Mount Wachusett Community College Haley Academic Center
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  • Over 70 Degree and Certificates
  •  3,724 Enrolled Full Time Day
  • Green Campus – nearly all energy needs generated on site
  • Robust Veterans program supporting 250 Vets
  • National Collegiate Honors Council Program


Mount Wachusett Community College is a lifelong learning community dedicated to excellence in education and responsive to the changing needs of the communities we serve. our focus is the preparation of individuals for lives of fulfillment, leadership, and service in a diverse and global society. We are committed to engaging students in rich and challenging learning opportunities within a small college atmosphere that is known for its personal touch.

James L. Vanderhooven, Ed.D. 

As third president at MWCC, Jim is passionately focused on increasing opportunities for students of all ages and backgrounds to achieve their academic, professional, and personal goals. Whether he is attending an exhibit of student work, a pinning ceremony, or reading to the children of our student parents at our on-site daycare center, Jim approaches his role of college leaders with a unique student focus. 

Campus Locations:

Main Campus

444 Green Street
Gardner, MA 01440

Leominster Campus

100 Erdman Way
Leominster, MA 01453

Gardner Automotive Technology Center

42 Linus Allain Drive
Gardner MA 01440

Fitchburg Campuses

Fitchburg Dental Campus 
Dental Hygiene Clinic at the Dr. R. Babineau Sr. Family Wellness Building
Community Health Connections Family Health Centers
326 Nichols Road, 2nd Floor
Fitchburg, MA 01420