Campus remains closed but many support services are available virtually. Fall quarter starts Sept. 28. There's still time to register. Most classes will be held online and virtually. Learn More.

Fall Quarter 2020 at Highline College

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Fall 2020 at Highline College

Fall Quarter 2020 starts September 28

Get Thunderbird Ready!

As with summer quarter, all instruction will continue through remote teaching, with the exception of specific classes that require on-campus demonstrations of skills such as healthcare and science-based labs

Registration is open for new and returning students. If you are new to Highline, visit the Admissions site to begin the admissions process. Once you’ve been accepted to Highline, view registration steps to get registered and select your classes.

Not sure what degree or certificate to pursue? We offer over 100 degrees and certificates within six career pathways. Visit our Highline Pathways page to start exploring everything we have to offer.

As you view the fall class schedule, you’ll see classes are designated in one these course delivery modes:

Course Mode/FormatWhere does this class meet?When does this class meet?What to expect from this mode/format
VirtualOnline, usually via Zoom or Panopto, with some work in Canvas or other systems.Dates and times are listed in the course schedule● You will meet with faculty and other students online in real-time
Hybrid/VirtualOnline via Zoom or Panopto and in Canvas, but fewer days than virtual classes.Live meetings in Zoom and Panopto are listed in the course schedule.● You will have some real-time interaction with faculty and other students
● You will have some flexibility as to when you work on your courses

OnlineOnline via Canvas or other systemsNo required meeting times; due dates and requirements are in the course.● You will work independently and need to be very organized
● You will have maximum flexibility to work on your courses
Virtual/Face-to-face labsMostly online via Zoom/Panopto. Lab sections meet on campus under strict Covid-19 precautions.Dates and times for live sessions and labs are listed in the course schedule.● Your class requires on-campus demonstrations of skills; there will be a small number of scheduled on-campus labs
Correspondence / Mailed PacketsOn-campus, once, to learn about Canvas and ZoomNo required meeting times; due dates and requirements are in the course.● Printed materials will be used as much as possible in an ESOL Pre-lit or Level 1 class

view fall quarter class schedule

Mark your calendar with the following important fall quarter dates:

  • Fall quarter starts on September 28.
  • Tuition deadline is September 21.
  • Fall quarter check funds will begin dispersing to students on September 25.
  • Last day web registration available for adding classes is September 30.

For more important dates, please visit the Registration website. For additional financial aid information, please visit the Financial Aid website.

Like to gain more experience using Canvas and Zoom?

Our Continuing Education department is offering, free of charge, Introduction to Online Learning with Canvas and Zoom. This non-credit, self-paced and instructor supported class is an opportunity to gain more experience and comfort taking classes using these tools.

Have questions? Need to talk with someone?

Visit the Zoom Lobbies page to see a listing of student services that can answers your questions, live and face-to-face, via the Zoom app. In addition, see the links on the left (desktop) or below (mobile) for additional resources.

Stay Engaged!

Check out the events calendar and participate in campus events, virtually. Also, following Highline College on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat.