The University Center at Harper College

Join us for an upcoming information session to learn how Harper brings a four-year degree directly to you. We look forward to meeting you.

Explore the programs offered by our newest partner, Southern Illinois University:

  • Accounting
  • Paralegal Studies
  • Public Safety Management

Through the University Center, you can earn a bachelor's degree from a four-year university by taking courses offered at Harper's Palatine campus.

The University Center may be a good fit for you if:

  • Your previous college plans have changed and you want to continue working toward your dream of a college degree.
  • You’re looking for an option to pursue a four-year degree from a leading university while staying close to home.
  • You're focused on both quality and affordability in your college education.

Explore the programs offered by our partner universities:

Program highlights

  • Earn your associate and your bachelor’s degrees on Harper's campus.
  • Take advantage of a 2+2 transfer pathway (see FAQs).
  • Save money on your four-year degree.
  • Enroll concurrently in select pathway programs at Harper and the university to complete a degree program.
  • Access admissions, registration and academic advising staff from the university on Harper's campus.

Take the first step

Take your first step toward earning a bachelor’s degree at the University Center. Click on Request Information or reach out to a University Center representative to review your academic goals at 847-925-6315 or


The University Center at Harper College
Building D, Room D264

Office Hours:
Monday: 9:30 a.m.–6 p.m.
Tuesday thru Thursday: 10 a.m.–6 p.m. (In-Person)
Friday: 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.


For more University Center events, see our Event Calendar. For start dates, see the Academic Calendar or Registration page.

Last Updated: 10/13/21