Coordinates: 38°14′6″N 83°10′33″W / 38.23500°N 83.17583°W
Hazard Community and Technical College (HCTC), located in Hazard, Kentucky, is one of 16 two-year, open-admissions colleges of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS). Established as Hazard Community College in 1968, the name of the college was changed to Hazard Community and Technical College in 2003. HCTC has five campuses: the Hazard Campus and Technical Campus, both in Hazard, the Lees College Campus in Jackson (formerly Lees College, est. 1883), the Leslie County Center, and the Knott County Branch. HCTC is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).
2013 shooting incident
On 15 January 2013, three people were shot and killed in the parking lot of the college.
The primary service area of HCTC includes: