South Suburban College to host virtual open houses July 27 and 28

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SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (July 20, 2021) – It’s not too late to get registered and take advantage of a variety of free resources at South Suburban College (SSC) this fall. To help future students get started, the college is hosting a Student Resources Virtual Open House on July 28 at 6 p.m. and a Workforce Equity Initiative Virtual Open House on July 29 at 6 p.m.

SSC has provided over $3,000,000 in stimulus, tuition relief, and technology grants to students last fiscal year, and more is available. Additionally, the College continues its participation in the Workforce Equity Initiative (WEI) Grant. The WEI project is designed to create, support, and expand short-term workforce training opportunities in high need areas within SSC District #510. Through new programs, expanded access, opportunity, and support services, the project is anticipated to yield impactful outcomes for individuals, families, communities, and local businesses.

The WEI grant provides wrap-around services including comprehensive financial assistance and academic support to participating students within a variety of program areas providing stackable credentials. These programs will be highlighted at the July 29 Open House including Nursing, Patient Care Technician (PCT), Basic Nursing Assistance Training Program (BNATP), Community Healthcare Worker (CHW), Certified Production Technician (CPT), Solar Photovoltaic Installer, Forklift Operator, and the brand-new Barber College at the college’s main campus.

SSC is hosting these Virtual Open Houses to provide information to students who could benefit from funding, programs and services in the Fall 2021 Semester and beyond. All of the College’s open house links are accessible from www.ssc.edu/info.

Fall classes begin Monday, August 16, 2021, and class schedules, registration services, and a new “live chat” with staff are all available online from ssc.edu. Future SSC students should get started at admissions.ssc.edu. Once the application process is complete, new students will receive an SSC email account and a Self-Service username & password via email which will allow access to student information and class registration. In addition to the live chat function at ssc.edu, prospective students may call (708) 210-5718. For more information about the WEI programs at SSC, please call (708) 596-2000, ext. 2413, or email [email protected].

South Suburban College is located at 15800 South State Street, South Holland, IL.