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 Student Services

Jacquelyn Werner, M.Ed.
Dean, Student Services
Mission Statement ​                       
The mission of Harold Washington College Student Services is to serve as a network of student-centered support and resources, committed to complementing quality instruction to complete a balanced 2-year, urban college experience. We offer co-curricular support to students from recruitment to graduation and transfer.                        

The Harold Washington College Division of Student Affairs assists students in selecting an academic pathway that aligns with their career goals, provides ongoing support through completion and graduation, offers career and transfer assistance, provides wellness and food insecurity assistance, supports student clubs and organizations, supports students' rights and due process, and provides support for veterans, undocumented students, and students with disabilities. Departments which fall under Student affairs include: the Access Center, Advising and Transfer, Career Services, Student Activities, TRIO Student Support Services, Veterans Services, and the Wellness Center.


  • Access Center – establishes and provides academic accommodations and accessibility for students with documented disabilities.
  • Advising – career assessment, goal setting, academic program assignment, education planning and course selection, and career and transfer support.
  • Career Services - assists students with career exploration, goal setting, job readiness, and placement
  • CTA ​U-Pass - provides unlimited access to Chicago’s bus and rail system for full-time credit students.
  • New Student Orientation – provides a broad range of information about the college and programs of study, student policies and expectations, support services to help you succeed, and clubs and organizations which provide enriching experiences. First-time students or students returning after a break are encouraged to register for a College Success course to learn tips and skills to help you succeed in college.
  • Student Activities – supports the Student Government Association (SGA), student clubs, groups and organizations, various honors societies, arts, culture, and more.
  • Transfer Resources Center - assists students in planning for a smooth transfer to a 4-y​ear college or university.
  • TRIO Student Support Services​provides individualized support for participants, including study skills tutoring, course selection advisement, FAFSA assistance, financial literacy, transfer coaching, and clinical counseling. 
  • Veterans Services – provides specialized services for veterans.​
  • Wellness Center - ​​provides a variety of services to support the we​ll-being of students, faculty, and staff. Including free and confidential counseling, psychological & learning evaluations, case management, referral to resources, and workshops. Wellness also hosts the Healthy Market, which is a food pantry that support in addressing food insecurity. 





Faculty & Staff

Ainka Clepper, M.A.        
Associate Dean, Advising and Transition Services        
P: 312-553-5617
Joseph Hinton, M.A.       
Associate Dean, Career Programs  
P: 312-553-3176

Luvia Moreno, M.A.       
Associate Dean, Student Services        
P: 312-553-5833

Felicia Robinson-Silas, B.A.       
Administrative Assistant, Student Services        
P: 312-553-5663



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Contact Information

(312) 553-5664
30 E. Lake St.
Chicago , IL 60601
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Regular Hours of Operation
Mon - Wed: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Saturday: CLOSED