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Student Services

Student Services is a network of resources, programs and services designed to provide students at Quinsigamond Community College with the necessary support for the teaching and learning process. The following are descriptions of the services available:

Career and Academic Planning

  • Courses in Career Counseling
  • Academic Advising
  • Career, Academic and Personal Success
  • Transfer Services
  • Career Services and Job Readiness Preparation
  • Cooperative Education / Internships
  • Credit for Prior Learning (CPL)
  • Service Learning

QCC is committed to helping students begin their career and academic planning early on by:

  • Identifying career field(s) that are best suited to the student’s interests, abilities, and life goals;
  • Deciding on a college program of study;
  • Choosing the right courses;
  • Taking the next steps towards obtaining their educational goals, transferring to another college or university, or fulfilling a personal or professional outcome; and
  • Building an individualized Career, Academic and Personal Success Plan (CAPS Plan).

Academic Support and Resources

  • Alden Library and Harrington Learning Center
  • Learning & Tutoring Centers
  • Writing Center
  • General Academic Areas
  • Math Center
  • TRIO Support

Academic Support and Student Services

  • ADA Compliance Officer
  • Assistive Technology
  • Counseling Services
  • Disability Services
  • Veterans Affairs

Student Activities and Student Life

  • Fuller Student Center
  • The Open Door Newspaper
  • Student Senate
  • Spiritual Life
  • Athletic Center

Important Places and Services

  • Bookstore
  • Business Office
  • Cafeteria
  • The Children’s School/Child Study Center
  • Financial Aid Office
  • Harrington Academic Computing Center
  • Campus Police
  • Registrar’s Office

Specific Courses and Services for Career and Academic Planning

Career Preparation

Students are strongly encouraged to take FYE 101 First Year  Experience to assist with career and academic planning (See Course Description section of catalog). All students enrolled in the General Studies program are required to take FYE 101 prior to attaining 20 credits.

Advising Services: Faculty Advisor, Academic Advising

Advisors assist students in developing and implementing their career and academic planning goals, including registering for courses. Students are provided contact information for their Academic Advisor by email shortly after the start of each semester and again right before the advising period begins. Students are assigned one of the following as their advisor: a Faculty Advisor, a CAPS Advisor, or the Advising Center. Advisor Lists, including faculty office location, phone number, and office hours are located outside Academic Advising (Room 61A) and the Registrar’s Office (Room 152A) or by going to The Q (Student/Faculty Portal).

Faculty Advisors

Students are encouraged to contact their Faculty Advisor during the semester to discuss topics and questions related to career and academic planning. It is recommended that students make appointments with their Advisor before the course registration period begins for the next semester. Faculty office hours and the contact information are posted outside the faculty office door. If a student’s schedule conflicts with faculty office hours, the student can contact the faculty member to arrange another meeting time.

Academic Advising

Room 61A | 508.854.4308

Students who have the Advising Center listed as their Advisor are encouraged to contact Academic Advising during the semester to discuss topics and questions related to career and academic planning. It is recommended that students make appointments with an Advisor before the course registration period for the next semester begins. Students can make appointments by calling the number listed above or visiting www.QCC.edu/advising.

Major Decision Workshops

Throughout the semester Major Decision workshops are offered for current QCC students and individuals who are considering enrolling at the College. Topics addressed include: understanding career assessment results, developing strategies and resources for career research, and linking assessment results and research to QCC degree and certificate programs. Students may call the Advising Office to inquire about workshop times and locations.

Career Services & Credit for Prior Learning

Career Services

Room 272A | 508.854.4439

Career Services are available for students to conduct their own job search or to be assisted by staff members. Workshops are offered on skills throughout the semester, resume writing, and interviewing. One-on-one assistance is available by appointment. Students seeking full-time, part-time, permanent, Cooperative Education or Service Learning employment have access to a variety of open positions posted on QCC’s exclusive electronic job board. Career Services for students and Alumni include events such as on-campus recruiting, career fairs, and on-campus company presentations.

Cooperative Education

Room 272A | 508.854.4439

Cooperative Education is the opportunity to earn academic credit while gaining valuable experience in the work place. This option is for students who are already working in their field of study, or who obtain a position related to their field of study. Co-op students, with assistance from an instructor, develop working/learning goals and outcomes that can be assessed for credit toward their degree. Students seeking credit through this study option pay full registration and tuition fees.

Note: Career Services Representatives will make every reasonable effort to help students find a co-op position, but Quinsigamond Community College cannot guarantee that students will obtain a co-op job.

Credit for Prior Learning (CPL)

Room 272A | 508.854.4439

At Quinsigamond, students may be able to earn credit for knowledge attained through non-academic training, life or work experience. The Academic Information section of the catalog contains more information or the above office may be contacted.

Service Learning

Service Learning integrates meaningful community volunteer service with classroom instruction and reflection to enrich the learning experience, teach civic responsibility, and strengthen communities.

Transfer Services

Room 61A | 508.854.4404
transfer [at] qcc.mass.edu

Transfer from QCC

Transfer Services offers a variety of supports to QCC students interested in continuing their academic studies beyond QCC.

  • Walk-In Transfer Sessions (WITS): Drop by — no appointment necessary — to any or all WITS dates. Get quick answers to transfer questions and learn how to develop a transfer plan. WITS are held throughout the Fall and Spring semesters.
  • Transfer Visits: Each semester, transfer admissions representatives from area colleges and universities visit QCC to meet with students and help with transfer planning.
  • Transfer Fairs: Transfer fairs take place each Fall and Spring semester. Representatives from more than 30 colleges and universities throughout the region participate. Transfer fairs offer useful opportunities to get information and ask questions. Transfer Fair information is posted at The Q, in weekly student event emails, in The Open Door newspaper, and on flyers around campus.
  • Transfer Advising: One-on-one transfer advising is available for students who need individual assistance developing transfer plans. Students can book appointments online at www.QCC.edu/transfer. Look for the Big Blue Button!
  • Transfer Resources: Transfer agreement information, steps on how  to transfer, transfer guides, and much more is available at our office. Stop by and say hello.

To where do QCC students transfer?

Each year, hundreds of QCC students successfully transfer to four-year colleges and universities around the state, region, and country. For the Class of 2015, transfer destinations include Juniata College, New York University, the University of Maryland, and the University of Wisconsin, along with familiar four-year institutions in Central Massachusetts. Whether a student is thinking about a Massachusetts State University or University of Massachusetts campus, a local private/independent institution, or a public college or university in another state, it’s never too early to start planning for transfer.

Transfer Agreements

QCC is pleased to offer our graduates a variety of transfer agreements to help them continue their studies at different four-year institutions. Whether continuing at a public or private four-year institution, students can use agreements to ensure admission and transfer of QCC credits towards a bachelor degree. Some partnerships also include financial incentives to minimize the cost of completing degrees. Transfer agreements are generally grouped into MassTransfer agreements and Articulation Agreements.

MassTransfer

As a member of the Massachusetts Public Higher Education System, Quinsigamond Community College maintains strong ties with all of Massachusetts’ public four-year colleges and universities, and offers the MassTransfer program to support students as they pursue their higher education goals.

MassTransfer includes a number of potential benefits for students, from course equivalencies, to general education coursework acceptance, to pathways ensuring admission and transfer of credit based on associate degree completion, to financial incentives for full-time enrollment and academic achievement. More information is available at the MassTransfer website: www.mass.edu/masstransfer.

MassTransfer pathways are available at the following State Universities and UMASS campuses:

  • Bridgewater State University
  • Fitchburg State University
  • Framingham State University
  • Mass College of Liberal Arts
  • Salem State University
  • UMass Amherst
  • UMass Boston
  • UMass Dartmouth
  • UMass Lowell
  • Westfield State University
  • Worcester State University

Articulation Agreements

QCC also sponsors articulation agreements with a number of private four-year colleges and universities locally and regionally. These relationships permit students to transfer to a range of academic programs and advance toward their four-year degrees quickly, easily, and affordably.

These agreements vary from school to school, and department to department. They may guarantee one or more of the following: acceptance (general or program specific), full transfer of QCC courses, junior-level standing, and access to opportunities for transfer scholarships.

Visit the Transfer Services page at the QCC website, www.QCC.edu/transfer, for specific agreement information

QCC currently has articulation agreements with the following private institutions:

  • Anna Maria College
  • Assumption College
  • Assumption College – CE
  • Bay Path University – CE
  • Becker College
  • Becker College – CE
  • Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology
  • Castleton University
  • Champlain College – CPS
  • Charter Oak State College
  • Clark University
  • Elms College – CE
  • Emmanuel College
  • Mass College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences University
  • Nichols College
  • Northeastern University – CPS
  • Providence College – SCE
  • Quinnipiac University – CE
  • Regis College
  • Vermont Technical College
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Special Scholarships for QCC Graduates

Scholarships are available to QCC graduates who transfer to four-year colleges and universities. In most cases, eligible students will have GPAs of 3.0-3.5 or higher at the time of application to the transfer school. Scholarships may require additional steps, including formal application for financial aid and/or completion of a scholarship application. Students should consult with schools of interest to confirm scholarship availability and details on how to apply.

Massachusetts Public Higher Education System Scholarships include:

  • UMass Amherst - Community College Academic Honors Scholarship (Fall & Spring)
  • UMass Boston - Foster Furcolo Scholarship Program (Fall only)
  • UMass Dartmouth - Chancellor’s Transfer Scholarship (Fall only)
  • UMass Lowell - Community College Transfer Scholarships, Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships (Fall & Spring)
  • Fitchburg State University - Transfer Merit Scholarship
  • Mass College of Liberal Arts, Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship, Presidential Transfer Scholarship.

Local Private College and University Scholarships include:

  • Anna Maria College – QCC HEART Initiative Grant
  • Assumption College – Desautels Scholars, Pesse Scholars
  • Boston University/Metropolitan College – Community Scholar Academic Scholarship
  • Clark University – Transfer Achievement Scholarship, Phi Theta Kappa/PTK All-USA Scholarships, Transfer Leadership Scholarship, Quinsigamond Community College Scholarship
  • Nichols College – ABLE Initiative Grant
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute – Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

Community and Professional Association Scholarships include:

  • Greater Worcester Community Foundation (nearly 100 different scholarship categories)
  • Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship
  • New England Transfer Association Scholarship
  • Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships (limited to PTK student members)

More information about scholarships and financial aid is available at the Transfer Services page located at The Q (student portal).

Center for Workforce Development and Continuing Education

25 Federal Street, Worcester MA | 508.751.7900

The Center for Workforce Development and Continuing Education offers a variety of instructor-led and online classes, workshops, certificate programs, licensing and professional development classes and seminars, test prep programs and certification testing that reflect the current needs of employers in numerous industries. Additionally, we offer personal enrichment classes that cater to a variety of interests and hobbies. Some of our popular courses include: Veterinary Assistant, Sterile Processing Technician, Medical Transcription, Medical Coding and Billing, Personal Care Assistant, TEAS Review Classes, Microsoft Office, Personal Fitness Trainer, Community and Medical Interpreting, Stand-Up Comedy, Reiki I&II, and Workforce Readiness Skills. The center also works with area employers to ensure they have the skilled workforce they need. The Center for Workforce Development and Continuing Education is here to serve the community, and we look forward to the opportunity to provide the knowledge and skills that students need. Please call 508.751.7900 to request a catalog or visit www.QCC.edu/WD to download the latest course catalog.

Adult Community Learning Center

25 Federal Street, Worcester MA | 508.751.7903

QCC’s Adult Community Learning Center is dedicated to providing its students with the skills necessary to help them make a positive impact on their lives. The Adult Community Learning Center offers free classes and instructional materials for those preparing to take the GED test, and those seeking to advance their skills in reading, writing, and math. The Center offers four levels of English as a Second Language classes that are small to further facilitate one-to-one interaction. Through instruction that includes face-to-face and online formats, students gain the basic reading, writing, math, and English communication skills that will allow them to eventually become digitally literate, inventive thinkers, effective communicators, and productive individuals. State-of-the-art computer technology is available for students to use.

Academic Support and Resources

Alden Library

Harrington Learning Center, 3rd Floor | 508.854.4581

The Alden Library is a light-filled open space dedicated for students to study, research and reflect. Our Library has a variety of seating options including study tables, carrels and two large reading rooms. Come to the third floor reference area where librarians are ready to help students with research questions. Our Library has more than 50,000 books, streaming videos, DVDs and more than 80,000 e-books available to support QCC’s academic programs. There are more than 70 databases that provide access to tens of thousands of full-text journal articles. In addition, the Library provides access to streaming videos in a wide range of academic subjects across the curriculum. These electronic resources, which provide thousands of full text articles, can also be accessed off campus via the Library website. The QCC Library is a member of the C/WMARS resource sharing network which provides QCC students access to more than six million items. Alden Library has a computerized library classroom for hands on information and literacy instruction. On the second floor at the Circulation/Information Desk, students can find course reserves, check out laptops and other materials, and reserve group study rooms.

Group study rooms of all sizes are available in the Harrington Learning Center for two or more students who would like to study or work on group projects. There are many computers available for library research. A professional librarian is available every hour that the library is open. Librarians are happy to show students the fastest and most efficient way to find information for course related research projects or for personal and career development.

Students may also utilize our new Downtown Library in Room 121 of the Healthcare and Workforce Development Center and Continuing Education building. It has computers for students to access the same range of electronic resources noted above and a circulating and reference collection tailored to the health sciences. It also has study rooms, course reserves and laptops that students can borrow. Reference librarians are on duty to help students with their research needs.

For information about QCC library hours, services and policies visit www.qcc.mass.edu/library.

Tutoring Centers

The QCC Tutoring Centers, located on the second floor of the Harrington Learning Center, provide a welcoming and supportive environment with free tutoring for currently-enrolled QCC students. Tutoring is also provided at QCC Southbridge and Downtown locations, and online tutoring is available through Smarthinking. The goal of tutoring at QCC is to support and supplement students’ learning experience in both the on-ground and online classrooms to enable them to be successful in their chosen academic discipline and career. Each semester, the Tutoring Centers sponsor the Steps to Success Workshops, a series of workshops on a variety of topics important to successful college math, writing, reading, and study skills. Students can find tutoring and workshop schedules and information on our services by logging onto The Q and clicking on “Academic Tutoring” under the “Student Services” tab. The Tutoring Centers are open 62 hours per week, when classes are in session, and accommodate a variety of schedules with both evening and Saturday hours.

The Blackboard Tutoring Center

Room 222HLC | 508.854.4273
www.QCC.edu/blackboard

The Blackboard Tutoring Center offers support for navigating Blackboard Learn, The Q and online resources necessary for success with course work. Support is available for students in online, blended and web-enhanced courses. The Center also provides handouts and access to web video tutorials aimed at helping students increase their knowledge of and skills in using these tools.

General Academic Areas (GAA) – Tutoring Center

Room 205HLC | 508.854.4279
www.QCC.edu/GAA

The General Academic Areas Tutoring Center is a tutoring and resource center for a variety of subject areas other than writing and math. Resources include access to one-on-one tutoring, study skills material, and open areas for group work. The GAA also has 20 computers available for academic/course-related assignments, and a wide variety of software to support classroom instruction. Appointments are advised, but students are also encouraged to drop-in for tutoring.

The Math Center

Room 206HLC | 508.854.7487
www.QCC.edu/math

The Math Center provides drop-in tutoring on a one-to-one and small group basis for currently-enrolled QCC students taking math and related courses. The Math Center is a welcoming and supportive environment; it is where students taking a range of math courses can get assistance with their homework, develop their understanding of math with math tutors, and participate in group study with their peers. Resources include Math Department course textbooks, student and instructor solutions manuals for in-center use, desktop and laptop computers, index cards, a math lending library of books, as well as placement test review material for self-study.

The Writing Center

Room 208HLC | 508.854.7488
www.QCC.edu/writing

The Writing Center is a tutoring and resource center for writing, as well as skills important to the writing process, including reading comprehension, critical thinking, and planning and organization. The Center offers a variety of services, including individual and group tutoring, writing workshops, English conversation groups, and writing reference guides and handouts. Students can work with a tutor on their writing, reading, and study skills for any course. Tutors work collaboratively with students to improve their skills and help them become more accomplished and confident writers, readers, and college students.

TRIO Student Support Services

Room 170A | 508.854.4458

The TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) FAST FORWARD PROGRAM is a federally-funded program providing support and services to help students achieve academic and personal success in completing their studies at Quinsigamond Community College. TRIO SSS students receive the following services: academic advising and planning; tutoring services; career exploration and guidance; personal counseling; and transfer advising. These support services are offered to 140 students who are economically disadvantaged, first-generation or disabled. Applications are accepted throughout the year; however, acceptance into the program is each Fall semester only. All applicants will be placed on a waiting list and notified when a slot becomes available. To find out if a student meets federal eligibility requirements and apply for program services, please stop by the office or email triosss [at] qcc.mass.edu.

Academic Support and Student Services

ADA Compliance Officer

Room 133A | 508.854.4375

The ADA Compliance Officer serves as the central intake coordinator for all matters relating to ADA compliance, which protects all students and staff with all disabilities. The Compliance Officer will intake issues of concern via calls, emails and visits while managing the flow of information among the various College offices.

Assistive Technology

Room 255A | 508.854.7551

The Assistive Technology office provides students with access to a variety of assistive technology. This includes text-to-speech software, scanners, Read&Write Gold 11, Inspiration and magnification software. Assistive Technology also loans registered students Livescribe pens and other devices on a semester-by-semester basis. Electronic format materials are requested and processed through this office as well. Registered students are welcome to use the Assistive Technology in 255A anytime while the office is open.

Please contact us at the number above or email assistivetech [at] qcc.mass.edu for more information about Assistive Technology.

Counseling Services

Room 162A | 508.854.4479

Counseling Services assists students with support and resources when confronted with personal, family or social problems. Referrals to college and community resources are made, based on need and request. Specific workshops and annual screenings for depression, anxiety and eating disorders are provided. This office provides liaison services for students who are Department of Transitional Assistance recipients. All services are free, voluntary and confidential.

Disability Services

Worcester (246A)
Voice: 508.854.4471 | Fax: 508.854.6943 | VP: 508.502.7647

Assistive Technology (255A)

assistivetech [at] qcc.mass.edu
Voice: 508.854.4471

Southbridge (Reception Area)
Voice: 774.318.2113 | Fax: 508.765.5625
disabilityservices [at] qcc.mass.edu
www.QCC.edu/disability-services

Disability Services (DS) collaborates with students, faculty, and staff to create a campus environment that is usable, equitable, sustainable, and inclusive of all members of the college community. In accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the ADA Amendment Act of 2008, Disability Services is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals. 

Students seeking support from Disability Services are encouraged to complete an intake appointment at the beginning to the semester to optimize accommodations and services. Eligibility for accommodations are determined on a case-by-case basis. The following list delineates some of the most frequently requested accommodations:

  • Extended time of tests/quizzes
  • Less distractive test room
  • Interpreters of American Sign language
  • Access to class notes
  • Alternative format text books
  • Audio capture technology

Students may contact Disability Services at any point in the year to ask for more information about services, discuss their needs with a staff member, or register with the office.  Students are encouraged to disclose their disability early in the process, as accommodations are not retroactive, and begin the day the course instructor receives the accommodation form from the student.

Veteran Affairs Office / Veteran Center

Room 258A | 508.854.2721

The Veteran Affairs Office will assist students with the preparation, certification and submission of all necessary paperwork required for veteran benefits. Students are encouraged to visit the Office for various College
support services.

Our mission is to provide support to assist student veterans and members of the Armed Forces in the adjustment to becoming successful in civilian and college life. We are committed to promoting college spirit as well as establishing and maintaining fellowship amongst veterans and students on campus. Contact Veteran Affairs at 508.854.2721 or email veteranaffairs [at] qcc.mass.edu.

The new Veteran Center is co-located with the Veteran Affairs Office.

Student Life

Fuller Student Center/Campus Activities

508.854.4225

The Fuller Student Center provides a warm and welcoming atmosphere for all students. Space to study, relax, or play a game of pool, checkers, chess, and cards with friends is available here. The patio and lawn provide the perfect place for lunch, a game of frisbee, or a relaxing break from class. Campus clubs and organizations have office space and mailboxes in the Fuller Student Center. Through participation in campus activities, students have the opportunity to develop leadership and interpersonal skills. Each semester, educational, social, cultural, and recreational events are held for the entire College community and their families to enjoy.

The Open Door

508.854.4285

Students staff The Open Door, our student newspaper. We are always looking for journalists, cartoonists, artists, graphic designers, and poets to add their work to the paper. If students would like to help out with The Open Door Newspaper, please email opendoor [at] qcc.mass.edu.

Student Senate

508.854.7413

The Student Senate, elected by the student body each year, involves students in College affairs and assists the staff in the Office of Student Life in planning and carrying out campus events. Numerous opportunities exist for students to get involved in both the campus and the community. In addition to course work, students can look forward to a comprehensive Student Life Program at Quinsigamond Community College.

Athletic Center

508.854.4317

The QCC Athletic Center includes a basketball court, two newly updated fitness areas, and locker room facilities with saunas. QCC offers an extensive intramural program that includes Yoga, Circuit Training Classes, Indoor Cycling, Zumba, Boot Camp, Basketball, Indoor Soccer, Volleyball, Flag Football, and Table Tennis. Intercollegiate sports offered at QCC include Men’s and Women’s basketball, baseball and Women’s soccer. QCC has a strong tradition of recruiting talented student-athletes.

The baseball team has won the New England Junior College Championship and the Northeast Association World Series and has appeared in several National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) World Series. In 2017 the baseball team reached the Region 21 final. Our basketball teams have also achieved much success: Women’s Basketball earned 2nd place in both the State and Regional Tournaments in the 2006-2007 season and the Men’s Basketball won both the State and Regional Championship as well as finishing 5th place in the Nation at the NJCAA Tournament for the 2006-2007 season.

Important Places and Services

Bookstore

“A” Building, Lower Level | 508.854.4237

The Quinsigamond Bookstore offers new and used textbooks, text rental, digital books, supplies, QCC clothing, QCC gifts, online ordering and more! The Bookstore accepts cash, credit and debit cards, gift cards and financial aid. Shop online anytime at www.qccshop.com and “Like us” on Facebook.  Normal hours of operation are Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Friday 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The QCC Bookstore offers extended hours at the beginning and end of each new semester.

Cafeteria

“A” Building Lower Level | 508.854.4219

The main cafeteria has a great selection from full meals to snacks. The Cafeteria accepts cash and major credit cards.

Admin Café - Fall & Spring Semester

Breakfast: 7:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Snacks & Beverages: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Lunch: 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Snacks & Beverages: 2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

The Café

​“HLC” Building Lower Level | 508.854.7480

The Café serves light fare and is closed during the Summer and Intersession Semesters. The Café accepts cash and major credit cards.

HLC Perk Express - Fall & Spring Semester
Monday - Thursday: 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
 

The Children’s School/Child Study Center
508.854.4220

Our on-campus child development facility provides
early education and care for preschool children ages
2.9 to 5 years old. We are licensed by the Department of Early Education and Care and accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.

The school provides a rich learning environment for young children and is also a model training site for college students. We are open for the full year to meet the many needs of students, staff, and families. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis. State vouchers are accepted and some students may qualify for a financial scholarship. Please call 508.854.4220 or email jlohnes [at] qcc.mass.edu for more information.

Financial Aid Office

Room 165A | 508.854.4261

For students who are in need of financial assistance to help offset the cost of their education, several types of financial aid are available at Quinsigamond Community College. Financial aid may be given in the form of grants, loans, tuition waivers, scholarships, or work-study employment.

Harrington Academic Computing Center

Room 379A | 508.854.4370

Computers are available to students for academic projects, papers, research and other assignments.

Public Safety – Campus Police

136 Athletic Center

EMERGENCIES 508.854.4444
Non-emergencies 508.854.4221

Campus safety at QCC involves the entire community working together in an effort to provide a safe and secure campus environment. The department provides educational and safety programs for the campus community and is proactive in prevention and security. To fulfill this goal, the department seeks community involvement, encourages interactive relations and a combined police and community approach to problem solving. Sworn campus police officers provide 24-hour service to the campus.

Crime Awareness and Campus Security

Quinsigamond Community College’s Annual Security Report is available to the College community. This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Quinsigamond Community College; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning sexual assault, and other matters. A copy of this report can be obtained by contacting the Campus Police or by accessing the following website: www.QCC.edu/clery.

Registrar’s Office

Room 152A | 508.854.4257

Students can register for courses, file for graduation, update name and contact information, and review their academic record in the Registrar’s Office. These services are also available on The Q, at www.QCC.edu.

Business Office

Room B07-A | 508.854.4560

Students can come into the Business Office to pay their bills and other school-related fees. Our staff can answer any billing questions a student may have. Students are notified by Qmail when their bill is ready to view. Students can check their course and fee statement on The Q for accuracy and view their financial aid award. Students are notified by Qmail when their financial aid award has been disbursed to their account and when they can expect a refund. Students can make miscellaneous payments such as gym memberships and parking tickets. Students can log into The Q to order transcripts, waive health insurance or parking fees, make payments or enroll in on-line payment plan for an upcoming semester. Students can email businessoffice [at] qcc.mass.edu with any questions they may have.