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Request approval for participation in cooperative agreement (CAREER

City Colleges of Chicago now participates in a state-wide cooperative agreement which provides opportunities for students to enroll in career programs not offered at CCC at the in-district tuition rate. The CAREER (Comprehensive Agreement Regarding the Expansion of Educational Resources) Agreement replaces the need for students to receive a tuition chargeback from CCC for the following institutions:​

Black Hawk College     

(309) 796-5000     

(800) 344-1311     

Carl Sandburg College     

(309) 341-5230     

College of DuPage     

(630) 942-2380     

College of Lake County     

(847) 543-2000     

Danville Community College     

(217) 443-8800     

Elgin Community College     

(847) 214-7226     

Heartland Community College     

(309) 268-8000     

Highland Community College     

(815) 235-6121     

Illinois Central College     

(309) 694-5100     

Illinois Eastern Community Colleges     

(618) 393-2982     

Illinois Valley Community College     

(815) 224-2720     

John A. Logan College     

(618) 985-2828     

John Wood Community College     

(217) 224-6500     

Joliet Junior College     

(815) 729-9020     

Kankakee Community College     

(815) 802-8100     

Kaskaskia College     

(618) 545-3030     

Kishwaukee College     

(815) 825-2086     

Lake Land College     


(217) 786-2243     

Lewis and Clark Community College     

(618) 468-5001     

Lincoln Land Community College     

800) 727-4161
(217) 786-2200
TDD (217) 786-2798

McHenry County College     

(815) 455-8530     

Moraine Valley Community College     

(708) 974-4300     

Morton College     

(708) 656-8000     

Oakton Community College     

(847) 635-1600     

Parkland College     

(217) 351-2200     

Prairie State College     

(708) 709-3500     

Rend Lake College     

(618) 437-5321     

Richland Community College     

(217) 875-7200     

Rock Valley College     

(815) 921-7821
(800) 973-7821

Sauk Valley Community College     

(815) 288-5511     

Shawnee Community College     

(618) 634-3200     

South Suburban College     

(708) 596-2000     

Southeastern Community College     

(319) 752-2731     

Southwestern Illinois College     

(618) 222-5246     

Spoon River College     

(309) 647-4645
(800) 334-7337

Waubonsee Community College     

(630) 466-7900     

William Rainey Harper College     

(847) 925-6000     

City College’s CAREER Agreement is subject to approval and is conditional upon the following, among other, requirements:​    

  • Student must be a resident of Chicago, Illinois, and provide current documentation that proves residency (see guidelines)
  • Student has a valid City Colleges of Chicago identification number
  • Student does not have any existing debt with City Colleges of Chicago
  • Student must be seeking to enroll in a program that is not offered at any of the seven City Colleges of Chicago
  • City Colleges of Chicago will not authorize approval for similar or same programs (similarities could include achieving the same program outcomes or having comparable job fields)

To apply for participation in the cooperative agreement, please download and complete the CCC CAREER Agreement application. The application can be completed electronically in a PDF-friendly program, or by hand and then scanned as an electronic copy. Students should save the application with their last name, first initial, and the date as the file name.        

Students must submit their completed application and all required documentation (see Chargeback Guidelines for specifics) to before the deadline or their application will not be accepted. No exceptions. The submission period for summer 2017 applications begins Monday April 24, 2017 and ends Friday, May 19, 2017.      

Chargeback Application​   


Please allow three to four weeks for your application to be processed and reviewed. Contact Carmen Garth in the office of Strategy and Academic Governance at (312) 553-2671 or with any questions or concerns. Students who have not received a status update on their application at least two weeks before the start of the semester should email immediately.      

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