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Humboldt Park Campus

Kenneth Santiago

History and Vision

​The history of Wright College Humboldt Park location goes back to 1982, when the City Colleges of Chicago Board of Trustees authorized the Chancellor to identify an appropriate location for an adult learning center in the Humboldt Park community. After numerous meetings with community leaders, and working with the City of ​Chicago Public Building Commission, a site​ for the new facility was acquired in 1989.                                                                                                                                                                                                     

Wright College Humboldt Park serves approximately 3,500 students eac​​h year, in c​ollege credit, adult education and skills programs. Wright College's Humboldt Park location offers the following:

  • Associate De​gree programs​
  • Adult Education - English as a Second Language (ESL) & GED preparation​​​​
  • Basic Certificate programs
  • Information Technology Workshops                                                               

Each certificate and degree is designed as a stackable credential.                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

Wright College Humboldt Park is excited to launch new Information Technology (IT) college-credit courses in Fall 2015. Wright College is the hub for IT programs in City Colleges' "College to Careers" initiative. The College to Careers initiative is designed to help prepare Chicagoans for careers in high-growth industries; more than 24,000 IT job openings are expected to be available in the Chicago area in the next decade.                                                                                                                                                                                                         

For more information on the programs available at Wright College Humboldt Park please consult the Humboldt Park Spring 2018 Classes.pdf​​              

Click here for the guide to Humboldt Park's student resources: HPVEC Student Resource Guide.pdf​                   

Need Tutoring? View the schedule here: WRHP Spring Tutoring Schedule 2018.pdf​             

View the Black History Month Event Calendar hereBHM 2018 Humboldt Park events 2.pdf​                                    

​​​​​First Time Home Buyer classes are available, click the link for more info: First Time Home buyer Class Flyer 2018.pdf​                       

Governor Rauner's visit to Humboldt Park, read the press releaseOffice of the Governor.pdf​                         

End of Year Summary 2017 Humboldt Park End of Year Newsletter.pdf​                      





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Chicago, IL 60647
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