Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Harold Washington College abides by the Americans with Disability Act and with Section 504 (http://www.dol.gov/oasam/regs/statutes/sec504.htm) of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and will provide reasonable accommodations to students with disabilities covered by these laws. If you have a disability for which you may require accommodations, please contact the Disability Access Center located in room 107 or call (312) 553-3050. http://www.ada.gov/pubs/adastatute08.htm
Career Planning and Placement http://www.ccc.edu/departments/Pages/Career-Services.aspx
Career Planning & Placement offices offer one-on-one support, assistance with major and career selection, employment participation, and job hunting.
Chicago Legal Clinic - http://www.ccc.edu/colleges/washington/departments/Pages/Chicago-Legal-Clinic.aspx
The Chicago Legal Clinic works directly with students to identify their legal needs and provide community based quality services.
During the summer semester support is not available on campus. Please go to http://www.clclaw.org/about/programs/ for Chicago Legal Clinic information and resources.
Computers and print stations are available for students to write a paper, research for class, or check email. Student computers are located in the Open Computer Lab (room 404) and Library on the fifth floor.
Federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
Our college also abides by federal privacy laws on behalf of students and employees.
Financial Resources: http://www.ccc.edu/colleges/washington/departments/Pages/Financial-Aid.aspx
In arranging for the cost of tuition, or to address financial challenges in trying to pay for college, please visit the Financial Aid Office or learn more about Financial Aid Guidelines, grants, loans and scholarships.
Grades First is a student support system that will be used by faculty, advisors and tutors to help students achieve success in their classes. Use Grades First to schedule tutoring or advising appointments, or to see communications about your course progress generated by me or your other professors. Grades First is available through my.ccc.edu.
The Harold Washington College Library offers electronic, database, and print media to support the scholarly work of students, faculty, and staff as well as individual and group library and information literacy instruction.
Tutoring and Academic Support Services: http://www.ccc.edu/colleges/washington/departments/Pages/Tutoring.aspx
Tutors are available in a wide variety of subjects to assist students through individual and group tutoring sessions. Any student should utilize tutoring services to gain a deeper comprehension of course content and to enhance learning development.
Students can meet with a tutor by visiting one of the following tutor locations:
The Harold Washington College Wellness Center provides mental health and other social services to support your personal well-being and academic success.
The Writing Lab, located in 407A, is pleased to assist students with their writing with individual and group sessions. Free writing workshops are also available throughout the semester and will be advertised in the writing lab and on the website.