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 a few of 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.
847.925.6710
onestop@harpercollege.edu

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)
          Scholarships

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.
847.925.6710
onestop@harpercollege.edu

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
847.925.6420
sharriso@harpercollege.edu

Building I, Room 117
Larry Lasko
847.925.6393
llasko@harpercollege.edu

Building I, Room 103
Michele DeCanio
847.925.6266
mdecanio@harpercollege.edu

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

Building C, Room 103
847.925.6700

  • Assistance with Admissions
  • Application Fee Waivers

Building A, Room 347
Bill Hengtgen
847.925.6220
bhengtge@harpercollege.edu

Building A, Room 347
DuBoi McCarty
847.925.6522
dmccarty@harpercollege.edu

Building C, Room 104
Benjamin Allen
847.925.6208
ballen@harpercollege.edu

Building W, Room 207
847.925.6400
jprc@harpercollege.edu

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

Building F
847.925.6184

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

Student Center, Building A, Room 364
847.925.6268

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

Student Center, Building A, Room 213
Maxine Souza
847.925.6239
msouza@harpercollege.edu

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


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