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Kennedy-King CollegeNew Student Orientation

Sponsored by: The Department of Student Services


Academic Plan

Whether it is a degree, certificate, or self-improvement, ALL students should plan to complete their goals. Kennedy King College offers a wide variety of programs to meet your academic needs. Certain programs transfer to other institutions. Meet with a faculty or college advisor and ask about our transferable programs.

general education objectives
General Education Objectives

As graduates of Kennedy-King College, students will:

  • Communicate Effectively
  • Understand Concepts
  • Understand Mathematical & Software Application Skills
  • Display an Understanding of Cultures & Society
  • Display an Appreciation of Human Diversity
  • Be Effective Evaluators & Life Long Learners
student policy manual make it yours

Student Policy ManualMake it yours!

The Student Policy Manual contains important information that you NEED to know!

Admissions Policy and Procedures

Tuition, Fees, Waivers and Refunds

Financial Aid Eligibility and Policy

Grade Designation and Policy

Academic Policies

Student’s Rights and Responsibilities

registration process
Registration Process

If you plan to use financial aid to pay for your classes, you MUST complete the Application for the Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The process must be complete prior to registering for class otherwise you must pay for your classes at the time of registration.

Submit an admission application

Submit an OFFICIAL high school transcript or GED transcript. If you have attended another college you must submit an Official College Transcript as well.

Take the Placement Exam in Room W-251

Attend New Student Orientation

Meet with an Advisor to register for courses

Pay for your courses

Obtain Student ID

Purchase textbooks – Building V

Pick up CTA U-Pass (AVAILABLE to full-time students only)

The earlier you register for classes the better your selection.


Online Registration(Available for continuing students only)

Students must meet the following criteria to register online:

Minimum 2nd semester student

No financial/academic holds

Available Services:

  • Register for courses
  • Revise schedule
  • Review schedule
  • View Holds
  • Verify tuition balance

tuition and fees
Tuition and Fees


Credit Courses per credit hour

Chicago Residents $ 79.00

Illinois Residents outside of Chicago $259.15

Out of State $301.55

Pre Credit Courses per credit hour

Chicago Residents $ 39.50

Illinois Residents outside of Chicago $219.65

Out of State $265.05


Registration $ 25.00 (non-Refundable)

Activity Fee $150.00 (full-time) (non-Refundable)

$ 50.00 (part- Time) (non-Refundable)

Partial Payment $ 25.00 (non-Refundable)

Center for Distance Learning (CDL) $ 40.00 (non-Refundable)

I-20 (Student Visa) Processing Fee $100.00

Graduation Application $ 20.00

College ID Replacement $ 5.00

Transcript Request (First transcript request free) $ 5.00 (Each additional request)

(All Rush orders) $ 10.00 (Each request)

**Prices Subject to Change**


How Do I Pay For College?Kennedy-King College offers several options for payment



*Credit Card


*Federal Financial Aid *Loans

You must be prepared to pay for courses at the time of registration!

how to read your class list schedule
How to Read Your Class List (Schedule)

Business 111 Section Component Description Campus: Grade Units Status Action Reason/Date

Cls# 30595 E Lecture Intro to Business Kennedy King College 3 Enrolled 12/17/2008

10:50AM 12:05PM Mon,Wed KK – Bldg Y Y110 01/20/2009 – 05/16/2009

Instructor: Jones,Emestine Last Day for

Tuition Refund:


Name of course: Business 111

What is the section for my class: E

When does this class start: Jan 20th

What time does the class meet: 10:50 – 12:05 PM

What days do I attend this class: Mon. & Wed.

What is the room number: Building Y Room Y110

Who is my instructor: Jones

When is the last day I can drop this class and get full tuition refund: Jan. 28

Pay close attention to your start time - It is your responsibility to attend class!

course sequence
Course Sequence

College Level/Credit

Math 118



College Level

English 101

Math English

Your placement test results determine which level of course you are eligible to register for

Foundational Studies

English 098-100


Reading 099-125

Foundational Studies

Math 099


Math 098






Math 099


Math 098


Center for Distant Learning (CDL)

We provide options available to meet your educational needs

  • Two types of courses
  • ONLINE – (WW) Blackboard
  • TELEWEB – (TW) Channel 20 and online
    • Transferable courses available
    • Books purchased online through eFollett
    • Financial Aid covers CDL Courses

Please note: When taking CDL courses, you must log into the Blackboard system a minimum of 2 times within the first week to avoid being dropped from your course

Take the CDL Assessment to see if you are ready for an online course!!!


Financial Aid Process

Apply Online:




After applying online, you must contact the Financial Aid Department in Room 2E67 to complete your application packet

An OFFICIAL copy of your High School or GED transcript must be on file at the college.

withdrawal financial aid
Withdrawal & Financial Aid

Date of withdrawal affects refund

WTH (student withdrawal)


(instructor no show withdrawal) miss one of the first two class meetings


(instructor withdrawal) not attending class and or not making progress towards course completions

ALWAYS check with a Financial Aid & Academic Advisor BEFORE dropping a course!

**Please Note**

If you receive a NSW at the beginning of the semester, no refund will be issued and you are responsible for the total cost of the course.

withdrawing from class cont
Withdrawing from Class cont.

Important! Important! Important! Important!

You are responsible for the cost of your courses. Please be aware that withdrawing from a course once the semester has begun can cost you money!!! Pay close attention to refund deadlines. The last date for tuition refund per class is available on your the Study List (Class Schedule).


Refer to current course schedule for tuition and fees.

earn and learn program
Earn and Learn Program


  • Up to $23,000 for tuition assistance
  • Benefits for long term employees
  • Flexible work shifts
  • Positions are available

Contact your UPS Rep in Room 3E36


Services Available to Students

Academic Support Services (OARS) - Room W-234

Academic Advising - W110

Career Center - W101

Child Care Center - Z102

Computer Labs

Financial Aid - W110

Library Room - X102

Disability Access Center - Room 3W90

Student Clubs and Organizations

Transfer Center - W101

academic advising room w110
Academic AdvisingRoom W110

Academic Advisors are available year round to assist students with defining, planning, and achieving their educational and career goals.

Services available include the following:

Academic Planning Graduation Evaluation

Career Assessment Community Referrals

Employment Resources Class Scheduling

Freshman Orientation Scholarship Opportunities

Readmission& Success Workshops Transfer Information

General Information on College Program Information

You should always meet with an Academic Advisor at least one time per semester to ensure you are on the right track!

disability access center dac w103
Disability Access Center (DAC)W103
  • The Special Needs Office provides a variety of services to students with physical and hearing disabilities.
  • Services available include the following:
  • Readers
  • Note takers
  • Transcriber
  • Adaptive equipment
  • Referrals

This program is designed to bring special need students into the educational and social mainstream of college life.

child care center room z102
Child Care CenterRoom Z102

Kennedy-King College understands that many students have responsibilities apart from being a student.

We provide excellent child care services to help meet the needs of our students.

Our Child Care Center hours of operation are:

Monday -Friday

6:00 am – 6:00 pm

get involved
Get Involved!!!

Student Activities


  • African American Culture Club
  • Auto Club
  • Christian Fellowship Club
  • CAB Club
  • Dance Club
  • Delegation Pep Squad
  • Future Teachers/Bilingual Educators
  • GraphX Club
  • Hispanic Student Club
  • HVAC Club
  • International Student Organization
  • Math Club
  • Phi Theta Kappa
  • Project Discover
  • Social Work Club
  • STEM Club
  • Student American Dental & Hygiene Association
  • Student Government Association
  • StudentNursing Association

National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I Region IV

  • Men & Women Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Wrestling
  • High transfer rate of athletes
  • Intramural opportunities


Room 4W40

transfer center room w102
Transfer Center Room W102

The Transfer Center offers essential information for transferring to a four year university. Articulation agreements and dual admission agreements with selected universities are available. Also available:

  • College catalogs
  • Transfer workshops
  • Representative meetings from four year institutions
  • Consulthttp://www.iTransfer.orgfor more information on the Illinois Articulation Initiative

Standards of Conduct

City Colleges of Chicago students are expected to conduct themselves in a manner which is considerate of the rights of others and which will not impair the educational mission of the College. Disciplinary Action can result from misconduct.

Please review your Student Policy Manual involving the Standards of Conduct here at Kennedy King College

A copy may be obtained at:



We look forward to serving your academic needs.

Click here to register online now!

Click here to apply to Kennedy-King College

Click here to contact an Advisor for more information