Student Activities

Dear New Student,

Congratulations on your decision to attend Housatonic Community College (HCC) and welcome to our beautiful campus! As a first time college student, you are required to attend orientation. Transfer and Readmit students are encouraged to attend. We have provided two options for you to choose from. The two options are: Wednesday, July 27, 2016, from 9am – 3:30pm or Wednesday, August 17, 2016, from 2pm – 8:30pm. New Student Orientation is designed to give you a jump start to familiarize yourself with the programs and services at Housatonic Community College. During orientation you will have a tour of the campus, learn techniques to be a successful college student, and meet other new students who will be starting classes at Housatonic. You will also have an opportunity to meet some of HCC’s phenomenal faculty and staff. Additionally, we invite Parent/Loved Ones to attend orientation as well. The Parent/Loved One Orientation is designed to provide information to parents, spouses, and guardians on college policies and supporting students.

Please note all reservations must be made by 2pm Friday, July 22, 2016. Phone reservations will not be accepted. If you have any questions or concerns, please e-mail your first and last name, banner id #, contact number and concern to Please allow 48 hours for an e-mail response Monday-Friday.

Register For Orientation


Kelly K. Hope                                                                                                                         
Director of Student Activities


2013 Orientation Booklet› View 2015 Orientation Handbook (PDF)



A self-guided online orientation for HCC students!