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What is Summer Blitz?
HCC’s July session called "Summer Blitz" is an opportunity for students to earn up to 7 hours of college credit on the Highland Campus during the month of July.
What steps do I need to take to sign up? Here is your checklist:
- Fill out HCC’s application for admission as soon as possible.
- Complete the online Summer Blitz form.
- Have your official high school transcripts and ACT/SAT scores (and other college transcripts, if you've taken college credit) sent to HCC Admissions Office as soon as possible:
Mail: 606 West Main, Highland, KS 66035
- Students planning to apply for financial aid: 2020-2021 FAFSA must be completed by June 29, 2020. (The FAFSA you will complete is the same for the 2020 Fall semester).
Total Cost to Attend Summer Blitz: $1,613 (based on enrolling in 7 credits)
*New students add $150 refundable housing deposit. Returning students have generally already paid housing deposit.
Tuition is $55 per credit hour; fees are $50 per credit hour; book rental is $15 per credit hour; housing is $355; meal plan (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) is $418.
Students may qualify for additional financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov. Miscellaneous costs for personal items is additional.
When is my payment due?
All payments are due on or before Tuesday, July 7, 2020. Students who have completed their 2020-2021 FAFSA and all subsequent requests from the HCC Financial Aid office by June 29 should be awarded by that time. Students who are late completing all financial aid information will have to make cash payments by July 7, 2020. Payment plans are not available for the Summer Blitz session.
Can I take July classes without being enrolled in Summer Blitz?
Yes, you can. See your advisor to discuss selection of courses.
Can I live on campus?
Students have to be enrolled in at least 7 hours to live on campus. The housing cost for July session will be $355 plus a $150 refundable deposit (if not already paid). Students in housing have to purchase the meal plan for $418. If you plan to live on campus, please complete the Summer Blitz Housing Application here. For "Admissions Term", please select "Summer Blitz-July 7th Move-In."
What about meals?
The cafeteria will offer a summer meal plan serving lunch and dinner Monday through Sunday. A very light continental breakfast will also be provided Monday through Friday. The meal plan is included in the cost of housing for Summer Blitz. The plan starts on July 7 and ends after the evening meal on July 30. Students living off campus and wishing to purchase the meal plan will be charged $418.
When does it start?
Students must arrive on campus between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm on Tuesday, July 7. At that time, students will pay their bill, get checked into housing, and begin various orientation sessions. Students will enroll for the fall 2020 semester on Wednesday, July 8. Summer Blitz classes will begin on Thursday, July 9. Late attendees will not be accepted.
How do I apply for campus housing?
If you plan to live on campus, please complete the Summer Blitz Housing Application here. For "Admissions Term", please select "Summer Blitz-July 7th Move-In."
When can I move into housing?
Students are to arrive on Tuesday, July 7 any time between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm. Early arrivals will not be admitted into housing. There are hotels nearby in Hiawatha, KS or St. Joseph, MO.
The HCC library, with a computer lab, will be open during evening hours throughout the week.
Below is a list of classes offered. An advisor will contact you via email prior to arrival.
*In response to COVID-19, offices are working remotely off campus.