Be a part of Harper's 50th anniversary celebration.
- Career development, personal enrichment, motorcycle safety, the Lifelong Learning Institute, Center for Music and Arts, and InZone.
- A scholarship offered to every student in Harper's district that would fund up to two years of college.
The Basch family, which fled Cuba's new communist regime in 1960 to settle in the Northwest suburbs, believes education opens doors to opportunity. For many of the Basches, Harper College has been that gateway. During this 50th anniversary year, we will share stories like the Basches' to honor our proud past, and we'll aspire to an even stronger future. And we invite the community, whose unwavering support has helped Harper emerge as a leader in community colleges across the country, to join in the celebration.
Harper College will host an outdoor movie screening of Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (PG-13) on Friday, August 25.
Harper College is gearing up for the first total solar eclipse to sweep the entire width of the contiguous United States in nearly a century. A viewing event will take place on August 21 in front of the Avanté Center, where about 87 percent of the sun's surface will be covered.
- Aug 21, 2017: Fall Classes Begin
The Fall 2017 semester begins Monday, August 21.
- Aug 21, 2017: Welcome Week Tables: Info, Directions and Giveaways at Buildings D, J. L, and Avanté Concourse
Welcome to Harper! Stop by our Welcome Week tables for helpful information and directions, giveaways and free coffee and snacks (while supplies last).
- Aug 21, 2017: Catch the Solar Eclipse at In front of Avanté
Harper College is holding a viewing event for the upcoming solar eclipse.
Three telescopes equipped with solar filters will be set up, and a limited quantity of solar viewers will be available. The community is invited to bring a picnic and catch the eclipse, weather permitting.
While the eclipse’s path of totality on August 21 will pass through the Carbondale area in Southern Illinois, viewers at Harper will see the moon obscure up to 87 percent of the sun at about 1:18 p.m.
The Harper College volleybal team is ranked #1 in the NJCAA preseason polls.
Men and women's track and field will hold a meeting on September 7th.
Tryouts for the 2017 season are currently being held.