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Partners in Education


How To Get Started

  1. Attend an Information Session at one of our City Colleges locations
  2. Apply to the City College of your choice
  3. Complete Financial Aid Application
  4. Work with an Adviser to select your program and educational path
  5. Register for classes
  6. Contact the Partners in Education team to request a voucher
What Does the Program Cover?

Eligible expenses include tuition, required uniforms, books, and most exam fees for the CCC academic program or 
training program that the student is enrolled in. The program covers associate degrees, advanced certificates, 
basic certificates, a limited number of Professional & Personal Development courses/programs, and Adult Education.

Deadline dates for the Partners in Education Program are as follows: 

​Session ​Classes Start ​Voucher Request Deadline ​Last Day to Attend Mandatory Info Session
​Spring 16 week ​January 13, 2020 ​December 30, 2019 ​December 18, 2019
​Spring 12 week ​February 10, 2020 ​January 27, 2020 ​January 22, 2020
​Spring 8 week ​March 2, 2020 ​February 19, 2020 ​February 13, 2020
Program Requirements
  • Must be a current CHA resident or HCV Program participant
  • Must apply to the City Colleges of Chicago
  • Must attend the full duration of an Information Session prior to the start of class
  • Must apply for Financial Aid
  • Cannot have past debt with the City Colleges of Chicago
  • Cannot receive student loans and past student loans must be in good standing
CCC is with you every step of the way to graduation day with support services like:
  • Tutoring
  • Computer Labs
  • Wellness Centers
  • Academic Advisers
  • Engaged Faculty
  • Student Organizations and Clubs
  • Job Placement and Transfer Assistance
  • Child Care Services

Discover your career in one click with the City Colleges of Chicago Career Finder.
Use this online service to:

  • Explore opportunities in your industry of interest
  • Learn expected job growth for a particular career
  • Research education requirements and starting salaries for the career of your choice

Faculty & Staff

Erica Walker, Director of Student Development Projects

Brittany Crosby, Project Coordinator  

James Taylor, Project Coordinator


Contact Information



9:00 am to 5:00 pm


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