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Wright College Humboldt Park

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.                                                    

Associate Degree programs    

  • Adult Education—English as a Second Language (ESL) and GED® preparation
  • Basic Certificate programs
  • Information Technology workshops                                                               

Each certificate and degree is designed as a stackable  credential.                                                                                                
Wilbur Wright College is City Colleges of Chicago's center of excellence for Information Technology in the College to Careers initiative, which 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 contact 773-481-8300.                               


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


Click below for a list of class offerings: 

12 wk offerings.pdf12 wk offerings.pdf                                                                                                                           

  • Swiss Multi-Axis Machining
  • Financial Planning for Retirement   —  Spring 201​9 First Time Home Buyer ​
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Security & Forensic Investigation
  • Networking Systems & Technology
  • Web Development
  • Paralegal
  • Engineering
  • Criminal Justice
  • Dual Enrollment for HS Students
  • Dual Credit for HS Students
  • Star Scholarship
  • English as a Second Language(ESL)
  • High School Completion Classes (GED/HiSET)
  • Manufacturing 
  • Online GED Courses 
  • Hybrid ESL


Click here to see: Manufacturing Bridge Flyer Spring 2019                                                                                      

Click here to see:   12 wk class offerings.pdf  

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

End of Year Summary 2018​​​​​​ Humboldt Park End of Year  Newsletter.pdf        


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(773) 481-8300
(773) 481-8944
1645 North California Avenue
Chicago, IL 60647
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Monday-Thursday 8:00am – 7:30pm

Friday 8:00am – 4:00pm

Saturday 9:00am – 12:00pm


Monday-Thursday 9:00am – 6:00pm

Friday 9:00 am - 4:00pm

Saturday - By Appointment Only

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