August 2, 2016

For immediate release

Contact: Esther Watstein 203-332-5226

Registration Underway at Housatonic Community College for Winter and Spring Terms

Winter Term Classes Start on Dec. 27

HCC Winter term classes start on Tuesday, Dec. 27 and end on Friday, Jan. 13.

Spring 2017 classes at HCC start on Thursday, Jan. 19. Weekend classes start on Saturday, Jan. 21.

Winter session classes are accelerated with classes generally held Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to noon. Laboratory time for science courses is immediately after the class. Students can earn 3 to 4 credits a course. Courses are open to continuing HCC students, new students, and students from other colleges.

Students are encouraged to register now for the Spring term, starting on Jan. 19, to assure they get their first choice as to class days and times. To facilitate the registration process, Super Saturday will be held on Jan. 7 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Financial Aid and student services offices will be open in Lafayette Hall and students will be able to complete registration requirements that day. Open Advising will take place in the Performing Arts Center.

Additionally, offices will be open until 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 11 and on Jan. 18 for registration.

The college offers a variety of programs and students can choose from Associate Degree programs in the Sciences, Technology, Arts, Early Childhood Education, Business, and Allied Health, or from a variety Certificate programs.

HCC students can now take advantage of the Transfer arrangements with the Conn. State Universities and Charter Oak which will admit HCC students who have successfully completed their HCC Associate Degree work as University 3rd year students, able to continue their studies towards a Bachelor’s degree. To date, HCC Associate degrees that qualify for seamless transfer are in Studies in Biology, Chemistry, Criminology, English, History, Mathematics, Political Science, Psychology, Social Work, and Sociology.

For more information call Director of Admissions Earl Graham at 203-332-5100,