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Student Resources: Quick Guide


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Download a list of resources available at your college:​



What do you need to do? 
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Visit an advisor to plan my classes       

Our Academic Advisors are available to assist you with goal setting, career exploration, choosing a focus area, creating an education plan, selecting classes, reviewing semester maps, and applying for graduation.​       

ccc.edu/advising      


Transfer to a 4-year college       

Our Transfer Centers can help you transition to a four-year college including researching where you want to attend, learning about transferable courses, and applying for transfer scholarships.      

ccc.edu/transfer      


Find a job or internship       

Our Career Centers can help you decide on a career and choose the best academic program to get you there. You can also learn how to complete a job application, create a resume and interview effectively to help you land a job or internship.       

ccc.edu/careerservices   


Get tutoring in a difficult subject       

Our Tutoring Centers offer free tutoring and academic support services to assist students in achieving personal and academic success. One-on-one and group tutoring sessions are available.       

ccc.edu/tutoring      


Get help from a professor       

Go to faculty office hours. See your class syllabi for locations and times.        


Take a placement exam        

The Testing Resources Centers provide a variety of testing services to assist students as they pursue their academic goals. COMPASS testing and other placement exams can be taken there.       

ccc.edu/testing      


Order books or supplies for class       

Students should purchase materials through the new CCC Online Bookstore. The goal of this new partnership with Akademos/Textbookx is to deliver course materials to you at a reasonable price and in a timely manner.   

ccc.edu/textbookx   

        

Check out a library book       

CCC’s College Libraries offer electronic, database, and print media to support the scholarly work of students, faculty, and staff as well as individual and group library and information literacy instruction.       

ccc.edu/libraries      


Ask a question about financial aid       

Our Financial Aid Offices work closely with students and families to provide financial assistance in the form of grants, loans and work-study from federal and state resources. For help filling out the FAFSA form, visit your college’s Financial Aid Office.       

ccc.edu/financialaid   


Learn about scholarship opportunities       

Our Financial Aid Offices work closely with students and families to provide financial assistance in the form of grants, loans and work-study from federal and state resources. To learn about scholarships, visit your college’s Financial Aid Office.       

ccc.edu/scholarships      

        

Learn about veterans benefits       

Our Veterans Services Centers provide access to veterans-specific resources, assistance with the transition from military to civilian life, information on VA benefits and credit transfer procedures, and places to network with other veterans.       

ccc.edu/veterans      

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Access services for students with disabilities       

Our Disability Access Centers provide coordination and supportive services for students with documented disabilities. CCC makes every effort to integrate students with disabilities into all courses and programs.       

ccc.edu/dac    


Get help with a personal issue        

Our Wellness Centers offer personal and group counseling, stress and time management coaching, and referrals to community resources including low-cost medical/dental care, emergency housing, groceries, legal services and child care.       

ccc.edu/wellnesscenter   

        

Get a loaner laptop        

City Colleges of Chicago credit students may borrow a Windows laptop free of charge for up to 4 weeks. Laptops are issued on a first-come, first served basis.       

ccc.edu/borrowalaptop   

        

Join a sport       

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 and others play intramurals for fun.       

ccc.edu/athletics      

        

Get involved in a club or hold an event       

Student Clubs and Organizations are an important part of student life at CCC. Student Clubs provide an opportunity to socialize and learn new leadership skills with peers and advisors.       

ccc.edu/sga   

        

Exercise       

Go for a run, lift weights, or stretch out at CCC’s fitness centers at Daley College, Kennedy-King College, Malcolm X College, Truman College, Olive-Harvey College or Wright College.       

        

Report a concern       

Don’t be afraid to speak up if something should be changed. We want to hear from you. Contact your President’s Office or call 773-COLLEGE.        

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Get help from security or report a safety concern       

http://www.ccc.edu/departments/pages/safety-security.aspx​​​