Department Index

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Academic Advising Office

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


Academic and Student Affairs

Academic and Student Affairs (ASA) defines and leads efforts to ensure quality academic programming, student success while completing their academic program and continued post-graduation success.


Academic Programs

City Colleges’ Academic Programs serve the community by offering training that prepares students for employment and four-year college and universities.


ACCESS Centers

City Colleges of Chicago is committed to creating accessible learning environments that reflect the needs of our diverse student body by dismantling barriers to accessible education.


Accounts Payable

The Accounts Payable Department provides payment services to vendors, faculty, staff and students while controlling all disbursements, other than payroll, made from District funds.


Administrative and Procurement Services




Welcome to City Colleges of Chicago. Your educational journey begins here.


Admissions Information for Credit Students

Welcome to the City Colleges of Chicago! Your educational journey begins here.


Adult Education

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


Advanced Placement (AP) Credit


Alternative High Schools (16 to 21 years old)

Did you drop out of high school? Are you 16 to under 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.



Articulated Credit-Credit For Prior Learning

FREE college credits awarded to Chicago Public School graduates who complete a high school career pathway!



Athletics play an important role in student life at the City Colleges of Chicago. Many of our athletes have transferred their talents onto four-year college and university teams.



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Budget and Planning

The Department of Budget and Planning provides the City Colleges of Chicago with policy recommendations and budgetary analysis for the district.


Business & Procurement Services

City Colleges of Chicago is transitioning to a new e-bidding platform, Bonfire, and encourage vendors to promptly register. CCC will start advertising, collecting responses, and awarding solicitations for procurements posted on or after March 11, 2024.


Business Services

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



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Capital Planning and Construction

Capital Planning & Construction conducts the annual facility assessments, develops the District-wide Capital Plan and coordinates and executes major construction and renovation projects on the college campuses.



Under the auspices of the Office of Institutional Advancement, the Communications Department oversees the City Colleges of Chicago media relations and public relations activities.


Compensation Design and Strategy

The Compensation Design and Strategy Department is responsible for Position Analysis and Salary Determination.


Continuing Education


Controller’s Office

The Controller’s Office collects, analyzes, and reports on financial and related non-financial data for the City Colleges of Chicago. It has two sections: General Accounting and Grant Accounting.


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Decision Support


Developmental Education Reading Initiative (DERI)

Literacy Support for all City Colleges Students, Staff, and Faculty


District Student Government Association (DSGA)

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


Doctoral Diagnostic Practicum details


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Early College Programs for High School Students

The City Colleges of Chicago is dedicated to creating opportunities for high school juniors and seniors to earn college credit prior to graduating high school.


Educational Quality

Educational Quality works to provide accessible educational opportunities, improve academic quality, facilitate faculty engagement in professional development and teaching excellence, and maintain supports to promote scholarly research.


EEO, Labor & Employee Relations

The Office of EEO (Equal Employment Opportunity), Labor & Employee Relations offers guidance to supervisors, managers, administrators and employees on collective bargaining agreements, employee relations, equal employment, Title IX and policy compliance.


Ethics Office

The purpose of the City College Ethics Office is to meet City College ethics goals, reduce unethical behavior within the City College community, implement Board policies on ethics and meet the requirements of the State Ethics Act.



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Facilities Maintenance and Usage

The Facilities Department maintains, replaces, and repairs the campuses’ buildings, grounds, and utility systems. This includes managing: heating and cooling, custodial services, snow removal, building repairs, issuance of keys and set ups for events.


Faculty Council of the City Colleges of Chicago

Faculty Council represents the faculty in all matters of general academic policy, such as curriculum, program development, academic freedom, and professional development.



The Department of Finance is responsible for managing the District’s finances and providing governance, support and leadership in Financial management and reporting, accounting, accounts payable, treasury services, debt management, budgeting and planning.


Financial Aid


Financial Systems

The Financial Systems Department provides leadership in the administration of the District’s Financial Systems and supports the Finance Department with control, compliance and strategic metric monitoring.


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Health and Benefits


Human Resources

The Office of Human Resources’ mission is 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 Strategic initiatives.

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Ilinois ePAY Electronic Payment Portal

Illinois ePAY online payment portal is an easy and convenient way to safely and securely pay for overpayments, payroll advance loan (PAL), SURS repayment, or benefit payments.


Information Technology

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) supports student success by providing a reliable and innovative technology environment for students, faculty, and staff to improve teaching, learning, and support operations.


Inspector General

The Office of the Inspector General conducts investigations regarding waste, fraud and misconduct.


Institutional Advancement

The Office of Institutional Advancement (OIA) serves the educational goals of the City Colleges of Chicago.


Instructional Technology


Internal Audit

The mission of Internal Audit is to provide independent, objective assurance and consulting services designed to improve the City Colleges of Chicago operations.


International Baccalaureate (IB) Credit


International Students

Welcome to the City Colleges! You will feel right at home. We are very proud of our international students – about 400 students from 75 countries. This talented group comprises an important part of our highly diverse student population.


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Janitorial Services

Judicial Affairs oversees the student disciplinary process to ensure effective and fair application of CCC’s student conduct policies in support of student rights and due process.

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Labor & Employee Relations

The Office of EEO (Equal Employment Opportunity), Labor & Employee Relations offers guidance to supervisors, managers, administrators and employees on collective bargaining agreements, employee relations, equal employment, Title IX and policy compliance.


Level UP Math

Level Up Math will prepare you for college-level coursework in a college environment. Develop a support system with peers, faculty, and staff. Get involved with a close ​community of highly motivated peers and supportive teachers.


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Mail Center

The District Office Mail Services exists primarily for the distribution, collection, and processing of the Colleges’ Mail.


Marketing and Communications

Under the auspices of the Office of Institutional Advancement, Marketing and Communications is responsible for the strategic planning and execution of internal and external programs that promote CCC’s mission, programs, and special events.


Mentor Connection

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Office of Legislative and Community Affairs

The Office of Legislative and Community Affairs works to build and maintain strong partnerships with local community-based organizations, schools, government officials and departments, faith institutions, and other stakeholders.


Office of the Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is the governing body of City Colleges of Chicago Community College District No. 508. City Colleges of Chicago currently operates seven accredited colleges located throughout Chicago.


Office of the General Counsel

The Office of the General Counsel is responsible for all legal work arising from the activities of the District.


Online Learning

Online Learning courses are offered at all seven City Colleges of Chicago locations and provides the flexibility to earn college credit at a distance.


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Partners in Education

Through a partnership between the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) and City Colleges of Chicago (CCC), CHA residents and HCV Program participants are eligible for quality training and educational opportunities at low or no cost.


Payroll Services

The Payroll Department is a dedicated team of professionals committed to paying employees in a timely and accurate manner in compliance with CCC policy and Federal and State regulations.


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


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Safety & Security

The Office of Safety & Security works to ensure a safe and secure environment for all City College students, faculty, staff, and visitors.


The Student Affairs department provides overall leadership and support for the Student Services departments located at our colleges.

Supportive Intervention Team (SIT) – District

The District Supportive Intervention Team (SIT) is the coordinating team for the college SITs. The SITs are the colleges’ behavioral threat assessment teams.


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Talent Acquisition

Talent Acquisition is responsible for finding and attracting the best qualified candidates to fill City Colleges of Chicago staffing needs.


Talent Management

Talent Management is City Colleges of Chicago’s commitment to recruit, retain and develop our highly talented and diverse employees.


Testing Resources Centers

The Testing Resources Centers provide a variety of testing services to assist students as they pursue their academic goals.



This office manages and invests District funds used for instructional programs, general operations, facility maintenance, and capital improvements.


Tuition Proposal

On Thursday, April 5th 2018, the CCC Board of Directors will consider the following proposal for a new tuition structure.


Tutoring Services

City Colleges of Chicago are pleased to support student success through peer, professional, and embedded tutoring.

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Veterans Services

Our Veteran Services teams, located at each college, provide a wide range of services to ease the transition of U.S. military veterans into the classroom and help them succeed.


Video Production Center

Take your production to new heights at a cost you can afford. The City Colleges of Chicago Video Production Center offers top-of-the-line services at better than competitive rates.

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Withdrawing and Financial Aid


Workforce Analytics & Human Resource Systems

The mission of Workforce Analytics & Human Resource Systems is to develop and lead information system plans that meet Human Resources’ automation, data, records and information management requirements.