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.

Spring 2017 Courses


Current News

  • Spring Enrollment is now OPEN! Give us a call today to schedule an advising appointment or for help enrolling at 785-597-0127. 

  • Join us November 8, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. for Perry's Open House and Enrollment Day! Enroll, get advising, ask Financial Aid questions, and set up a payment plan or pay your balance, all in one stop! 


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 the Perry Center

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


Perry Weather Cancellations

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

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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