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At City Colleges of Chicago (CCC), we are committed to providing our students a broad range of educational opportunities and services to help them achieve their education and career goals. We serve a highly diverse student population, including full-time, part-time, transfer, disabled, under-represented, military veteran, and international students.  

CCC is an open enrollment institution and students are accepted year-round. See below for program-specific application and registration instructions.               


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Students working towards a degree or certificate should visit to fill out an online application for admissions. Once your application has been processed, you will receive an acceptance letter that includes your Student ID number.

Once you’ve been admitted, you will need to attend the New Student Orientation. For a complete overview of the registration process, including information about taking the placement exam, residency requirements, advising, and registration, download our New Student Registration checklist [PDF]. 



City Colleges of Chicago offers free college-level classes to high school students through our Dual Enrollment and Dual Credit* programs. These programs helps students reduce the amount of time and money needed to complete two- and four-year degrees.

To start, visit and fill out an online application for admissions. Next, download the Early College Registration checklist [PDF] and follow the steps to complete the registration process.​

*Students interested in the Dual Credit program should speak with their high school representative to learn more.



City Colleges of Chicago offers tuition free GED, English as a Second Language (ESL), Adult Basic Education (ABE), and U.S. Citizenship preparation classes. To register, visit the
Adult Education Department​ at the college of your choice or call 773-COLLEGE.

For a complete overview of the Adult Education registration process, download our Adult Education Registration checklist​ [PDF].​​​​  

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Faculty & Staff

Contact Information

226 W. Jackson Blvd
Chicago, IL 60606
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​Other Resources

New Student Orientation Video​

Disability Access Center

Veterans Services

Credit for Carpenters                              

COMPASS Placement Test Preparation                                   

Understanding Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)                                   


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