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Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP)

AQIP is the acronym for Academic Quality Improvement Program and refers to an intensive and systemic process of analysis and improvement of all things Wright College.


The ACCESS Center at Wright collaborates with students with disabilities to facilitate supportive services that provide equal access to programs and services.

Accomplishments, Achievements, and Data

See what Wright IT has done to contribute to Wright College's success.

Adjunct Faculty Information Hub

The Adjunct Faculty Information Hub is where you can familiarize yourself with Wright College and the resources the college has to offer.

Adult Education

Adult Education is a comprehensive program of free classes for adult students who need to learn or improve their English language or basic literacy skills, obtain a GED® certificate, or prepare for the Citizenship exam.

Advising and Transfer Center

College Advisors are available to assist you at every stage of your education at Wright College -- from clarifying education and career goals, to academic planning, to helping you succeed along your journey, to applying for graduation.

Alternative High School (16 to 21 years old)

Did you drop out of high school? Are you 16 to 21 years of age? You can earn a high school diploma at the City Colleges of Chicago! Apply at Olive-Harvey Middle College or Truman Middle College.

Alumni Association

We are creating a new & dynamic Alumni Association to help you stay connected with former classmates & faculty while enjoying useful benefits. Joins us as a member today!

Assessment at Wilbur Wright College

An essential component of Wilbur Wright College’s effort to improve student learning.

Auxiliary Services

The Auxiliary Services department manages Janitorial Services, Print Center, Central Stores, Mail Center, External Events, Fixed Asset Management and Space Utilization.

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Welcome to the Department of Biology! Study all branches of life by enrolling in: Anatomy & Physiology, Botany, Environmental Biology, and Microbiology.

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Business Department

Welcome to Wilbur Wright College Business Department. We strive to provide students with a quality education for professional success. We offer quality associate’s degrees in Accounting and Management/Marketing.

Business Services

Business Services is responsible for protecting the assets of the college by ensuring policies and procedures are adhered while maintaining the financial integrity of the college.

C2C Information Technology

Wilbur Wright College is the Center of Excellence in Information Technology, students can pursue IT courses and programs at all seven of the City Colleges of Chicago.

Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL)

At the Center for Teaching and Learning, faculty and staff come together for informative, creative presentations. ​This collaborative atmosphere provides a positive space for sharing of ideas.​

Civic Engagement

Your voice matters!

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Computer Information Systems

The Computer Information Systems department offers programs in Networking Systems & Technologies, Web Development, and Computer Science.

Continuing Education

Our programs and courses are designed for curious learners of all ages, academic, and professional levels in our community.

Early College

The Early College programs provide opportunities to high school juniors & seniors to earn college credits while still in high school. It will reduce the time for earning a degree and provide exposure to rigorous college courses.

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English, Literature and Reading Department

Wright College’s English Department offers a variety of writing, literature, and reading courses. The courses range from developmental and ESL writing and reading courses to scholarly courses such as Great Books in writing and literature.

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Environmental Technology Programs

The Environmental Tech Programs' mission is to provide quality education and training to prepare students for technical and managerial positions in the energy efficiency, emergency management, sustainability, and environmental health & safety fields.

Equity at Wright

In Fall 2015, Wright College was awarded a grant from Association of American Colleges & University (AAC&U) to create and implement an Equity Action Plan, with intent to decrease the equity gap among Hispanic and Black students.

Faculty and Staff Wellness Resources

Wellness Center resources for Faculty, including crisis response protocols.

FAQ's Undocumented Students

For information regarding resources and scholarships for undocumented students, please click the documents under the publication section of this page.

Financial Aid

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Foundational Studies

Great Books Curriculum

The Great Books Curriculum is a set of core courses in English, History, Humanities, Literature, Philosophy, and Theater, as well as a series of intellectual and cultural activities for students.

Honors Program

Honors coursework encourages creative and critical thinking, collaboration across disciplines, diverse cultural understanding, engaged civic and ethical leadership, and research and advanced scholarship.

Human Resources

Wright College supports District Human Resources' mission to attract, recruit, develop and retain the most highly qualified and diverse workforce that will support and deliver on the City Colleges of Chicago's Reinvention and Strategic initiatives.

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The Humanities department includes four academic disciplines: Humanities, Foreign Languages, Philosophy, and Fine Arts.

Information Technology Resource Center (ITRC)

Information Technology Resource Center provides access to resources designed to improve teaching effectiveness and learning outcomes. The ITRC also provides IT support services to every area of the college and its constituents.

International Student Services

International Student Advisors at Wright College support all of the educational needs and immigration requirements of international students.


The Wright College Library supports the curriculum and mission of Wilbur Wright College. The library provides students, faculty and staff with multiple resources to support study, research and lifelong learning.

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Library Technical Assistant

Why work in a library? "Discovering Barbra Streisand by listening to her albums at the Carnegie Library in Pittsburgh really changed everything for me." -Billy Porter

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Northwest Chicago Symphony Orchestra

The Northwest Chicago Symphony was formed and exists so that students of Wilbur Wright College, our faculty and our community may experience the shared joy of listening to and performing orchestral music.

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Occupational Therapy Assistant

The Occupational Therapy Assistant Program promotes meaningful living by adapting activities, tasks and the environment which enables people to fulfill their chosen life roles.

Office of Admissions

Welcome to Wilbur Wright College! The Admissions Team is here to help you through the enrollment process and provide resources and tools to help you succeed.

Office of the President

The President of the College is the chief executive, administrative, and education officer and derives authority from, and is responsible to the Chancellor of the City Colleges of Chicago and the Board of Trustees.

Office of the Vice President

Alanka P. Brown is the Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs for Wilbur Wright College, one of the City Colleges of Chicago.

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The Wright College Paralegal Program is designed to prepare students to become highly trained paralegals to meet the needs of corporations, law firms and offices, and other sectors where law related work is performed.

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society - Theta Omega Chapter

Phi Theta Kappa seeks to recognize and encourage the academic achievement of two-year college students while providing opportunities for individual growth and development through participation in honors, leadership, service and fellowship programming.

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Physical Education

Physical education instructs our students in various courses of the importance of well developed motor skills, nutrition and strength, in order to achieve a high level of fitness.

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Physical Sciences and Engineering Department

The Physical Sciences Department offers courses in Astronomy, Chemistry, Engineering, Physical Science and Physics.

Plant Maintenance

Plant Maintenance provides support services for the purpose of maintaining a well functioning and safe facility.

Project Wright Access

Project Wright Access will create a workforce pathway for young adults with developmental and cognitive disabilities. ​


The Office of the Registrar administers the enrollment of students, maintains student records, and works with faculty, administration and staff on academic matters.


Safety & Security

Campus Safety and Security is available 24 hours a day to ensure a safe and secure environment for all City College students, staff members, and visitors.

Self-Care Resources

Service Learning

Service Learning courses combine community service and classroom concepts

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Social Science

Addictions Studies, Anthropology, Criminal Justice, Economics, Geography, History, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology

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Social Service

The Social Service department at Wilbur Wright College offers a Certificate and Associate's Degree in Gerontology, the study of human aging, and a Certificate in Nursing Home Administration.

Student Activities

The Student Activities Department provides student services for UPASS, food pantry, opportunities for engagement through offerings of programs, activities, leadership opportunities, Student Government Association, student clubs and organizations.

Student Government Association

The Student Government Association represents all students and serves as a liaison between the student body and college administration and the Board of Trustees.

Student Resource Guide

Student Services

The Student Services Department provides a broad range of services to assist students in achieving their academic and life goals.

Supportive Intervention Team

SIT is the College's behavioral assessment team.

Testing Resources Center

The Testing Resources (Assessment) Center provides a variety of testing services to assist students as they pursue their academic goals.

Transfer Services

Tutoring @ Wright

The Academic Support Services at Wilbur Wright College is pleased to support student success through peer, professional, and embedded tutoring.

Upcoming Workshops and Events

Find upcoming Wellness Center events & workshops here!

Veterans Services Center

Welcome to the City Colleges of Chicago! We serve thousands of U.S. military veterans each year. Our veteran services team provides a wide range of services to ease your transition from the military to college life and to help you succeed.

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Visual and Performing Arts

The Visual and Performing Arts Department is comprised of the disciplines of Art, Architecture, Dance, Music, Speech, and Theater.

Wellness Center

The Wellness Center provides mental health and social services to strengthen your personal and academic growth.

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Designation

The WGSS Designation is a collection of courses that provide students the opportunity to engage in academic scholarship that focuses on intersectional equity, inclusion, and social justice for all people.

Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act (WIOA)

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act (WIOA) formerly Workforce Investment Act (WIA) is a federal law which provides training for people who are out of work, low-income and need training to change career paths.

Wright College Humboldt Park

Wright College Humboldt Park offers several programs of study, including college credit, Adult Education, and Continuing Education Programs.

Writing Center

The Writing Center offers assistance to student writers at every step in the writing process and provides guidance on all writing tasks.

Next session begins 2/13