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Financial Aid Disbursement Dates - Spring 2020



IMPORTANT INFORMATION:Students whose financial aid does not cover all charges should immediately establish a payment plan at
Please call 218-262-7205 with questions.

  • January 29, 2020 (Wednesday) – Students enrolled in direct deposit will begin receiving overages in their bank account.
    • Sign up for direct deposit by going to and logging into your e-services account.Select ‘Financial Aid Setup’ and ‘Direct Deposit Setup’.

  • January 31, 2020 (Friday) – Overage checks can be picked up in the HCC Bookstore.Bookstore hours are Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • A picture ID is required when picking up a check.
    • Want your check mailed? E-mail the Bookstore at Provide your name, student ID number, and the mailing address.
    • Checks not picked up by February 10, 2020 (Monday) will be mailed to the address listed in e-services. Addresses should be verified in e-services.

  • February 13, 2020 (Thursday) – First time borrowers will receive loan funds by this date.

First Friday Free Foreign Films

The HCC Arts Guild and Multicultural Club are pleased to announce the line-up for this semester’s Foreign Films Series.
These films are shown the first Friday of each month, FREE, at 7 p.m. in the HCC Planetarium.

Each month we show a film from somewhere around the world!

Films are subtitled in English.

Admission is free! Snacks are available for (inexpensive) purchase.

Films show at 7:00 PM.

Mark your calendars and plan to attend. These shows are open to the public.

ADVISORY: Films are not rated and contain adult content. As such, children’s attendance is discouraged.

The film line up includes independent films from across the world:

  • Friday February 7, 2020 at 7pm - Styx
  • Friday March 6, 2020 at 7pm - Ulysses and Mona
  • Friday April 3, 2020 at 7pm - Arranged
  • Friday May 1, 2020 at 7pm - THREE SHORT FILMS: Ashmina, Wolf Carver, The Raft

The First Friday Foreign Films program is funded by the HCC Multicultural Club and HCC Arts Guild thanks to support by HCC Activities. Questions can be directed to Miriam Kero, Diversity Officer, at 218-263-2969.

HCC's Tobacco Free Campus Policy

Hibbing Community College’s Tobacco Use Policy

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. When will the Tobacco Use policy take effect?

A. The policy prohibiting any use of tobacco on college property goes into effect August 1, 2018.

Q. What is considered a tobacco product and prohibited by the policy?

A. Any form of tobacco such as cigar, cigarette, snuff, chewing tobacco, smokeless pouches, loose-leaf tobacco, pipes, hookah, e-cigarettes, e-cigars, and any electronic oral device not specifically approved by the U.S. Food and Drug administration for use in medical treatment.

Q. Who is affected by this policy?

A. All College and dental clinic employees, students, visitors, and contractors must comply with the policy.

Q. How is the policy going to be enforced?

A. Individuals can enforce the policy by politely letting anyone using tobacco know that the policy is in place. Tell them we do not allow the use of tobacco products of any kind on our campus and we appreciate their respect for our campus environment. Repeated abuse of the policy by staff and faculty will be addressed by the Provost and Human Resources; students who repeatedly abuse the policy will meet with the Dean of Academics.

Q. How is Hibbing Community College going to help employees and students who want to quit using tobacco?

A. The College will provide resources for students and employees to obtain cessation help. Brochures, pamphlets, and other cessation materials and resources will be found in Student Services, Employee mailroom, Commons, and other locations across the campus.

Q. What are some resources including phone apps to help me become tobacco-free?


 NCI QuitPal – Free smartphone app

 quitSTART or QuitGuide – Free apps in App Store and Google Play OR

 SmokefreeTXT – sign up at

(different groups for teens, pregnant women, Vets, and those who want to quit dip)

 MyQuit Coach – Free app from LIVESTRONG in the App Store

 QuitPlan - provides free phone counseling, nicotine patches, gum and lozenges to those who


 Blue Cross and Blue Plus members - Quitting tobacco support line – Call toll-free 1-888-662-BLUE (2583)

 iBook - Read a motivational tip each day for 50 days to help you conquer tobacco and quit

smoking for good with Sure-Fire, Fifty-Day Way to Stop Smoking – iBook

 Quit for Life – provides an expert telephone coach, nicotine replacement aids, and a workbook.

Call: 866-784-8454.