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Online Learning

Kevin Smith

Dean of Instruction
Welcome to another exciting year in distance education at the City Colleges of Chicago! We offer more than 85 courses in a wide range of disciplines and enroll more than 10,000 students each year. 

We are one of Illinois' leading providers of distance learning courses because of our quality and range of instructional offerings, our commitment to fulfilling the educational goals inherent in distance education, our support of distance learning technologies, and the expertise and innovation of our faculty and staff.

Important Message: Spring 2015 Registration for online courses
All City Colleges of Chicago online learning courses are now exclusively offered through Harold Washington College and remain available to any student attending any of the City Colleges of Chicago.  Please note that when registering for online courses you will need to select Harold Washington College as the campus to view and select your online courses.  For more information click here​.​

​Tuition and Fees
Online classes follow the same tuition and fee structure as in-person classes.

New students must apply for admission and register for classes in person at the college of your choice.

Course Information
  • ​Students should purchase course materials prior to the first day of the term
  • Students can login to Blackboard on the first day of the term to review the course syllabus and other information

All online courses require a minimum of one proctored exam. Students can schedule proctored exams at a City Colleges of Chicago Testing Center or at an offsite testing location.

Online Learning Student Services

Additional Contacts
​​Meghan C​handler
Executive Director of Academic Technology & Online Learning Operations 

Arlethia Mayes                                                                                                                     Martha Madkins
Associate Dean of Student Services                                                                  Associate Dean of Instruction                                                                                            ​ 

Cindy Cerrentano
Associate Dean of Instruction 



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Contact Information

(312) 553-5975
Harold Washington College
30 E. Lake Street
Chicago, IL 60601
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Mon - Thurs,  8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.


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