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CareerTEC & HCC Success Camp

Monday, June 17, 2019
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Student Conference Center (H)
Students going into 6th and 7th grades are invited to explore career interest areas, soft skills and Highland! Students will have the chance to explore three of the following areas: auto body, … read more

Agriculture Greenhouse Groundbreaking

Wednesday, June 19, 2019
11:30 am
Location: Highland Ag Building E
Through the generosity of local donors, Highland Community College can continue the tradition of educational excellence in Northwest Illinois. The Highland Foundation is holding a groundbreaking … read more

TITANIC the Musical

Thursday, July 11, 2019
7:30 pm
Location: Ferguson Fine Arts Theatre
Highland Community College Summerset 46 presents the award-winning, critically acclaimed Titanic: The Musical. Based on real people aboard the most legendary ship in the world, the stunning and … read more

TITANIC the Musical

Friday, July 12, 2019
7:30 pm
Location: Ferguson Fine Arts Theatre
Highland Community College Summerset 46 presents the award-winning, critically acclaimed Titanic: The Musical. Based on real people aboard the most legendary ship in the world, the stunning and … read more

TITANIC the Musical

Saturday, July 13, 2019
7:30 pm
Location: Ferguson Fine Arts Theatre
Highland Community College Summerset 46 presents the award-winning, critically acclaimed Titanic: The Musical. Based on real people aboard the most legendary ship in the world, the stunning and … read more

TITANIC the Musical

Thursday, July 18, 2019
7:30 pm
Location: Ferguson Fine Arts Theatre
Highland Community College Summerset 46 presents the award-winning, critically acclaimed Titanic: The Musical. Based on real people aboard the most legendary ship in the world, the stunning and … read more

TITANIC the Musical

Friday, July 19, 2019
7:30 pm
Location: Ferguson Fine Arts Theatre
Highland Community College Summerset 46 presents the award-winning, critically acclaimed Titanic: The Musical. Based on real people aboard the most legendary ship in the world, the stunning and … read more

TITANIC the Musical

Saturday, July 20, 2019
7:30 pm
Location: Ferguson Fine Arts Theatre
Highland Community College Summerset 46 presents the award-winning, critically acclaimed Titanic: The Musical. Based on real people aboard the most legendary ship in the world, the stunning and … read more

TITANIC the Musical

Sunday, July 21, 2019
2:00 pm
Location: Ferguson Fine Arts Theatre
Highland Community College Summerset 46 presents the award-winning, critically acclaimed Titanic: The Musical. Based on real people aboard the most legendary ship in the world, the stunning and … read more

Express Registration

Tuesday, July 30, 2019
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location: HCC Student/Conference Center
Prepare for the fall semester in one single visit! Join us to take placement tests, meet with an advisor, and register for classes. No RSVP needed. If you can't make it, call 815-599-3610 to schedule … read more

CNC Machining Open House

Tuesday, August 6, 2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Dorothy & RC Clock Technology Center (T137)
Visit Highland's CNC and CAD labs and meet with instructors during this open house opportunity. Visitors will also learn about CNC certificates, the Industrial Manufacturing Associate of Applied … read more

New Student Orientation

Tuesday, August 6, 2019
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Cafeteria
Students have the chance to win a prize by visiting all eight stations at orientation including advising, Project Succeed, Student Clubs & Organizations, and more! There will be brief presentations … read more

New Student Orientation

Wednesday, August 7, 2019
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Cafeteria
Students have the chance to win a prize by visiting all eight stations at orientation including advising, Project Succeed, Student Clubs & Organizations, and more! There will be brief presentations … read more

Auditions for “An Inspector Calls”

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
2:30 pm
Location: Fine Arts Theatre
Highland Community College seeks a cast for the fall theatre production "An Inspector Calls" by J.B. Priestly. Students, faculty, staff and community members are welcome to audition. No previous … read more

Auditions for “An Inspector Calls”

Thursday, August 22, 2019
3:30 pm
Location: Fine Arts Theatre
Highland Community College seeks a cast for the fall theatre production "An Inspector Calls" by J.B. Priestly. Students, faculty, staff and community members are welcome to audition. No previous … read more

Census Taker Application Day

Monday, August 26, 2019
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Student/Conference Center (H-201)
Want to earn money while helping your community? Highland Community College is hosting an Application Day where you'll have computer access and assistance to apply for temporary employment with the … read more

Fall Picnic

Wednesday, September 4, 2019
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Building M
Get involved with Highland's clubs and organizations! Have a free lunch and start off the year with some fun! read more

Farm to Table Dinner

Thursday, September 12, 2019
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Keith Hinrichs Farm, 4715 W. Pearl City Rd.
Five course meal with local ingredients. Proceeds support the Highland Community College Agriculture program at 100%. Limited to 200 guests. Check out this link for menu, ticket pricing, and … read more

Experience Highland: LPN to RN

Tuesday, September 17, 2019
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Ray and Betty Stamm Health Science Nursing Wing (N)
Are you a LPN thinking about completing your RN degree? Then join us to discover the 16-month program right in Freeport! Stop in either day to meet faculty, get a tour and grab a treat. RSVP at … read more

Experience Highland: LPN to RN

Saturday, September 21, 2019
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Ray and Betty Stamm Health Science Nursing Wing (N)
Are you a LPN thinking about completing your RN degree? Then join us to discover the 16-month program right in Freeport! Stop in either day to meet faculty, get a tour and grab a treat. RSVP at … read more

An Inspector Calls

Thursday, October 3, 2019
7:30 pm
Location: Ferguson Fine Arts Theatre
A death investigation punctures the celebratory dinner of a wealthy British family. This eerie thriller causes us to examine our own lives read more

An Inspector Calls

Friday, October 4, 2019
7:30 pm
Location: Ferguson Fine Arts Theatre
A death investigation punctures the celebratory dinner of a wealthy British family. This eerie thriller causes us to examine our own lives read more

An Inspector Calls

Saturday, October 5, 2019
7:30 pm
Location: Ferguson Fine Arts Theatre
A death investigation punctures the celebratory dinner of a wealthy British family. This eerie thriller causes us to examine our own lives read more

Experience Highland: Fine Arts

Thursday, October 10, 2019
9:45 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Ferguson Fine Arts Center Theatre (F)
Meet visual arts, vocal and instrumental music, and theatre arts instructors and students to see what Highland has to offer fine arts students! RSVP with Bill Buehler at bill.buehler@highland.edu read more

Tawan Perry

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: M204
Join us for a presentation by student success and leadership expert, Tawan Perry. Perry is a motivational speaker dedicated to helping students create and maintain connections with employers through … read more

From Stage and Screen

Sunday, October 27, 2019
3:00 pm
Location: Ferguson Fine Arts Theatre
Enjoy a wide variety of Broadway and movie tunes, both old and new! read more

Foundation Legacy Gala

Saturday, November 2, 2019
4:30 pm
Location: Wagner House, 1 E Spring St., Freeport, IL
Celebrating Partnerships in Education Special Guest Host: Candice King, Eyewitness News Chief Meteorologist, and HCC Alum Entertainment: HCC Royal Scots and HCC Jazz Ensemble Online Silent … read more

Meet the Cougar Night

Tuesday, November 5, 2019
5:00 pm
Location: Freeport Eagles Club
The Highland Community College Men's Basketball Fans Club presents the 17th annual Meet the Cougar Night. The evening begins at 5 p.m. with a social hour followed by dinner at 6 p.m. Dinner includes: … read more

Faculty Art Exhibit Opening

Thursday, November 7, 2019
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Highland Art Gallery
Sam Tucibat and Robert Apolloni, HCC Visual Arts Instructors, will have their recent work on view through December 6. Stop by the opening reception to see the art, socialize, and enjoy refreshments! read more

Fall Instrumental Music Concert

Friday, November 8, 2019
7:00 pm
Location: Ferguson Fine Arts Theatre
As the holiday season gears up, enjoy the classics and traditional staples as performed by the band and orchestra read more

FARMacy: Connecting Food to Disease

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
2:00 pm
Location: N107
Highland Community College Women in Science Club and Student Senate welcome guest speaker Elizabeth Priller, RN, BSN. Ms. Priller is a nurse, Certified Health Coach, Certified Fitness Instructor, and … read more

Homecoming Dance

Friday, November 15, 2019
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Cafeteria
Dancing, music, games, and more! The Homecoming Dance is open to all Highland students and one outside guests. $3 per person or $5 per couple read more

Experience Highland: Agriculture

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Student/Conference Center & Building E
Prospective students interesting in learning more about Highland Agriculture degrees, certificates, and transfer pathways will engage in technology, crop & soil science, horticulture, ag business, … read more

China and the United States: Understanding China Through a Comparative Lens

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
7:00 pm
Location: Conference/Student Center (H-201)
Dr. Norm Moline, professor emeritus of Geography at Augustana College, focuses on the misunderstandings Americans and Chinese have for each other and their respective cultures and societies. He was … read more

Big Band Jazz

Friday, November 22, 2019
7:30 pm
Location: Ferguson Fine Arts Theatre
Join the Highland Big Band with special guest Felton Offard for a night of great jazz music. Mr. Offard is a phenomenal musician, a Highland Alum, and is currently the guitarist for the musical … read more

Express Registration

Tuesday, December 3, 2019
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: HCC Student Center/Conference Center (Building H), 2998 W. Pearl City Rd., Freeport IL
Get ready for the spring semester in one single visit! Whether it's registering for a course or questions about the right path, we're here to get you started. No RSVP needed. Just walk right … read more

Discounted Daycare Open House

Tuesday, December 3, 2019
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: YMCA of Northwest Illinois
Come see the newly remodeled YMCA facility, learn more about the program, and fill out an application on the spot! If you can't make the event contact Stacey Moore at 815-599-3582 read more

10th Annual Madrigal Dinner

Friday, December 6, 2019
7:00 pm
Location: Student Conference Center (H201)
Join the Royal Scots and Chamber Singers for dinner, music, and theatrics. Come immerse yourself in the court life of Renaissance England! Tickets on sale until November 21 read more

10th Annual Madrigal Dinner

Saturday, December 7, 2019
7:00 pm
Location: Student Conference Center (H201)
Join the Royal Scots and Chamber Singers for dinner, music, and theatrics. Come immerse yourself in the court life of Renaissance England! Tickets on sale until November 21 read more

Holiday Concert

Sunday, December 8, 2019
2:00 pm
Location: Ferguson Fine Arts Theatre
Enjoy the sounds of the season with the Highland Chorale and Highland Youth Choir. Free will donations accepted at the door read more

7th Annual Festival of Giving Toy Drive

Friday, December 13, 2019
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location: Student/Conference Center
All gifts and donations received during the toy drive go to the Salvation Army gift basket collection. The live broadcast and radio auction will last the full 12 hours. Anyone coming to campus with a … read more

Daycare Orientation

Tuesday, January 7, 2020
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: YMCA of Northwest Illinois

Becoming One

Saturday, February 1, 2020
7:00 pm
Location: Fine Arts Theatre
Highland students and community members showcase their talents through dancing, singing, poetry, and more relating to historical events and people for Black History Month. Suggested donation of … read more

Some of Us are Brave: Misogynoir and the Fight for Suffrage

Thursday, February 13, 2020
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Clarence Mitchell Library
Brittany Hutchinson, assistant curator at the Chicago History Museum, will examine the ways in which black women were systematically occluded from the historical record of the suffrage movement and … read more

District Juried Art Exhibit Opening Reception

Thursday, February 13, 2020
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Highland Gallery
Join us for the 51st Annual District Juried Art Exhibit featuring the work of community artists and Highland students. An opening reception on February 13 starts at 4:30 p.m. with an awards … read more

Experience Highland: Career and Technical Education

Monday, February 17, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Location: Student/Conference Center (H-201)
Join us for a free lunch and to learn about Career and Technical programs at Highland. Advisors and faculty will highlight Nursing, Allied Health, Agriculture, Auto Body, Hospitality Management, … read more

Chamber Music Recital

Sunday, February 23, 2020
3:00 pm
Location: Fine Arts Theatre
The Highland Concert Band and Orchestra will play chamber music in the form of percussion ensembles, string quartets, and flute, clarinet, wood wind, and brass choirs. The repertoire will include … read more

Without a Song

Friday, February 28, 2020
6:00 pm
Location: Student/Conference Center (H-201)
Join Professor Carl Cole, Sounds of Good News Productions and Highland music students for a night of music. Celebrate Black History Month with blues, folk, country, jazz, gospel, R&B, and spiritual … read more

Heathers: The Musical

Thursday, March 5, 2020
7:30 pm
Location: Fine Arts Theatre
Hilarious and homicidal, Heathers: The Musical is a biting, cautionary satire about school bullies and hidden passions. WARNING: this musical contains strong language and mature content. Parental … read more

Heathers: The Musical

Friday, March 6, 2020
7:30 pm
Location: Fine Arts Theatre
Hilarious and homicidal, Heathers: The Musical is a biting, cautionary satire about school bullies and hidden passions. WARNING: this musical contains strong language and mature content. Parental … read more

Moonlight Serenade

Saturday, March 7, 2020
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Freeport Massonic Temple
The Highland Big Band will perform in conjunction with the Freeport High School Jazz Ensemble at the annual Moonlight Serenade Dance. Tickets are available at the door for $7.50 read more

Heathers: The Musical

Saturday, March 7, 2020
7:30 pm
Location: Fine Arts Theatre
Hilarious and homicidal, Heathers: The Musical is a biting, cautionary satire about school bullies and hidden passions. WARNING: this musical contains strong language and mature content. Parental … read more

Dakota Quickstart 2020

Thursday, April 16, 2020
8:00 am
Location: Online
We've made placement testing, advising, and registration easier and online! One step is all it takes to get your College career started. Your safety is important to us, so everything will be done … read more

Warren Quickstart 2020

Thursday, April 16, 2020
8:00 am
Location: Online
We've made placement testing, advising, and registration easier and online! One step is all it takes to get your College career started. Your safety is important to us, so everything will be done … read more

Stillman Valley Quickstart 2020

Friday, April 17, 2020
8:00 am
Location: Online
We've made placement testing, advising, and registration easier and online! One step is all it takes to get your College career started. Your safety is important to us, so everything will be done … read more

Aquin Quickstart 2020

Friday, April 17, 2020
8:00 am
Location: Online
We've made placement testing, advising, and registration easier and online! One step is all it takes to get your College career started. Your safety is important to us, so everything will be done … read more

Scales Mound Quickstart 2020

Tuesday, April 21, 2020
8:00 am
Location: Online
We've made placement testing, advising, and registration easier and online! One step is all it takes to get your College career started. Your safety is important to us, so everything will be done … read more

Eastland Quickstart 2020

Tuesday, April 21, 2020
8:00 am
Location: Online
We've made placement testing, advising, and registration easier and online! One step is all it takes to get your College career started. Your safety is important to us, so everything will be done … read more

Lena-Winslow Quickstart 2020

Wednesday, April 22, 2020
8:00 am
Location: Online
We've made placement testing, advising, and registration easier and online! One step is all it takes to get your College career started. Your safety is important to us, so everything will be done … read more

Stockton Quickstart 2020

Thursday, April 23, 2020
8:00 am
Location: Online
We've made placement testing, advising, and registration easier and online! One step is all it takes to get your College career started. Your safety is important to us, so everything will be done … read more

Freeport Quickstart 2020

Friday, April 24, 2020
8:00 am
Location: Online
We've made placement testing, advising, and registration easier and online! One step is all it takes to get your College career started. Your safety is important to us, so everything will be done … read more

West Carroll Quickstart 2020

Monday, April 27, 2020
8:00 am
Location: Online
We've made placement testing, advising, and registration easier and online! One step is all it takes to get your College career started. Your safety is important to us, so everything will be done … read more

Freeport Quickstart 2020

Tuesday, April 28, 2020
8:00 am
Location: Online
We've made placement testing, advising, and registration easier and online! One step is all it takes to get your College career started. Your safety is important to us, so everything will be done … read more

Pecatonica Quickstart 2020

Wednesday, April 29, 2020
8:00 am
Location: Online
We've made placement testing, advising, and registration easier and online! One step is all it takes to get your College career started. Your safety is important to us, so everything will be done … read more

Pearl City Quickstart 2020

Wednesday, April 29, 2020
8:00 am
Location: Online
We've made placement testing, advising, and registration easier and online! One step is all it takes to get your College career started. Your safety is important to us, so everything will be done … read more

Orangeville Quickstart 2020

Thursday, April 30, 2020
8:00 am
Location: Online
We've made placement testing, advising, and registration easier and online! One step is all it takes to get your College career started. Your safety is important to us, so everything will be done … read more

Forreston Quickstart 2020

Monday, May 4, 2020
8:00 am
Location: Online
We've made placement testing, advising, and registration easier and online! One step is all it takes to get your College career started. Your safety is important to us, so everything will be done … read more

Durand Quickstart 2020

Monday, May 4, 2020
8:00 am
Location: Online
We've made placement testing, advising, and registration easier and online! One step is all it takes to get your College career started. Your safety is important to us, so everything will be done … read more

Free Money Virtual Game Show

Tuesday, May 5, 2020
11:00 am
Location: Online
Have fun (and compete) with friends and other HCC students in a fast-paced, fun trivia game right from your home with your phone, tablet, or computer. Test your knowledge of everything from Disney to … read more

River Ridge Quickstart 2020

Thursday, May 7, 2020
8:00 am
Location: Online
We've made placement testing, advising, and registration easier and online! One step is all it takes to get your College career started. Your safety is important to us, so everything will be done … read more

Oregon Quickstart 2020

Tuesday, May 12, 2020
8:00 am
Location: Online
We've made placement testing, advising, and registration easier and online! One step is all it takes to get your College career started. Your safety is important to us, so everything will be done … read more

Get Ready Virtual Meeting

Sunday, May 17, 2020
1:00 pm
Location: Online
Do you have questions about registering at Highland? Not sure where to get started now that the process is no longer in person? We'd like to invite you for a virtual meeting. We'll discuss the new … read more

Get Ready Virtual Meeting

Tuesday, May 19, 2020
9:00 am
Location: Online
Do you have questions about registering at Highland? Not sure where to get started now that the process is no longer in person? We'd like to invite you for a virtual meeting. We'll discuss the new … read more

Get Ready Virtual Meeting

Wednesday, May 20, 2020
3:00 pm
Location: Online
Do you have questions about registering at Highland? Not sure where to get started now that the process is no longer in person? We'd like to invite you for a virtual meeting. We'll discuss the new … read more

Get Ready Virtual Meeting

Tuesday, May 26, 2020
9:00 am
Location: Online
Do you have questions about registering at Highland? Not sure where to get started now that the process is no longer in person? We'd like to invite you for a virtual meeting. We'll discuss the new … read more

Get Ready Virtual Meeting

Wednesday, May 27, 2020
3:00 pm
Location: Online
Do you have questions about registering at Highland? Not sure where to get started now that the process is no longer in person? We'd like to invite you for a virtual meeting. We'll discuss the new … read more

2020 High School Graduate Express Registration

Thursday, June 11, 2020
Location: Zoom
After high school graduation, whether you're hitting the trades, looking to get started on a 4-year degree, or earn your associates, Highland has the right choice for you. Join us for a virtual … read more

Leadership Golf Outing

Friday, September 11, 2020
Location: Freeport Club
10:30 a.m. check-in11 a.m. lunch12 p.m. shotgun tee-off6 p.m. heavy hors d'oeuvres, program, and prizes. Join us for the 24th Annual Leadership Golf Outing! Proceeds from the Highland Community … read more

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2998 W. Pearl City Rd. Freeport, IL 61032

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