What is Summer Blitz?
HCC’s July session called "Summer Blitz" is an opportunity for students to earn 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 and by June 28, 2019 for discount to apply (details about discount below).
- Complete the online Summer Blitz form by June 28, 2019 for discount to apply.
- 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: 2018-19 FAFSA must be completed by June 28, 2019. (The FAFSA you will complete for the fall semester is the 2019-2020 FAFSA).
What is the total cost for the July session?
Students who have applied for Summer Blitz by June 28, 2019 by filling out the online form (below) and live in campus housing with the meal plan will receive a discount (taking off the cost of books and tuition) to attend Summer Blitz.
Total Cost to Attend Summer Blitz with Discount (cost of books and tuition waived): $1110*
*New students add $150 refundable housing deposit. Returning students have generally already paid housing deposit.
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 Monday, July 8, 2019. Students who have completed their FAFSA and all subsequent requests from the HCC Financial Aid office by June 28 should be awarded by that time. Students who are late completing all financial aid information will have to make cash payments by July 8, 2019.
Can I take July classes without being enrolled in Summer Blitz?
Yes you can. However, you don't get the benefit of a books and tuition discount if you aren't part of the entire Summer Blitz program.
Can I live on campus?
Students enrolled in Summer Blitz must live on campus to receive the tuition and books discount. The housing cost for July session will be $355 plus a $150 refundable deposit. Students choosing to live off campus will not receive the tuition and books discount. Students enrolling after the June 28 deadline, may live on campus, but will not receive the tuition and books discount.
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 Summer Blitz. The plan starts on July 9 and ends after the evening meal on July 31. Students living off campus and wishing to purchase the meal plan will be charged $405.
When does it start?
Students must arrive on campus between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm on Monday, July 8. At that time, students will pay their bill, get checked into housing, and begin various orientation sessions. Students will enroll for the fall 2019 semester on Tuesday, July 9. Summer Blitz classes will begin on Wednesday, July 10. Late attendees will not be accepted.
When can I move into housing?
Students are to arrive on Monday, July 8 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 available. An advisor will contact you via email prior to arrival.
Airport Shuttle information may be found at http://highlandcc.edu/pages/airport-shuttle-schedule. 24-hour advance notice is required.