PASO: Project Achievement, Surpassing Obstacles


Graduation hat: gracias mami y papi

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 families and supporters of our Latinx students. Together, we form a welcoming community to engage and support students through the college experience.

Attend a PASO event


Bilingual Virtual Events

Meet the PASO Team:  We Are Here to Support You  

Wednesday, September 29, 6 – 7 pm  

Whether you or a family member are starting college this fall or planning for the future, meet people who are here to support you and help you succeed. Get to know the PASO team while learning how to make the most of the resources available to you at Harper College.   

Financial Aid:  Make College More Affordable 

Saturday, October 16 , 10 – 11:30 am 

Applying for financial aid doesn’t have to be difficult. PASO and the Office of Student Financial Assistance provides practical tips about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the Alternative Application for Illinois Financial Aid. You'll learn how to avoid common mistakes and receive the best possible aid for your family.

Career Success for English and Spanish Speakers

Saturday, November 20, 10 – 11 am

Being bilingual serves you well in the workplace. PASO introduces you and your family to successful area professionals who share information about their careers and how being bilingual has benefited them. Learn about top professional fields for English and Spanish speakers




Email: or call 847.925.6672

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Last Updated: 9/22/21