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Zoom™ Hangouts

Monday, September 28, 2020
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Zoom™
Needs some time to connect with your advisor? Have a question on the online process or just need to drop-in virtual with student services? No problem, connect with us through virtual office hours! … read more

Virtual Cafe: Clarence Mitchell Library

Tuesday, September 29, 2020
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Online
Students can connect with campus through a Zoom™ session. Speakers change, so please check back often for new dates and speakers. This week the library will discuss Banned Books Week, book club, and … read more

Virtual College Visit: North Central College

Tuesday, September 29, 2020
1:00 pm
Location: Online
Thinking about your next steps after graduating from Highland? Join a representative of North Central College virtually and prepare for your future. No RSVP needed. Get the Zoom™ link here.Meeting … read more

Zoom™ Hangout

Wednesday, September 30, 2020
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Location: Online
Needs some time to connect with your advisor? Have a question on the online process or just need to drop-in virtual with student services? No problem, connect with us through virtual office hours! … read more

Virtual College Visit: Olivet Nazarene University

Thursday, October 1, 2020
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Online
Thinking about your next steps after graduating from Highland? Join a representative of Olivet Nazarene University virtually and prepare for your future. No RSVP needed. Get the Zoom™ link here read more

Zoom™ Hangouts

Monday, October 5, 2020
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Zoom™
Needs some time to connect with your advisor? Have a question on the online process or just need to drop-in virtual with student services? No problem, connect with us through virtual office hours! … read more

Virtual Cafe: Career Services

Tuesday, October 6, 2020
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Online
Students can connect with campus through a Zoom™ session. Speakers change, so please check back often for new dates and speakers. This week Anthony Musso will discuss the upcoming Virtual Job Fair … read more

Get to Know Highland

Wednesday, October 7, 2020
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Location: Online
You have an important choice to make. Highland can help. When you choose to start at Highland, you keep your options open. Want to learn a trade? Pick from 70 certificates and degrees. Want to … read more

Virtual College Visit: Indiana Wesleyan

Wednesday, October 7, 2020
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Online
Thinking about your next steps after graduating from Highland? Join a representative of Indiana Wesleyan virtually and prepare for your future. No RSVP needed. Get the Zoom™ link here read more

Virtual College Visit: George Willams College

Wednesday, October 7, 2020
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Online
Thinking about your next steps after graduating from Highland? Join a representative of George Williams College of Aurora University virtually and prepare for your future. No RSVP needed. Get the … read more

Zoom™ Hangout

Wednesday, October 7, 2020
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Online
Needs some time to connect with your advisor? Have a question on the online process or just need to drop-in virtual with student services? No problem, connect with us through virtual office hours! … read more

Say What!?

Thursday, October 8, 2020
11:00 am
Learn how to recognize stereo types, microaggressions, or even bullying. Lets create an inclusive learning environment together! Check your Highland email or the student portal for the event … read more

Get to Know Highland

Thursday, October 8, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Online
You have an important choice to make. Highland can help. When you choose to start at Highland, you keep your options open. Want to learn a trade? Pick from 70 certificates and degrees. Want to … read more

Columbus Day

Monday, October 12, 2020
No classes. Offices closed read more

Flu Shot Clinic

Tuesday, October 13, 2020
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Ray and Betty Stamm Health Science Nursing Wing (N-160)
Highland Nursing and Medical Assistant students are hosting a flu shot clinic with the Stephenson County Health Department. Highland students, staff, and community members are welcome to attend. … read more

Get to Know Highland

Wednesday, October 14, 2020
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Location: Online
You have an important choice to make. Highland can help. When you choose to start at Highland, you keep your options open. Want to learn a trade? Pick from 70 certificates and degrees. Want to … read more

Virtual College Visit: University of Illinois – Springfield

Wednesday, October 14, 2020
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Online
Thinking about your next steps after graduating from Highland? Join a representative of University of Illinois - Springfield virtually and prepare for your future. No RSVP needed. Get the Zoom™ … read more

Virtual College Visit: North Central College

Thursday, October 15, 2020
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Online
Thinking about your next steps after graduating from Highland? Join a representative of North Central College virtually and prepare for your future. No RSVP needed. Get the Zoom™ link here read more

Get to Know Highland

Thursday, October 15, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Online
You have an important choice to make. Highland can help. When you choose to start at Highland, you keep your options open. Want to learn a trade? Pick from 70 certificates and degrees. Want to … read more

Virtual PICU Fair

Monday, October 19, 2020
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Online
At this free event, you will have the opportunity to "walk-around" a virtual college fair meeting with the Private Illinois Colleges and Universities. At each booth, you'll have access to pictures, … read more

Virtual College Visit: Western Illinois University

Tuesday, October 20, 2020
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Online
Thinking about your next steps after graduating from Highland? Join a representative of Western Illinois University virtually and prepare for your future. No RSVP needed.Get the Zoom™ link here read more

Get to Know Highland

Wednesday, October 21, 2020
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Location: Online
You have an important choice to make. Highland can help. When you choose to start at Highland, you keep your options open. Want to learn a trade? Pick from 70 certificates and degrees. Want to … read more

Virtual Cafe: Voices

Thursday, October 22, 2020
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Online
Students can connect with campus through a Zoom™ session. Speakers change, so please check back often for new dates and speakers. This week Voices is discussing domestic violence awareness and Voices … read more

Get to Know Highland

Thursday, October 22, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Online
You have an important choice to make. Highland can help. When you choose to start at Highland, you keep your options open. Want to learn a trade? Pick from 70 certificates and degrees. Want to … read more

Job Fair Facebook Live Chat

Sunday, October 25, 2020
6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Facebook Live
Join Career Services Coordinator Anthony Musso live and preview the Virtual Job Fair! We'll fill you in on the pre and post job fair retreats and registration then dive into what a virtual job … read more

Get to Know Highland

Wednesday, October 28, 2020
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Location: Online
You have an important choice to make. Highland can help. When you choose to start at Highland, you keep your options open. Want to learn a trade? Pick from 70 certificates and degrees. Want to … read more

Virtual College Visit: Clarke University

Wednesday, October 28, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Online
Thinking about your next steps after graduating from Highland? Join a representative of Clarke University virtually and prepare for your future. No RSVP needed.Get the Zoom™ link here read more

Get to Know Highland

Thursday, October 29, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Online
You have an important choice to make. Highland can help. When you choose to start at Highland, you keep your options open. Want to learn a trade? Pick from 70 certificates and degrees. Want to … read more

FAFSA Completion Workshop

Thursday, October 29, 2020
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Online
Join us for a free FAFSA workshop to answer any questions and get help filling out your FAFSA on the spot. What to bring to the workshop: Social Security NumberAlien Registration Number (if … read more

An Evening of Poe

Friday, October 30, 2020
7:30 pm
Location: Eventbrite
Join Highland theatre students for a spooky evening of short stories and poetry by Edgar Allan Poe. Free virtual event."The Raven" read by Elizabeth Brunner (Lena, IL)"The Masque of the Red Death" … read more

An Evening of Poe

Saturday, October 31, 2020
2:00 pm
Location: Eventbrite
Join Highland theatre students for a spooky evening of short stories and poetry by Edgar Allan Poe. Free virtual event."The Raven" read by Elizabeth Brunner (Lena, IL)"The Masque of the Red Death" … read more

5-7-5: The Art of Haiku

Monday, November 2, 2020
2:00 pm
Location: Online
Join Student Activities and nationally known poet Ashley Haze for her interactive poem writing workshop. Monday, November 2, at 2 p.m. Get the zoom link here Meeting ID: 938 3861 4359Passcode: … read more

Election Day – College Closed

Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Highland Community College will be closed and classes should not meet on Tuesday, November 3 of the fall 2020 semester read more

Virtual College Visit: Olivet Nazarene University

Wednesday, November 4, 2020
9:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Online
Thinking about your next steps after graduating from Highland? Join a representative of Olivet Nazarene University virtually and prepare for your future. No RSVP needed. Get the Zoom™ link here read more

Virtual College Visit: Indiana Wesleyan

Wednesday, November 4, 2020
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Online
Thinking about your next steps after graduating from Highland? Join a representative of Indiana Wesleyan virtually and prepare for your future. No RSVP needed. Get the Zoom™ link here read more

Job Fair Facebook Live Chat

Wednesday, November 4, 2020
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Location: Facebook Live
Join Career Services Coordinator Anthony Musso live and preview the Virtual Job Fair! We'll fill you in on the pre and post job fair retreats and registration then dive into what a virtual job … read more

Get to Know Highland

Thursday, November 5, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Online
You have an important choice to make. Highland can help. When you choose to start at Highland, you keep your options open. Want to learn a trade? Pick from 70 certificates and degrees. Want to … read more

Virtual College Visit: UW – Platteville

Friday, November 6, 2020
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Online
Thinking about your next steps after graduating from Highland? Join a representative of University of Wisconsin - Platteville virtually and prepare for your future. No RSVP needed. Get the Zoom™ … read more

Virtual Cafe: Campus Weather Alerts

Monday, November 9, 2020
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Online
Students can connect with campus through a Zoom™ session. Speakers change, so please check back often for new dates and speakers. This week HCC representatives are discussing weather alerts as we … read more

Virtual Pre-Job Fair Retreat

Tuesday, November 10, 2020
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Online
Learn more about writing cover letters and resumes as well as how to dress to impress and other personal presentation tips. Activate your profile and register here. Contact Anthony Musso at … read more

Virtual College Visit: George Williams College

Tuesday, November 10, 2020
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Online
Thinking about your next steps after graduating from Highland? Join a representative of George Williams College of Aurora University virtually and prepare for your future. No RSVP needed. Get the … read more

Virtual Cafe: President Chris Kuberski

Tuesday, November 10, 2020
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Online
Students can connect with campus through a Zoom™ session. Speakers change, so please check back often for new dates and speakers. This week President Kuberski is hosting a Q&A. No RSVP … read more

Get to Know Highland

Wednesday, November 11, 2020
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Location: Online
You have an important choice to make. Highland can help. When you choose to start at Highland, you keep your options open. Want to learn a trade? Pick from 70 certificates and degrees. Want to … read more

Get to Know Highland

Thursday, November 12, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Online
You have an important choice to make. Highland can help. When you choose to start at Highland, you keep your options open. Want to learn a trade? Pick from 70 certificates and degrees. Want to … read more

Virtual College Visit: North Central College

Monday, November 16, 2020
2:00 pm
Location: Online
Thinking about your next steps after graduating from Highland? Join a representative of North Central College virtually and prepare for your future. No RSVP needed. Get the Zoom™ link here.Meeting … read more

Virtual Job Fair

Tuesday, November 17, 2020
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Online
Meet virtually with potential employers and Highland Career Services staff to build connections, prepare for future interviews, and check out your career options. Activate your profile and … read more

Virtual College Visit: Eastern Illinois University

Tuesday, November 17, 2020
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Online
Thinking about your next steps after graduating from Highland? Join a representative of Eastern Illinois University virtually and prepare for your future. No RSVP needed. Get the Zoom™ link here read more

Get to Know Highland

Wednesday, November 18, 2020
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Location: Online
You have an important choice to make. Highland can help. When you choose to start at Highland, you keep your options open. Want to learn a trade? Pick from 70 certificates and degrees. Want to … read more

Women in Science presents Dr. Ebony McClellan, PharmD

Wednesday, November 18, 2020
1:00 pm
Location: Online
Join us for a virtual scientist spotlight presentation with Dr. Ebony McClellan, PharmD for a discussion on drug stability properties. McClellan will present her educational pathway and experiences … read more

Virtual College Visit: UW Platteville

Thursday, November 19, 2020
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Online
Thinking about your next steps after graduating from Highland? Join a representative of University of Wisconsin - Platteville virtually and prepare for your future. No RSVP needed. Get the Zoom™ … read more

Virtual Post-Job Fair Retreat

Thursday, November 19, 2020
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Online
Topics include social media ethics, interviewing skills, and more. Activate your profile and register here. Contact Anthony Musso at 815-599-3597 or anthony.musso@highland.edu for more … read more

Get to Know Highland

Thursday, November 19, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Online
You have an important choice to make. Highland can help. When you choose to start at Highland, you keep your options open. Want to learn a trade? Pick from 70 certificates and degrees. Want to … read more

Virtual College Visit: Beloit College

Friday, November 20, 2020
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Online
Thinking about your next steps after graduating from Highland? Join a representative of Beloit College virtually and prepare for your future. No RSVP needed. Get the Zoom™ link here read more

Get to Know Highland

Wednesday, November 25, 2020
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Location: Online
You have an important choice to make. Highland can help. When you choose to start at Highland, you keep your options open. Want to learn a trade? Pick from 70 certificates and degrees. Want to … read more

Virtual College Visit: UW Platteville

Monday, November 30, 2020
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Online
Thinking about your next steps after graduating from Highland? Join a representative of University of Wisconsin - Platteville virtually and prepare for your future. No RSVP needed. Get the Zoom™ … read more

Express Registration

Tuesday, December 1, 2020
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location: Zoom
The path to your success runs right through Highland. Whether you're getting started, getting back from your gap semester or a current college student, join us to register for the spring semester. … read more

Get to Know Highland

Wednesday, December 2, 2020
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Location: Online
You have an important choice to make. Highland can help. When you choose to start at Highland, you keep your options open. Want to learn a trade? Pick from 70 certificates and degrees. Want to … read more

Get to Know Highland

Thursday, December 3, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Online
You have an important choice to make. Highland can help. When you choose to start at Highland, you keep your options open. Want to learn a trade? Pick from 70 certificates and degrees. Want to … read more

Honors Friday Forum

Friday, December 4, 2020
12:00 pm
Location: Facebook Live
Students from the HCC Honors Program will share their work on honors projects for fall 2020 at a virtual Friday Forum. Students will present via Zoom™ and the event will be broadcast live on Facebook … read more

Canceled ACT & SAT Testing

Saturday, December 5, 2020
Location: N/A
ACT and SAT testing scheduled at Highland on 12/5 and 12/12 has been canceled read more

Book Buyback

Monday, December 7, 2020 - Friday, December 11, 2020
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
Highland's bookstore will be holding fall 2020 retail book buyback December 7 - 11 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Have your books evaluated on Zoom™ and receive a quote. Please have your ISBN numbers … read more

Get to Know Highland

Wednesday, December 9, 2020
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Location: Online
You have an important choice to make. Highland can help. When you choose to start at Highland, you keep your options open. Want to learn a trade? Pick from 70 certificates and degrees. Want to … read more

Speech and Debate Fall Showcase

Wednesday, December 9, 2020
6:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
The Speech and Debate Team invites you to check out a sampling of its most successful performances from the first half of the competition season. Five team members will give performances that ranging … read more

Get to Know Highland

Thursday, December 10, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Online
You have an important choice to make. Highland can help. When you choose to start at Highland, you keep your options open. Want to learn a trade? Pick from 70 certificates and degrees. Want to … read more

Canceled ACT & SAT Testing

Saturday, December 12, 2020
Location: N/A
ACT and SAT testing scheduled at Highland on 12/5 and 12/12 has been canceled read more

Experience Highland: Undecided Majors

Sunday, December 13, 2020
6:00 pm
Location: Facebook Live
Not sure what career path to choose? No problem, Highland is here to help! We'll talk about financial aid, scholarships, degrees, and certificates. Plus, take you on a virtual tour, and … read more

Express Registration

Tuesday, December 15, 2020
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location: Zoom
The path to your success runs right through Highland. Whether you're getting started, getting back from your gap semester or a current college student, join us to register for the spring semester. … read more

Get to Know Highland

Wednesday, December 16, 2020
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Location: Online
You have an important choice to make. Highland can help. When you choose to start at Highland, you keep your options open. Want to learn a trade? Pick from 70 certificates and degrees. Want to … read more

Get to Know Highland

Wednesday, December 16, 2020
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Location: Online
You have an important choice to make. Highland can help. When you choose to start at Highland, you keep your options open. Want to learn a trade? Pick from 70 certificates and degrees. Want to … read more

Experience Highland: Nursing

Wednesday, December 16, 2020
12:00 pm
Location: Facebook Live
Ready to start a career in nursing? Highland is here to help! You'll learn about nursing degrees and certificates, possible career paths, and important deadlines. We’ll talk about financial aid, … read more

Get to Know Highland

Thursday, December 17, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Online
You have an important choice to make. Highland can help. When you choose to start at Highland, you keep your options open. Want to learn a trade? Pick from 70 certificates and degrees. Want to … read more

Adult Education Pre-Registration

Monday, January 4, 2021 - Friday, January 15, 2021
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Call 815-599-3460
Your hard work and determination lead to your GED success! Don't hold back your story. Share it with family and friends. Do you know of someone ready to begin their education journey in 2021? … read more

Express Registration

Tuesday, January 5, 2021
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
The path to your success runs right through Highland. Whether you're getting started, getting back from your gap semester or a current college student, join us to register for the spring semester. … read more

Virtual Drop-In Advising

Monday, January 11, 2021
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
Still need to register for classes? Call 815-599-3573 or drop-in on Zoom™ to speak with an advisor and get ready for the spring semester! Get the Zoom™ link here.Meeting ID: 931 6564 6959Passcode: … read more

Virtual Drop-In Advising

Tuesday, January 12, 2021
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
Still need to register for classes? Call 815-599-3573 or drop-in on Zoom™ to speak with an advisor and get ready for the spring semester! Get the Zoom™ link here.Meeting ID: 931 6564 6959Passcode: … read more

Virtual Drop-In Advising

Wednesday, January 13, 2021
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
Still need to register for classes? Call 815-599-3573 or drop-in on Zoom™ to speak with an advisor and get ready for the spring semester! Get the Zoom™ link here.Meeting ID: 931 6564 6959Passcode: … read more

Virtual Drop-In Advising

Thursday, January 14, 2021
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
Still need to register for classes? Call 815-599-3573 or drop-in on Zoom™ to speak with an advisor and get ready for the spring semester! Get the Zoom™ link here.Meeting ID: 931 6564 6959Passcode: … read more

Virtual Drop-In Advising

Friday, January 15, 2021
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
Still need to register for classes? Call 815-599-3573 or drop-in on Zoom™ to speak with an advisor and get ready for the spring semester! Get the Zoom™ link here.Meeting ID: 931 6564 6959Passcode: … read more

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Monday, January 18, 2021
Highland Community College is closed Monday, January 18 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The College will re-open on Tuesday, January 19 read more

Spring 2021 Classes Start

Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Check out classes here! read more

Cell Phone Smackdown

Thursday, January 28, 2021
11:00 am
Location: Zoom™
Take on your classmates in a trivia game you can play on your phone for a chance to win up to $200! Use your Highland email when you sign in to play! Join the game through Zoom™ here read more

Virtual College Visit: Western Illinois Univerity

Tuesday, February 9, 2021
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
Thinking about your next steps after graduating from Highland? Join a representative of Western Illinois University virtually and prepare for your future. No RSVP needed. Get the Zoom™ link here read more

Highland at Orangeville

Tuesday, February 9, 2021
10:55 am - 11:35 am
Location: LMC/Library
Highland is coming to a school near you! Sit down with a Highland representative and talk about your next steps including applying to Highland, placement testing, and advising. We'll also talk … read more

Full-Time Nursing Informational Session

Tuesday, February 9, 2021
5:00 pm
Location: Ray and Betty Stamm Health Science Nursing Wing (N-166)
Interested in becoming a full-time nursing student at Highland? Applicants are required to attend an informational session that will go over program requirements, the timeline of courses, and more. … read more

Virtual College Visit: UW Platteville

Wednesday, February 10, 2021
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Zoom
Thinking about your next steps after graduating from Highland? Join a representative of University of Wisconsin Platteville virtually and prepare for your future. No RSVP needed. Get the Zoom™ … read more

Highland Virtually at Eastland

Wednesday, February 10, 2021
2:40 pm
Location: Zoom™
Highland is coming to your school virtually! Sit down with a Highland representative and talk about your next steps including applying to Highland, placement testing, and advising. We'll also talk … read more

Lincoln’s Birthday

Friday, February 12, 2021
As scheduled in the academic calendar, Highland Community College is closed in observance of Abraham Lincoln's birthday read more

Virtual College Visit: IACAC College Fair

Monday, February 15, 2021
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: Online
Thinking about your next steps after graduating from Highland? Attend the fair organized by the Illinois Association for College Admission Counseling virtually and prepare for your … read more

None of Us Are Free Until All of Us Are Free

Tuesday, February 16, 2021
10:00 am
Location: Zoom™
In honor of Black History Month, Dr. Treasure Shields Redmond will deliver the interactive presentation “None of Us Are Free Until All of Us Are Free”: The Life and Activism of Fannie Lou … read more

Virtual College Visit: IACAC College Fair

Tuesday, February 16, 2021
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: Online
Thinking about your next steps after graduating from Highland? Attend the fair organized by the Illinois Association for College Admission Counseling virtually and prepare for your future. … read more

Highland at Dakota

Wednesday, February 17, 2021
9:55 am - 10:35 am
Location: Dakota High School Room 2
Highland is coming to a school near you! Sit down with a Highland representative and talk about your next steps including applying to Highland, placement testing, and advising. We'll also talk … read more

Highland at West Carroll

Wednesday, February 17, 2021
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Mrs. Paschal's Classroom
Highland is coming to a school near you! Sit down with a Highland representative and talk about your next steps including applying to Highland, placement testing, and advising. We'll also talk … read more

Highland at Durand

Wednesday, February 17, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Durand High School Library
Highland is coming to a school near you! Sit down with a Highland representative and talk about your next steps including applying to Highland, placement testing, and advising. We'll also talk … read more

Test-Taking Tactics Workshop

Wednesday, February 17, 2021
12:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
Sit down with Highland Advisor Vicki Schulz to learn some basic test-taking strategies and discuss ways to ease test anxiety. Get the Zoom™ link here.Meeting ID: 952 8496 3448Passcode: 101487 read more

Walk-In Advising

Thursday, February 18, 2021
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Want to register for second 8-week classes or map out summer plans? Drop by or call 815-599-3573 to talk to an advisor or email michaela.hooper@highland.edu to get a Zoom™ link to chat virtually! read more

Highland at River Ridge

Thursday, February 18, 2021
12:05 pm
Location: River Ridge Computer Lab
Highland is coming to a school near you! Sit down with a Highland representative and talk about your next steps including applying to Highland, placement testing, and advising. We'll also talk … read more

Walk-In Advising

Friday, February 19, 2021
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Want to register for second 8-week classes or map out summer plans? Drop by or call 815-599-3573 to talk to an advisor or email michaela.hooper@highland.edu to get a Zoom™ link to chat virtually! read more

Full-Time Nursing Informational Session

Friday, February 19, 2021
12:00 pm
Location: Ray and Betty Stamm Health Science Nursing Wing (N-166)
Interested in becoming a full-time nursing student at Highland? Applicants are required to attend an informational session that will go over program requirements, the timeline of courses, and more. … read more

Leadership Conference

Saturday, February 20, 2021
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Zoom™
Build your leadership skills for future goals and careers at Highland's third annual Leadership Conference. Speaker Rachel Sheerin will present "Positive Perspectives: How to Retrain Your Brain for … read more

Summer 2021 Registration Opens

Monday, February 22, 2021
Register for summer courses through June 14 read more

Highland at Aquin

Monday, February 22, 2021
11:30 am
Location: Aquin High School Computer Lab
Highland is coming to a school near you! Sit down with a Highland representative and talk about your next steps including applying to Highland, placement testing, and advising. We'll also talk … read more

Black History Month Poetry Reading

Monday, February 22, 2021
3:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
Poetry that explores African American history and culture will be read and discussed. Hosted by the HCC Diversity Committee and the Theatre Arts Department. Get the Zoom™ link on the student … read more

Highland Virtually at Pearl City

Tuesday, February 23, 2021
2:25 pm
Location: Zoom™
Highland is coming to your school virtually! Sit down with a Highland representative and talk about your next steps including applying to Highland, placement testing, and advising. We'll also talk … read more

Virtual College Visit: PICU Fair

Wednesday, February 24, 2021
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
At this free event, you will have the opportunity to "walk-around" a virtual college fair meeting with the Private Illinois Colleges and Universities. At each booth, you'll have access to pictures, … read more

Highland Virtually at Forreston

Wednesday, February 24, 2021
2:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
Highland is coming to your school virtually! Sit down with a Highland representative and talk about your next steps including applying to Highland, placement testing, and advising. We'll also talk … read more

Student Success Workshop: Learning Success Strategies that Work for You

Wednesday, February 24, 2021
3:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
Ready to make spring your most successful semester? We will cover topics on time management, note-taking skills, test preparation, and campus and community resources available to you. Get the … read more

Highland Virtually at Le-Win

Thursday, February 25, 2021
11:15 am
Location: Zoom™
Sit down with a Highland representative and talk about your next steps including applying to Highland, placement testing, and advising. We’ll also talk FAFSA and show you how to use our scholarship … read more

Virtual College Visit: UW Platteville

Thursday, February 25, 2021
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
Thinking about your next steps after graduating from Highland? Join a representative of University of Wisconsin Platteville virtually and prepare for your future. No RSVP needed. Get the Zoom™ … read more

Film Discussion: “13th”

Friday, February 26, 2021
11:00 am
Location: Zoom™
Discuss the film "13th" which examines the U.S. prison system, looking at how the country's history of racial inequality drives the high rate of incarceration in America. Watch the film beforehand … read more

Highland at Scales Mound

Friday, February 26, 2021
11:30 am
Location: Scales Mound Cafeteria
Highland is coming to a school near you! Sit down with a Highland representative and talk about your next steps including applying to Highland, placement testing, and advising. We’ll also talk … read more

Virtual College Visit: Olivet Nazarene Financial Aid

Friday, February 26, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Online
Thinking about your next steps after graduating from Highland? Join a representative of Olivet Nazarene's Financial Aid team virtually and prepare for your future. No RSVP needed. Get the link … read more

Highland Virtually at Monroe

Tuesday, March 2, 2021
9:15 am
Location: Zoom™
Highland is coming to your school virtually! Sit down with a Highland representative and talk about your next steps including applying to Highland, placement testing, and advising. We'll also talk … read more

Highland Virtually at Pecatonica

Wednesday, March 3, 2021
9:30 am
Location: Zoom™
Highland is coming to your school virtually! Sit down with a Highland representative and talk about your next steps including applying to Highland, placement testing, and advising. We'll also talk … read more

Virtual College Visit: UW Platteville

Tuesday, March 9, 2021
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
Thinking about your next steps after graduating from Highland? Join a representative of University of Wisconsin Platteville virtually and prepare for your future. No RSVP needed. Get the Zoom™ … read more

Highland at Stillman Valley

Tuesday, March 9, 2021
1:00 pm
Location: Stillman Valley High School College and Career Center
Highland is coming to a school near you! Sit down with a Highland representative and talk about your next steps including applying to Highland, placement testing, and advising. We’ll also talk … read more

Virtual Escape Room

Wednesday, March 10, 2021
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Virtual
Join your friends virtually and take on the villains of Justopolous as superheroes! Capture the villains and restore peace to the city in this free, escape room.Register with up to 12 friends with … read more

Getting Started at Highland

Thursday, March 11, 2021
4:00 pm
Location: Student/Conference Center (H-201)
Sit down with a Highland representative and talk about your next steps including applying to Highland, placement testing, and advising. We’ll also talk FAFSA and show you how to use our scholarship … read more

Scholarship Lab

Thursday, March 11, 2021
4:00 pm
Location: Student/Conference Center (H-201)
New and current students can stop by for help finding and applying for scholarships. We'll have application stations set up and Highland staff on hand to answer questions read more

Virtual Statewide Career Fair: Virtual Chat

Sunday, March 14, 2021
7:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
Join us virtually to learn more about the upcoming Virtual Statewide Career Fair! We'll show you how to register on Handshake™ and talk about the variety of employers you'll have the opportunity to … read more

Virtual College Visit: Western Illinois University

Monday, March 15, 2021
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
Thinking about your next steps after graduating from Highland? Join a representative of Western Illinois University virtually and prepare for your future. No RSVP needed. Get the Zoom™ link here read more

Freeport High School Scholarship Event

Wednesday, March 17, 2021
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Boys and Girls Club, 511 S Liberty Ave, Freeport, IL.
Join us to learn about Highland Community College Foundation scholarships, including scholarships that are exclusive to Freeport students. We will be available to answer questions and assist with … read more

Virtual Statewide Career Fair: Virtual Chat

Wednesday, March 17, 2021
12:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
Join us virtually to learn more about the upcoming Virtual Statewide Career Fair! We'll show you how to register on Handshake™ and talk about the variety of employers you'll have the opportunity to … read more

Virtual College Visit: IACAC College Fair

Wednesday, March 17, 2021
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: Online
Thinking about your next steps after graduating from Highland? Attend the fair organized by the Illinois Association for College Admission Counseling virtually and prepare for your … read more

Virtual College Visit: University of Illinois – Springfield

Thursday, March 18, 2021
11:00 am
Location: Zoom™
Thinking about your next steps after graduating from Highland? Join a representative of University of Illinois - Springfield virtually and prepare for your future. No RSVP needed. Get the Zoom™ … read more

Virtual College Fair: IACAC College Fair

Thursday, March 18, 2021
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: Online
Thinking about your next steps after graduating from Highland? Attend the fair organized by the Illinois Association for College Admission Counseling virtually and prepare for your … read more

Highland at Stockton

Friday, March 19, 2021
12:15 pm
Location: Stockton High School Cafeteria
Highland is coming to a school near you! Sit down with a Highland representative and talk about your next steps including applying to Highland, placement testing, and advising. We’ll also talk … read more

Virtual Scholarship Lab

Thursday, March 25, 2021
3:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
New and current students can virtually drop-in for help finding and applying for scholarships. We’ll show you how to use the scholarship search engine and answer your questions! Get the Zoom™ link … read more

Virtual Getting Started at Highland

Thursday, March 25, 2021
3:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
Sit down virtually with a Highland representative and talk about your next steps including applying to Highland, placement testing, and advising. We’ll also talk FAFSA and show you how to use our … read more

Highland at East Dubuque

Friday, March 26, 2021
12:30 pm
Location: East Dubuque Main Office
Highland is coming to a school near you! Sit down with a Highland representative and talk about your next steps including applying to Highland, placement testing, and advising. We'll also talk … read more

Virtual Statewide Career Fair: Virtual Chat

Sunday, March 28, 2021
7:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
Join us virtually to learn more about the upcoming Virtual Statewide Career Fair! We’ll show you how to register on Handshake™ and talk about the variety of employers you’ll have the opportunity to … read more

Women in Science Speaker: Tamisha Bonvillian, FNP, IBCLC

Monday, March 29, 2021
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Zoom
Highland Community College Women in Science Club welcomes Tamisha Bonvillian, FNP, IBCLC, for a virtual dialogue about career choices at 2 p.m. on Monday, March 29 via Zoom™ Bonvillain is a 1997 … read more

Speech and Debate Team Spring Showcase

Tuesday, March 30, 2021
5:30 pm
Location: Zoom™
Join the Highland Speech and Debate (Forensics) Team virtually for an hour highlighting award-winning speeches, compelling acting performances, and a debate featuring Highland's state champion … read more

Vote for Your Community

Wednesday, March 31, 2021
12:00 pm
Location: Student/Conference Center (H-201) and Zoom™
Join Highland Student Senate for a discussion about the importance of your vote and the upcoming April 6 election. Freeport mayoral candidate Ronnie Bush (D) and Highland sociology instructor Dr. … read more

Virtual Statewide Career Fair: Virtual Chat

Wednesday, March 31, 2021
12:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
Join us virtually to learn more about the upcoming Virtual Statewide Career Fair! We’ll show you how to register on Handshake™ and talk about the variety of employers you’ll have the opportunity to … read more

Virtual Statewide Career Fair: Virtual Chat

Sunday, April 4, 2021
7:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
Join us virtually to learn more about the upcoming Virtual Statewide Career Fair! We’ll show you how to register on Handshake™ and talk about the variety of employers you’ll have the opportunity to … read more

Virtual Statewide Career Fair: Virtual Chat

Wednesday, April 7, 2021
12:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
Join us virtually to learn more about the upcoming Virtual Statewide Career Fair! We’ll show you how to register on Handshake™ and talk about the variety of employers you’ll have the opportunity to … read more

PICU Transfer Fair

Thursday, April 8, 2021
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Online
Thinking about the next step after Highland? Learn about PICU institutions by chatting live with representatives and checking out pictures, videos, and transfer information. Learn more and … read more

Virtual Statewide Career Fair

Friday, April 9, 2021
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Handshake
Join Highland Community College and employers from around the state virtually to connect with a variety of companies! Full and part-time jobs and internships will be available in business, … read more

Fall 2021 Registration Opens

Monday, April 12, 2021
Register for fall courses through August 16 read more

Conversation on Racism

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
Join Student Senate, the HCC Diversity Committee, and the Global Taskforce for a conversation on racism. Some discussion will come from "The Underground Railroad" by Colson Whitehead which is … read more

Forreston Quickstart

Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Location: Virtual
Get ready for fall at Highland with placement testing, advising, and registration all in one day! If you have a 3.0 GPA or qualifying ACT/SAT scores, you can skip the placement test and move right … read more

Surviving the Impossible

Wednesday, April 14, 2021
10:00 am
Location: Facebook Live and Zoom™
Join the Clarence Mitchell Library for a celebration of National Poetry Month with "Surviving the Impossible" presented by international award-winning artists Jha’Neal Blue, Keyma Flight, and Summer … read more

Medical Assistant Open House

Wednesday, April 14, 2021
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Ray and Betty Stamm Health Science Nursing Wing
Join us for an open house introducing Highland's partnership with FHN for a Medical Assistant Apprenticeship. You'll be able to get training while attending Highland while increasing your chance to … read more

Dakota Quickstart

Thursday, April 15, 2021
Location: Highland Community College
Get ready for fall at Highland with placement testing, advising, and registration all in one day! If you have a 3.0 GPA or qualifying ACT/SAT scores, you can skip the placement test and move right … read more

Durand Quickstart

Friday, April 16, 2021
Location: Highland Community College
Get ready for fall at Highland with placement testing, advising, and registration all in one day! If you have a 3.0 GPA or qualifying ACT/SAT scores, you can skip the placement test and move right … read more

Stockton Quickstart

Monday, April 19, 2021
Location: Virtual
Get ready for fall at Highland with placement testing, advising, and registration all in one day! If you have a 3.0 GPA or qualifying ACT/SAT scores, you can skip the placement test and move right … read more

Pecatonica Quickstart

Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Location: Virtual
Get ready for fall at Highland with placement testing, advising, and registration all in one day! If you have a 3.0 GPA or qualifying ACT/SAT scores, you can skip the placement test and move right … read more

River Ridge Quickstart

Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Location: River Ridge High School
Get ready for fall at Highland with placement testing, advising, and registration all in one day! If you have a 3.0 GPA or qualifying ACT/SAT scores, you can skip the placement test and move right … read more

A Shot of Reality

Tuesday, April 20, 2021
10:00 am
Location: Zoom™
Join us for an interactive discussion about drinking and alcohol with comedians, games, and improv! Get the Zoom™ link here.Passcode: highlandWebinar ID: 849 4615 5801 Learn more and get a … read more

Boyer Colloquium

Tuesday, April 20, 2021
7:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
Water, Water Everywhere: Farming and Local CommunityResilience in the Face of Climate Challenges Highland Community College will host speakers Margaret Krome and Dr. Eric Booth for discussions … read more

Warren Quickstart

Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Location: Warren High School
Get ready for fall at Highland with placement testing, advising, and registration all in one day! If you have a 3.0 GPA or qualifying ACT/SAT scores, you can skip the placement test and move right … read more

Conversation on Racism

Wednesday, April 21, 2021
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
Join Student Senate, the HCC Diversity Committee, and the Global Taskforce for a conversation on racism. Some discussion will come from "The Underground Railroad" by Colson Whitehead which is … read more

Le-Win Quickstart

Thursday, April 22, 2021
Location: Virtual
Get ready for fall at Highland with placement testing, advising, and registration all in one day! If you have a 3.0 GPA or qualifying ACT/SAT scores, you can skip the placement test and move right … read more

Eastland Quickstart

Friday, April 23, 2021
Location: Highland Community College
Get ready for fall at Highland with placement testing, advising, and registration all in one day! If you have a 3.0 GPA or qualifying ACT/SAT scores, you can skip the placement test and move right … read more

Orangeville Quickstart

Monday, April 26, 2021
Location: Highland Community College
Get ready for fall at Highland with placement testing, advising, and registration all in one day! If you have a 3.0 GPA or qualifying ACT/SAT scores, you can skip the placement test and move right … read more

Freeport Quickstart

Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Location: Virtual
Get ready for fall at Highland with placement testing, advising, and registration all in one day! If you have a 3.0 GPA or qualifying ACT/SAT scores, you can skip the placement test and move right … read more

Pearl City Quickstart

Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Location: Highland Community College
Get ready for fall at Highland with placement testing, advising, and registration all in one day! If you have a 3.0 GPA or qualifying ACT/SAT scores, you can skip the placement test and move right … read more

Freeport Quickstart

Thursday, April 29, 2021
Location: Virtual
Get ready for fall at Highland with placement testing, advising, and registration all in one day! If you have a 3.0 GPA or qualifying ACT/SAT scores, you can skip the placement test and move right … read more

Aquin Quickstart

Monday, May 3, 2021
Location: Virtual
Get ready for fall at Highland with placement testing, advising, and registration all in one day! If you have a 3.0 GPA or qualifying ACT/SAT scores, you can skip the placement test and move right … read more

West Carroll Quickstart

Tuesday, May 4, 2021
Location: Virtual
Get ready for fall at Highland with placement testing, advising, and registration all in one day! If you have a 3.0 GPA or qualifying ACT/SAT scores, you can skip the placement test and move right … read more

Scales Mound Quickstart

Tuesday, May 4, 2021
Location: Scales Mound High School
Get ready for fall at Highland with placement testing, advising, and registration all in one day! If you have a 3.0 GPA or qualifying ACT/SAT scores, you can skip the placement test and move right … read more

Oregon Quickstart

Wednesday, May 5, 2021
Location: Virtual
Get ready for fall at Highland with placement testing, advising, and registration all in one day! If you have a 3.0 GPA or qualifying ACT/SAT scores, you can skip the placement test and move right … read more

Social Media, Technology, and the Law

Wednesday, May 5, 2021
11:00 am
Location: Youtube Live™
Learn more about how your digital footprint can impact future jobs with presenter C.L. Lindsay. Get the Youtube Live™ link here. Students who participate will have a chance to win a $25 Amazon … read more

Friday Forum: Honors Program

Friday, May 7, 2021
12:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
Join the Clarence Mitchell Library live for Honors Program student spring presentations! Students designed and completed their projects on a chosen topic with the assistance of a faculty member. … read more

Diversity Listening Session

Friday, May 7, 2021
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: H-210 and Zoom™
The Highland Community College Diversity Committee is hosting a listening session for students to discuss the trial and conviction of Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George … read more

Current Student Registration

Monday, May 10, 2021
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Student/Conference Center
Stay the course to success, get registered for the fall semester. When you do, we'll give you a free shirt! Then you can relax this summer knowing you are a step closer to your career goals. RSVP for … read more

Current Student Registration

Tuesday, May 11, 2021
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Student/Conference Center
Stay the course to success, get registered for the fall semester. When you do, we’ll give you a free shirt! Then you can relax this summer knowing you are a step closer to your career goals. RSVP for … read more

Virtual Honors Convocation

Thursday, May 20, 2021
Location: Online
The Virtual Honors Convocation Ceremony video produced by Highland’s Mass Communication program will be posted to the Highland Community College YouTube channel on Thursday, May 20 read more

Virtual Commencement Ceremony

Saturday, May 22, 2021
8:00 am
Location: YouTube
The Virtual Commencement Ceremony video produced by Highland's Mass Communication program will be posted to the Highland Community College YouTube channel on Saturday, May 22 read more

Memorial Day

Monday, May 31, 2021
Highland Community College is closed in observance of Memorial Day read more

New Graduate Express Registration

Wednesday, June 2, 2021
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Student/Conference Center
After high school graduation, whether you're hitting the trades, looking to get started on a 4-year degree, or earn your associate's, Highland has the right choice for you. Join us for a special … read more

Criminal Justice Open House

Wednesday, June 2, 2021
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Marvin-Burt Liberal Arts Center
Learn more about the Criminal Justice program and meet instructor Jen Roser! A Highland recruiter will also be on hand to help you get started at Highland read more

Mass Communication Open House

Wednesday, June 2, 2021
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Marvin-Burt Liberal Arts Center
Learn more about the Mass Communication program, meet instructor Jim Yeager, and check out the studio! A Highland recruiter will also be on hand to help you get started at Highland read more

GED Graduation Ceremony

Wednesday, June 16, 2021
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Student/Conference Center (H-201) or Zoom
Please join us for the graduation ceremony for the GED class of 2021! The HCC Adult Education program is hosting the event. The in-person attendees are for graduates and their two guests. Attendees … read more

Independence Day (Observed)

Monday, July 5, 2021
Highland Community College is closed in observation of Independence Day read more

Disability Services Summer Transition Program (Day 1)

Tuesday, July 13, 2021
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Community Services Center (Building R, room 102)
If you are new to Highland this fall, consider attending the disability services two-day program. You will learn about services available, self-advocating, technical services, and more. Please dress … read more

Disability Services Summer Transition Program (Day 2)

Thursday, July 15, 2021
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Community Services Center (Building R, room 102)
If you are new to Highland this fall, consider attending the disability services two-day program. You will learn about services available, self-advocating, technical services, and more. Please dress … read more

Express Registration

Wednesday, July 21, 2021
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Student/Conference Center (Building H)
Get registered for the fall semester! Drop-in to speak to an advisor, take placement tests and enroll. No RSVP needed, just walk right in or give us a call at 815-599-3573 to schedule an appointment … read more

Express Registration

Thursday, July 29, 2021
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Student/Conference Center (Building H)
Get registered for the fall semester! Drop-in to speak to an advisor, take placement tests and enroll. No RSVP needed, just walk right in or give us a call at 815-599-3573 to schedule an appointment … read more

COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

Thursday, August 5, 2021
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Student/Conference Center (Building H)
The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination clinic is hosted by the Stephenson County Health Department. All students and employees welcome. If under the age of 18, you must have a legal guardian present. Please … read more

Welcome to Highland: Back to Better

Thursday, August 5, 2021
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Parking Lot A; near the Student/Conference Center
New and returning students are invited to join us to get ready for the fall semester. We will have games, prizes, food trucks, and more! Take a campus tourLearn about Student ServicesGet a … read more

Fall semester begins

Monday, August 16, 2021
Fall 2021 classes begin! read more

Transferring 101 for College Athletes

Monday, August 30, 2021
10:00 am
Location: Student/Conference (H-201)
Have a transfer plan? You should! Join Project Succeed Advisor Wes Bertram and learn the basics of the NCAA & NAIA transfer guidelines and rules. Understand what transfer path you are on. Session … read more

Handling Stress

Monday, August 30, 2021
11:00 am
Location: Student/Conference (H-201)
Feeling stressed with the start of the school year? Need to learn new ways of coping with stress? Attend this workshop on stress management for tips and tricks with New Horizons Clinical Therapist … read more

Career Development and Handshake™

Monday, August 30, 2021
1:00 pm
Location: Student/Conference (H-201)
Two years moves fast, but Career Services can help you manage to make the most of your time at Highland. Join Career Services Coordinator Anthony Musso to better understand the career development … read more

Good Stress vs. Bad Stress

Tuesday, August 31, 2021
9:30 am
Location: Student/Conference (H-201)
Come to this workshop to learn the difference between good stress and bad stress. Join Advisor Beth Groshans and learn how to handle the stress in your life. Session limited to 30 students. … read more

Handling Stress

Tuesday, August 31, 2021
11:00 am
Location: Student/Conference (H-201)
Feeling stressed with the start of the school year? Need to learn new ways of coping with stress? Attend this workshop on stress management for tips and tricks with New Horizons Clinical Therapist … read more

The Hook Up

Tuesday, August 31, 2021
12:30 pm
Location: Online
Join Catharsis Productions for an interactive, live webinar exploring hooking up. Sexual violence and how bystanders can protect potential victims from predators will be covered. Register for … read more

Log on and lock in: Leveraging Technology in a Distraction Rich Enviornment

Wednesday, September 1, 2021
9:30 am
Location: H-210
The preponderance of online education has in many ways been a boon to students, allowing greater flexibility, eliminating distance, and providing a safe learning environment during a pandemic, but it … read more

Test Taking 101

Wednesday, September 1, 2021
10:00 am
Location: M-219
Unsure how to take those college tests?  Need some strategies on multiple-choice, true/false, and essay questions? Join Advisor Vicki Schulz for an informative workshop on test-taking strategies from … read more

Fall Picnic

Wednesday, September 1, 2021
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Outside Building M
Join us for free food, fun, and games! Campus clubs will be set up outside building M for you to meet advisors and get involved this fall! read more

Standards of Satisfactory Progress

Thursday, September 2, 2021
9:30 am
Location: H-210
Wondering what happens if you don’t make the grade?  If you are receiving financial aid, you signed the Standards of Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy. Join Director of Financial Aid Kathy … read more

Labor Day

Monday, September 6, 2021
Highland is closed Monday, September 6 in observance of Labor Day read more

Select Student Work Art Exhibit

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - Friday, October 29, 2021
Location: Highland Gallery
The first exhibit of the fall semester showcases work by previous students from the past 15 years. Displayed pieces are from Drawing I and II, Life Drawing, Two-dimensional Design, Three-dimensional … read more

Pride Club Welcome Meeting

Tuesday, September 7, 2021
2:00 pm
Location: Marvin-Burt Liberal Arts Center (M-218)
Join us for an informational meeting and get involved with Pride Club at Highland! To attend virtually and get the Zoom™ link by replying to Highland Pride in your HCC email! The Pride Club is … read more

Speech and Debate Informational Meeting

Tuesday, September 7, 2021
5:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
Love performing, speaking your mind, or arguing over important topics? Want to learn life-long skills while making life-long friendships? Interested in earning scholarships and course credit for … read more

Speech and Debate Informational Meeting

Wednesday, September 8, 2021
12:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
Love performing, speaking your mind, or arguing over important topics? Want to learn life-long skills while making life-long friendships? Interested in earning scholarships and course credit for … read more

9/11 20th Anniversary Tribute

Thursday, September 9, 2021
12:30 pm
Location: Outside Building M
Join us for a flag ceremony presented by Freeport NJROTC followed by a 1.5-mile walk (2,997 steps) representing the number of people who lost their lives on September 11, 2001 read more

The Power of One: Social Change and You

Wednesday, September 15, 2021
10:00 am
Location: Zoom™
Join us for a presentation by Ted Williams III related to One Book One Highland! Williams will focus on the sources of America’s current inequality and political division, and the power each one of … read more

COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

Wednesday, September 22, 2021
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Multiple vaccines to choose from. First dose or second dose (from 9/1/21 clinic) available. Anyone over 12 years is eligible. Under 18 must have parent's consent. Walk-ins welcome. Free. For … read more

One Book One Highland Discussion: All the Bones We Could Find

Thursday, September 23, 2021
10:00 am
Location: Zoom™
This session will be an opportunity for discussion of part I, chapters 1-7, of "When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir" by Patrisse Khan-Cullors and Asha Bandele. These … read more

One Book One Highland Discussion: All the Bones We Could Find

Thursday, September 23, 2021
7:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
This session will be an opportunity for discussion of part I, chapters 1-7, of "When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir" by Patrisse Khan-Cullors and Asha Bandele. These … read more

The War of the Worlds

Thursday, October 7, 2021
7:30 pm
Location: Fine Arts Theatre
Based on the novel by H.G. Wells, "The War of the Worlds" radio broadcast allows audiences to imagine UFOs and Aliens invading the Ferguson Fine Arts Center Theatre. Join us for some pre-Halloween … read more

The War of the Worlds

Friday, October 8, 2021
7:30 pm
Location: Fine Arts Theatre
Based on the novel by H.G. Wells, "The War of the Worlds" radio broadcast allows audiences to imagine UFOs and Aliens invading the Ferguson Fine Arts Center Theatre. Join us for some pre-Halloween … read more

The War of the Worlds

Saturday, October 9, 2021
7:30 pm
Location: Fine Arts Theatre
Based on the novel by H.G. Wells, "The War of the Worlds" radio broadcast allows audiences to imagine UFOs and Aliens invading the Ferguson Fine Arts Center Theatre. Join us for some pre-Halloween … read more

Columbus Day

Monday, October 11, 2021
Highland is closed Monday, October 11 in observance of Columbus Day read more

Re-entry After Incarceration: Don’t Stop at “No”

Wednesday, October 13, 2021
10:00 am
Location: Zoom™ or Student/Conference Center (H-201)
Join us for a presentation by Tretara Flowers related to One Book One Highland! Flowers will address mass incarceration and the difficulty of re-entry to daily life after incarceration. She speaks … read more

Spring 2022 Registration Opens

Monday, October 18, 2021
Spring 2022 registration is open October 18, 2021 - January 18, 2022. View the searchable schedule for course offerings read more

From Stage and Screen

Sunday, October 24, 2021
3:00 pm
Location: Koenig Theater/Bandshell at Krape Park
Join us for an afternoon of Broadway and movie music,old and new! read more

One Book One Highland Discussion: Black Lives Matter

Thursday, October 28, 2021
10:00 am
Location: Zoom™
This session will be an opportunity for discussion of part II, chapters 8-16, of "When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir" by Patrisse Khan-Cullors and Asha Bandele. These … read more

One Book One Highland Discussion: Black Lives Matter

Thursday, October 28, 2021
7:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
This session will be an opportunity for discussion of part II, chapters 8-16, of "When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir" by Patrisse Khan-Cullors and Asha Bandele. These … read more

Faculty Art Exhibit

Monday, November 8, 2021 - Friday, December 3, 2021
Location: Highland Gallery
Our second fall exhibit features work from current faculty: Robert Apolloni, Alex Jansen, and Loretta Swanson. This popular annual exhibit allows the community to observe Highland art faculty in … read more

Guardians of Health: Provident Hospital and its fight against health disparities 1891-1950

Wednesday, November 10, 2021
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Zoom™ or M-218
Join us for a presentation by LeNie Adolphson related to One Book One Highland! Through the lens of the story of Chicago’s first Black hospital, Provident Hospital, Adolphson will address historical … read more

Instrumental Music Concert – Concert Band & Orchestra

Friday, November 12, 2021
7:00 pm
Location: Fine Arts Theatre
Usher in the holidays with the time-honored and classic pieces as performed by the band and orchestra. Get ticket information here read more

One Book One Highland Discussion: “What happens when they call you a terrorist?”

Thursday, November 18, 2021
10:00 am
Location: Zoom™
During this session, we will watch two brief videos on the Panther 21 to consider and discuss the history of political persecution of Black activists and its relationship to the experiences of "When … read more

One Book One Highland Discussion: “What happens when they call you a terrorist?”

Thursday, November 18, 2021
7:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
During this session, we will watch two brief videos on the Panther 21 to consider and discuss the history of political persecution of Black activists and its relationship to the experiences of "When … read more

Big Band Concert

Friday, November 19, 2021
7:30 pm
Location: Fine Arts Theatre
Join the Highland Big Band for an evening of phenomenal jazz read more

11th Annual Madrigal Dinner – Royal Scots & Chamber Singers

Friday, December 3, 2021
6:30 pm
Location: Masonic Temple Ballroom
Travel back to Renaissance England to join the king andqueen for dinner and performances of madrigalsand traditional seasonal songs. Reservations required. Get ticket information here read more

11th Annual Madrigal Dinner – Royal Scots & Chamber Singers

Saturday, December 4, 2021
6:30 pm
Location: Masonic Temple Ballroom
Travel back to Renaissance England to join the king and queen for dinner and performances of madrigals and traditional seasonal songs. Reservations required. Get ticket information here read more

Holiday Concert – Chorale & Youth Choir

Sunday, December 5, 2021
3:00 pm
Location: Fine Arts Theatre
Get festive and enjoy seasonal favorites with the Highland Chorale and Youth Choir read more

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2998 W. Pearl City Rd. Freeport, IL 61032

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