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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.



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



Welcome to Olive-Harvey College, home of the Panthers! The Admissions team is excited to help you along your educational journey! Olive-Harvey College is an open enrollment institution and students are accepted year-round.


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.


Adult Volunteer Literacy Program – Panther Connections

The Panther Connections Mission is to help adults improve their overall quality of life by providing free tutorial services to improve their basic reading, writing, math, or English language skills.


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 Olive-Harvey College

An essential component of Olive-Harvey College’s effort to improve student learning.


Automotive Technology

The Automotive Technology program provides the necessary foundation and practical experience to pursue entry-level positions that meet the changing demands of the automotive industry.


Auxiliary Services

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.

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Business and Professional Services Department

The mission of the Business & Professional Studies Department is to provide excellent instruction for all its students, inspire them to think critically, encourage their professionalism and help them to secure opportunities in their chosen discipline.


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.


Career Planning & Placement Center

Olive-Harvey Career Planning & Placement provides comprehensive services to help you make informed decisions about careers. We also help you successfully transition into the workforce. Email or call to make an appointment.


Career Programs & Continuing Education

The Career Programs and Continuing Education (CPCE) forges partnerships between City Colleges and industry leaders to better align City Colleges’ curricula with the demand in growing fields.


Child Development Laboratory Schools

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.


Child Development Program

The mission of the Child Development Program is to develop dedicated, knowledgeable, self-reflective and culturally sensitive Early Childhood professionals who have the skills and motivation to serve children and families of our communities.

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Communications Department

The Communication Department seeks to hone our students’ abilities to explore and use Standard American English (SAE) effectively and to actively read and analyze literature.


Continuing Education

We are excited and humbled to serve Chicago’s southside from Hegewisch to South Shore, Chatham, Pullman, Roseland, and the Far Southwest Side, with Continuing Education that provides skills & knowledge for career & personal growth, and have a good time.


Diesel Technology

The Diesel Technology program equips students with the skills necessary foundation and practical experience to pursue entry-level positions that meet the changing demands of the automotive industry.


Facilities Management

The Facilities Management department handles requests for facility usage and room reservations.


First-Year Experience

Welcome to Panther Tracks, Olive-Harvey’s First Year Experience Program


Human Resources

Olive-Harvey 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 Strategic initiatives.

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The mission of the Humanities Department is to provide a holistic education. Our faculty strive to create an atmosphere of learning, free inquiry, critical thinking, creativity and communication.


Information Technology Services (ITS)

IT is committed to improving the accessibility, availability and reliability of technology infrastructure and services, enabling members of the user community to achieve their full potential in teaching, learning and research.



The mission of the Office of Instruction is to enhance the quality of teaching and learning, courses and programs at Olive Harvey college by providing a supportive instructional environment to students and faculty.


International Student Services

International Student Advisors at Olive-Harvey College support 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.


Library (Olga Haley Library-Learning Resource Center)

In December 1975, Olive-Harvey College Library was dedicated to Olga Haley a beloved instructor/administrator. The mission is to support all educational programs and provide academic services for students of various levels of preparation and ability.


Math Emporium

The Math Emporium is a state-of-the-art computer learning center designed to help students learn math by interacting with a team of instructors, embedded tutors, and an interactive math software.

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Mathematics & Computer Information Systems (CIS) Department

The Mathematics and Computer Information Systems (CIS) programs are designed to give students an opportunity to develop a mathematical foundation as a tool for understanding the world and society in which they live.

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Natural Sciences Department

The mission of the Natural Sciences Department is to help students develop the mindset and skills to investigate the natural world and apply this knowledge to solving everyday problems.


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

The Vice President is responsible for the administration of academic programs (General Education, Foundational Studies, Continuing Education, and Adult Education) and the coordination of these with other college functions.


Olive-Harvey Middle College High School

Helping Students 16-21 years old earn their Diploma


Plant Maintenance

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


Predominantly Black Institutions Program (PBI)

STEM-ULATING. EDUCATING. & MOTIVATING pre-college and college students at Olive-Harvey College



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.

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Social Science and Africana Studies Department

The Social Science and Africana Studies Department mission is to enhance knowledge, understanding, skills, collaboration, community service and life-long learning.


South Chicago Learning Center

Olive-Harvey College South Chicago Learning Center prepares students for both higher education and employment by offering vocational and technical training as well as adult education courses.


STEM Center for Teaching and Learning

The STEM CTL is committed to supporting OHC faculty and staff by providing professional development activities using the most up-to-date technology, best practices, and assessments, to improve teaching and increase student achievement.


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 Resources Center

The Testing Resources Center administers a variety of testing services to students pursuing their academic goals.


Transfer Resources Center

Our Transfer Resources Center helps students create a plan for a seamless transition to 4-year institutions. Watch CCC transfer students Taylor and Bogdan discuss their love of student life and study at the Illinois Institute of Technology.


Tutoring Center

Academic Support Services is dedicated to upholding the mission of Olive-Harvey College by providing free quality tutoring in order to promote student success and achievement.

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Urban Agriculture

​We aim to bring equitable and sustainable community practices to support the local community with responsibly growing food along with programs that include non-human issues such as animals and environment.​


Veterans Services Resource Center

City Colleges of Chicago serves 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.


Wellness Center

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


Women In Logistics

Mission statement here.