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Check out all fall 2022 offerings here!

Click the orange “Register Now” button below to view and register for fall 2022 Lifelong Learning classes using a major credit or debit card: 

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Or complete the registration form, enclose your personal check and:

  • mail it to:
    Highland Community College
    c/o Admissions
    2998 W. Pearl City Rd.
    Freeport, IL 61032
  • or fax it to 815.235.6130 and Admissions staff will call you to process your payment via credit card over the phone.
  • or register by visiting the Admissions Office on the second floor of the Student/Conference Center on the Highland campus and make payment in person.

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Online Courses through Partnerships

Through the HCC Business Institute, we offer a wide range of highly interactive courses that you can take entirely over the Internet. All of our courses are led by expert instructors, many of whom are nationally known authors. Our online courses are affordable, fun, fast, convenient, and geared just for you.

Ready to explore our catalog? Browse our catalog or check out our popular, new, and featured courses.

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More Information

For more information about Lifelong Learning classes call 815-599-3403, email: or Admissions at 815-599-3414, email:

Want to teach a course? Please complete and return the Course Proposal Form. We will contact you once the form has been received.

Featured courses with our online partners at Ed2go and UGotClass:

Keys to Successful
Money Management –
Let a certified financial planner show you how most wealthy people build their fortunes. This course will introduce you to a broad array of investment choices, help you discover the best ways to accumulate cash and property, and demonstrate how to best protect your investments.$100Register
Keyboarding – Online Become faster and more confident at the keyboard. This course will help you learn how to touch-type the alphabetic, numeric, and symbol keys; create, save, and edit word processing documents; and successfully take a timed writing test during a job interview.$115Register
Speed Spanish – OnlineLearn six easy recipes to glue Spanish words together into sentences, and you’ll be engaging in conversational Spanish in no time.$115Register
Start a Pet Sitting Business –
Discover how you can turn your love of animals into a profitable pet-sitting career. This course covers everything you need to know about caring for pets from nutrition, exercise and first aid and everything that goes into starting a successful business.$115Register
Introduction to Photoshop
Creative Cloud – Online
Photoshop is the world’s most popular photo-editing program. Artists, photographers, designers, and hobbyists all rely on Adobe Photoshop for image creation and editing. The Introduction to Photoshop CC course provides meticulous instructions that will teach you how to use Photoshop Creative Cloud with confidence.$115Register
Video Marketing – OnlineIn this course you will discover how to use simple online video to quickly bond with your viewer, drive traffic to your website, boost business and build brand awareness.$245Register
Effective Copywriting – OnlineCome away with the tools and techniques you need to improve your copywriting skills and learn how to avoid the common writing mistakes that can hold you back.$195Register
Creating WordPress
Websites – Online
Learn how to create attractive, sophisticated blogs and websites with WordPress, the world’s most popular website building platform.$115Register
Grammar Refresher – OnlineDevelop English grammar skills and take your writing and speaking to the next level. This course explores the eight parts of speech, punctuation and mechanics, foundational sentence construction, phrases, clauses, problem words, common mistakes, and more with practical, hands-on exercises.$115Register
Gender Matters: Gender in the Classroom – OnlineFemale and male students learn differently. Discover how to help students learn more and succeed.$145Register

Click here to learn more about WIOA funding available for Career Online Training Opportunities through Ed2go.

Did you know you can purchase gift certificates for Lifelong Learning classes? Stop by the bookstore or call 815 599-3694 to pay with a credit card over the phone.

Highland Campus

2998 W. Pearl City Rd. Freeport, IL 61032


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