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Alert Monday, August 10th: Harold Washington College and District Office Closed Today

Due to activity downtown, Harold Washington College at 30 E. Lake & the CCC district office at 180 N. Wabash will be closed today, Monday, August 10th. Student services continue remotely...

Kennedy-King College Announces $1 Million in Scholarships for New Students This Fall 

Kennedy-King College, one of the seven City Colleges of Chicago, has announced the creation of the Statesmen Scholarship award that will pay up to full tuition for any new student at...

Cities invest in job training programs to aid pandemic recovery

Both San Antonio and Chicago recently unveiled programs meant to incentivize higher education and jobs training for out-of-work citizens A recent AP-NORC poll doesn't bode well for the future employment prospects...

Street artist Left Handed Wave’s Uptown mural ties together neighborhood’s past, present

‘Beyond Human Dreams of Loveliness’ at Truman College spells out that phrase, each letter inspired by a place — past or present — central to Uptown and the surrounding area. The Balaban...

Epoch Times: Chicago Mayor to Wipe Out Debt for Students Who ‘Finish What They...

Thousands of college students in Chicago will get a financial fresh start this fall to help the city recover from the pandemic lockdown that wreaked havoc on the economy. Read more at...

Inside Higher Ed: Chicago Community Colleges to Waive Some Debt

Students who stopped out of City Colleges of Chicago can now get a "fresh start." The community college system is offering to waive outstanding debt for students who stopped out of a...

WBEZ: City Colleges Offers ‘Fresh Start’ Student Debt Forgiveness Amid Pandemic

Students at the community college system with outstanding debt who dropped out over the past decade can get that debt waived and re-enroll. City Colleges of Chicago is trying to entice students...

Chicago Tribune: Chicago’s City Colleges will wipe out debt of former students who return,...

Aiming to boost Chicago's post-COVID-19 economic recovery, Mayor Lori Lightfoot launched a new initiative that will allow thousands of former City Colleges students to return to school, complete their degrees and...

Chicago Sun-Times: Debt forgiveness plan launched for more than 21,000 former City Colleges students

“Fresh Start” is a four-year program to help former City Colleges students who left in good academic standing to return, finish their degree and leave debt-free. More than 21,000 City Colleges students...

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