Welcome to Housatonic Community College!

Housatonic Community College, founded in 1967, is an open admission college, offering over 75 associate degree and certificate programs. Student annual enrollment is approximately 5,000 (full- and part-time, credit and credit-free). The serene, state-of-the-art campus is easily accessible from I-95 and Rte 8 — with plenty of free parking.

Prospective Students

If you are interested in attending a Connecticut community college, please fill out the recruit form below. A member of our staff will contact you with more information.

Prospect Inquiry Form

What is your student status?

There are various categories of new students. Review the categories below to help you select the most appropriate application process for your situation.

New College Student

New College Student
Anyone who has never attended another higher education institution and is attending HCC for the first time


Anyone whose last semester of attendanceat HCC was over two years ago.


Anyone who has attended another higher education institution prior to HCC admission.


Those who have served in the active military, naval, or air service.


Anyone interested in enrolling in individualcourses and is not interested in pursuing a degree or certificate program.

International Students

International Student
A student on an F-1 visa, or one who would like to apply for an F-1 (student) visa.