Plans for Fall


Dear City Colleges Community:

To protect the health and safety of our students, faculty and staff, we anticipate more than 80 percent of City Colleges classes will be offered remotely or online this fall. This approach aims to care for the well-being of our students, faculty, and staff while helping our students meet their academic and career goals.

Approximately 20 percent of classes will be offered on-campus face to face, either fully or as blended face-to-face/remote classes. These are limited to classes in which hands-on experiences are essential to meeting course requirements, or to classes in which student learning and retention can benefit from face-to-face instruction. In all cases, face-to-face instruction will be undertaken only as public health conditions allow and with social distancing in place.

Students can look up specific classes and their delivery methods in the ”class notes” section of the Fall class schedule. Online courses will continue to be offered by Harold Washington College and available to all City Colleges students, consistent with past semesters. The deadline to register for Fall 16-week credit classes is August 20th.
New this fall, our student services will be offered both remotely, online, and in person, with social distancing measures in place, so students can get access to help from wherever they are.

Also, our colleges will be open this fall for students who want to come in to take advantage of a quiet place to study and use technology resources, again with proper precautions.
We will provide more detailed return and reopening plans, but we wanted to share this overall direction now.

Please don’t hesitate to direct any questions to and we will incorporate answers into follow up communications.

Thank you,
Juan Salgado, Chancellor
Mark Potter, Provost