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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.

See below to explore the programs offered by our newest partner, Southern Illinois University.

Through the University Center at Harper College, you can complete your bachelor's degree from one of four leading universities right here at Harper's campus. Each university brings its programs and faculty members directly to Harper, so you can continue your studies without missing a beat. 

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

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

Explore the programs offered by our partner universities:

Program highlights

  • Earn both your associate and your bachelor’s degrees on Harper's campus.
  • Learn from our partners' top faculty members. 
  • 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. Request Information or reach out to a University Center representative to review your academic goals at 847-925-6315 or universitycenter@harpercollege.edu.


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: 12/14/21