About the College

Houston Community College's service area is Houston Independent School District, Katy, Spring Branch, Alief Independent School Districts, Stafford Municipal District, and the Fort Bend portion of Missouri City.

Our Mission

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.

Our Vision

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.

Accreditation

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.

History

  • 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

News

HCC takes part in game day activation for Texans vs. Bengals

Nov 23, 2014

The Houston Texans played the Bengals at NRG Stadium, November 23, 2014.

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Genesis Cuevas and Toro
HCC teams up with Texans to surprise special girl

Nov 7, 2014, By HCC Southwest Public Relations

A second grader battling cancer got the birthday party of a lifetime, complete with Texans cheerleaders and mascot Toro cheering her on.

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Houston Community College needs your help with holiday Toy Drive

Nov 12, 2014

Houston Community College is sponsoring a holiday Toy Drive in an effort to make an impact on the communities the college serves.

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HCC and Swoop have fun at Rockets Run

Nov 10, 2014

Houston Community College mascot Swoop made a smashing performance at the 13th Annual Rockets Run.

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Events

26 Nov
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All HCC Campuses
Happy Thanksgiving

All HCC colleges and campuses will close at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 26. The college will reopen on Monday, Dec. 1.

Events

15 Dec
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Registration continues

Attending HCC has never been easier. Register now for Spring 2015.