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February Lifelong Learning schedule includes in-person and online classes

Highland Community College Lifelong Learning February courses include World War II in the Pacific, Walk and Stretch, Genealogy Basics, and Succulent Garden Planter. Some courses are held in-person, while everyone practices social distancing, and wearing a mask, while others have the option to attend through Zoom™. To register online and more

Campus Closed 1/26/21

Due to inclement weather, the Highland Community College campus will be closed Tuesday, January 26, 2021. All classes are canceled on campus, through Zoom™, and at outreach locations. Students may still access online classes and ROAR services. The 4 p.m. Board of Trustees meeting will be rescheduled. Contact the YMCA to verify their hours.

Highland fall 2020 dean’s list

Highest Honors Byron: Alexandra Buseski Dakota: Alli Hanson; Andrew Wenzel Davis: Lexis Evenson; Aleda Lee; Caden Moyer; Seth Rieman Dixon: Danielle Velez Elizabeth: Nicholas Ege Forreston: Rachel Metzger; Aaron Wubbena Freeport: Hajer Alamidi; Hannah Alber; Zachary Bisplinghoff; Tyler Broge; Collin Challenger; Kane Collalti; Ethan Connors; Holly DeWall; Jenna Diehl; Dominique Downing; Heidi Duitsman; Katie Fischer; Austin Flemming; more

Bookstore Online or Phone Orders until Jan 22

The J. Rosemary Shockey Bookstore is closed for in-person shopping until Friday, January 22. Please place your order online 24/7 at or by phone M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., at 815-599-3694. We will meet you curbside at HCC for pick up. Please allow 24-48 hours for curbside pick up orders. If more

Highland Community College Fall Graduates 2020

Highland Community College announces the 2020 fall graduates. Graduates were awarded associate degrees, associate of applied science degrees, or certificates. Davis: Kaylyn Field, Associate of Science; Savannah Sickler, Associate of Arts Elizabeth: Rhett Geisz, Agricultural Production Certificate, Welding & Fabrication Certificate, Basic Welding Certificate, Agricultural Management, Associate of Applied Science Forreston: Shayla Newell, more

Highland Community College Express Registration in January

Students who are getting started on their academic careers, coming back from a gap semester, or have not registered for the spring 2021 semester can attend the Highland Community College Express Registration on Tuesday, Jan. 5. from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Attendees can enter the Zoom™ session at HCC more

Highland Forensics finishes fall season strong

The Highland Community College Forensics team had their strongest showing to end the fall semesters competition with a solid finish at the Region IV Affiliated Forensics League Tournament (RAFL) 3. The competition was co-hosted by Elgin Community College and College of Lake County on Dec. 11-12. The Highland Forensics team more

HCC completes new gym flooring and bleacher renovation

Highland Community College has unveiled the complete gym renovation which included new wood flooring, bleachers, scoreboard, and air-conditioning to the Sports Complex. The total project cost $1,162,000, came in $23,000 under budget. The renovation became necessary after a 2018, campus-wide environmental testing that included testing of the gym floors for hazardous more

Highland campus will be closed for the holidays

Highland Community College campus will be closed for the holidays from Dec.23, 2020 – Jan. 1, 2021. In addition to closing the administrative offices for the holiday, the conference center and Clarence Mitchell Library will also be closed. The campus reopens onJan. 4. New students can register for spring classes during more

Highland Forensics team has successful start to speech season

There is no debate about it, this was a challenging and successful semester for Highland’s Forensics team. Since the beginning of October, eight students have been part of the competitive speech and debate team, bringing their share of wins to the College. “Our students have demonstrated patience and determination along the more

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