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10901 Little Patuxent Parkway
Columbia MD, 21044
Laurel College Center
312 Marshall Avenue, Suite 205
Laurel, MD 20707
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Maryland Innovation Center
6751 Columbia Gateway Drive
Columbia MD 21046
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Welcome to HCC!

President HetheringtonA Message from Dr. Kathleen Hetherington, College President

Welcome to Howard Community College! As our mission states, we are committed to “providing pathways to success.” Our talented faculty and staff are here to ensure you have a rich and rewarding experience during your time with us. We are glad you have chosen HCC for an affordable education of the highest quality and we wish you the very best on your academic journey. I encourage you to use this handbook and the wealth of information it provides to make the most of your college experience. Whether you are interested in college services, clubs, or activities, you can find answers here. Thank you for choosing HCC. I wish you success in the year ahead!

Dr Jean SvacinaFrom Dr. Jean Svacina, Vice President of Academic Affairs

Congratulations! By becoming a student at Howard Community College, you have just taken the first step along your educational journey – a journey that will enrich your life and provide you with rewarding learning experiences with talented faculty, staff, and classmates. Dedicating yourself to obtaining an education is one of the most meaningful endeavors you can ever take and one that will be with you forever. I am confident that your commitment—and our commitment—to your learning will bring many personal and professional successes. Enjoy this journey, learn as much as you can, and be transformed by all that lies ahead. Best wishes.

Dr Cindy PeterkaFrom Dr. Cynthia Peterka, Vice President of Student Services

At Howard Community College, we are committed to your success. There are many services, programs, and resources to involve you in the campus community and to help you achieve your academic, personal, and professional goals. We are here to support you in all of your endeavors. College is best experienced by getting involved both in and out of the classroom, acquiring new skills and experiences, and challenging yourself to dream big. Take advantage of everything we have to offer; the pathways to success are endless.


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