The Academy for Teaching Excellence is here to support all full-time and adjunct faculty at Harper College. During the Fall 2021 semester, we will continue to be available remotely during our normal business hours.

In addition, Academy staff will now be available (on a rotating basis) on campus Monday through Thursday for drop-in support.

Please see the schedules below for details. You can also view and download the Academy Support PDF.

Fall 2021 Academy Support – How to Get Help
  • Virtual hours: Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • On-campus hours (F317): Monday & Thursday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Tuesday & Wednesday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

For virtual support requests that involve a consultation on design, technology, multimedia assistance, or a training, please complete the Academy Request Form. While you are free to drop-in for support during the on-campus hours listed above, it is still recommended to submit a request through the form so we can best help you.

Contact Blackboard Tech Support for requests that involve troubleshooting technical aspects of Blackboard: 847.925.6090 Option 1 or

If you would like to set up an appointment with an Academy team member at a time not included during the drop-in hours above, please email us:

We look forward to safely reconnecting with you the next time you are on campus!