Buildings

Administration & Student Affairs Building

The Administration and Student Affairs (ASA) Building offers students a central location to register for classes, apply for financial aid, pay tuition, meet with academic advisors, and request transcripts. It houses registration for credit and non-credit students, Financial Aid, Finance, Student Records, Academic Advising, Job Training Student Resources, Information Center, the Office of the President; Internship and Job Services; Human Resources; and Public Information and Government Relations. The Children’s Learning Center adjoins the ASA Building, with a separate entrance on the side.

Administration and Student Affairs Building

Advanced Technology Center

The Advanced Technology Center (ATC) was established to provide college-level education and training in applied technologies needed by the citizens of Washington County and the neighboring quad-state region. The Center also endeavors to assist in regional economic development and in the transfer of technology to local industries. The College’s Technology and Computer Studies Division is located in the ATC. The ATC’s Distance Education Center includes facilities for teleconferences, upper division telecourses, and interactive distance learning. It also houses the offices of the vice president of Administration and Finance and the dean of Planning and Institutional Effectiveness.

Advanced Technology Center

Alumni Association Amphitheater

The Alumni Association Amphitheater includes a state-of-the-art theater, dressing rooms, orchestra pit, performer restrooms, paved parking area, 672 permanent seats with additional lawn seating, lighting, concession stand, ticket booth, sky boxes, public rest¬rooms, and handicapped accessibility. The amphitheater was a gift to the College from the alumni and friends.

Alumni Association Amphitheater

Athletic, Recreation and Community Center

The Athletic, Recreation and Community Center (ARCC) was completed in 1988. The facility has a seating capacity of 5,230. In addition to sporting events, the ARCC accommodates large cultural, community, and social events. The building also houses the HCC Fitness Center and the Washington County Recreation Commission. Outdoor athletic facilities consist of tennis courts, a baseball field, a softball field, an eight lane all-weather track, a soccer field, and a cross-country running/jogging course.

Athletic, Recreation and Community Center

Behavioral Sciences & Humanities Building

The Behavioral Sciences and Humanities (BSH) Building, formerly known as the Classroom Building, was renovated in 2012. The building now features improved classroom and instructional spaces, and updated faculty offices and meeting rooms. The BSH Building is also home to HCC’s Fletcher Faculty Development Center. The goal of the center is to provide resources that will strengthen the teaching skills of both full- and part-time faculty through professional development activities.

Behavioral Sciences and Humanities Building

Career Programs Building

The Career Programs Building (CPB) is home to The Merle S. Elliott Continuing Education and Conference Center, with five conference rooms and an expanded Valley Eatery, a tiered lecture hall that seats 66 students, science labs, a comfortable atrium, an outdoor fountain, and outdoor seating area at the Valley Eatery. It is also home to state-of-the-art facilities for nursing, radiography, dental, and other health sciences programs, as well as the industrial technology program and HCC’s Digital Printing and Design Services, Information Technology (IT) Department, and Business and Procurement Services, the latter which includes the campus mail room.

Career Programs Building

Kepler Performing & Visual Arts Education Center

The Kepler Performing and Visual Arts Education Center features a dance studio/black box theater, campus gallery, classrooms, practice rooms, art rooms, and faculty offices. The 491-seat Kepler Theater includes dressing rooms, a costume shop, and extensive wardrobe storage. View the Kepler floor plan.

Kepler Performing and Visual Arts Education Center

Learning Resource Center

The Learning Resource Center (LRC) houses the William M. Brish Library, the Academic Testing Center, Adult Basic Education, the HCC Police Academy, classrooms, computer laboratories, and faculty offices.

Learning Resource Center

Learning Support Center

The Learning Support Center (LSC) provides academic support in a wide range of content areas to all students taking courses at HCC. Services include individual drop-in tutoring, staff and peer-led study groups, supplemental instruction, workshops, and specialized assistance with specific populations. The LSC also offers group study rooms and a large number of desktop and laptop computers with printing. The Academic Testing Center, housed on the third floor of the Learning Resource Center, offers placement testing, course testing requested by HCC instructors, online GED testing, testing for other colleges, and professional testing through outside vendors such as Pearson VUE and Prometric. The Academic Testing Center is certified by the National College Testing Association (NCTA).

Learning Support Center

STEM Building

The Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Building is a five-story, 65,000 square-foot structure and home to all the science programs, including the alternative energy technology, biotechnology, cybersecurity, mechanical engineering, and mathematics programs. The building features green roof components, as well as solar, wind, and geothermal energy components. View the STEM floor plan.

STEM Building

Student Center

The Student Center will be undergoing an expansion and renovation during the fall 2014 and spring 2015 semesters. The Student ID Center, Student Government Association, and Student Activities Office, the offices of the dean of Student Affairs and the TRiO: Student Support Services Program will continue to be located within the center during the renovations. Students can hold meetings in one of two conference rooms, relax in the lounge/game room area and access the Web via computers in the commons area of the building. The Hilltop Grill will be temporarily relocated within the Student Center to offer seating and grab and go items while its space is enlarged allowing for a larger menu selection and coffee shop. The  HCC Campus Store will be temporarily relocated to the Robinwood Center, with parking in lot C.

Student Center

Technical Innovation Center

The Technical Innovation Center (TIC) is a full-service business incubator with a mission to help stimulate the growth of high wage employment. The TIC provides business development consultation services along with laboratories, office facilities, and flex space to life science, information technology, manufacturing, and other technology oriented firms. In addition to the center’s myriad shared resources, clients of the TIC can gain access to other HCC resources and student interns and graduates. As a business incubator, the TIC can provide a broad array of back office services so that the entrepreneur can focus on product and sales development. Each incubating client receives a package of support services custom tailored to meet the firm’s needs. The TIC works directly with other local, state, and federal agencies to assist the firm in developing new technologies, markets, and funding sources.

Technical Innovation Center

Waltersdorf Quad

The Waltersdorf Quad is an outdoor gathering area  located in the center of HCC’s main instructional buildings and adjacent to the STEM Building plaza. It includes stone wall seating areas, outdoor classroom space, walkways, flowering trees and plants, outdoor lighting, Wi-Fi connectivity, and a solar charging station.

Campus Gardens

HCC is home to 40 campus gardens, many of which date to 1966 when Dr. Mable R. Walter, biology professor and science division chair, and a beautification committee began work to preserve the natural beauty of the land. Throughout the years, College employees, donors, and volunteers have contributed to the development of the gardens, which include a rock garden, rose garden, marsh garden, and several memorial gardens. The College receives donations to help in the maintenance of the gardens and to honor loved ones through various plantings.

For more information about the campus gardens, contact the Office of College Advancement at 240-500-2348, or email sllowman@hagerstowncc.edu.


Rental of College Facilities

The primary use of College facilities is for the educational purposes of HCC students and faculty; however, there are occasions when areas may be rented for public use. The College sets competitive rental rates and reserves the right to determine the appropriateness of rental requests. For more information, visit the Public Facility Rentals page.