Getting Connected (ITS)

Network Account and Email

An email with important instructions regarding your network account will be sent in late May to the email account used to apply to Holy Cross. Instructions will walk you through the process of activating your network and Gmail accounts.

Learn more on the ITS website

Computing Needs

The College offers recommendations on computing equipment and software.  

Learn more on the ITS website

Student Academic Records System

STAR is the Holy Cross online student records system. You will use STAR this summer and throughout your four years at Holy Cross to enroll in classes, check your schedule and your grades, update your addresses and emergency contact information, view your financial information, and select a meal plan.

On the STAR homepage, enter your network username and passphrase.

When you first log in, you will be prompted to review your authorized users and grant consent for their access. Follow the instructions on screen to complete this required process. We recommend the Firefox web browser for STAR. The pop-up blocker must be turned off. 

For STAR questions, please contact the Office of the Registrar at 508-793-2511 or


Get connected this summer through myHC! myHC is a campuswide engagement platform that serves as a centralized hub for student resources. Be sure to set up your Holy Cross email account, which you’ll need to create a profile on myHC.

  • Find out what’s happening. myHC offers a collegewide event calendar so you can see what’s going on and register for events.
  • Access what you need when you need it. myHC serves as a centralized hub for student resources, all in one place. Access the worship schedule, Canvas, dining menus, AdviSource, HCClear, and much more, right on your phone!
  • Keep up-to-date. Receive just-in-time information about campus happenings on the Community Feed. Post ideas and suggestions, lost and found, and more.
  • Join groups. Looking to get involved? Explore and join student clubs and organizations, and connect with other offices and programs using the platform.
  • Stay connected. Want to make new friends?  Explore users through the platform directory. Want to connect with current friends? You can chat with them directly through the platform.

How do I access myHC?

  • Sign into the platform via Google single sign-on using your Holy Cross username and password
  • The web version is available in the Google waffle or at
  • Download the mobile app from the Google Play or Apple stores (search for myHC)