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:
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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.
Check out What's New on the Parents Blog:
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.
April 18, 2018
Financial Aid experts share their advice on the best ways to search for scholarships. Whatever the amount, a scholarship can help your student with their college expenses. Multiple scholarships are even better. Add them together and scholarship money can pay for books or a class or two.
January 22, 2018
The Center for New Students and the Career Development Services offer a free workshop series for adult students or prospective students who are considering a new career direction. This spring, three workshops will be offered to help you define what you are looking for in a career and identify careers that will be a good fit for you.
December 21, 2017
We welcome ALL students to Harper College – whether in August, January or the summer term. Harper is a place where students discover their passions and interests. The most important thing is to START.
September 07, 2017
As a family member to a college student, you likely understand the importance of involvement in clubs and organizations, but you may not know how to help your student get involved. Harper College Hullabaloo is an event that showcases clubs, organizations, and campus resources.
August 09, 2017
If you are a parent of a new student at Harper, I bet you have some questions about these important 'getting started' topics. Take a look at these common questions that most parents have and let us know how we can assist.