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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Gown Pick-Up

Thursday, June 25, 2020
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Location: Student/Conference Center (H-201)
Please come pick up your cap, gown (steamed), Honors Chords, PTK Stoles and diploma. A professional photographer, with backdrop, and lighting will be on scene, so come ready for your photo op! Our … read more

Gown Pick-Up

Saturday, June 27, 2020
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Student/Conference Center (H-201)
Please come pick up your cap, gown (steamed), Honors Chords, PTK Stoles and diploma. A professional photographer, with backdrop, and lighting will be on scene, so come ready for your photo op! Our … read more

Retail Book Buyback

Monday, July 13, 2020 - Thursday, July 30, 2020
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: J. Rosemary Shockey Bookstore
Highland's bookstore will host a retail book buyback from July 13 - 30. To see if your books are on the buyback list, email a list of your books to us with the title and ISBN number at … read more

Get Ready Virtual Meeting

Wednesday, July 22, 2020
12:00 pm
Location: Online
Join a live conversation with a Highland recruiter to learn about registering online, applying for scholarships, and answering your questions. To sign up, mark "going" to this event. Email … read more

Get Ready Virtual Meeting

Sunday, July 26, 2020
3:00 pm
Location: Online
Join a live conversation with a Highland recruiter to learn about registering online, applying for scholarships, and answering your questions. To sign up, mark "going" to this event. Email … read more

Express Registration

Tuesday, July 28, 2020
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Student/Conference Center (H-201)
Prepare for the fall semester in one visit. No RSVP needed.Just walk right in from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. or make an appointment. Busy? Call 815-599-3573 to schedule your ownregistration day. Hurry, … read more

Virtual Orientation

Friday, August 14, 2020 - Monday, August 31, 2020
Location: Online
Welcome to Highland! We are starting online orientation for new students on Friday, August 14 through Moodle. You'll hear from President Chris Kuberski, faculty, staff, and get to know our campus. No … read more

Speech & Debate Informational Meeting

Monday, August 24, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
Love to advocate, teach, or even argue? Join the Highland Speech & Debate team for a fun, competitive outlet that could help you gain new skills and even scholarships! For more information, contact … read more

Job Searching in an Online Environment

Wednesday, August 26, 2020
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Zoom™
Join us to discuss the tips and tricks to finding a job in an online environment. Topics include career assessment options, Highland's student worker program, resumes, cover letters, and interviewing … read more

Pride Club Informational Meeting

Wednesday, August 26, 2020
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Zoom™
Learn more about Pride Club and get involved at Highland this fall! For more information and to receive an invite via Zoom™, email Laura Watson, Pride Club advisor, at … read more

Sex Signals

Wednesday, September 2, 2020
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Online
Join us for discussions on gender, consent, and relationships in an interactive and hilarious presentation. Online link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1521019714893796364 read more

Labor Day

Monday, September 7, 2020
No classes. Offices closed read more

CANCELED: Leadership Golf Outing

Friday, September 11, 2020
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Freeport Club
Join us for the 24th Annual Leadership Golf Outing! Proceeds from the Highland Community College Foundation Golf Outing support the Leadership Institute and Leadership Forum in Stephenson and Jo … read more

Zoom™ Hangout

Monday, September 14, 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 College Visit: George Williams College

Tuesday, September 15, 2020
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
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: Project Succeed

Tuesday, September 15, 2020
2:00 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 Liz Hamilton will be talking about what Proceed Succeed is … read more

Learn about becoming an Adult Education tutor

Tuesday, September 15, 2020
6:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
The Highland Community College Adult Education program will hold an informational Zoom™ virtual meeting on Sept. 15 at 6 p.m. on becoming a volunteer tutor to adults. The session will address … read more

Learn about becoming an Adult Education tutor

Wednesday, September 16, 2020
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Zoom™
The Highland Community College Adult Education program will hold an informational Zoom™ virtual meeting on Sept. 16 at 2 p.m. on becoming a volunteer tutor to adults. The session will address … read more

Zoom™ Hangout

Wednesday, September 16, 2020
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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

Learn about becoming an Adult Education tutor

Thursday, September 17, 2020
10:00 am
Location: Zoom™
The Highland Community College Adult Education program will hold an informational Zoom™ virtual meeting on Sept. 17 at 10 a.m. on becoming a volunteer tutor to adults. The session will address … read more

Zoom™ Hangout

Monday, September 21, 2020
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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

Zoom™ Hangout

Wednesday, September 23, 2020
8:00 am - 10:00 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

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

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

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

Columbus Day

Monday, October 12, 2020
No classes. Offices closed 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

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 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

Virtual Job Fair

Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Location: Online
SAVE THE DATE: The Job Fair is going virtual this November! Businesses and attendees can register with Anthony Musso at 815-599-3597 or anthony.musso@highland.edu. Pre-Job Fair Retreat Tuesday, … read more

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