High School Programs

Life. Changing. Early!

If you’re a high school student, you can get a jump start on your career — and earn college credits at the same time. The best part? It’s FREE.

You take classes alongside IHCC students on campus or online. Those credits apply to both your high school and college transcripts. Just choose the program that’s right for you and apply online.

IHCC also offers programs for finishing your high school diploma, as well as hands-on work experience in the community.

Take charge of your future at Indian Hills. It truly is Life. Changing.

 

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Connect to College Dual Enrollment

Earn the Credit. Maximize Your Time. Zero the Tuition.

Career Academy

Already have your technical career in mind? Get a head start by earning program credits while you’re in high school.

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Discovery Academy

Still deciding what your journey will be? Take a college credit course in one of 15 academic programs — on campus or online.

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Health Careers Academy

Interested in a career in a healthcare setting? These classes meet requirements for many Indian Hills Health Careers Academy!

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For more information on available courses, visit our Academy Course Guide.

2023-24 Academy Course Guide

 

Connect to College Scholarship

Take Indian Hills classes while still in high school and you earn a $1000 scholarship to keep going at IHCC. It’s that easy.

There’s more: You may qualify for other Indian Hills scholarships and financial aid. All you have to do is apply.

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How Connect 2 College Dual Enrollment Works

Eligibility Requirements
Applying & Enrolling
Earning Credits

 

Are You Future Ready? Learn on the Job!

Internships, job-shadowing, mentoring, jobsite tours, and more! Spark your imagination working with IHCC industry partners.

Get Connected

 

Future Events

8th Grade Days – October 13 & 27, 2023
Sophomore Days – March 19 & March 27, 2024
Educators in the Workplace – June 17-18, June 19-20, June 24-25, and June 26-27, 2024
GEMS Camp – July 18-19, 2024
BROS Camp – July 25-26, 2024

 

Student FAQs

How do I create an account or register for classes?
What is my log in information?
What is my Indian Hills email address?
How do I find my ID#?
I’m taking an online or zoom (LVL) class. How do I access my classes and submit assignments?
Is there an easy place for me to access everything I need for Indian Hills?
What is the maximum number of credits I can take?
Do my college classes count toward my high school graduation requirements?
How much does it cost to take a dual credit class?
What do I do if I have to miss class for a sporting event, concert, testing, vacation, or am sick?  
How do I find my grades?  
Do my college classes affect my sports or extra-curricular eligibility?  
Do the college classes I take in high school affect my future college enrollment or financial aid?  
What is the best way to be successful in my college classes?  

 

Counselor FAQs

How do I know if a class my student is registering for is restricted or has seats available?
How do students register if they do not have a social security number?
How do students register if the class will be paid for by the parent?
How do students find their ID#?
What is the maximum number of credits a student can take?
Can I see a student’s current grade?
When and where can I see midterm and final grades?
What are the different reports in Dual Enroll and which ones should I use?
Once students have an account, is there an easy place for them to access everything they need?

 

Additional Resources

High School Student Checklist

Student Portals Tutorials

MyHills Student Login Instructions

Microsoft Authenticator App Setup Instructions

Login Instructions

 

Questions? Just ask! We’ve got the answers you need. So go ahead — give us a call or send us an email. It’s what we’re here for.

Cammie RichardsCammie Richards, Director, High School Programs
Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview Avenue Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

Phone: (641) 683-5277 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5277
Email: [email protected]

 

Donna KeeslingDonna Keesling, Coordinator, High School Programs
Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview Avenue Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

Phone: (641) 683-5202 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5202
Email: [email protected]

 

Nathan MillerNathan Miller, Work-Based Learning Specialist
Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview Avenue Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

Phone: (641) 683-5309 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5309
Email: [email protected]

 

ChandraChandra Clark, Pre-employment Transition Counselor
Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview Avenue Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

Phone: 641-683-5239
Email:

 

Leslie OrmanLeslie Orman, Administrative Assistant, High School Programs
Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview Avenue Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

Phone: (641) 683-5125 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5125
Email: [email protected]

 

Molly HaleMolly Hale, Administrative Assistant, High School Programs
Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview Avenue Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

Phone: (641) 683-5247 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5247
Email: [email protected]