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Campus Closing

If it becomes necessary to close the College or limit services due to severe weather conditions or an emergency, there are two levels of closings:

Classes Cancelled:

All classes are canceled. Students and faculty are not required to come to campus. All other Harper employees should report to work.

Campus Closed:

All classes are canceled. Students, faculty and employees are not required to come to campus except Facilities Management employees and Harper Police.

Due to the changes in weather conditions there will be closing decisions made throughout the day.

  • Morning classes will be announced by 6 a.m.
  • Afternoon classes will be announced by 10 a.m.
  • Evening classes will be announced by 3 p.m.

Closing information may be obtained through the following:

  • Harper Emergency Alert system
  • Harper College website (harpercollege.edu)
  • General phone number: 847.925.6000
  • Radio Stations WBBM-AM 780 and WGN-AM 720
  • Marquee on Algonquin Road
  • Harper College‚Äôs cable TV stations