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Academic Advising & Support

Academic Advisors are available to assist you at every stage of your education at the City Colleges of Chicago, from setting up an initial academic plan through graduation.

Academic Governance, Compliance, and Educational Quality

The office assures academic integrity for the City Colleges of Chicago in its mission to be a model accredited institution, a destination for accessible higher education, and an economic engine for the City of Chicago.

Academic Programs

City Colleges' Academic Programs serve the community by offering training that prepares students for employment and four-year college and universities.

Accounts Payable

The Accounts Payable Department provides payment services to vendors, faculty, staff and students while controlling all disbursements, other than payroll, made from District funds.


Welcome to City Colleges of Chicago. Your educational journey begins here.

Admissions Information for Credit Students

Welcome to the City Colleges of Chicago! Your educational journey begins here.

Adult Basic Education (ABE)

For students who have tested at the 1st through 8th grade levels, the Adult Basic Education (ABE) courses are a great way to improve basic skills.

Adult Education

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

Alternative High Schools (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 or Truman Middle College.

Alumni Association

The Alumni Association provides opportunities for alumni to connect with City Colleges and each other.

Articulated Credit-Credit For Prior Learning

FREE college credits awarded to Chicago Public School graduates who complete a high school career pathway!


Striving to provide training, sustain a culture of continuous quality, measure the attainment of learning outcomes, fulfill compliance requirements and leverage data to inform decision making.


Athletics play an important role in student life at the City Colleges of Chicago. Many of our athletes have transferred their talents onto four-year college and university teams.

Auxiliary Services

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.

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is the governing body of City Colleges of Chicago Community College District No. 508. City Colleges of Chicago currently operates seven accredited colleges located throughout Chicago.

Budget and Planning

The Department of Budget and Planning provides the City Colleges of Chicago with policy recommendations and budgetary analysis for the district.

Business Services

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

Capital Planning and Construction

Capital Planning & Construction conducts the annual facility assessments, develops the District-wide Capital Plan and coordinates and executes major construction and renovation projects on the college campuses.

Center for Operational Excellence

The Center for Operational Excellence exists as a vital, driving partner in achieving the critical strategic and operational initiatives of the City Colleges of Chicago through the generation, analysis and implementation of performance improvements

City Colleges of Chicago Foundation

The City Colleges of Chicago Foundation raises and distributes funds to assist the students, faculty and staff at the seven colleges and seven satellite campuses that make up the City Colleges of Chicago (CCC) District.

City Colleges of Chicago's GED®​ Testing Fee Scholarship

CCC is providing a way to help students pay for the new GED® exam, which costs $120. The GED®​ Scholarship will provide up to $70 worth of vouchers to eligible first-time test takers and to those who display readiness to pass the GED® exam.


Under the auspices of the Office of Institutional Advancement, the Communications Department oversees the City Colleges of Chicago media relations and public relations activities.

Community, Government and Legislative Affairs, and Recruitment

The Office of Community, Government and Legislative Affairs, and Recruitment works toward partnerships with local community based organizations, local schools, government officials and departments, faith institutions, and stakeholders.

Compensation and Classification

The Compensation and Classification Department is responsible for Position Analysis and Salary Determination.

Controller's Office

The Controller's Office collects, analyzes, and reports on financial and related non-financial data for the City Colleges of Chicago. It has two sections: General Accounting and Grant Accounting.


The Office of Development provides the student body, Board of Trustees, faculty, and staff with an organized, efficient, and effective resource development platform designed to enhance the teaching and learning environment of the District.

Disability Access Center

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

District Student Government Association

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

Early College Programs for High School Students

The City College of Chicago is dedicated to creating opportunities for high school juniors and seniors to earn college credit prior to graduating high school.

Educación para adultos

City Colleges ofrece clases gratuitas de educación para adultos en varios lugares alrededor de la ciudad.

Employee Benefits & Health

The Benefits Department is responsible for the timely and professional administration of all benefit programs for eligible City Colleges of Chicago employees, retirees and their eligible dependents.

Ethics Office

The purpose of the City College Ethics Office is to meet City College ethics goals, reduce unethical behavior within the City College community, implement Board policies on ethics and meet the requirements of the State Ethics Act.

Facilities Maintenance and Usage

The Facilities Department maintains, replaces, and repairs the campuses’ buildings, grounds, and utility systems. This includes managing: heating and cooling, custodial services, snow removal, building repairs, issuance of keys and set ups for events.

Faculty Council of the City Colleges of Chicago

Faculty Council represents the faculty in all matters of general academic policy, such as curriculum, program development, academic freedom, and professional development.


The Department of Finance is responsible for managing the District’s finances and providing governance, support and leadership in financial management and reporting, business and treasury services, budgeting, planning, payroll and financial aid.

Financial Aid

At City Colleges of Chicago, we believe your education is an that pays dividends throughout your lifetime. That's why we are dedicated to helping students get the assistance they may need to attend one of our seven colleges.

Financial Control and Compliance

The Financial Control and Compliance Department provides leadership in the administration of the District's Financial Systems and supports the Finance Department with control, compliance and strategic metric monitoring.

General Counsel

The Office of the General Counsel is responsible for all legal work arising from the activities of the District.

Grants and Contracts

The Grants and Contracts Team assists with and advances activities related to grant acquisition and management in order to further the District's mission and strategic goals.

Human Resources

The Office of Human Resources' mission is 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.

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.

Inspector General

The Office of the Inspector General conducts investigations regarding waste, fraud and misconduct.

Institutional Advancement

The Office of Institutional Advancement (OIA) serves the educational goals of the City Colleges of Chicago.

Instructional Technology

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Internal Audit

The mission of Internal Audit is to provide independent, objective assurance and consulting services designed to improve the City Colleges of Chicago operations.

International Students

Welcome to the City Colleges! You will feel right at home. We are very proud of our international students - about 400 students from 75 countries. This talented group comprises an important part of our highly diverse student population.

ION Course Registration

The information below will provide information regarding registration and prepaid course seat approval for ION courses.

Kształcenie dorosłych

City Colleges oferuje bezpłatne zajęcia edukacyjne dla dorosłych w różnych miejscach na terenie miasta.

Labor and Employee Relations

The Office of Labor & Employee Relations provides assistance and guidance to supervisors, managers, administrators and employees on collective bargaining agreements, employee relations, equal employment, Title IX and other policy compliance.

Level UP

Get ahead with Level UP, a program for incoming freshmen or non-college ready students at the City Colleges of Chicago!

Mail Center

The District Office Mail Services exists primarily for the distribution, collection, and processing of the Colleges' Mail.


Under the auspices of the Office of Institutional Advancement, the Marketing Department is responsible for the strategic planning and execution of internal and external programs that promote the City Colleges' mission, programs and special events.

Online Learning

Online learning courses offered through Harold Washington College provide flexibility and access to all City Colleges of Chicago students.

Online Learning course offerings

Below you will find the current online course offerings.

Partners in Education

Through a partnership between the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) and City Colleges of Chicago (CCC), CHA residents and HCV Program participants are eligible for quality training and educational opportunities at low or no cost.

Payroll Services

The Payroll Department is a dedicated team of professionals committed to paying employees in a timely and accurate manner in compliance with CCC policy and Federal and State regulations.

Plant Maintenance

Plant Maintenance provides support services for the purpose of maintaining a well functioning and safe facility.

Procurement Services

City Colleges of Chicago (CCC) encourages companies, both large and small, to do business with CCC. CCC operates seven colleges and seven vocational/technical centers, serving 120,000 students annually.

Professional and Personal Development

Starting Spring 2015, Continuing Education is now “Professional and Personal Development” at CCC. Professional and Personal Development non-credit courses are available for students seeking occupational skills or personal enrichment.


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

Safety & Security

The Office of Safety & Security works to ensure a safe and secure environment for all City College students, faculty, staff, and visitors.

Strategy and Institutional Intelligence

Our mission is to generate, evaluate and implement strategic initiatives that create sustainable long-term improvements for the colleges and the district in alignment with the district’s student-centric mission, vision, and goals.

Student Affairs

The Student Affairs department provides overall leadership and support for the Student Services departments located at our colleges.

Student Financials

This office is responsible for the control and management of Federal and State Financial Aid Programs, receipts of revenues, and the protection of the District’s assets.

Supportive Intervention Team (SIT) - District

The District Supportive Intervention Team (SIT) is the coordinating team for the college SITs. The SITs are the colleges' behavioral threat assessment teams.

System Requirements for Online Courses

Minimum system requirements for online courses

Talent Acquisition

Talent Acquisition is responsible for finding and attracting the best qualified candidates to fill City Colleges of Chicago staffing needs.

Talent Management

Talent Management is City Colleges of Chicago's commitment to recruit, retain and develop our highly talented and diverse employees.

Teaching Online for the City Colleges of Chicago

Thank you for your interest in teaching online for the City Colleges of Chicago.

Testing Resources Centers

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

Transfer/Articulation and Transfer Centers

Transfer Directors lead transfer activities and advising for the students at each City College. The Office of Transfer and Articulation oversees Transfer Centers, university partnerships and course articulations.


This office manages and invests District funds used for instructional programs, general operations, facility maintenance, and capital improvements.

Tutoring Services

City Colleges of Chicago are pleased to support student success through peer, professional, and embedded tutoring.

Veterans Services

Welcome to the City Colleges of Chicago! We serve thousands of U.S. military veterans each year. Our veteran services teams - located at each college - provide a wide range of services to ease your transition and help you succeed.

WCI Incubator Kitchen Rental

Caterers who want to grow their business but lack the funds to own their own commercial kitchen can rent a fully equipped, state-of-the-art, 442-square-foot kitchen area at a fraction of the cost.

Wellness Centers

CCC Wellness Centers provide mental health and other social services to support your personal well-being and academic success.

Workforce & Economic Development

Workforce & Economic Development is a department within the Office of Strategy and Institutional Intelligence. It consists of three divisions: College to Careers, Career Services, and Workforce Academy.

Workforce Academy

The Workforce Academy partners with Chicago companies; providing competitive, efficient and innovative training tailored to our business partners' needs. We can work with you to provide your workforce non-credit training essential to their success.

WYCC Television Production Center

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