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Online Learning


HCC provides numerous online resources for students as they work on coursework, view and create videos for learning opportunities, or request accessibility support. 

Video Platforms Online Programs Accessibility Licensure


Moodle is the online learning platform used by Haywood Community College. You can access Moodle through the  HCC Apps Dashboard found under the Quick Links drop down menu on our website's home page. 

Once in your Moodle Dashboard, you will be able to access your courses. 

We created video tutorials which review various aspects of utilizing Moodle such as updating your Moodle profile, checking Moodle messages, viewing grades, and more. 

Watch Tutorials


We have created a guide for you to ensure you have the necessary hardware and software to be successful here at HCC. If you need assistance with your technology, don’t worry, we are here to help! 

Our Partners

We are pleased to partner with state-wide organizations to support our team here at HCC which ultimately helps you, the student to be successful with your online learning. 

NCCCS Virtual Learning provides numerous resources to students and schools to help institutions better serve the needs of their students, and students to understand the options available to them for a successful online learning experience. 

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Non-resident HEOA Information 

State Authorization and non-NC residents 

Amendments to the Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA) include new requirements regarding individual state authorization affecting colleges with online and distance learning offerings. In order to comply with HEOA 600.9 (c), Haywood Commuity College will only accept students from states for which the College meets that state’s requirements. Those requirements vary from state to state and program to program.  

Please contact Student Services at (828) 627-4500 to determine enrollment eligibility. 

  • 600.9c states:
    “If an institution is offering postsecondary education through distance or correspondence education to students in a State in which it is not physically located or in which it is otherwise subject to State jurisdiction as determined by the State, the institution must meet any State requirements for it to be legally offering postsecondary distance or correspondence education in that State. An institution must be able to document to the Secretary [of Education] the State’s approval upon request.” (Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1001 and 1002)

Complaint Process for Online Students (HEOA Consumer Information) 

Haywood Community  College desires to resolve student grievances, complaints and concerns in an expeditious, fair and amicable manner. All HCC students, whether in-state or out-of-state, who desire to resolve a grievance should follow the College's Student Grievance Procedure.  If an issue cannot be resolved internally, a complaint can be filed with the Licensure Division of the University of North Carolina System Office through a Post-Secondary Education Complaints process.

Haywood Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees. Haywood Community College also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of Haywood Community College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (