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Welcome Week Activities

Welcome Week at Highland is full of fun! Student Activities has daily events to help you relax and reconnect to HCC as we start fall! Join Success Center staff for workshops each day on everything from transferring and career prep to stress management and study skills.

*Thrive Workshops

Activities and Workshops


Log on and Lock In*
11 – 11:50 a.m.
Discover tools and strategies to minimize distractions and maximize your time online!

Ice Cream Social
Noon – 2 p.m.
M Lobby
Take a break for a sweet treat!


9 – 9:50 a.m.
Find the right school, learn which questions to ask and learn about transferring classes and helpful resources.

Crafty Time Lemonade
10 a.m. – noon
M Lobby
Enjoy a lemonade shake-up and create your own affirmation canvas!

Study Skills*
Noon – 12:50 p.m.
Learn effective study tips and strategies to keep you on top this semester, resources and disability services.

Career Moodle Shell & Handshake*
2 – 2:50 p.m.
Learn about the career development process and services you can get from HCC Career Services!


Utilizing Personal Qualities in Your Career*
9 – 9:50 a.m.
Build your interviewing skills, expand your personal qualities and strengths and more!

Yoga for Stress*
10 – 10:50 a.m.
You don’t have to wait to feel stressed out to do yoga, and you shouldn’t! People who do a little bit of yoga each day often find they’re better able to handle things when life gets a little crazy. Practicing yoga builds your ability to calm, focus, balance, and relax.

Fall Picnic
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Outside Building M
Enjoy a free lunch and get involved with clubs, organizations and activities on campus!


Student Resources*
9 – 9:50 a.m.
Discover HCC clubs, resources and student activities!

Test Taking 101*
1 – 1:50 p.m.
Build test-taking strategies, get tips and get acquainted with the HCC Testing Center!

Sex Signals
1 – 2:30 p.m.
A 2-person, interactive performance that explores the cultural messaging we receive about gender, sexuality, sexual health, and intimate relationships.

A VOICES representative will also be onsite for any follow-up questions students may have.


Highland Olympics
10 a.m. – noon
Outside Building M
Compete or cheer on your fellow Cougars in badminton, spike ball and a relay race!