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Diploma or Certificate Information

City Colleges of Chicago will issue a diploma, certificate, or GECC Credential(credential) at no cost to each student earning their credential for the first issuance. All credentials are processed through Parchment and for student completing Spring 2021 and later, you will receive an electronic and print credential. You will receive an email once your digital credential is available. At that time, you will also be asked to verify your mailing address and have 72 hours to update your mailing address. If there is no change within that time, Parchment will send your paper credential to the mailing address on file.       

City Colleges graduates may also purchase replacement or additional copies of previously award diplomas or certificates. Please do not make payment if you are unsure if you are eligible for a reprinted document. Questions may be directed to the Registrar's Office.        
City Colleges of Chicago (CCC) offers online transcripts ordering and processing available to student 24/7 using technology provided by Parchment. Parchment is on of education's most trusted intermediaries for electronic records. CCC partners with Parchment to enable you to request and track your diploma online.        

You may view or print your academic history (courses, credit hours, grades, graduation status, etc.) online. Online diploma order are typically received within three weeks, longer during peak periods.        
Receiving your credential through Parchment
Reprint Request     
How to Order Your Diploma:
Current students or student who have attend within one year and have access to the portal log in to, click on "Official Transcripts" icon under "Quick Access" on home page.         
Note: We recommend adding a personal email address in Parchment under (How to update your email in Parchment). This will enable you to connect you Parchment account to a personal email once your CCC email account is no longer active.         
CCC Alumni (former students), please create a Parchment account by clicking here
Former City College Name  
If you attended one of our colleges that has subsequently been renamed or closed, please order your transcripts from the college identified here.        
City Colleges Military Transcripts        
Students who participated in the City Colleges of Chicago overseas Military Program only can create an account here.


​You must already have earned a diploma or certificate from any of the City Colleges of Chicago.         

Current and recent students who are matched in the Parchment system will be prevents from ordering a transcript if you have a hold on your account preventing diploma or transcript distribution. We cannot release your diploma or certificate until the hold preventing release is resolved.        


​$25.00 per reprinted diploma or certificate. Payment may be made at the Business Office. Payments are NONREFUNDABLE.        

Note: Student who completed a credential Spring 2021 and later will received their credential electronically and in print.         



​City Colleges graduates who were previously awarded a diploma or certificate.                   

If you are not in need of a reprint and are looking to request to have your diploma or certificate mailed to you, please complete the Diploma/Certificate Mail Request Form​ and e-mail the completed document to your campus Registrar.         

Completion Term: 

  • Spring 2021 and later: Your credential is available through Parchment (electronically and in print).
  • Spring 2015 - Fall 2020: Your credential is available for pickup in the Registrar's Office. You can request that it is mailed to you be email your college Registrar.
  • Fall 2014 and prior: Contact your Registrar's Office to confirm if your credential is available. If it is not available, a reprint request and charge are required.

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