Fall quarter starts Sept. 27 with vaccinations required for all students. Vaccinations available on campus every Monday. Visit our class schedule and enroll now for the best selection of classes.

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On-Campus Student Services

We’re excited to now offer a variety of student support services on campus. When fall quarter starts, we will become a vaccine-required campus as we welcome back students for in-person learning.

General Safety Guidance

  • Prior to fall quarter, please continue to wear a mask indoors even if you are fully vaccinated. You are not required to wear a mask outdoors while you are on campus.
  • View guidelines for wearing masks indoors during fall quarter.
  • Those claiming vaccination exemptions, volunteers, contractors and visitors are required to wear masks.
  • Remember to maintain social distancing. Look for markers on the floor or helpful signs.
  • Do not come to campus if you have symptoms related to COVID-19.

Student Support Services

A variety of student support services including enrollment, financial aid, advising, TRiO, cashiering and career services are now available to students on campus. Service hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday and Wednesdays and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Most student services are located in Building 6. Virtual services, such as Zoom Lobbies and virtual appointments, will continue to be available.


The Bookstore (in Building 8) is now open 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Thursday for students interested in buying textbooks, school supplies, college merchandise and apparel, and snacks. If you prefer to skip the lines, shipping will be available through the Bookstore website. Hours will expand to 6 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays at the start of fall quarter on Sept. 27.

Placement and Testing Center

Placement and Testing Center (Building 1) staff are on-site and will offer drop-in placement testing during the hours of 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. They will continue to offer remote placement testing and Zoom Lobbies to accommodate students who prefer off-campus services.

Computer Labs

Beginning Sept. 20, a select number of computers in Building 30, an open lab space, will be open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Thursday and 4-6 p.m., Monday and Wednesday. The open lab computers are for current students only.

student on campusComputers can be scheduled for up to three hours at a time. Appointments will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Students can enter Building 30 by appointment. A kiosk station is available for students who walk in and need to schedule an appointment for the open lab computers. All students will be checked in at the Help Desk. Face masks must be worn in the building and social distancing of 3 feet will be observed in the open lab space.

Students may continue to check out a laptop and/or hotspot by filling out a technology request form. All requests will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis while devices remain available (quantities are limited). Students may pick up devices from the equipment drive-through area located behind Building 30.

Note: All check-out devices may be picked up through a walk-up process from the Help Desk in Building 30. Nearby parking is available in the North Parking Lot.

For additional assistance to schedule a computer, contact the Help Desk at ext. HELP (4357), 206-592-4357 or email helpdesk@highline.edu.

Library Services

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From Sept. 6-23 the Library (2nd floor only) will be open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

During these times, computers and seats at tables are available for reservation via Microsoft Bookings. Walk-in student use of library computers will be allowed and added to Microsoft Bookings if there is space. Books may be placed on hold and picked up at the Circulation Desk on the second floor. Course Reserve textbooks may be used for two hours in the library; study in the library or use library copy machines to make copies or scans of pages.

Reference librarians will be available in the Library and virtually during these times. Instructors can schedule on-campus or virtual library instruction depending on the class time and format.
For questions, call the Reference Desk during building hours at 206-592-3232 or email the department at refhelp@highline.edu. A list of Remote Resources for Highline College Library Users can be found here.

Food Service

Beginning fall quarter, the Fireside Bistro (in Building 8) will offer handcrafted espresso drinks, specialty mixed energy drinks, grab and go sandwiches, salads, soup and pastries staffed by the Hospitality and Tourism Students. The Highline Bookstore will offer assorted bottles, canned beverages and a variety of snacks.