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On-Campus Student Services

We’re excited to offer a variety of in-person student support services as we welcome more students back to campus for winter quarter.

General Safety Guidance

  • Please wear a mask indoors even if you are fully vaccinated. You are not required to wear a mask outdoors while on campus.
  • View guidelines for wearing masks indoors.
  • Those claiming vaccination exemptions, volunteers, contractors and visitors are required to wear masks.
  • Starting winter quarter, social distancing is no longer required. However, please be mindful of others’ personal space.
  • Do not come to campus if you have symptoms related to COVID-19.

Student Services

A variety of student services including enrollment, financial aid, advising, TRiO, cashiering and career services are available to students on campus. Most student services are located in Building 6. Virtual services, such as Zoom Lobbies and virtual appointments, will continue to be available.

Winter quarter service hours:
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday
8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.,​ Tuesday
8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m., Wednesday
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.​, Thursday


The Bookstore (in Building 8) is open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday and Wednesdays and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays for students interested in buying textbooks, school supplies and more. In addition, shipping will be available through the Bookstore website.

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.

ITS/Computer Labs

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For those who need to attend a virtual class via Zoom or any other modality but are already on campus, the computer lab in Building 30 is available to use with no appointment necessary.

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).

Note: All check-out devices may be picked up through a walk-up process from the Help Desk in Building 30. 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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Visit the Library calendar for open hours during winter quarter. Also, you can view additional Library reopening information.

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.

Academic Success Center

The Academic Success Center (Building 25, 6th floor) has 27 Chromebooks students can reserve at the front desk on a first, first served basis for use within the Center. There are approximately 30 spots that can be used by students for studying and Zooms.

Food Service

Staffed by Hospitality and Tourism students, the Fireside Bistro (in Building 8) offers handcrafted espresso drinks, specialty mixed energy drinks, grab and go sandwiches, salads, soup and pastries for sale. The Highline Bookstore offers assorted bottles, canned beverages and a variety of snacks as well.