Veterans Services

Thank you for your service. Now, let Harper serve you.

Student Services for Veterans and Active Military
Harper offers support to ensure your success. Here are the many services available to our Veterans, active military students and eligible dependents. Veteran and Active Military Student Services PDF

One Stop
Student Center, Building A, Room A250.

There are a variety of funding programs for students. The Harper College Veterans checklist outlines steps to utilizing VA benefits for continuing your education at Harper. The following forms of veteran financial aid may be available:

          Illinois Veterans Grant
          Illinois National Guard Grant
          MIA/POW Scholarship
          Montgomery GI (Chapter 30)
          REAP (Chapter 1607)
          Selected Reserve (Chapter 1606)
          Survivors and Dependents (Chapter 35)
          Veterans Vocational Rehab (Chapter 31)
          Post 9/11 (Chapter 33)

NOTE: All veteran students utilizing VA financial aid to pay expenses at Harper must complete the Veterans Enrollment Certificate every semester.

Student Center, Building A, Room A250.

We can help with:

  • Registration
  • Financial Aid
  • Scholarships
  • Billing
  • Payment Plans

The Association stresses community strength and individual achievement. Members enjoy a special camaraderie, unique to the men and women who served thier country. The Association focuses on providing access to the resources support and advocacy needed to help you succeed in higher education. 

Susan Harrison Grant  RN, EdD
Veterans Association Faculty Advisor
Building X, Room X244

Building I, Room 117
Larry Lasko

Building I, Room 103
Michele DeCanio

  • Academic Advising
  • Technology Resources*
  • Academic Accommodations*
  • Limited Personal Counseling*
  • Access to Scholarships*

Building C, Room 103

  • Assistance with Admissions
  • Application Fee Waivers

Building A, Room 347
Bill Hengtgen

Building A, Room 347
DuBoi McCarty

Building C, Room 104
Benjamin Allen

Building W, Room 207

  • Resumes, Interviewing, Job Search
  • Translating military experience into job skills

Building F

  • Research
  • Material Borrowing
  • Most services available 24/7

Student Center, Building A, Room 364

  • Crisis Counseling
  • Consultation
  • Brief Therapy  *For qualifying students. Contact us to learn more. 

Student Center, Building A, Room 213
Maxine Souza

  • Grades
  • Transcripts and military evaluations
  • Evaluation of transfer credit

Public Act 96-0133 Survey PDF