Future Parents and Families
College is coming. Are you ready?
College is in your student's future. Find the info you need to explore future college options together:
Download the Ultimate College Planning Guide
Check out the Ultimate College Planning Guide for in-depth information on finding the right college, choosing a major or career, taking the ACT, admissions
processes, financial aid and more. (Versión en Español .PDF)
Check out what's new on the Parents Blog:
October 06, 2020
The 2021-2022 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) opens October 1, 2020. By applying early, you will be considered for the maximum number of financial aid awards. Filing the 2021-2022 FAFSA is easy and fast, especially when using the IRS Data Retrieval Tool (DRT) to electronically transfer their federal tax return Information directly into the FAFSA form.
July 22, 2020
COVID-19 is a pandemic that changed the sense of normalcy in many aspects of life, including education. Often, education is an in-person experience with hands-on and observation opportunities, so that students see first-hand how things work. Here are some tips and strategies to support your college student during this time.
April 11, 2020
Encourage your students to take advantage of Harper's low cost tuition while staying ahead on their degree requirements this summer.
December 04, 2019
Debunk common financial aid myths and learn how Harper College is here to help you navigate your financial aid process.
September 25, 2019
Our financial aid experts describe how to best prepare for the FAFSA and how they are here to help.
April 24, 2019
Many students have already decided to attend Harper College this fall, while others are still exploring options. While it is never too late to get started at Harper, there are benefits to timely action. Attending New Student Orientation and registering early allows students the wide variety of courses and schedules to suit their personal needs . Additionally, greater financial opportunities, like scholarships, are available earlier. While course options still exist later in the summer, students may not be able to put their first choice schedule together.
November 06, 2018
Fall is not the only time for students to start at Harper. We are available now to help your student enroll this upcoming January. If your son or daughter is still deciding what they want to study, that’s okay! Harper offers 10 different Areas of Interest they can explore during their first semester to further narrow what major or career they want to pursue.
July 17, 2018
Join us for an upcoming Parent and Family Orientation session and we'll provide all the details about the top 10 most important things to be aware of.
Through our Apprenticeship Program, students experience a real full-time job while also earning an Associate in Applied Science degree.
Learn how your student can become a registered apprentice and earn a FREE A.A.S degree while starting a full-time paid job.