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 Wright College Humboldt Park

Sean Carey
Interim Associate Dean

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.                                                                                        

  • Adult Education—English as a Second Language (ESL) and GED® preparation
  • Basic Certificate Programs
  • Information Technology workshops                                                               
Associate Degree Program Offered                                    
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.                                                                                                                                     
Virtual Student Services                                    
For immediate support click the link below to speak to a representative from any of the different departments of your choice and select “Virtual Meeting Room”                                                      (ESL & GED Department)                                   
Servicio Virtual                        
Para atención inmediata por favor presione click en el enlace de abajo y un representante lo atenderá. Escoja el departamento que usted requiere y después seleccione "Reunión Virtual"                        
Los Colegios de la Ciudad de Chicago y Wright College le ofrece a nuestros estudiantes el Servicio Virtual.                        
Bienvenido al Centro de Bienestar Virtual. Las consultas que se ofrecen son gratuitas y confidenciales. Para ser atendido de inmediato via ZOOM o para hacer una cita, nuestros horarios son: Lunes a Jueves de 9 am- 5 pm y Viernes de 9 am - 12 pm.                                          (Departamento de ESL y GED)                        
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

  • Swiss Multi-Axis Machining
  • Computerized Numerical Control (CNC)
  • 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 (GED/HiSET)
  • Manufacturing 
  • Online GED Courses 
  • Hybrid ESL
  • Solar Training
  • Continuing Education                                                                                                      

Explore the following resources:                             

Spring College Credit 2023: HPVEC Template course offerings Spring 2023.pdfHPVEC Template course offerings Spring 2023.pdf          

Click here to search for College Credit Courses:          


Continuing Education Department: ​         

Click here to learn more about Continuing Education​          

Click here to learn more about Future Ready:​      

Click here to learn more about Fresh Start-A Student Debt Forgiveness Program:​      


Click here to learn more about Tuition-Free Programs for Qualified Students-Workforce Equity Initiative Grant (WEI)​      


Options for the Future Scholarship.pdfOptions for the Future Scholarship.pdf              

Scholarships at CCC Flyer 2022.pdfScholarships at CCC Flyer 2022.pdf                

ACCESS orientation_Flyer_Mar22.pdfACCESS orientation_Flyer_Mar22.pdf

 Are you interested in any of the following course/programs:                                 

Adult Education Spring 2023

Click here to learn more about Adult Education: Adult_Ed_Flyer_Spring23 11.9.22 (002).pdfAdult_Ed_Flyer_Spring23 11.9.22 (002).pdf

  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • Spanish High School Equivalency (GED/HISET)
  • Digital Literacy/ Computer Skills
  • Healthcare Bridge
  • Citizenship           







Faculty & Staff

Wright College Humboldt Park Directory HP Staff Directory.pdf                                   

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Contact Information

(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

Related Services

773-481-8122  or 773-481-8500                                
Virtual Meeting Room                                                  
Monday-Wednesday                                 9:00am -5:00pm                                    Thursday                                                 10:00am-6:00pm                                                               
Friday                                                      8:00am-4:00pm                                                                                                                                        
FINANCIAL AID HOURS                                      
773-481-8142  or 773-481-8100             Virtul Meeting Room                 ​                                                                                        
Monday: 8:30am-12:30pm                                    
Tuesday: 1:30pm-5:30pm                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           


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