The Atchison Center is located thirty minutes from St. Joseph, Missouri, 20 minutes from Leavenworth, Kansas, and only 40 minutes from the Kansas City International Airport. The Atchison Center is not only the home of the HCC Technical Center, but also offers a variety of general education courses for the student working on an Associate degree. Courses in English, psychology, biology, anatomy, and algebra generally begin from 3:00 to 6:00 in the evenings and on Saturday. There is a variety of occupationally related courses offered in the evening as well. Students can enroll in Engineering Graphic courses (CAD), allied health courses such as Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Certified Medication Aide (CMA), and IV Therapy. Our class sizes are small; our student teacher ratio is 10 to 1. A student has the opportunity to work full time and take college courses at night.
Atchison Center Courses
A schedule of the current semester's Atchison 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.
View spring 2014 Courses at Atchison
- All students must fill out the FAFSA to apply for financial Aid for the 2013-2014 school year. HCC has a priority date of April 1st for students applying for financial aid for the 2013-2014 school year. All aid documentation must be completed by July 1 to have available for use in the Fall 2013 semester. Contact the Financial Aid office with questions!
Communities Served Through the Atchison Center
Atchison Weather Cancellations
In the case of stormy weather, check the following for College closings:
HCC Scottie Alerts
KMBC Channel 9
KCTV Channel 5
KQTV Channel 2
WIBW Channel 13
KAIR Radio (93.7 FM/1470 AM)
Call the Atchison office for special messages at (913)367-6204
Our cancellations will be listed as “Highland Community College Technical Center”. Decisions for evening classes may not be made until after 4 pm.
HCC Atchison Center