Highland Community College

Highland Western Center will be closed Friday, February 23rd.

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 2017 Courses


Current News

  • Enrollment opens October 23, 2017 for the 2018 Spring & Summer Semester! Give us a call today for help enrolling at 785-597-0127.


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
Peggy Forsberg
Perry Center Director
203 West Bridge Street
Perry, KS 66073 (Map)

Phone: (785) 597-0127
Fax: (785) 597-0128