Online Student Support & ResourcesThe following links, documents, and tutorials catalog information about student resources and support (services, programs, and initiatives) to provide information to faculty, staff, and students on how students can obtain the help they need to succeed while learning at a distance.

Please share this important information with your students.

Academic Support

  • Academic Support for Students
  • Academic advisors, access advocates, and counselors are available to provide support for students. These areas can provide expert advice and point students to resources to support their success.

Student Development Support

Blackboard Resources for Students

Remote Learning Resources for Students

Library Services for Students

Student Tech Support

  • The Student Service Desk helps students with Blackboard, Harper student email, and MyHarper Student Portal. The Student Service Desk is available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. by calling 847.925.6866.

Online Testing

Office 365 for Students

  • Harper students can sign in to Office.com using their Harper email (i.e. w_harper@mail.harpercollege.edu) and with their password as their six-digit birthdate (MMDDYY). Once in Office.com they can use Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint – Free for Students

  • All students can download Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint for free on up to five desktop computers, five mobile devices, and five tablets. They can download the software here using their Harper email (i.e. w_harper@mail.harpercollege.edu) and with their password as their six-digit birthdate (MMDDYY).

Additional Support & Resources for Students

Again, please share this important information with your students to remind them that Harper faculty and staff are here to help and we are all in this together.