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Welcome to Transfer & Articulation

Mission & Vision
​​​​​​Our Mission:

We create opportunities for our students, faculty and staff to access a network of colleges, universities and educational supports that increase knowledge in and progress towards advanced education.                  

Our Vision:  ​                

We seek to be the pipeline for economic and community growth through the development of an educated populace that eliminates the disparities and inequities in access to education and employment opportunities in the city of Chicago. It is through the relationships developed through cross-departmental collaborations as well as partnerships with colleges and universities across the country, that we create a quality student experience at CCC and the partner four-year institution. The goal is that students complete their degrees and enter the workforce prepared for success at the local, national, and international level.                

Transfer Associate Degrees - AA, AS, AES, AFA
Institutions in Illinois grant two primary transferable Associates degrees because the Illinois Articulation Initiative general education package is part of both (The Associate in Arts/AA and the Associate in Science/AS degree). The AA, has a full general education package (GECC) fully incorporated. When you complete an AA degree and transfer, your general education requirements should be waived at the next 4-year IAI participating institution you choose to attend. The AS degree is specifically designed for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, or STEM, areas of study. This degree has a modified general education package which allows students in these demanding fields the opportunity to remain on track with their cohorts at the 4-year institutions and complete their general education courses after they transfer to their institution of choice. Under the AS model, students will take one additional math and science course each. The GECC package remains intact; however, a student will complete the package upon transfer to a university.          
Students seeking the Associates in Engineering Science (AES) and Associate in Fine Arts (AFA) options should consult with with their College Advisor).     

Always select your degre​e program and courses in consultation with your college advisor!                            
Transferring your credits into CCC?


To find out about admission to any of the seven City Colleges of Chicago:​                                                                        

To find out about how your transfer credit will get evaluated and counted:                                                                  

Getting Your Associates After Transferring
​​​Universities will send your transcript back to CCC to help complete that associate degree even after you transfer. 
Reverse Transfer of Credit​ ​           
Prior Learning Credit
To learn about special agreements and transfer credit for Prior Learning outside the college classroom:  

o Year-Up Chicago Prior Learning Assessment                                                                        

o National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS) Prior Learning                                              

o Transfer of Westwood College credit          ​