The Instructional Design and Online Learning department provides online learning support for students, faculty, and staff. Instruction at Haywood Community College includes access to various digital learning tools, platforms, and resources.

Online Instruction at HCC

Information on how to resolve questions about a particular online or web-assisted course is available in the course’s syllabus. 

Information on HCC’s fully online programs is available through the program contact or HCC’s success coaches.

Information on which courses are provided online each semester is available under Students > Course Schedules

Log In to Moodle

Moodle is HCC’s online learning platform. It can be accessed by selecting the image below and through links provided in the HCC Portal. Instructions for logging in are found on the log in page.

Moodle Login

When to Access Courses

New student accounts are generated within 24-48 hours after registering for classes.

Several student resource “courses” will be available upon login.

All courses will be visible at 8:00 AM on the course’s start date. Course start dates vary, so be sure to check course schedules in WebAdvisor.

Resources for Online Learners

Watch brief how-to videos: Using Moodle: Video Tutorials

View Online Course Expectations prior to registering for online courses.

Meet technical requirements (computer specifications) prior to taking online courses: Recommended Hardware and Software

Be advised: Online learning requires technology proficency and time management skills beyond that of a seated class.

Courses in Moodle look like this:

demo course student view

Hours and Contact Information

For assistance with Moodle and online class-related needs, contact the Moodle Help Desk at (828) 627-4619 during HCC business operating hours or email during operating hours or after-hours, including weekends.

To register for classes, contact your advisor or the department assistant for your program of study.

To apply to HCC, you may apply online or contact Student Services at (828) 627-4500.

For issues with HCC's WebAdvisor, Email login, or Office 365, contact the IT Help Desk at (828) 565-4009.

If you are unsure if online learning is a good fit for your educational plan and technical skill level, please view the Online Course Expectations.

Partner Organizations:


Instructional Design and Online Learning

  • Cheryl Fulghum
    Coordinator of Instructional Design & Online Learning
    Phone number: 565-4280
    Office/building: 209, Freedlander Learning Center
  • Ken Hipps
    Instructional Media and Accessibility Specialist
    Phone number: 565-4082
    Office/building: 242, Freedlander Learning Center
  • Marc Lehmann
    Learning Systems & Technology Specialist
    Phone number: 565-4025
    Office/building: 210, Freedlander Learning Center