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Community Resources

Information on local and state resources to help individuals, families and veterans in need of housing, food, medical, legal or mental health assistance.

For more information on STCC campus offices and student services, please see the

 STCC Campus and Community Resource Guide.

Campus Resources

Center for Access Services (CAS)  

CAS provides extensive non-academic supports to help students in need overcome barriers that may impact their ability to focus on academics or stay in school. 

Start here for help with your basic needs. CAS can address most issues and connect you to the resources you need.

FREE help to eligible students with:

  • Care Package: Assistance with basic hygiene products.
  • Ram MiniMart: An on-campus emergency food market to help students access groceries and supplies when needed.
  • SNAP Application Assistance: Center staff are trained in assisting students with applying, and recertifying for SNAP (formerly known as food stamp) benefits. Stop in today to see if you may qualify.
  • COVID-19 Application for Emergency Financial Aid Grants: Assists students who have encountered financial hardships due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Our goal is to assist students so that they may continue their studies and successfully complete their coursework.
  • The Student Empowerment Fund: Designed to assist students who encounter an unexpected, short-term financial emergency that would prevent them from continuing their education. Our goal is to assist students so that they may continue their studies and successfully complete their coursework.
  • School Supplies: The CAS office provides school supplies to STCC students in need.
  • As of January 2022: We no longer provide meal cards, farmer's market coupons, and college success information.

Use this contact form to request services for yourself or a student in need of assistance.

Contact Information:

Monday & Thursday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (in-person),

Tuesday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (remote)

Wednesday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. (in- person)

Friday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. (remote)
Evenings: by appointment only 
Building 7 
Phone: 413-200-8776 (call or text)


STCC Student Parking and Bus Passes

Parking/Bus Services

Students can apply for parking permits and bus passes as well as manage their parking account on the Parking Portal.

Spring 2022 Parking and PVTA Passes are available to apply.

  • Shuttle bus services to and from student parking lots are no longer available as of January 2022
  • PVTA bus passes are only provided to students who have scheduled on-campus classes  
  • All day & evening students must park in lots 1 & 2. On-campus parking is only available after 3 p.m.
  • Student Lots 1 & 2 open: Mon-Thur, 7 a.m. – 10 p.m. & Fri: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Students may apply for either a free PVTA Bus Pass or a Parking Permit for a student parking lot. 

Students may apply for either a PVTA Bus Pass or a Virtual Parking Permit for a student parking lot. Students may not have both. There is no cost for a Virtual Parking Permit or for the first PVTA Fast Break Smart Card. 

Parking Office Hours:

  • Monday and Wednesday 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

  • Friday 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

  • The parking office can be contacted by phone or email listed below


(413) 755-4238