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Addictions Studies-Mental Health

Kennedy-King College offers an Associate in Applied Science degree, and certifications in Addictions Studies.


We are excited that you have chosen to begin your academic journey with us!

Adult Education

Adult Education is a comprehensive program of free classes for adult students who need to learn or improve their English language or basic literacy skills, obtain a GED® certificate, or prepare for the Citizenship exam.

Advising Department

Academic Advisors are available to assist you at every stage of your education at Kennedy-King College -- from clarifying education and career goals, to academic planning, to helping you succeed along your journey, to applying for graduation.

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Air Conditioning & Refrigeration

Our newly constructed facility houses "state of the art" HVAC equipment, Johnson Controls, and an HVAC Laboratory, that provides our students with the very best training and instruction aligned with industry standards.

Alternative High School (16 to 21 years old)

Did you drop out of high school? Are you 16 to under 21 years of age? You can earn a high school diploma at the City Colleges of Chicago! Apply at Olive-Harvey Middle College, Truman Middle College, or one of the alternative high schools listed below.

Alumni Association

So you've left City Colleges of Chicago and your life has taken you in other directions. No matter when you earned an associate degree, a certificate, completed 30 or more hours, or prepared for a GED at City Colleges, we want to reconnect with you.

Arts and Sciences

Assessment at Kennedy-King College

An essential component of Kennedy-King College’s effort to improve student learning.

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Automotive & Collision Technology

The Kennedy-King College Automotive Department offers training in both Automotive Mechanical and Automotive Collision Technologies.

Auxiliary Services

Auxiliary Sevices oversees the day-to-day operations related to Campus Building Management and Operations in an effort to provide an efficient, safe and well-maintained environment for students, faculty, staff and the general public.

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Biological Sciences

The Biological Sciences Department aims to develop scientific understanding and thinking to enhance skills while fostering inquiry of life through the scientific method, critical-thinking and civic engagement.

Business Services

Business Services is responsible for protecting the assets of the colleges by ensuring policies and procedures are adhered to while maintaining the financial integrity of the college.

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Business-Computer Information Systems

The Business-Computer Information Systems Department prepares students for transfer to a four-year university and/or careers in Accountancy, Management and Marketing, and Information Technology.

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Career Planning & Placement Center

Kennedy-King Career Planning & Placement provides comprehensive services to help you make informed decisions about careers. We also help you successfully transition into the workforce. Make an appointment in the U-Building Room 2X1 or call 773-602-5307

Center for Working Families (CWF)

CWF is a career and personal financial service center located on the campus of Kennedy-King College. CWF provides job placement and readiness services to KKC students & surrounding communities. The Family Net Center provides computer training and access.

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Child Development

​The Child Development Program is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC); it is the premier accrediting and advocacy organization for early childhood education programs and teachers. ​​​​​​

Child Development Laboratory Schools

The City Colleges of Chicago operates Child Development Laboratory Schools at five of the colleges, allowing students to take classes knowing their children are well cared for.

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Welcome to the Communications Department at Kennedy-King College.

Continuing Education and Professional & Personal Development

Continuing Education and Professional & Personal Development non-credit courses are available for students seeking occupational skills or personal enrichment.

Dawson Technical Institute (DTI) of Kennedy-King College

DTI is an academic job training center for Construction Technology careers established in 1968. Named after U.S. Congressman William L. Dawson, DTI is recognized for providing top quality job training and construction industry career development.

Disability Access Center

The Disability Access Center provides coordination and supportive services for students with documented disabilities.

Facilities Management

The Facilities Management department handles requests for facility usage and room reservations.

Financial Aid

Human Resources

Kennedy-King supports District Human Resources' mission to attract, recruit, develop and retain the most highly qualified and diverse workforce that will support and deliver on the City Colleges of Chicago's Reinvention and Strategic initiatives.

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Humanities, Fine Arts, Theatre

The Department of Humanities offers, General Humanities (inter-disciplinary) and specialized courses such as Fine Arts, Music, Theatre Art, Literature, Religion, Philosophy, and Latin.

Information Technology

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) supports student success by providing a leading edge technology environment for students, faculty and staff to improve teaching, learning and operations.

International Student Services

International advisors at Kennedy-King College supports all of the educational needs and immigration requirements of International students.

Janitorial Services

Janitorial Services provides general cleaning of the interior and exterior of the buildings.

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Book Signing Event!! Have you ever wanted to write a play or write for the big screen? Come to the book reading and signing for writer, Christine Houston. Who is known for writing the hit show, “227.” Click on the image for more details.

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"If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is" (John Louis von Neumann)

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Media Communications

The Media Communications program prepares students for careers in Television/Video, Radio/Audio, Media Sales and Marketing, and Interactive Media. The program offers Associate in Arts and Associate in Applied Science Degrees.

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The Music department here at Kennedy King College offers, Fundamental of Music Theory, Group Piano I and II, Introduction to Music, and Perspective In Jazz.

Office of Academic Resources and Services (OARS)

The Office of Academic Resources and Services offers free tutoring services for registered Kennedy-King students.

Office of the President

The President is the college's chief executive, administrative and education officer and is responsible to the Chancellor of the City Colleges of Chicago and the Board of Trustees.

Phi Theta Kappa - Lambda Rho Chapter

Phi Theta Kappa's mission is two-fold: Recognize and encourage the academic achievement of two-year college students.

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Physical Education

The Physical Education department offers various courses in fitness, swimming, and team sports.

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Physical Science

The Physical Science Department offers courses in Physics, Physical Science and Chemistry.

Plant Maintenance

Facilities Management maintains, replaces and repairs the campus buildings, grounds and utility systems.


The Office of the Registrar administers the enrollment of students, maintains student records, and works with faculty, administration and staff on academic matters.

Reprographics and Mail Room

Reprographics manages print material requests and Mail Room is responsible for the collection, distribution and processing of the College's mail.

Restaurant Rentals and Catering

Host your next event at one of Chicago's two finest restaurants, operated by the Washburne Culinary Institute.

Safety & Security

Campus Safety and Security is available 24 hours a day to ensure a safe and secure environment for all City College students, staff members, and visitors.

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Social Sciences

The Social Sciences Department at Kennedy-King College concentrates on the study of social problems and the influence of modern scientific technology that affects the life of the worker


STATESMEN, SAVE THE DATES! - January 11-12, 2017! Join us for STATESMEN Week 2017, for everything you need to be prepared, not only for your first day, but your first semester at KKC.

Student Government Association

The Student Government Association represents all students and serves as a liaison between the student body and college administration and the Board of Trustees.

Student Services

The Student Services Department provides a broad range of services to assist students in achieving their academic and life goals.

Supportive Intervention Team (SIT)

SIT is the College's behavioral threat assessment team.

Testing Resources Center

The Testing Resources Center provides a variety of testing services to assist students as they pursue their academic goals.

Transfer Resources Center

Our Transfer Resources Center helps students create a plan for a seamless transition to 4-year institutions. Watch CCC transfer students Taylor and Bogdan discuss their love of student life and study at the Illinois Institute of Technology.

Trio Educational Talent Search

Trio Educational Talent Search is an educational access and retention program. It identifies qualified students with the potential for education at the post secondary level and assists them in their educational transitions.

Tutoring - Academic Support Center

Kennedy-King College is pleased to support student success through peer, professional, and embedded tutoring.

Veterans Services Center

Welcome to the City Colleges of Chicago! We serve thousands of U.S. military veterans each year. Our veteran services team provides a wide range of services to ease your transition from the military to college life and to help you succeed.

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Visual Communications

The Visual Communications Department offers an interdisciplinary curriculum in print and digital media.

Washburne Culinary & Hospitality Institute and French Pastry School

Washburne’s world-class kitchens and focus on hands-on training give graduates the edge when moving into the food service industry.

Wellness Center

The Kennedy-King College Wellness Center provides mental health and other social services to support your personal well-being and academic success.

WKKC 89.3 FM Radio

89.3 FM “The New Sound of Soul!”

WYCC PBS Chicago

WYCC PBS Chicago offers programming that enlightens, enriches and engages.

WYCC Television Production Center

Take your television production to new heights at a cost you can afford. The WYCC Television Production Center offers top-of-the-line services at better than competitive rates.