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College NOW Campus Students

We welcome all high school students interested in taking Heartland courses on-campus or online!

Getting Started

  • After completing the required admission process steps, you must submit your course requests using the online submission form below. (As a high school student, you cannot enroll yourself in HCC courses and you do not have to resubmit the HCC student application every term/year.)
  • You can always access our class schedule for each semester online to explore available course options. Pay special attention to the:
    • prerequisites listed for each course and, if necessary, review the information in the Placement Testing section here.
    • course section and course code numbers because you will need to enter them when submitting your course requests.

Registration Timelines

 Term/Semester Schedule Availability Open Registration
Summer 1st Tues in February 1st Tues in March
Fall 1st Tues in March 1st Tues in April
Spring 1st Tues in October 1st Tues in November
  • *If you are under 18 years old, you must complete the following form with a parent/legal guardian present to finish the student authorization section.* 

Next Steps

An advisor will review and complete your enrollment request within 24-48 hours if there are no issues with your request. If there are issues with your request, an advisor will connect with you to resolve the issue.

  • Once you have been enrolled, we will send an email confirmation notice to your myHeartland student email account
  • You will be able to access your course enrollment and billing information by choosing the Student Center option after logging in through
    • Make sure you followed the instructions for accessing your myHeartland student account provided in your welcome letter.
  • You will also be able to access your classes by choosing My Classes via
    • You will find out more about your course(s) after your instructor makes that information available, though your course(s) may not appear in Canvas until shortly before the class starts.
If you experience difficulty setting up or accessing your HCC student account, please contact HCC IT for assistance: | 309-268-8380, and let them know you are a College NOW student.

Are you interested in starting a path towards a certificate or degree as a high school student? Check out information about our College NOW+ options!

Need Help?

You can send an email to or contact:

Brittany Stokes

Associate Director of Early College Opportunities & Student Success

Click here to schedule a virtual meeting or phone call.