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Center for Distance Learning (CDL)

Dr. Marcia Turner

Dean
 
Welcome to another exciting year in distance education through the City Colleges of Chicago! The Center for Distance Learning (CDL) offers more than 85 courses in a wide range of disciplines and enrolls more than 10,000 students each year.                                     
                                        
CDL is 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.                                     
                                        

Tuition and Fees

CDL classes follow the same tuition and fee structure as in-person classes.
                                    

Registration

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

Course Information

Exams

All CDL 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.                                       
                                        

CDL Student Services

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Faculty & Staff

Contact Information

Phone: 
(312) 553-5975
Fax: 
(773) 487-6990
Dawson Technical Institute
3901 S. State Street, Room 103
Chicago, IL 60609
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Hours

Mon - Thr,  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.

Publications

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