Harper College will be closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. 17. Remote instruction will be extended through the first two weeks of the semester. On-campus offices are closed and student services are being provided virtually through January 29. In-person classes and services will resume January 31. The Health and Recreation Center remains open. Learn more

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Maria Vargas Paralegal Studies

Maria Vargas received her law degree in Mexico. After becoming a U.S. citizen, she earned her paralegal certification at Harper College to work in immigration law.

Pepper Family Foundation Academic Support Center sign

A focal point of Harper College’s campus for students to study and gather will now be known as the Pepper Family Foundation Academic Support Center.

William Rainey Harper bust

Harper College is among the top 150 institutions eligible for the nation’s signature recognition for America’s community colleges – the $1 million Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence.

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Eric Hiller, a young adult with autism, gained a range of employability skills via Harper College’s Career Skills Institute.

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More than 85% of completers of Associate in Applied Science programs or long-term certificates were employed in career jobs within a year of graduation, according to a new study.


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Last Updated: 11/16/21