COVID-19 Campus Updates and Resources: Wearing a face mask and practicing physical distancing are required. Visit our Stay Healthy, Stay Safe. Navigating COVID-19 Together website for more information.

Beginning November 16, most lecture-based classes are moved to an online format through the end of the semester. See full announcement

Attention MET Transit riders: MET Transit has made some adjustments to Route 10 Hawkeye due to COVID-19. In order to get a ride to or from Hawkeye Community College you will need to contact Dispatch. See full announcement.

Online Learning

Whether you are looking to complete your undergraduate degree or to take a few online courses to supplement your existing knowledge, online learning can give you the flexibility you need.

If you are an independent learner, have good time management and organization skills, then online learning may be the perfect solution for you.

Hawkeye offers a variety of general education transfer courses online. You can take many of your general education courses and apply them to your degree here at Hawkeye or transfer them to another college or university.

Some online courses may require you to attend on-campus exams and orientations.

Online Courses vs. Traditional Courses

In many ways online courses are like traditional courses. Hawkeye's online courses typically follow the time-frame of a normal semester and are not self-paced. You will have reading, study topics, group discussions, assignments, and exams to complete by a specified due date. Upon successful completion of the course you will receive a grade and the course credits.

Online courses differ from traditional courses in that the course is conducted entirely online allowing you the flexibility to complete your weekly work—anytime, day or night!

There are several considerations that you should think about before taking online classes. To help you make the best decision, please ask yourself these questions: Is Online Learning right for you?

Notice to Out-of-State Students Interested in Hawkeye Distance Education Courses

National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements Approved InstitutionThe State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA) is an agreement among member states, districts, and territories that establishes comparable national standards for interstate offering of postsecondary distance education courses and programs. It is intended to make it easier for students to take online courses offered by postsecondary institutions based in another state. SARA is overseen by a National Council and administered by four regional education compacts.

Hawkeye Community College is a SARA institution, having joined SARA through the Midwestern Higher Education Council in June, 2016.

Distance Learning

Dean of Online Learning

Robin Galloway
Tama Hall 110A
319-296-4292
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Hawkeye Canvas Assistance

Bremer Hall 127
319-296-4029
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Canvas Support Hotline

1-844-392-2803

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