Harper Promise

Beginning with the class of 2019, D214 students will be eligible to earn up to two years of tuition free college attendance at Harper College. 

Harper Promise - Explanation (Spanish) (Polish) For a detailed explanation of the program, including eligibility requirements, visit the Harper Promise site by clicking here.

All freshmen are encouraged to sign up for the Harper Promise for two simple reasons:

  • By signing up, students will have a two years for free college option they could later opt not to choose.
  • Meeting, or exceeding, the minimum eligibility requirements will serve students well, no matter what they choose to do after high school.

Registration an Recommitment

Freshman may register in ONE of the following ways:

  • Register online during the general registration process by checking the "enroll" box 
  • Complete the Harper Promise Program Application and return it to the College Career Room, on or before December 15, 2017.

Sophomores and Juniors must recommit each year:

  • Student must recommit via a survey in Infinite Campus before 09/08/17

Community Service Tracker​

  • Students will log their community service hours on-line.  District personnel will contact Harper Promise students with instructions for logging service hours.

  • Required Community Service Hours:
    • Class of 2021:   5 hours (must earn during 2nd semester)

    • Class of 2020: 10 hours (earned from July 22, 2017 - July 20, 2018. 

    • Class of 2019: 15 hours (earned from July 22, 2017 - July 20, 2018

  • Looking for a way to earn hours? Consider visiting www.volunteermatch.org.


Students in the class of 2020 and 2019 were notified, in August of 2017, about their continued participation in the Harper Promise Program or their inability to participate because they did not meet one or more program criteria. After receiving that notification, anyone who did not meet criteria because of extraordinary circumstances is eligible to appeal.  

​For other information or questions, including service hours and attendance, contact Felicia Walter at (847) 718-7734 or felicia.walter@d214.org.