Welcome to Northwest College

Welcome to the excitement of HCC's Northwest College and the cutting edge work being done by an exceptional faculty and staff. We are all about teaching and learning and your success as a student.

Northwest is one of six colleges that make up the Houston Community College District. Our college serves the Alief, Katy, and Spring Branch communities as well as some areas within the Houston Independent School District.


HCC offers American Sign Language for first time in West Houston

Sep 10, 2015

This is a great class for first responders, those who want to learn to interpret for the Deaf who utilize Sign Language.


HCC and Texas A&M University launch innovative co-enrollment program for Engineering students

Jun 26, 2015

Qualified students will be admitted to the Texas A&M Dwight Look College of Engineering, complete the first two years of coursework at HCC, then finish their engineering degrees in College Station.


Groundbreaking for HCC West Houston Institute highlights 21st Century learning

Jun 25, 2015

HCC officials, trustees, students and West Houston business leaders attended a ceremony for the $49 million project that will be developed on the existing HCC Alief Campus on Hayes Road.


Blind student sees creative writing in future thanks to HCC professor

May 28, 2015

Imagine slowly losing your sight, having to relearn fundamental skills and grasp the reality of never seeing your loved ones again. Couple that with having to overcome years of doing and selling drugs. Instead of adjusting to this bleak reality, Houston Community College student Mikey Fields changed his story and recently won Creative Writing Student of the Year.


Katy mom bloggers gather to discuss future of education

Apr 24, 2015

To get a better understanding of the community’s needs, HCC gathered four mom bloggers and social media influencers with roots in Katy and young children that are either already in or will soon enter the school system.


HCC-ASPIRE Scholarship Program salutes excellence in education

Mar 6, 2015

Houston Community College held a luncheon at the Junior League of Houston to honor students, faculty and staff and thank donors for supporting HCC-ASPIRE.


HCC Northwest college president surprised to have scholarship established in his name

Feb 12, 2015

The scholarship will benefit HCC engineering students.


Accident motivates HCC graduate to help others in need

Jan 23, 2015

An accident caused the mother of three to lose most of her cognitive and math skills. She gained an interest in science during rehabilitation.