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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.               

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) 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 consult the Credit Classes Fall 2018 Flyer   

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

Click below for a list Continuing Education classes offered at Humboldt Park this summer:                                            

Manufacturing Bridge Flyer Fall 2018                                                             

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

Friday 8:30am – 4:00pm

Saturday 9:00am – 12:00pm


Monday-Thursday 9:00am – 6:00pm

Friday By Appointment Only

Saturday - Closed

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