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Access Center

The Access Center provides coordination and supportive services for students with documented disabilities.



We are excited that you have chosen to begin your academic journey with us!


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 Center

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

Air Conditioning & Refrigeration

Our newly constructed facility houses "state of the art" HVAC equipment, Johnson Controls, and an HVAC Laboratory, providing our students with the very best training and instruction aligned with industry standards.


Alumni Association

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


Assessment at Kennedy-King College

An essential component of Kennedy-King College’s effort to improve student learning.

Automotive & Collision Technology

The Kennedy-King College Automotive department offers training in both automotive mechanical and automotive collision technologies.


Auxiliary Services & Facilities

Auxiliary Sevices oversees the day-to-day operations related to Campus Building Management and Operations in an effort to provide an efficient, safe and well-maintained environment for students, faculty, staff and the general public.


Biological Sciences

The Biological Sciences Department aims to develop scientific understanding and thinking to enhance skills while fostering inquiry of life through the scientific method, critical-thinking and civic engagement.


Business Services

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

Business-Computer Information Systems

The Business-Computer Information Systems Department prepares students for transfer to a four-year university and/or careers in Accountancy, Management and Marketing, and Information Technology.


Center for Working Families (CWF)

CWF is a career and personal financial service center located on the campus of Kennedy-King College. CWF provides job placement and readiness services to KKC students & surrounding communities. The Family Net Center provides computer training and access.

Child Development

The KKC Child Development Program (CDP) is a IL Gateways entitled institution, and offers a number of credentials in the Early Childhood Education field.


Child Development Laboratory School

The City Colleges of Chicago operates Child Development Laboratory Schools at five of the colleges, allowing students to take classes knowing their children are well cared for.

Communication Design

Graphic Design


The Communications Department at Kennedy-King College offers general education and upper level courses in the following disciplines: English, French, Literature, Spanish, and Speech Communication.


Continuing Education

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Dawson Technical Institute (DTI) of Kennedy-King College

DTI is an academic job training center for Construction Technology careers established in 1968. Named after U.S. Congressman William L. Dawson, DTI is recognized for providing top quality job training and construction industry career development.


Early College Program

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Facilities Management

The Facilities Management department handles requests for facility usage, room reservations, and custodial services for the college.


Financial Aid

The Financial Aid Office works closely with students and families to provide financial assistance in the form of grants, loans, and work-study from federal and state resources.


First-Year Experience

​The First-Year Experience Program goal is to assist first-year students with their transition to higher education by connecting them to campus resources and providing focused programming with an emphasis on fostering a sense of belonging and persistence.


Human Resources

Kennedy-King 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.

Human Sciences

The Mission of the Human Sciences Department is to prepare students for careers that contribute to the greater welfare of society, as well as their own personal growth and development.

Humanities, Fine Arts, Theatre

The Department of Humanities offers, General Humanities (inter-disciplinary) and specialized courses such as Fine Arts, Music, Theatre Art, Literature, Religion, Philosophy, and Latin.


Information Technology

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


International Student Services

International advisors at Kennedy-King College supports all of the educational needs and immigration requirements of International students.


Janitorial Services

Janitorial Services provides general cleaning of the interior and exterior of the buildings.



It is through the study of mathematics that students learn to think logically and abstractly.

Media Communications

The Media Communications program prepares students for careers in Television/Video, Radio/Audio, Media Sales and Marketing, and Interactive Media. The program offers Associate in Arts and Associate in Applied Science Degrees.


New Student Recruitment

The Recruitment Team at Kennedy-King College assist students seeking to attend one of the City Colleges of Chicago and provides information regarding Kennedy-King College programs and services offered.


Office of Instruction

The Office of Instruction works to maintain the academic integrity of the curriculum, empowers faculty in the classroom, and supports student success in a dynamic learning environment.


Office of the President

The President is the college’s chief executive, administrative and education officer and is responsible to the Chancellor of the City Colleges of Chicago and the Board of Trustees.


Parrot Cage Restaurant

Experience the Zagat rated and OpenTable preferred Parrot Cage Restaurant.


Phi Theta Kappa – Lambda Rho Chapter

Phi Theta Kappa’s mission is two-fold: Recognize and encourage the academic achievement of two-year college students.

Physical Education

The Physical Education department offers various courses in fitness, swimming, and team sports.

Physical Science

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


Plant Maintenance

Facilities Management maintains, replaces, and repairs the campus buildings, grounds, and utility systems.



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


Restaurant Rentals and Catering

Host your next event at one of Chicago’s two finest restaurants, operated by the Washburne Culinary Institute.


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.

Social Sciences

The Social Sciences Department at Kennedy-King College concentrates on the study of social problems and the influence of modern scientific technology that affects the life of the worker.

Social Services-Addiction Studies

Kennedy-King College offers an Associate in Applied Science degree and certifications in Social Services-Addictions Studies.


Social Work



Student Activities and Leadership Development

The office of Student Activities and Leadership promote positive engagement at Kennedy-King College through social, cultural, and educational programming that highlights the vibrancy of our campus community.


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 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)

SIT is the College’s behavioral threat assessment team.


Testing Center

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


TRiO Educational Talent Search

Educational Talent Search is a college access and retention program. It identifies students with the potential for post-secondary level education and assists them in preparing for enrollment in university, community college or technical programs.


Tutoring – Academic Support Services

Kennedy-King College is pleased to support student success through peer, professional, and embedded tutoring.


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.


Washburne Culinary & Hospitality Institute

Washburne’s world-class kitchens and focus on hands-on training give graduates the edge when moving into the food service industry.


Wellness Center

The Kennedy-King College Wellness Center provides mental health and other social services to support your personal well-being and academic success


WKKC 89.3 FM Radio

89.3 FM “More Than Just Music!”


Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA)

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