Harold Washington College Security is staffed with more than 50 security officers, the majority of whom are current or retired law enforcement or correctional officers. Your Safety and Security is of paramount importance at the City Colleges. Security Staff members take pride in offering high-quality campus safety for both Harold Washington College and the Workforce Institute.
If you have any questions or concerns, please stop by the Security Office, Room 206, or call (312) 553-5643.
In Case of Emergency
In Case of Emergency, call (312) 553-5644 or 5646 to reach the Security Office. Call 9-911 from any CCC telephone to contact City of Chicago Office of Emergency Management and Communications for Police or Fire response.
Emergency Alert System
Students, staff, and faculty members are encouraged to sign up for the CCC Emergency Alert System
to receive notification by City Colleges email, personal email account, mobile and home phone numbers, and/or text messages in case of an emergency.
The building is open from 7:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, and closed on Sunday. During holidays and breaks, the building is closed unless prior arrangements have been made. Students, faculty and staff are not permitted to be in the building
outside of normal business hours.
For more information, visit the Safety and Security Office at one of the City Colleges of Chicago