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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.                                                            

  • 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


Click here to see: Class Offerings  

Summer College Credit 2021:HPVEC Template course offerings Summer 2021.5.13.21.pdfHPVEC Template course offerings Summer 2021.5.13.21.pdf 

Fall College Credit 2021: HPVEC Template course offerings Fall 2021.Final 3.27.21 8x11 docx.pdfHPVEC Template course offerings Fall 2021.Final 3.27.21 8x11 docx.pdf 

Former Governor Rauner's visit to Humboldt Park, read the press releaseOffice of the Governor.pdf                                 

End of Year Summary 2018​​​​​​ Humboldt Park End of Year  Newsletter.pdf    

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



 English as a Second Language(ESL)   

Adult Education Conversation Practice Workshops  - Fall 2020 .pdfAdult Education Conversation Practice Workshops - Fall 2020 .pdf 

Adult Education - Tutoring Writing Center - Spring 2021.pdf 

Summer 2021 ESL English.pdfSummer 2021 ESL English.pdf 

Summer 2021 ESL Spanish.1.pdfSummer 2021 ESL Spanish.1.pdf 

 Summer 21 Citizenship Classes Flyer (002).pdfSummer 21 Citizenship Classes Flyer (002).pdf 

Wright_Fall 2021_ESL.pdfWright_Fall 2021_ESL.pdf

Wright_Fall 2021_ ESL Spanish.pdfWright_Fall 2021_ ESL Spanish.pdf


High School Completion (GED/HiSET)

Summer 2021 HSE English.pdfSummer 2021 HSE English.pdf 

Summer 2021 Spanish HSE.pdfSummer 2021 Spanish HSE.pdf 

 Wright_Fall 2021_HSE.pdfWright_Fall 2021_HSE.pdf

Wright_Fall 2021_Spanish HSE.pdfWright_Fall 2021_Spanish HSE.pdf

Free Cisco Classes to Chicago Residents Registration ends Friday, June 19, 2020, please visit 





WR Jobhire WEI Grant Flyer 8-2020.pdfWR Jobhire WEI Grant Flyer 8-2020.pdf

Computerized Numerical Control Video Presentation  


 Via Zoom Tutoring Center/ Test Prep       


Covid/Latinx Community  




PCPLus CCC Vax Fair Flyer Span 2021-0405.pdfPCPLus CCC Vax Fair Flyer Span 2021-0405.pdf

 PCPLus CCC Vax Fair Flyer Eng 2021-0331.pdfPCPLus CCC Vax Fair Flyer Eng 2021-0331.pdf




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                                                                                                            
773-481-8142  or 773-481-8100             Virtul Meeting Room                 ​                                                                  
Monday: 8:30am-12:30pm        
Tuesday: 1:30pm-5:30pm