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Graduation is not the end. It's the beginning.

Welcome to Summer Hub Chicago! A site to help all Chicago high school grads plan and pay for their college and career paths. We exist to support your smooth transition into adulthood.

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What's next?

Wherever you are at right now, going to college or a job training program can be the next step in your journey. Our Program Finder is here to help you, whether you're:

  • Applying

    Discover which schools are the right fit for you and how to apply

  • Enrolling

    Get a step-by-step checklist to walk you through the enrollment process

  • Attending

    Learn about resources and opportunities to make your student life successful

Personalize your Plan

We 've done the legwork and collected application, enrollment, and campus life information for 75+ colleges and job training programs most often attended by Chicago HS graduates. Fill in your info below to get started!




Got questions?

Text us 24-7 at 312-681-7767

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Paying for It All

We’ve compiled financial resources to support you in everything, from getting your tuition covered to keeping your bills paid and your fridge stocked.

"Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today."

– Malcolm X, human rights activist


Summer Hub FAQs

Does Summer Hub cost me anything?

Nope! It's completely free! We are a dedicated, passionate team of educational professionals that are determined to make your transition into college life as stress-free and straightforward as possible.

I don’t know if I can afford to go back to school. Can Summer Hub help with that?

What if I'm not sure what type of degree I want to pursue?

What if I don't even know how to get started?

I have some complicated circumstances. Can Summer Hub still help me go back to school?

Can't Find What You're Looking For?

Email one of the contacts listed below to bring your real-life questions to a real-life person.

Or if you're not sure who to ask, just reach out through the following form and we'll connect you to the right person, who can help you find the answers you need