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Get to know PASO, the team that helps Latinx students and families succeed at Harper.
PASO strengthens communication and provides answers to college questions for the family
members and supporters of our incoming Latinx students. Together, we form a welcoming
community to engage and support students through the admissions process.
Join us to learn why a career education would be a great option for your family member(s).
Hear from Harper representatives about ways we can help pay for technical programs.
Take a tour of our facilities in health science, education, manufacturing and construction;
art, design and performing arts; business, entrepreneurship, and information technology
and public service.
Overview of Harper College
Thursday, February 22, 2024 6pm - 7pm (Virtual)
If someone in your family is planning to start college soon, join this event to get
an overview of Harper College. You will learn about the admissions process from representatives
who are excited to support Latinx families.
Surpassing Obstacles - Helping Your Child Be a Successful College Student
Monday, March 18, 2024 6pm - 7pm (Virtual)
The college experience of your child will extend beyond the classroom, but how will
they know where to begin? At this event, you will be able to speak with Harper employees
who know exactly what it is like to start college for the first time. Hear their
personal stories as they share advice and information that will help your son or daughter
feel confident and prepared to start college.
Wednesday, May 1, 2024 4:30pm - 7pm
We invite your family to experience Harper College. The PASO team will take your
family on a tour of Harper's beautiful campus. Explore classrooms, training labs, dining options, and student support offices dedicated
to advising, university transfer and career planning. Visit the library and learn
about the resources available to students in the Academic Support Center. Check out
the Health and Recreation Center where students can use courts, pool, equipment, gaming and wellness offerings for free. There will be light refreshments and snacks as well as the opportunity to meet Latinx
faculty and staff.
Wednesday, June 5, 2024 5:30pm - 7pm
Harper's scholarship application allows your child to apply for dozens of scholarships
with just one form. By submitting the scholarship application, your daughter or son will be matched automatically with numerous scholarship opportunities. In this workshop, your daughter or son will complete the application while the family members will learn about financial
aid, scholarships, and payment options.
The Ultimate College Planning Guide
Explore the Ultimate College Planning Guide. This resource provides in-depth information on finding the right college, choosing
a major or career, taking the ACT/SAT, admissions processes, financial aid and more.