–Marian Wright Edelman, American activist for children’s rights
Take charge of your college action steps with this checklist! Use it throughout the summer as a reminder of the steps you need to take in order to start on Day 1 fully prepared for college success.
Most 2-year colleges including the City Colleges of Chicago do not have housing for students, however, if you are interested in living on your own while attending college you can view this Chicago housing resources page for advice, resources and links to affordable housing for students. Lincoln College is one of the few colleges that offer an associates degree and on-campus housing. However, there are many options for non-dormitory apartment housing for two-year institutions, including Parkland College in Champaign, IL for those looking outside of the city of Chicago.