Harper College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or unfavorable discharge from military service. This policy governs the recruitment and admission of students, the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff and the operation of any of the College’s programs and activities as specified by federal laws and regulations. It is also the policy of Harper College that no student or employee shall be subjected to sexual harassment, which is regarded as a form of discrimination.
Roger Spayer, Chief Human Resources Officer
Our vision is to enrich our world by educating culturally literate students who recognize the opportunities of and make positive contributions to a global society.
- We create a culture of scholarship, integrity and innovation rooted in the diversity of our Harper community.
- We inspire our Harper community to believe that there is a transformative impact when people from different world views work together collaboratively.
- We partner with our community to demonstrate that it is possible for people of all viewpoints and persuasions to respect and learn from each other.
We are committed to fully engaging the wealth of thought, backgrounds, languages and life experiences of our students, colleagues and community to foster an environment of academic excellence and student success.
Located approximately 30 minutes from downtown Chicago, Harper College is situated on 200 beautiful acres in Palatine, Illinois., Convenient to shopping, theater and cultural events, the College serves 23 communities including: Arlington Heights, Barrington, Barrington Hills, Elk Grove Village, Inverness, Lake Barrington. Mount Prospect, North Barrington, Palatine, Prospect Heights, Rolling Meadows, Schaumburg, South Barrington, Tower Lakes, Wheeling and portions of Hoffman Estates, Deer Park, Buffalo Grove, Carpentersville, Des Plaines, Roselle, and Fox River Grove.