The University Center at Harper College

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Join us for an upcoming information session to learn more. We look forward to meeting you.

The University Center at Harper College

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:

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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

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The University Center at Harper College
Building D, Room D264

Office Hours:
Monday 9:30am-6pm
Tuesday-Thursday 10am-6pm (In-Person)
Friday 8am-4:30pm

Last Updated: 8/30/21