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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         

Spring College Credit 2022: HPVEC Template course offerings Spring 2022.sample 2 docx.pdfHPVEC Template course offerings Spring 2022.sample 2 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) 

 High School Completion (GED/HiSET)


Continuing Education Department

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