About the College
Houston Community College's service area is Houston Independent School District, Katy, Spring Branch, Alief, North Forest Independent School Districts, Stafford Municipal District, and the Fort Bend portion of Missouri City.
Houston Community College is an open‐admission, public institution of higher education offering a high‐quality, affordable education for academic advancement, workforce training, career and economic development, and lifelong learning to prepare individuals in our diverse communities for life and work in a global and technological society.
Houston Community College will be the most relevant community college in the country. We will be the opportunity institution for every student we serve – essential to our community’s success.
The Houston Community College System is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the associate degree.
Board of Trustees
The Board of Trustees is the official governing body of Houston Community College.
- 1971: Created under governance of Houston Independent School District as a result of a public referendum
- 1989: Separated from HISD and established own Board of Trustees
- 1992: Restructured into a multi-college system
Aug 22, 2014
At the August meeting of the Houston Community College Board of Trustees, JP Morgan Chase announced a grant for $100,000 to fund the expansion of the Capital IDEA program at HCC Northeast College.
Aug 21, 2014
President Irene Porcarello and Southeast College hosted a meet and greet for Chancellor Cesar Maldonado at the Eastside Learning Hub.
Aug 18, 2014
The highlight of the Office of International Students & Study Abroad's fall orientation was Houston Community College Dr. Cesar Maldonado’s welcome speech where he received a roaring cheer as he took a selfie with the crowd of students.
Jun 11, 2014
We are now in the hurricane season, be prepared for any emergency throughout the summer. Should weather threaten the Houston-Galveston area, students, faculty and staff can find updates and college information on hccs.edu.
- 19 Sep
All HCC Campuses
Attending HCC has never been easier. Register for Fall 2014. The deadlines are fast approaching.