Your health and safety are our top priorities. This situation is fluid, and we are working in lock step with the City of Chicago and the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) to develop plans for multiple response scenarios related to coronavirus. Thank you for your flexibility and cooperation during this time.

  • Monday, March 23 - Sunday, May 10

    Most classes offered remotely until the end of Spring semester

    No classes will be held in-person through the end of Spring semester.  No student services will be offered in-person through the end of Spring semester.

    Most classes are being offered remotely until the end of Spring semester.

    Most student services are available remotely online at www.ccc.edu/VSS.

  • April 13 (Week of)

    Adult Education Classes Resume Via Distance Learning

    City Colleges of Chicago Adult Education classes that were paused due to COVID-19 will restart on the week of Monday, April 13 as distance-learning classes.

    Distance-learning classes means that students do not come to the college campus.  Instead of coming to the college campus, students are able to continue with their class by connecting with their instructor through online learning systems (Brightspace and Zoom), email, and phone calls.

    If an Adult Education student needs support accessing a laptop (Chromebook) or Wi-Fi, City Colleges of Chicago will loan this technology to Adult Education students so they can participate in their Adult Education classes from their homes.  Please click on the link below as soon as possible to request any needed equipment: https://apps.ccc.edu/LoanerLaptop/login

    Las clases de educación de adultos de los Colegios Comunitarios de Chicago que fueron pausadas debido al COVID-19 se reiniciarán el lunes 13 de abril como clases de aprendizaje a distancia

    Con las clases de aprendizaje a distancia los estudiantes no tienen que asistir a las instalaciones físicas del college o institución al que pertenecen. Los estudiantes pueden continuar con su clases conectándose con su instructor a través de sistemas de aprendizaje en línea (por medio de las plataformas de Brightspace y Zoom), correo electrónico y llamadas telefónicas.

    APOYO TECNOLÓGICO

    Si un estudiante de Educación de Adultos necesita ayuda para acceder a una computadora portátil (Chromebook) o Wi-Fi, Los Colegios Comunitarios de Chicago tienen un servicio de préstamo de equipos para  los estudiantes que necesiten acceder a las clases virtuales desde sus hogares. Haga clic en el siguiente enlace lo antes posible para solicitar cualquier equipo que sea necesario:

    https://apps.ccc.edu/LoanerLaptop/espanol/login

    April 13 (Week of)

  • List of Classes on Pause

    The list of credit classes on pause is found here. An instructor will be in touch with students in these classes on next steps.

    Adult education classes (GED, ESL, adult basic education) classes resumed as distance learning as of the week of April 13th.

Frequently Asked Questions


COVID-19 can cause mild to severe respiratory illness. The virus appears to be transmitted through person-to-person contact and health authorities expect more cases may occur in Chicago and the United States. Practicing basic hygiene such as washing your hands regularly with soap is the best way to stop the transmission of the virus.

Practice good hygiene.

  • Washing your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds is best.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash and wash your hands.
  • Practice social distancing whenever possible.
If you have concerns about your health, please contact your personal health care provider, email the City of Chicago’s coronavirus hotline coronavirus@chicago.gov or call the hotline at 312-746-4835.
Our janitorial staff is focused throughout each day on regularly cleaning of:
  • Surfaces in cafeterias/lunch rooms, washrooms and high touch areas
  • Common area surfaces, such as door handles, elevator call buttons, conference room tables, chairs in the lobbies, and other common area surfaces
This cleaning regimen will continue to be emphasized as part of our ongoing response to this public health concern.  Please wash your hands frequently and utilize the hand sanitizer dispensers that are placed throughout all of the colleges.
If you have traveled to a location with widespread community transmission of COVID-19, you should stay home for 14 days after your return date.
If you are planning to travel for personal purposes, it is strongly recommended that you refer to the CDC’s travel information and risk assessments. We urge caution and the exercise of personal judgment.

City Colleges of Chicago

COVID-19 News and Updates

Technology supports for students

Dear students, As you know, City Colleges is planning a move to remote learning in response to the coronavirus situation. In the meantime, below are some resources to help minimize the disruption to your education. You can also see these tools on our updated website: www.ccc.edu/coronavirus. Technology needs survey – It is essential that you […]

City Colleges to Close Child Development Lab Centers Starting Wednesday, March 18th

Effective Wednesday, March 18th until further notice, City Colleges of Chicago’s child development labs (childcare centers) will be closed. This includes child development lab centers located at: Truman College, Olive-Harvey College, Malcolm X College, Richard J. Daley College, Kennedy-King College. Thank you, City Colleges of Chicago

Reminder: All classes are cancelled for this week, except fully online courses; and further details…

Dear City Colleges students, faculty and staff, Please remember there will be no City Colleges classes this week, except for fully online courses. If your class is already fully online, it will continue this week as usual. All advising or testing appointments scheduled for Monday, March 16th should still take place. Students who do not […]

Current City Colleges students: complete this important tech needs survey

Dear students, If you are currently taking classes at City Colleges, you have been sent an important student survey about technology. This is important for you to complete as we plan for remote learning in most classes in response to the coronavirus situation. If you received the following email, please take the survey: Subject: Important […]

Guidance on Travel, Group Activities, Contact Info Update

Dear CCC Community: To ensure the health and safety of the community, under the guidance of Governor Pritzker and Mayor Lightfoot, City Colleges of Chicago has prepared restrictions for events, group gatherings and travel. These restrictions are effective immediately. Guidance on Travel All Domestic Travel Conducted on Behalf of City Colleges Is Cancelled Through At […]

COVID-19 Resources

For the most reliable information, please visit www.chicago.gov/coronavirus or www.cdc.gov/coronavirus.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the CDPH Coronavirus hotline at 312-746-4835 or email coronavirus@chicago.gov.

Please continue to send questions to covid19@ccc.edu to inform our planning and communications.