Highland Community College is a public two-year community college located in Freeport, Illinois. HCC offers a variety of online courses to accommodate any schedule.

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Highland Community College Foundation hosts 2016 Leadership Golf Outing
Spring 2016 Final Exam Schedule
HCC Students, faculty and staff recognized at Student Leadership Breakfast
Highland Community College Celebrates 53rd Commencement
Discover Highland one credit-hours tuition waiver course list
Highland Phi Theta Kappa students named to All-Illinois Academic Team
HCC faculty member and Freeport native published in Library of America anthology
Highland Forensics team has another successful speech season
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Upcoming Events

Spring Concert Band & Youth Choir Concert
Chamber Music Recital
Highland Community College Celebrates 53rd Commencement
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Register Early
See the list of over 20 fall 2016 courses that qualify for a one credit-hour tuition waiver thru June 30, 2016.
Basic Nursing Assistant
Check out the new BNA web page
2016 Scholarship Exhibit
Freeport Art Museum (FAM) hosts the HCC Visual Arts Scholarship Exhibit to showcase the most recent visual arts recipients of the Buss and Ferguson Scholarships
Commencement Ceremony
The northwest Illinois community and friends of HCC are invited to join the 2016 graduates and their families as they celebrate the 53rd annual Commencement Ceremony to be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 14.
Highland makes the Top 10
We've been ranked #3 in "The 10 best community colleges in Illinois" published by USA Today College.
Student Success
HCC student wins first place award and scholarship in ICCTA's Reel Illinois video competition.
"Dinosaur Dig'"
Take part in a "Dinosaur Dig" in the Badlands of eastern Montana this summer and earn college credit. Get the details here.
Wind Turbine Tech News
The Wind Turbine Technician program is in the news for its partnership with Stephenson County to bring a turbine to the jail.
Catch the Excitement!
Get ready for a new season of Cougar athletics.
Check Out ed2go
New Career Training Programs available!
New Part-Time Nursing
Are you a health care professional interested in completing your associate degree in nursing? Highland Community College has the program for you.
Hospitality Management
Check out the latest edition of CollegeFocus magazine hitting homes in the next week.
Spring Semester Classes
More than 60 classes offered in personal enrichment and professional development
Automotive and Auto Body
Visit the Automotive Mechanics and Auto Body Repair website
Submit New Program Ideas
Let us know what potential new programs HCC should pursue
Wind Turbine Technicians
Read about three recent Wind Turbine Technician graduates excelling in their field.
Truck Driver Training
Get your CDL with Highland Community College and 160 Driving Academy.
New Job Search Feature
College Central Network can connect you with local and national job opportunities
HCC Chronicle goes online
The Highland Chronicle debuted a modernized, enhanced online version.
Nursing and Allied Health
Find out more about our Nursing program and how to get started.
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