Take Summer Classes at South Suburban College and Benefit from Scholarships, Tuition Assistance Programs and Free Laptops

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–South Suburban College (SSC) continues its efforts to provide flexibility to college degree seekers interrupted by the pandemic with a virtual classroom model and some in-person options, as well as a wide range of tuition and technology supports. Summer Registration is now in progress online from ssc.edu. The 2021 Summer Semester begins the week of Monday, June 7th for both credit and non-credit classes. Summer students are encouraged to register early to secure grant opportunities and a preferred schedule.

The summer semester is an excellent opportunity for students to take the next step in their success by customizing a class schedule at a convenient, affordable institution. New SSC students should get started with the Online Application from 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.

The SSC Foundation has extended its scholarship deadline to Friday, April 16, 2021, for new and current students. More than 150 scholarships with a wide range of criteria are available for the coming summer and fall enrollment periods. The application process is made easy and must be completed online at ssc.edu/scholarships.

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 www.ssc.edu/technology-relief-fund/. Former students make take advantage of a new one-time SSC Student Debt Relief Fund from www.ssc.edu/student-debt-relief-fund.

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.