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Kisalan Glover
Director, Enrollment Management
Truman College Credit Admissions Steps:
  1. Apply - Complete the Admissions Application.                             
  2. Log into - Once you apply, you will receive an email from with temporary log-in information. Be sure to update your password and remember it!                               
  3. Verify Academic Placement - You can verify your academic placement level by taking a test, or by presenting a college transcript or official ACT/SAT or AP scores to your Truman Admissions Specialist.                               
    • Placement Tests - Once you can access the student portal you can take the online placement test. Since the test(s) are very important we recommend you review our placement test website, and visit the Truman Tutoring Center prior to beginning your test(s). The math test can be taken from home, whereas the english test must be taken at the Truman College Testing Center.             
    • Previous College Credit - Students with a grade of "C" or better in equivalent college-level English and/or Math courses may be exempt from the placement test(s). Students must show proof with an accredited college transcript.                              
    • ACT/SAT or AP Scores - Students with valid ACT scores (21 in Math and/or English) or AP test scores (3 or higher) may be exempt from the placement test. ACT scores are valid for four years                               
  4. Attend Orientation - Once you have completed your placement test, you will attend New Student Orientation. At Orientation you will meet and Advisor and choose classes!                               

KEY APPLICATION DATES & DEADLINES                                     

City Colleges of Chicago is now accepting applications for all 2020 terms. The Admissions Application Calendar shows key dates for credit students during the 2019-2020 year. Please visit the Admissions Office at the college of your choice or call 773-COLLEGE for more information.        

​TERMS ​Regular 16 Week Session​
(8 Week Summer)
     12 Week Session ​​
​SPRING 2020 January 9, 2020 (Thu) February 3, 2020 (Mon)
​SUMMER 2020​ May 30, 2020 (Sat)
​FALL 2020 August 20, 2020 (Thu)
September 17, 2020 (Thu)​
Truman College Adult Education Admissions Steps:                               
Truman College offers free GED, English as a Second Language (ESL), Adult Basic Education (ABE), and U.S. Citizenship preparation classes.            
We welcome all! The Adult Education dates for registration vary from those above. To register, visit the Adult Education Department​ in the Truman College Main Building, room 2230 or call 773-COLLEGE.                                                   
Are you a junior in High School looking to take college classes?               
City Colleges of Chicago offers free college-level classes to high school students through our Dual Enrollment and Dual Credit programs. You can learn more here.​​​​                                 
Why City Colleges of Chicago Is a Great Choice                                 
  • Truman College is one of the City Colleges of Chicago (CCC).  At CCC we are committed to providing you a broad range of educational opportunities and services to help you achieve your goals. We serve diverse students, including full-time, part-time, new, returning, transfer, career seeking, students with disabilities​, under-represented, military veteran, and international students.                                
  • 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                                  
  • 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. Also be sure to join one of our student clubs or organizations​​​​​​​​​.         



Faculty & Staff

Kisalan Glover 
Director of Enrollment Management

Margarita Guerrero
Admissions Specialist

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Contact Information

(773) 907-4000
(773) 506-3855
1145 West Wilson Ave.
Larry McKeon Building, Room 162
Chicago , IL 60640
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Monday-Wednesday: 9am-5pm
Thursday: 9am-6pm
Friday: 9am-1pm
Saturday-Sunday: Closed

2020 Extended Hours:
Fri, Jan 3: 9am-3pm
Sat, Jan 4: 9am-12pm
Mon, Jan 6 - Thurs, Jan 9: 9am-6pm
Fri, Jan 10: 9am-3pm
Sat, Jan 11: 9am-12pm


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