Harper College Palatine IL 60067 | Begin a Degree, Advance Your Career

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Coming to Campus

As we return to Harper College, the health, safety and well-being of our community are our top priority. Our procedures and policies are designed to support safety, and must be followed by everyone while on campus.

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MacKenzie Scott gift helps launch new scholarship

The Igniting Paths to Success Scholarship will award full tuition, fees and books to 1,000 students with financial need beginning this fall, helping to address an urgent need for many in the community struggling to access and prioritize higher education due to the challenges and uncertainties of the pandemic. The scholarship is made possible by a transformational gift from philanthropist and author MacKenzie Scott.

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For info sessions, student life, cultural arts, wellness, and other virtual events, see the Event Calendar. For start dates and deadlines, see the Academic Calendar or Registration page.

Got questions about registering? Visit the Ask a Question site, contact the One Stop or Chat Live.

What courses and programs do you offer?


Harper offers a wide variety of career and transfer programs. View our course catalog here.


Where can I find a map of campus?


An interactive map of campus can be found on Harper's website.


Where do I get my student ID?


The I.D. (HarperCard) office is currently open in Building J, Room J135.


How do I access my student email?


You can access student email through the MyHarper Student Portal. If you have problems accessing your email, contact the Student Services Desk.


Am I in Harper's district?


Harper's district covers parts of northwest Cook and surrounding areas. See the District Map.


What is the cost of attendance at Harper?


Tuition costs vary according to program and residency. See current tuition rates.


How do I apply for financial aid?


Harper's Financial Aid Department is committed to helping you pay for college.


What healthcare programs do you offer?


Harper College offers programs for fields such as nursing, allied health, dental hygiene, radiologic technology and administration.


Will my credits transfer to a four-year college?


Harper offers several ways to ensure that your credits transfer to the four-year college of your choice.


How do I request a copy of my transcript?


Unofficial transcripts are available in the MyHarper Student Portal. For official transcripts, see Transcripts.


Does Harper offer medical insurance for students?


While Harper College does not offer a student insurance plan, we have partnered with Benefit Partners Group to assist students with obtaining insurance.



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Last Updated: 9/21/21