses, language study, study abroad, and international campus activities.

Globalize Your Curriculum

Additional Resources

  • About Us

    International Education Office Hours

    Monday – Friday from 8:30 AM to 5 PM

    Office Email:

    About the International Education Office Staff

    Mary Allen – Director 

    Mary provides direction for the Office of International Education through study abroad program development, faculty training and development, international partnerships, global campus programming, and collaborative curricular internationalization efforts.

    Program Coordinator

    The Program Coordinator serves at the International Education study abroad advisor for study abroad programs at HCC. They also assist faculty with the coordination and marketing of study abroad/study away programs.

    Lori Cucuzzella – Administrative Assistant

    Lori offers administrative support for the International Education Office.

    For additional information, feel more than welcome to stop by our office located in the Clark Library Building in room CL-113.

  • Student Resources
  • Faculty Resources

    International Education welcomes interest in international endeavors from our faculty! From running a study abroad program to participating in International Education Week, we look forward to collaborating with you to further internationalize the HCC campus.

    Study Abroad Programs

    If you are interested in developing or assisting on a study abroad program, please visit the International Education page on MYHCC. There you will find all the resources you need to start thinking about a program abroad, including the proposal process, guide books, training schedules, and relevant forms.

    You can also contact the Director of International Education with any questions you may have.


    INSPIRES is a faculty and staff professional development group that gives participants a chance to delve into global/international topics that affect their core work. It’s a great opportunity to join with colleagues to create a project for MAPs or annual plans.

    International Faculty Grants and Funding

    HCC International Faculty Grants provide opportunities for faculty to work on projects that will begin to or further internationalize their teaching and curriculum. Information regarding applications and deadlines can be found on the International Education page on the MyHCC portal. You can also find a resource listing several external sources of funding for international projects and training on the portal.

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