Formerly known as Community Education, Lifelong Learning is being reinvigorated at Highland. 

Lifelong Learning Course Schedules

A complete listing of Lifelong Learning courses that are open for registration can be found by clicking links below. Like our Facebook page, HCC Lifelong Learning; or follow our other social media for more information and pictures Twitter, @HCC_LLL; Instagram hcc_lifelonglearning; and LinkedIn group HCC Lifelong Learning.

Click here for a Spring 2017 listing with full course descriptions and detailed course locations.






New this Summer

Creative Tech Camps for Kids

App Attack!

Code Breakers

LEGO® Video Games

Make Your First Video Game!

Minecraft® Animators

Click here for Creative Tech Camp web page and registration forms.

View the Spring 2017 mailer, that arrived in all households end of January.

Register for Lifelong Learning Classes

Register online by using a major credit card or debit card.


Or complete the registration form, enclose your personal check for payment and:


mail it to:

Highland Community College
c/o Admissions
2998 W. Pearl City Rd.
Freeport, IL, 61032

or fax it to 815.235.6130 and admissions staff will call you to process your payment via credit card over the phone.

or register by visiting the Admissions Office on the second floor of the Student/Conference Center on the Highland campus and make payment in person.

Register online for Creative Tech Camps for Kids if paying by credit or debit card by clicking the Register Now button

or complete Creative Tech Camp registration form, and follow instructions above.

Please call 815.599.3414 with questions regarding registration for Lifelong Learning classes.

Online and blended courses offered through partnerships

Through the HCC Business Institute, we offer a wide range of highly interactive courses that you can take entirely over the Internet. All of our courses are led by expert instructors, many of whom are nationally known authors. Our online courses are affordable, fun, fast, convenient, and geared just for you. 

Ready to explore our catalog? Browse our catalog or check out our popularnew, and featured courses.

Highland has partnered with World Instructor Training Schools (W.I.T.S) to offer online/blended courses designed for fitness professionals interested in enhancing their skills, meeting continuing education requirements for recertification, earning new nationally-recognized certifications, and gaining the business acumen to either take a management role or pursue entrepreneurship opportunities within the fitness industry.

Click here for a complete list of courses offered.

Tell us what courses you would like to take or teach

Tell us what courses you would like to take by completing this survey.

If you are interested in teaching, please complete this survey.

More information

For more information about Lifelong Learning Classes call 815.599.3414 or 815.599.3403 or email:

Want to teach a course?  Please complete and return the Course Proposal Form.  We will contact you once the form has been received.