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 Facilities Management

Robert Graham II
Director of Auxilary Services & Facilities
City Colleges of Chicago (CCC) has spaces available for rent during non-instructional periods, subject to availability and approval.  Not-for-profit, community, educational, civic, youth and social organizations may rent facilities at CCC. All organizations renting space within CCC will be charged for room rental, staffing fees and equipment fees.  For more information, click on Facility Rental link under "Learn More".​​​


In an effort to ensure space is requested and scheduled in a transparent manner, KKC formed a Facilities Committee.  The KKC Facilities Committee is charged with the following objectives:            

  • ​Better use of Astra Scheduling for more robust scheduling, workflow efficiency, facilities management
  • Define processes and expectations for external (including contracts and billing) and internal event requests
  • Collaborate with KKC Communications Committee for proper marketing and advertising of approved campus events to internal and external stakeholders
  • Identify and address facilities/engineering issues with classrooms and other meeting spaces
  • Coordinate with all auxiliary services for proper event support including, IT, Security, Facilities, Engineering and Catering
  • Ensure building facilities are accessible for students and employees with diverse learning and work needs​




Faculty & Staff

​Kennedy-King College Facilities Committee:

  • Baha Awadallah, Executive Director of Business Services
  • Christine Basco, Manager – Information Technology
  • Robert Graham, Director of Auxiliary Services & Facilities 
  • Patrick Gipson, Director of Strategic Initiatives
  • Joy Hernandez, Facilities Coordinator
  • Michael Jones, Director of Student Activities
  • Leslie Jones, College Administrative Assistant and Classroom Scheduler
  • Hershey Norise, Director of Security
  • Eddie Phillips, Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs
  • Marshall Shafkowitz, Executive Dean of Washburne Culinary Arts and Hospitality Institute​
  • Lonnie Washington, Director of Information Technology

Related Services

Internal Space Request Process:
STEP 1: C​ontinue submitting all internal space requests via Astra Scheduling​ 
STEP 2: After you submit your request, you should receive an notification email summarizing the details of your space request (NOTE: THIS EMAIL IS NOT A CONFIRMATION OF APPROVAL FOR YOUR EVENT)
STEP 3: The Facilities Department will review your request, confirm if space is available, and send you an email approving or denying your request.  (NOTE: PLEASE DO NOT ADVERTISE YOUR EVENT UNTIL YOU HAVE RECEIVED CONFIRMATION OF APPROVAL FOR YOUR EVENT FROM THE FACILITIES DEPARTMENT).
If you have any questions or difficulties in submitting your request, or need to check on the approval status of your request, contact Joy Hernandez (   

In addition to the process summarized above, all space requests must be submitted with the following advance notice          

  • ​Internal request, notice of 5 business days
  • External request, notice of 45 business days

External requests are subject to CCC’s Board approved policy and detailed in the Board document available HERE            


Contact Information

(773) 602-5030
6301 S. Halsted St.
V-Building, Room 215
Chicago , IL 60621
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Mon-Fri: 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.


Related Services

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​Auxi​liary Services
Plant Maintenance​                  
Sustainability ​​