Harper College is on a 200-acre campus in the suburban setting of Palatine, Illinois, not far from Chicago.
Harper College has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Harper College does not have fraternities or sororities.
Harper College has the Student Radio Station. In fact, more students participate in the Student Radio Station than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Harper College include Program Board, Student Senate, Nursing Club and Phi Theta Kappa.
Harper College students' favorite campus traditions are Transfer Information Week, Wellness Week and Career Expo.
This table offers information on housing at Harper College.
|Co-ed Housing Available||No|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||100%|
Harper College offers housing. and 100% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Harper College.
Harper College does not offer coed housing or housing for students with disabilities.
At Harper College there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Harper College:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
|Soccer||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
|Track And Field||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
|Cross Country Running||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Harper College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Harper College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Harper College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Harper College, take Interstate 90 to Palatine, IL. If you need to fly, book your flight to OHare International airport.
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