Online Student Services

Students online at Highland Community College

Help with online tools and resources

Can’t log in?

  • If you have answered security response questions, go to to reset your password off-campus anytime
  • Otherwise, email your Highland ID# (9000 number), email address other than Highland, phone number or address found in ROAR to
    • Loginhelp is only available during normal working hours
  • Faculty or staff, contact ITS Hot Line at 815.599.3628
  • Call 815.599.3403 (T-146) or 815.599.3456 (library)
  • On campus stop into T-139 or the library

Live help is available in T-139 computer lab until 8 p.m. Monday-Thursday. The campus is closed weekends and holidays. If the campus is closed, the lab is closed.

Summer Session Hours are Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Fall and Spring Semesters, T-139 computer lab hours are Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Open Computer labs are in T-139, library, some computers are in the cafeteria.
Computer problems? T-139 has a free help desk Monday and Wednesday 9-11:30 am, Tuesday, and Thursday 6-8 pm. Bring the device, charger, and a detailed description of the problem.

Log In for access to the myHCC portal in the upper right-hand of any page of Students can check email, access documents off campus, view course progress, enroll in payment plans, register for classes and submit payments. Review the online services below, or simply login to myHCC. A printable copy of instructions can be accessed by clicking on this link, printable login instructions.
A short tutorial for password information,
GroupWise is the campus email program. Students should frequently check their Highland email to receive important campus announcements.
GroupWise Mobile is a mobile-friendly version of the campus email system. It allows for ease of use from your mobile device.
Moodle is a web-based application used to manage online course content. This application requires an internet connection.
Filr gives users access to all their files and folders on the Highland network from any device or location. For more information about Filr, please watch this short video demonstration
Online Bill Pay is for students and their families for viewing bills, making payments and managing their student account. View Online Bill Pay accounts here.
PaperCut is a web-based application that allows you to print to select campus printers from your personally owned laptop from anywhere on campus.
R.O.A.R. (Registration and Online Access to Records) is the student information and online registration program. Students can login here with their 9-digit user ID and password.


Students may call 815.599.3403 or email the login help desk.

Online Courses

For more information about online and hybrid course offerings, visit the Searchable Schedule here.

Usage Policy

The Information Technology Services Department seeks to provide the highest-quality services to the campus community. To understand the responsibilities as a student user, please read the Information Technology Acceptable Use Guidelines ITS_Acceptable_Use_2015.

Highland Campus

2998 W. Pearl City Rd. Freeport, IL 61032