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Student Life

Students on the HCC campus

New HCC students are often surprised by how much there is to do on campus outside the classroom. The College supports an active social life combined with academics. There is a wide variety of sports teams and campus clubs for students to get involved with and make new friends. Listed below are campus locations where students typically go to study, relax, eat, and socialize. 

Student Center

Home to HCC's Student Government Association and Student Activities Office.

Student Center hours (Fall/Spring):

  • Monday thru Thursday: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
    (Summer: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.)
  • Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Closed on Saturday and Sunday

The Student Center includes:

The Hilltop Grill

  • Menu options: Featuring wraps, sandwiches, waffle fries, dessert, and fountain drinks.
  • Comfortable table seating for relaxation, meeting with friends, or studying.
  • Wi-Fi hook-up
  • Includes outdoor patio with shaded seating open year-round

Fall/Spring Semester Hours:Student on the rock climb
Monday thru Thursday: 8 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Friday: Closed
(Closed during the Summer Semester)

Student Game Room

  • Large screen HDTV 
  • Xbox and Wii equipment and games
  • Lounge area
  • Free Wi-Fi

Game Room Fall/Spring Semester Hours:

  • Monday through Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
    (Summer: open until 4:30 p.m.)
  • Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Student ID Room

  • New Student IDs
  • Replacement Student ID
  • Semester sticker
  • Student ID card badges

Student ID Room Fall/Spring Semester Hours:

  • Monday through Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. (Summer: open until 4:30 p.m.)
  • Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Student Center Information Desk

  • ID card semester stickers
  • Video game equipment and laptop computers check-out
  • WebAdvisor, Parking Sticker Application, Student e-mail help
  • Bulletin board/table notices approval
    - Please read the bulletin board posting guidelines before placing notices on campus

Student Center Information Desk Fall/Spring Semester Hours:

  • Monday through Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. (Summer: open until 4:30 p.m.)
  • Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
     

 HCC Campus Store

  • Books and school supplies
  • HCC shirts, mugs, and other merchandise
  • Beverages and snacks

Regular Hours:
Monday thru Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
*Extended hours vary by semester

 Valley Eatery

  • HCC's premier cafeteria
  • Located in the upper level of the Career Programs Building
  • Menu options: Sandwiches, wraps, snacks, fountain drinks, a full-service salad/soup bar and more.
  • Wi-Fi hook-up
  • HDTV
  • Indoor table seating for eating, studying or spending time with friends
  • Outdoor patio with shaded seating open year-round

Fall/Spring Semester Hours:
Monday thru Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

 William M. Brish Library

  • Located on the second floor of the Learning Resource Center (LRC)
  • Tables, couches, and private study booths for students
  • Multiple computer terminals
  • Student computer lab
  • Printing and copying  services (a small fee applies)

Current Spring Hours:
Mon. - Thurs.: 8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Fri.: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Closed Saturdays and Sundays

 Athletic, Recreation and Community Center (ARCC)

  • Indoor track
  • Basketball/Volleyball court
  • Fitness Center: open Monday thru Thursday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., closed on weekends.

Also includes the following outdoor sports areas:

  • Baseball Field
  • Outdoor Track
  • Soccer Field
  • Tennis Courts

Students on the stairs of the LRC

For more information about student activities on campus, contact Student Activities Coordinator Heather Barnhart at 240-500-2225, or email hbbarnhart@hagerstowncc.edu.