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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Volunteer Tutor Informational Meeting

Monday, October 4, 2021
2:00 pm
Location: Zoom
Join us to learn more about volunteering as a tutor with Highland Adult Education. We will go over program basics and volunteer duties. Volunteer tutors have flexible schedules tailored to their … read more

Midway Through Midterms

Wednesday, October 6, 2021
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: M Lobby
Join us for fun and refreshments as we celebrate midterms! 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

Dare to Speak

Tuesday, October 12, 2021
11:00 am
Location: Ferguson Fine Arts Theatre
Join us for a slam poetry performance on diversity with Carlos Andrés Gómez and Katie Kramer 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

Why Every Day is Indigenous People’s Day: Exploring Native American Presence in Illinois

Thursday, October 14, 2021
9:30 am
Location: Zoom™
Join speaker Jenny L. Davis in a discussion about the histories and realities of Native Americans in Illinois. Davis will cover the presence Native Americans have had and continue to have across the … 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

Career Fair

Wednesday, November 10, 2021
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Student/Conference (H-201)
Join us for the fall Career Fair and prepare for your future! A variety of employers from human resources to manufacturing and nursing to agriculture will be in attendance. Check out the full list of … 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

Career Fair

Tuesday, November 16, 2021
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Student/Conference (H-201)
Join us for the fall Career Fair and prepare for your future! A variety of employers from human resources to manufacturing and nursing to agriculture will be in attendance. Check out the full list of … 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

Northwest Illinois College Fair

Friday, November 19, 2021
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Sports Complex/YMCA
Plan for your future after Highland and check out what area colleges and universities have to offer! Attending institutions:Loras CollegeUniversity of Illinois—SpringfieldClarke … 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

Gender, Drag, and Binaries, Oh My: Let’s Talk About It!

Monday, November 22, 2021
10:00 am
Location: Zoom™
Does drag challenge or reinforce the gender binary, or is that yet another binary?! Most of us have been socialized into an internalized gender as a strict binary. Unlearning can be contentious, … read more

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

Wednesday, December 1, 2021
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Student/Conference Center (H-201)or Zoom™
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

Book Buyback

Friday, December 3, 2021
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: J. Rosemary Shockey Bookstore
Evaluations will be done in-person at the bookstore. Email the bookstore at bookstore@highland.edu for questions. Rentals are due December 10 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.Ticket sales end at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, … read more

Express Registration

Saturday, December 4, 2021
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Student/Conference Center (H-116A)
Whether you’re a current Highland student, coming back from a break, or joining us for the first time, we’re here to help you register for the spring semester! Can't make it? Call us at … 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.Ticket sales end at 5 p.m. on … read more

Book Buyback

Monday, December 6, 2021
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: J. Rosemary Shockey Bookstore
Evaluations will be done in-person at the bookstore. Email the bookstore at bookstore@highland.edu for questions. Rentals are due December 10 read more

Book Buyback

Tuesday, December 7, 2021
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: J. Rosemary Shockey Bookstore
Evaluations will be done in-person at the bookstore. Email the bookstore at bookstore@highland.edu for questions. Rentals are due December 10 read more

Book Buyback

Wednesday, December 8, 2021
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: J. Rosemary Shockey Bookstore
Evaluations will be done in-person at the bookstore. Email the bookstore at bookstore@highland.edu for questions. Rentals are due December 10 read more

Book Buyback

Thursday, December 9, 2021
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: J. Rosemary Shockey Bookstore
Evaluations will be done in-person at the bookstore. Email the bookstore at bookstore@highland.edu for questions. Rentals are due December 10 read more

Book Buyback

Friday, December 10, 2021
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: J. Rosemary Shockey Bookstore
Evaluations will be done in-person at the bookstore. Email the bookstore at bookstore@highland.edu for questions. Rentals are due December 10 read more

Express Registration

Thursday, December 16, 2021
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Student/Conference Center (H-116A)
Whether you’re a current Highland student, coming back from a break, or joining us for the first time, we’re here to help you register for the spring semester! Can't make it? Call us at … read more

Winter Break

Thursday, December 23, 2021 - Monday, January 3, 2022
As scheduled in the academic calendar, Highland Community College is closed for a winter break read more

Express Registration

Wednesday, January 5, 2022
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Student/Conference Center (H-116A)
Whether you’re a current Highland student, coming back from a break, or joining us for the first time, we’re here to help you register for the spring semester! For remote placement testing, call … read more

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Monday, January 17, 2022
As scheduled in the academic calendar, Highland Community College is closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day read more

Spring 2022 Begins

Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Classes for the spring 2022 semester begin read more

Migration from Slavery to the Civil Rights Movement

Wednesday, January 26, 2022
12:00 pm
Location: Online
Speaker Clint Smith will celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and discuss the impact of slavery, civil rights, and immigration on Black American history in the United States. Click here … read more

Vaccine/Booster Clinic

Thursday, January 27, 2022
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Student/Conference Center, Cafeteria
Highland is hosting a vaccine and booster clinic including Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson vaccines and boosters. Walk-ins are welcome! Schedule your appointment here. Learn … read more

Winterfest: Connect to Campus

Monday, January 31, 2022
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Building M
Meet with clubs and organizations and learn about resources available to you with Highland faculty and staff. Winterfest 2022Join Project Succeed for Winterfest and get connected with Highland and … read more

Thrive Week: Scholarship Lab

Monday, January 31, 2022
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: M Lobby
Did you know thousands of dollars in scholarship money goes unclaimed each year? Sit down with us to get help finding the best scholarships for you and filling out scholarships! Presented by … read more

Winterfest: Connect to Career

Tuesday, February 1, 2022
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Building H - Cafeteria
Discover your career path or learn about the steps you can take to be successful in your career. Resumes and cover letters will be covered and we'll watch virtual job shadowing videos. Winterfest … read more

Thrive Week: Meet Your Highland Mentors

Tuesday, February 1, 2022
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Success Center (M-147)
The Highland Peer Mentor Program is designed to provide you with support and guidance to reach your goals. Join us to meet the mentors, learn more about the program, and enjoy a snack! Sponsored by … read more

Volunteer Tutor Informational Meeting

Tuesday, February 1, 2022
7:00 pm
Location: Zoom
Join us to learn more about volunteering as a tutor with Highland Adult Education. We will go over program basics and volunteer duties. Volunteer tutors have flexible schedules tailored to their … read more

Winterfest: Connect to Colleges

Wednesday, February 2, 2022
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Building N
Meet with 4-year college and university representatives and start thinking about your next step after Highland. Winterfest 2022Join Project Succeed for Winterfest and get connected with Highland … read more

Thrive Week: Using Financial Aid Wisely

Wednesday, February 2, 2022
12:00 pm - 12:50 pm
Location: H-127
Learn more about financial aid available at Highland, the financial aid process, and what you need to do to maintain your financial aid, including when to apply and re-apply! Presented by … read more

Thrive Week: Personal Values and Career Decision Making

Wednesday, February 2, 2022
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: H-127
Join Career Services in learning how your personal values can contribute to your decision-making process. This will be a hands-on workshop, and we'll cover other Career Services offerings! Sponsored … read more

Thrive Week: Advising Reception and Open House

Thursday, February 3, 2022
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: H-108
Grab a snack and join the advising staff for an informal back-to-campus reception! Learn more about how your advisor can help you from mapping a course schedule to finding your transfer school. … read more

New Philadelphia, IL: Let America Be America Again

Tuesday, February 8, 2022
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
Join the Clarence Mitchell Library for "New Philadelphia, IL: Let America Be America Again" with speakers Gerald McWorter and Kate Williams-McWorter. The Black History Month presentation will … read more

UW-Platteville Visit

Thursday, February 10, 2022
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: M Lobby
Sit down with a representative from the University of Wisconsin - Platteville and plan your future after Highland! read more

Lincoln’s Birthday – College Closed

Friday, February 11, 2022
As scheduled in the academic calendar, Highland Community College is closed in observance of Abraham Lincoln's birthday read more

Summer Registration Opens

Monday, February 14, 2022
Registration for summer 2022 courses opens. Check out course listings here read more

Iowa State University Visit

Wednesday, February 16, 2022
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: M Lobby
Sit down with a representative from Iowa State University and plan your future after Highland! read more

Vaccine/Booster Clinic

Friday, February 18, 2022
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Student/Conference Center, Cafeteria
Highland is hosting a vaccine and booster clinic including Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson vaccines and boosters. Walk-ins are welcome! Schedule your appointment here. Learn … read more

Weekly Counseling Virtual Drop-In

Monday, February 21, 2022
12:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
New Horizons Counseling Center Therapist Kelley Munda and a student mentor will be on hand virtually to share 50 minutes to give support, answer questions, give feedback, or just talk! Get the … read more

Black History Month Poetry Reading

Monday, February 21, 2022
2:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
Join the Clarence Mitchell Library, Theatre Department, and Highland Diversity Committee to celebrate contributions black poets have made, and continue to make, to the art of poetry. We invite you … read more

Private Illinois Colleges and Universities (PICU) Transfer Fair

Wednesday, February 23, 2022
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Online
Meet virtually with more than 25 colleges from across the state! Get the Zoom™ link here. Participating Institutions Aurora University Blackburn CollegeColumbia College ChicagoDeVry … read more

Chamber Music Recital

Sunday, February 27, 2022
3:00 pm
Location: Ferguson Fine Arts Center Theatre
Join the Highland Concert Band for a recital of small and large chamber ensembles read more

Weekly Counseling Virtual Drop-In

Monday, February 28, 2022
12:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
New Horizons Counseling Center Therapist Kelley Munda and a student mentor will be on hand virtually to share 50 minutes to give support, answer questions, give feedback, or just talk! Get the … read more

Weekly Counseling Virtual Drop-In

Monday, March 7, 2022
12:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
New Horizons Counseling Center Therapist Kelley Munda and a student mentor will be on hand virtually to share 50 minutes to give support, answer questions, give feedback, or just talk! Get the … read more

Picture a Scientist

Monday, March 7, 2022
3:30 pm
Location: N-107
Join the Women in Science Club for a screening of "Picture a Scientist," highlighting gender inequality from the perspective of three female scientists. Please RSVP to … read more

UW-Platteville Visit

Tuesday, March 8, 2022
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: M Lobby
Sit down with a representative from the University of Wisconsin - Platteville and plan your future after Highland! read more

Midway Through Midterms

Wednesday, March 9, 2022
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: M Lobby
Join us to de-stress and celebrate making it to midterms with snacks, fidgets, and fun! read more

Death Café

Wednesday, March 9, 2022
10:00 am
Location: Zoom™
Join the Death and Dying (SOCI 174) class for a discussion of death with no agenda, objectives, or themes. The purpose of a Death Café is to increase awareness of death and help participants make the … read more

Vaccine/Booster Clinic

Thursday, March 10, 2022
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Student/Conference Center, Cafeteria
Highland is hosting a vaccine and booster clinic including Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson vaccines and boosters. Walk-ins are welcome! Schedule your appointment here. Learn … read more

Weekly Counseling Virtual Drop-In

Monday, March 14, 2022
12:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
New Horizons Counseling Center Therapist Kelley Munda and a student mentor will be on hand virtually to share 50 minutes to give support, answer questions, give feedback, or just talk! Get the … read more

Reading bell hooks

Wednesday, March 16, 2022
10:00 am
Location: Zoom
As part of Women's History Month, join the Highland Diversity Committee and Pride Club for a memorial reading of the works of feminist scholar bell hooks. Attendees are welcome to bring one of hooks' … read more

Weekly Counseling Virtual Drop-In

Monday, March 21, 2022
12:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
New Horizons Counseling Center Therapist Kelley Munda and a student mentor will be on hand virtually to share 50 minutes to give support, answer questions, give feedback, or just talk! Get the … read more

Weekly Counseling Virtual Drop-In

Monday, March 28, 2022
12:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
New Horizons Counseling Center Therapist Kelley Munda and a student mentor will be on hand virtually to share 50 minutes to give support, answer questions, give feedback, or just talk! Get the … read more

Trinity College of Nursing & Health Sciences Visit

Tuesday, March 29, 2022
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: M Lobby
Sit down with a representative from the Trinity College of Nursing & Health Sciences and plan your future after Highland! read more

Speech and Debate Team Showcase

Tuesday, March 29, 2022
5:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
Join the Highland Speech and Debate Team over Zoom for a sampling of our most successful performances as we prepare to head off to nationals! Five team members will give thought-provoking … read more

Human Trafficking in the US: A Call to Action during the Pandemic

Thursday, March 31, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Student/Conference Center and Zoom
Global Taskforce Speaker Katherine Kafka Walts will discuss current US anti-trafficking laws, new and promising practices, challenges, and a call for a broader human rights framework to empower … read more

Weekly Counseling Virtual Drop-In

Monday, April 4, 2022
12:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
New Horizons Counseling Center Therapist Kelley Munda and a student mentor will be on hand virtually to share 50 minutes to give support, answer questions, give feedback, or just talk! Get the … read more

Experience Highland: Agriculture

Friday, April 8, 2022
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Student/Conference Center
Learn more about Agriculture at Highland with hands-on workshops and program highlights! We'll also give you a campus tour and talk about registration and scholarships over lunch! Register for the … read more

Working: A Musical Auditions

Saturday, April 9, 2022
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Ferguson Fine Arts Center Theatre
The Highland Theatre Department and Summerset director are seeking a diverse group of talented singers, dancers, and actors, ages 16 and older. The musical includes numerous adult roles of various … read more

Chamber Singers: Folksongs from Around the World

Sunday, April 10, 2022
3:00 pm
Location: Grace Episcopal Church
Enjoy the music of 14 cultures sung in 10 original languages while surrounded by the exquisite 19th century stained glass windows of the Grace Episcopal Church chapel. The concert is free and open … read more

Orangeville Quick Start

Monday, April 11, 2022
Location: Highland Campus
Prepare for fall classes with placement testing, advising, and registration all in one visit! Contact your school counseling staff, email testingcenter@highland.edu, or call 815-599-3680 to join … read more

Weekly Counseling Virtual Drop-In

Monday, April 11, 2022
12:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
New Horizons Counseling Center Therapist Kelley Munda and a student mentor will be on hand virtually to share 50 minutes to give support, answer questions, give feedback, or just talk! Get the … read more

Pecatonica Quick Start

Tuesday, April 12, 2022
Location: Highland Campus
Prepare for fall classes with placement testing, advising, and registration all in one visit! Contact your school counseling staff, email testingcenter@highland.edu, or call 815-599-3680 to join … read more

All May Enter

Tuesday, April 12, 2022
2:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
As part of National Poetry Month, enter the realm of poetry with Illinois Poet LaureateAngela Jackson! Enjoy a poetry reading with some perspective from Jackson onpoetry and her role as the Illinois … read more

Dakota Quick Start

Thursday, April 14, 2022
Location: Highland Campus
Prepare for fall classes with placement testing, advising, and registration all in one visit! Contact your school counseling staff, email testingcenter@highland.edu, or call 815-599-3680 to join … read more

Forreston Quick Start

Monday, April 18, 2022
Location: Highland Campus
Prepare for fall classes with placement testing, advising, and registration all in one visit! Contact your school counseling staff, email testingcenter@highland.edu, or call 815-599-3680 to join … read more

Weekly Counseling Virtual Drop-In

Monday, April 18, 2022
12:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
New Horizons Counseling Center Therapist Kelley Munda and a student mentor will be on hand virtually to share 50 minutes to give support, answer questions, give feedback, or just talk! Get the … read more

Eastland Quick Start

Tuesday, April 19, 2022
Location: Highland Campus
Prepare for fall classes with placement testing, advising, and registration all in one visit! Contact your school counseling staff, email testingcenter@highland.edu, or call 815-599-3680 to join … read more

Boyer Colloquium: The Impact of Microplastics on the Environment and Human Health

Tuesday, April 19, 2022
7:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
Highland Community College will host speakers Dr. Tim Hoellein, Jodi Anne Flaws, Ph.D, and John W. Scott for discussions on how microplastics enter the environment, the ecological effects of … read more

Aquin Quick Start

Wednesday, April 20, 2022
Location: Highland Campus
Prepare for fall classes with placement testing, advising, and registration all in one visit! Contact your school counseling staff, email testingcenter@highland.edu, or call 815-599-3680 to join … read more

West Carroll Quick Start

Wednesday, April 20, 2022
Location: West Carroll High School
Prepare for fall classes with placement testing, advising, and registration all in one visit! Contact your school counseling staff, email testingcenter@highland.edu, or call 815-599-3680 to join … read more

A Shot of Reality

Wednesday, April 20, 2022
11:00 am
Location: Zoom™
Shot of Reality hosts are talking booze! What it is, how it affects our behavior, the laws regarding alcohol consumption, and some of the consequences of overdrinking. Overall, have fun, because this … read more

Freeport Quick Start

Thursday, April 21, 2022
Location: Highland Campus
Prepare for fall classes with placement testing, advising, and registration all in one visit! Contact your school counseling staff, email testingcenter@highland.edu, or call 815-599-3680 to join … read more

EARTH Club Campus Cleanup

Friday, April 22, 2022
2:00 pm
Location: Natural Sciences Greenhouse
Join members of Highland's EARTH Club in their efforts to clean up campus! The club will meet at the Greenhouse attached to the Natural Science Center to get started read more

Big Band Concert

Friday, April 22, 2022
7:30 pm
Location: Fine Arts Center Theatre
Join the Highland Big band for a night of music, including “All of Me,” as recorded by the Count Basie Orchestra, “I Got Plenty of Nuttin,” as recorded by the Bill Potts Big Band on “The Jazz Soul of … read more

Weekly Counseling Virtual Drop-In

Monday, April 25, 2022
12:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
New Horizons Counseling Center Therapist Kelley Munda and a student mentor will be on hand virtually to share 50 minutes to give support, answer questions, give feedback, or just talk! Get the … read more

Women in Science and EARTH Clubs Present Jennifer Kuroda

Monday, April 25, 2022
3:30 pm
Location: Natural Science Center (N-107) and Zoom™
Join Women in Science and EARTH Clubs speaker Jennifer Kuroda for a discussion about following her health care career path while fulfilling many roles to support conservation efforts in Illinois. The … read more

Durand Quick Start

Tuesday, April 26, 2022
Location: Highland Campus
Prepare for fall classes with placement testing, advising, and registration all in one visit! Contact your school counseling staff, email testingcenter@highland.edu, or call 815-599-3680 to join … read more

Milledgeville Quick Start

Tuesday, April 26, 2022
Location: Highland Campus
Prepare for fall classes with placement testing, advising, and registration all in one visit! Contact your school counseling staff, email testingcenter@highland.edu, or call 815-599-3680 to join … read more

River Ridge Quick Start

Wednesday, April 27, 2022
Location: River Ridge High School
Prepare for fall classes with placement testing, advising, and registration all in one visit! Contact your school counseling staff, email testingcenter@highland.edu, or call 815-599-3680 to join … read more

Pearl City Quick Start

Thursday, April 28, 2022
Location: Highland Campus
Prepare for fall classes with placement testing, advising, and registration all in one visit! Contact your school counseling staff, email testingcenter@highland.edu, or call 815-599-3680 to join … read more

Lena-Winslow Quick Start

Friday, April 29, 2022
Location: Highland Campus
Prepare for fall classes with placement testing, advising, and registration all in one visit! Contact your school counseling staff, email testingcenter@highland.edu, or call 815-599-3680 to join … read more

Applied Music Student Recital

Friday, April 29, 2022
12:30 pm
Location: Ferguson Fine Arts Center Theatre
Hear what instrumental and vocal music students have been working toward during the spring semester. Cooper Chapman"Drum Corps on Parade" - John S. PrattElizabeth Lagos"Angels, Ever Bright and … read more

54th Annual Royal Scots Concert: LIV

Friday, April 29, 2022
7:30 pm
Location: Ferguson Fine Arts Center Theatre
Enjoy the high-energy vocal jazz performances of the Royal Scots featuring the seven-piece Highland Watch band! Selections include “Over the Rainbow” (from The Wizard of Oz), “Therapy” (duet from … read more

“Working: A Musical” Auditions

Saturday, April 30, 2022
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Fine Arts Center Theatre
Miss the first round of auditions for Summerset 47? Join the Highland Theatre Department and Summerset director for a second round of "Working: A Musical" auditions. We seek a diverse group of … read more

Spring Choral Concert

Sunday, May 1, 2022
3:00 pm
Location: The Father's Church - 302 Stephenson Street
Enjoy an afternoon of song with the Highland Chorale and Youth Choir! The choirs will perform pieces from France, England, Japan, America, and more! The Youth Choir will highlight rock and roll … read more

Freeport Quick Start

Monday, May 2, 2022
Location: Highland Campus
Prepare for fall classes with placement testing, advising, and registration all in one visit! Contact your school counseling staff, email testingcenter@highland.edu, or call 815-599-3680 to join … read more

Weekly Counseling Virtual Drop-In

Monday, May 2, 2022
12:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
New Horizons Counseling Center Therapist Kelley Munda and a student mentor will be on hand virtually to share 50 minutes to give support, answer questions, give feedback, or just talk! Get the … read more

Stockton Quick Start

Tuesday, May 3, 2022
Location: Highland Campus
Prepare for fall classes with placement testing, advising, and registration all in one visit! Contact your school counseling staff, email testingcenter@highland.edu, or call 815-599-3680 to join … read more

Experience Highland: SOAR

Thursday, May 5, 2022
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Student/Conference Center (H-201)
Support Organization Advocacy Responsibility (SOAR) Join us for an interactive tour that focuses on resources to help students with disabilities fuel their success as college students. Career … read more

Oregon Quick Start

Friday, May 6, 2022
Location: Highland Campus
Prepare for fall classes with placement testing, advising, and registration all in one visit! Contact your school counseling staff, email testingcenter@highland.edu, or call 815-599-3680 to join … read more

Friday Forum: Honors Program

Friday, May 6, 2022
12:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
Join the Clarence Mitchell Library and Highland honors students as they present their spring 2022 honors projects! Get the Zoom™ link here. StudentCourseProject DescriptionPaityn BroshousBIOL … read more

Spring Instrumental Music Concert

Friday, May 6, 2022
7:00 pm
Location: Ferguson Fine Arts Center Theatre
Close out the spring concert season with the Highland Concert Band and Orchestra! Purchase tickets here. The Highland Orchestra will play pieces including, "Selections from The Lord of The … read more

Cap and Gown Pick Up

Tuesday, May 10, 2022
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Student/Conference Center (H-201)
Pick up your cap, gown (steamed), Honors Chords, and PTK Stoles ahead of graduation! read more

End of Year Picnic

Tuesday, May 10, 2022
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Outside Building M
After grabbing your cap and gown, swing by the picnic and challenge your friends to a race through the inflatable obstacle course and carnival games. Then fuel up on a free walking taco! You've … read more

Current Student Express Registration

Wednesday, May 11, 2022
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Student/Conference Center (H-116A)
Start your summer break ready for fall! Current Highland students can get ahead with advising, placement testing, and registration before finals kick-off! If you can't make it, give us a call at … read more

Nursing and Allied Health Open House

Tuesday, May 17, 2022
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Ray and Betty Stamm Health Science Nursing Wing (Building N)
Learn more about what the Nursing and Allied Health department has to offer! We'll cover the various programs we offer, tour the new Mildred F. Ferguson Simulation Hospital, and sit down with current … read more

2022 Commencement

Saturday, May 21, 2022
10:00 am
Location: Highland Community College Campus
Celebrate the class of 2022! Due to the forecast calling for rain and cool temperatures, the ceremony will be held in the gymnasium located in the HCC Sports Complex. Guests should park in lot C … read more

New Graduate Express Registration

Wednesday, June 8, 2022
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Student/Conference Center (H-116A)
Whether you’re interested in pursuing a trade, starting on a 4-year degree, or earning your associate degree, Highland is the right choice for you. Stop in to take a placement test, meet with an … read more

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