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Safety & Security

Angela Hearts-Glass

Director of Security

Malcolm X College Security is staffed with over 50 security officers, the majority of whom are current or retired law enforcement or correctional officers. Your Safety and Security is of paramount importance at the City Colleges. Security Staff members take pride in offering high-quality campus safety for both Malcolm X College and the West Side Learning Center.                                          

If you have any questions or concerns, please stop by the Security Office, Room 1316A, or call (312) 850-7168.

In Case of Emergency
In Case of Emergency, press the Blue Button from any Security telephone to reach the Security Office. Call 9-911 from any CCC telephone to contact City of Chicago Office of Emergency Management and Communications for Police or Fire response. The Security phones are located throughout the main building.                                           

Emergency Alert System
Students, staff, and faculty members are encouraged to sign up for the CCC Emergency Alert System to receive notification by City Colleges email, personal email account, mobile and home phone numbers, and/or text messages in case of an emergency.                                         
Campus Hours                                        
The building is open from 7a.m. to 10p.m. Monday through Friday, 7a.m. to 5p.m. on Saturday, and 7a.m. to 5p.m. on Sunday.  During holidays and breaks, the building is shut down completely unless prior arrangements have been made.  Please notify Security if you are in the building at off hours or working in an isolated area.        



The building main entrance and exit is located at 1900 W. Jackson.  Visitors may also enter exit through the Wolcott (south) doors.  Be advised that the Damen Street (south) will no longer be an entrance or exit point.  These doors will onl​y be used for emergency exits effective July 1, 2016.                        

For more information, visit the Safety and Security Office at one of the City Colleges of Chicago                                       



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Contact Information

(312) 850-7168
(312) 850-7175
1900 W Jackson Blvd.
Room 1316A
Chicago, IL 60612
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Mon. - Fri. 7a.m. - 10p.m.
Saturday   7a.m. -  5p.m.
Sunday     7a.m. -  4p.m.

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