Harper College

Tutoring Center

About the Tutoring Center

The Tutoring Center provides support for 200+ courses, with regularly scheduled sessions for various subjects, including Accounting, Chemistry, Computer Science, Math, and Physics. Please note that students must be enrolled in the course for which they are seeking assistance.

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Subjects Available for Tutoring

Regularly Scheduled for Drop-In or Appointments

  • Accounting
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Information Systems / Computer Applications Software / Computer Science
  • Math
  • Physics
  • Statistics

Available for Appointment By Request*

  • Astronomy
  • Biology
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • History
  • Japanese
  • Law Enforcement and Justice Administration
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Music
  • Paralegal Studies
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Sign Language

*Subjects that are available by request do not follow a fixed weekly schedule, but tutors are still available to assist. Contact us at asc@harpercollege.edu, call 847.925.6539, or visit us in person at F110 for more information.

Tutoring Formats

Attend drop-in tutoring without prior appointment during available drop-in hours. Sessions may include a small group in-person or up to 3 students online.


Join at the Academic Support Center, Room F110.


Connect with a tutor via our Live Chat.

Book a 60-minute individual tutoring appointment, available both in-person and online. Advance scheduling is required.

Scheduling Options:
  • Phone: Call us at 847.925.6539.
  • Chat: Schedule via Live Chat.
  • Email: Send your request to asc@harpercollege.edu.
  • Online Form: Access the Appointment Request Form.
  • MyHarper Student Portal: Follow this guide for instructions.

Additional Services

Frequently Asked Questions

Tutoring is free for all currently enrolled Harper students. Tutoring is available for community members for a small fee.

For On-Campus drop-ins, visit the Academic Support Center in F110 to join during the designated drop-in hours for your subject.

For Online drop-ins, follow these steps:

  1. Click on Live Chat.
  2. Chat with the Front Desk: Provide your Harper ID and specify the course you need assistance with.
  3. Click the provided link in the chat to join the session.

Choose from the following options to book your tutoring session:

  • Call us: 847.925.6539
  • Visit in-person: Academic Support Center in F110
  • Chat: Use our Live Chat during regularly scheduled hours
  • Email:asc@harpercollege.edu
  • *MyHarper Portal: Click on 'Academic Success' for links to schedule a tutoring appointment (note: portal bookings require 12 hours notice). Click here for the guide on scheduling or cancelling appointments via MyHarper portal.

*Note: The MyHarper Portal scheduling is only for regularly offered subjects and does not include by-request subjects.

Students may book one tutoring session per course each day. To ensure fair access for all students, back-to-back or double bookings for the same course on the same day are not allowed.

Yes, you can work with a tutor at any point in the assignment process. It's not necessary to have completed your assignment before seeking tutoring assistance.

Bring any materials you have, such as your laptop, syllabus, textbook, notes, assignment sheet, readings.

Tutors can clarify points from lectures, labs, discussions, or assigned readings. Tutors will show students how to become independent learners; however, tutors cannot complete homework for students, grade assignments, or help with tests/quizzes.

Contact Us

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Tutoring Center
For more information, please call 847.925.6539 or email asc@harpercollege.edu

Last Updated: 7/3/24