Cooperating Colleges of Greater Springfield
The Cooperating Colleges of Greater Springfield, Inc. is an educational consortium consisting of eight public and private colleges in the Greater Springfield area.
The member CCGS colleges are:
- American International College
- Elms College
- Holyoke Community College
- Springfield College
- Springfield Technical Community College
- Western New England University
- Westfield State University
As a Bay Path student, you have access and use of cooperative programs and services including:
- Student and faculty inter-college library privileges
- Joint student activities
- Academic cooperation
- Student activity calendars
One of the great CCGS benefits is that you can take courses for credit at one of the CCCGS colleges’ when such courses are not available at Bay Path. To be eligible, you must be enrolled for at least six credits in a semester. You are also limited to enrolling in two CCGS courses or up to 8 credit hours per semester.
You apply for courses through the registrar and academic advisor, and there is no additional fee provided the course is not offered at Bay Path College.
Credit and grades for courses completed at cooperating colleges are applied to your academic record. Generally, CCGS cross-registration is limited to undergraduate courses offered in fall or spring semesters. Continuing Education courses are not included.