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About this Guide
Fall quarter 2021 is officially in full swing! Your Highline College Librarians have compiled books, websites, podcasts, and videos highlighting college success strategies so that students can get the most out of their college experience this year.
Remember that college success is more than just academics. Check out the links below to access vital student services.
Associated Students of Highline College (ASHC)
ASHC is the student government or advocacy organization for Highline students, which represents students’ interests and concerns to the college administration, faculty, staff, and greater community.
Highline College Access Services
Access Services at Highline College supports and assists students with disabilities with campus and classroom accommodations. In addition, Access Services and Highline Human Resources collaborate to provide reasonable accommodations for employees and applicants.
Highline College Counseling Center
Enrolled and registered students may use the services of the Counseling Center free of charge.
Examples of what students seek counselor for:
-Adapting to a new culture or environment
-Depression and sadness
-Relationship and intimacy issues
-Getting connected to resources in the community and campus
Highline College Support Center
We are a central resource hub for the entire community – whether enrolled as a student at Highline or not. We are unique in that we host community partners such as non-profit agencies on-site, all under one roof alongside our existing departments.
Highline College: TRiO Student Support and Retention Services
TRiO is a place where you can connect with students who share a similar background, being first in the family to earn a bachelor’s degree. It is a place where you can receive both intensive academic services like tutoring, advising, and coaching while having a space you can call home. Our students excel in our program. They graduate. They transfer. They succeed. If that sounds like your cup of tea (or coffee or water), come drop by our office to learn more about us.
Highline College Center for Cultural & Inclusive Excellence (CCIE)
The CCIE is committed to increasing consciousness and campus leadership and learning about diversity and social justice, empowering students as social change agents, and the dismantling of institutional oppression.
Highline College InterCultural Center (ICC)
The ICC promotes campus dialogue and advocacy within a social justice framework of inclusion and equity. Through leadership development, students are empowered as social change agents in their local and global communities.
Academic Support Services
Learning & Teaching Center
The Highline College Library in partnership with the Learning and Teaching Center provides instructors access to print and online books to support your teaching. Please visit the Learning and Teaching Center (LTC) Library Collection guide (linked below) for a list of available resources.
Books and Ebooks Available from the Highline College Library
Higher Ed Rewired
The Higher Ed Rewired podcast features inspirational stories from faculty and staff who are transforming the higher education landscape. They bring listeners along on their journey of engaging students with innovative practices, overcoming institutional challenges and creating groundbreaking research. Each episode will inspire and expand the listener's understanding of the foundations of student success in higher education.
Career Talk: Learn, Grow, Thrive
"Host Stephanie Dennis is on a mission to empower people to take control of their careers by offering holistic career advice. This podcast takes a funny, fresh and playful approach to what is typically a very professional topic, but make no mistake, this is not a professional podcast! We have fun, laugh a lot, joke around, use adult language, tell it how it is and get right to the point."
Collegehood Advice Podcast
“Our show explores multiple facets of the college experience by sharing strategies, tools, and advice for college students looking to clarify their path, improve academic performance, boost productivity, adapt to life at a university, and transition to adulthood,” says host Katy Oliveira.
The College Prep Podcast
Nationally recognized experts Megan Dorsey and Gretchen Wegner share tips and tricks about creative study strategies, SAT/ACT prep, college applications, essay writing, teen-friendly time management tools, and more.
College Info Geek RSS Feed
Looking for common sense approaches to succeeding in school? College Info Geek provides easy to follow information to help you learn effectively, spend less time studying, and become more productive