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.
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.
If your student is interested in pursuing a career in Massage Therapy, a career that is projected to grow 22 percent from 2014 to 2024, Harper College is now offering a free introductory course.
If your student has an interest in healthcare, Health Information Technology is quickly emerging as an in-demand career. Read the top five reasons your student should consider a career in Health Information Technology.
Harper College partners with large and small industry leaders to open doors for students through paid, on-the-job apprenticeship opportunities. Learn about the four apprenticeship opportunities that are now accepting applications.
May 16, 2017
The Fall semester is quickly approaching and at the Center for New Students and Orientation, we are preparing our new Harper College students to hit the ground running. New Student Orientation is currently available and being offered at various days and times to fit your busy summer schedule.
March 02, 2017
Read more about how to submit a free application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). If you have not done so, submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Apply today.
January 01, 2017
Students who attended another college or university in the Fall may find themselves staying closer to home for reasons that can be personal, medical or financial. If that’s the case in your household, know that you’re not alone. Many new students begin in January and we are very happy to provide advising and counseling support to help students enroll in appropriate courses.