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Tonishea Terry-Jackson
Dean of Enrollment Management

At City Colleges of Chicago (CCC), we are committed to providing our students with a broad range of educational opportunities and services to help them achieve their education and career goals. We serve a highly diverse student population, including full-time, part-time, transfer, disabled, under-represented, military veteran, and international students.                                                    

CCC is an open enrollment institution and students are accepted year-round. See below for program-specific application and registration instructions.                                                      

KEY APPLICATION DATES & DEADLINES                                            

City Colleges of Chicago is now accepting applications for all 2021 terms. The Admissions Application Calendar shows key dates for credit students during the 2021-2022 year. Please visit the Admissions Office at the college of your choice or call 773-COLLEGE for more information. 

​TERM ​Regular 16 Week Session
(8 Week Summer)
     12 Week Session ​​
​Summer 2021 June 5, 2021 NA
​Fall 2021 August 26, 2021 September 23, 2021
​Spring 2022 TBA TBA



Students working towards a degree or certificate should visit 
fill out an online application. Once your application has been processed, you will receive an acceptance letter that includes your Student ID number.              

Once you’ve been admitted, you will need to attend the New Student Orientation. For a complete overview of the registration process, including information about taking the placement exam, residency requirements, advising, and registration, download our New Student Registration checklist [PDF]​.                                           



Students submitting transcripts from colleges or universities can submit official transcripts to the appropriate Registrar’s Office where the student intends to register and/or request a transcript evaluation to receive transfer credit.  Please note, official transcripts are required to receive transfer credit.  Students transferring credit to City Colleges of Chicago are required to submit official college transcripts reflecting all college credits earned at other regionally accredited institutions previously attended.                                            

Note: Unofficial transcripts may be submitted to complete the admission process, but they will not be evaluated for transfer credits and official transcripts will still be required for future enrollment and transfer credit evaluation.                                           



City Colleges of Chicago offers free college-level classes to high school students through our Dual Enrollment and Dual Credit* programs. These programs help students reduce the amount of time and money needed to complete two- and four-year degrees                                          

To start, visit and fill out an online application for admissions. Next, download the Early College Registration checklist [PDF] and follow the steps to complete the registration process.                                             

*Students interested in the Dual Credit program should speak with their high school representative to learn more.                                            


ADULT EDUCATION                        

City Colleges of Chicago offers tuition-free GED, English as a Second Language (ESL), Adult Basic Education (ABE), and U.S. Citizenship preparation classes. To register, visit the Adult Education Department at the college of your choice or call 773-COLLEGE.                                                  


Why City Colleges of Chicago Is a Great Choice                                            

  • Throughout our 100 year history, City Colleges of Chicago (CCC) has provided pathways to success for more than 1 million alumni. Learn more about CCC - student success stories and our innovative College to Careers program                                           

  • How we support special populations - veteransstudents with disabilities, and international students                                            

  • How we support all of our students - student success involves much more than what happens in the classroom. That’s why we have Student Affairs teams at each of our colleges; they provide a wide range of services to help you succeed                                            

  • Get involved - join one of our student clubs or organizations                                   




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(773) 602-5090
(773) 602-5055
6343 South Halsted Street
W Building, Room 110
Chicago , IL 60621
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Monday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Saturday: CLOSED
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