Highland Community College



Perry Center

The HCC Perry Center is located in Jefferson County, just off Hwy 24, approximately 20 minutes east of Topeka and 15 minutes northwest of Lawrence. Our courses transfer well to many other colleges and universities, including Washburn University, the University of Kansas, and Kansas State University. Many general education courses are available at the Perry Center, with full-time and adjunct faculty providing excellent instruction to meet students' needs. We offer a variety of day, evening, and weekend courses. We are happy to assist you with your academic goals.

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Perry Center Courses

A schedule of the current semester's Perry Center courses may be viewed online by following the link below. The search engine may be refined to search for a variety of courses, dates, times, instructors, etc. 

Fall 2015 Courses

Current News

  • If you are looking for a late-starting Fall class, give us a call 785-597-0127!

  • As of January 14, 2014 HCC RaveAlerts is changing to an opt-in service. To continue receiving texts from Highland, please visit http://www.getrave.com/login/highlandcc

  • Check out this public lecture by one of our Perry Center instructors: 

    Kansas Fish Markets: One Hundred Years of Commerce
    September 5, 2015, 1:00 PM CT
    Presented by Barbara Higgins-Dover, Director of the Kansas Riverkings Museum

Public programs in Leavenworth, Kansas City, Topeka, and Lawrence that explore the history of commercial fishing and fish markets along the Kansas and Missouri Rivers.

Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library
1515 SW 10th Ave
Topeka, KS 66604
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Sponsored by: Lawrence Convention & Visitors Bureau

For more information about this event, please contact:
Barbara Higgins-Dover
(785) 393-9525

Communities Directly Served by the Perry Center

McLouth • Meriden • Oskaloosa • Perry • Valley Falls • Winchester • Youth Center of Topeka

Other nearby communities that might be interested in taking classes at Perry Center

Topeka • Lawrence • Lecompton • Baldwin City • Tonganoxie • Eudora

Perry Weather Cancellations

In the case of stormy weather, check the following for college closings:

HCC Rave Text Alerts

WOW6 - Lawrence



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Call the Perry office for special messages at (785) 597-0127

HCC Perry Center
Erin Shaw, Ph.D. 
Perry Center Director
203 West Bridge Street Perry, KS 66073 (Map)
Phone: (785) 597-0127
Fax: (785) 597-0128