Students Who Register for “Late Start” Classes at South Suburban College May Still Benefit from Tuition Assistance, Free Laptops

South Suburban College Press Release

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL– South Suburban College (SSC) continues its efforts to provide flexibility to college degree seekers interrupted by the pandemic including late start 12-week and 8-week classes beginning February 8th and later. Spring class schedules, registration services and a new “live chat” with staff are all available online from ssc.edu.

SSC previously announced the free laptop application and other technical supports such as hotspots to assist students with the virtual learning environment. Applications are accepted from https://www.ssc.edu/technology-relief-fund/. Late starting students may also take advantage of SSC’s free class tuition waiver from www.ssc.edu/freeclass. Former students make take advantage of a new one-time SSC Student Debt Relief Fund from www.ssc.edu/student-debt-relief-fund.

Additionally, SSC’s Workforce Equity Initiative (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 upcoming Open Houses 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. For more information about the WEI programs at SSC, please call (708) 596-2000, ext. 2413, email workforceequity@ssc.edu or visit www.ssc.edu/wei.

In addition to the live chat function at ssc.edu, prospective students may call (708) 210-5718 for assistance, or email registration&records@ssc.edu or CounselingCenterQuestions@ssc.edu.

SSC is a community college located in South Holland, Illinois serving 21 communities including parts of the Chicago Southland and northwest Indiana. SSC provides a variety of support services and leadership opportunities to its students in addition to a wide range of affordable academic programs.