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Welcome to Harry S Truman College, home of the Falcons. The Admissions team is excited to help you along your educational journey! Truman College is an open enrollment institution and students are accepted year-round.
The mission of Adult Education is to provide educational programs that help adults become literate, learn English as a second language, obtain a GED®, and gain the knowledge, skills, and guidance necessary for transition to college and careers.
Truman College Academic Advisors are here to help you succeed. As a degree or certificate seeking student you are assigned an Advisor ready to help you to the finish line. Visit us in the McKeon Building today!
So you've left City Colleges of Chicago and your life has taken you in other directions. No matter when you earned an associate degree, a certificate, completed 30 or more hours, or prepared for a GED at City Colleges, we want to reconnect with you.
Art, Humanities and World Languages
The Department of Art, Humanities and World Languages includes the following areas: Studio Art, Fine Arts, Humanities, Music, Philosophy, Religion, Communications Media, Arabic, Latin, Spanish and French.
The Truman College Automotive Technology Program is a Master NATEF (National Automotive Technician Education Foundation) Certified program. NATEF is a division of ASE (Automotive Service Excellence).
Oversee the day-to-day operations related to Campus Building Management and Operations in an effort to provide an efficient, safe and well-maintained environment for students, faculty, staff and the general public.
Our mission dedicates us to deliver high quality, innovative, media rich and up-to-date education through spawning a sense of civic responsibility that prepares students in the life sciences for the currently changing local and global economies.
Business Services is responsible for protecting the assets of the college by ensuring policies and procedures are adhered to while maintaining the financial integrity of the college.
Career Planning & Placement Center
Harry S Truman Career Planning & Placement offers comprehensive services and resources to help you make informed decisions about careers. We also help you successful transition into the workplace. Visit us in Room 1220A for assistance.
Child Development Laboratory Schools
The City Colleges of Chicago operates Child Development Laboratory Schools at five of the colleges, allowing students to take classes knowing their children are well cared for.
College Success Seminar
The College Success Seminar (Catalogue code INTDSP101) focuses on enhancing success in college and beyond by teaching students time management, successful study habits, academic planning, and other useful skills.
Communication Arts and Skills
The Communications Department offers courses in composition, creative writing, developmental English, ESL, journalism, literature, speech, and theater in an atmosphere of appreciation and respect for diversity.
The Cosmetology Department is dedicated to preparing a diverse student body for licensure exam, career entry, advancement, and life-long learning in an increasingly interdependent global society.
Disability Access Center
The Disability Access Center provides coordination and supportive services for students with documented disabilities.
The Facilities Management department handles requests for facility usage and room reservations.
Truman supports District Human Resources' mission to attract, recruit, develop and retain the most highly qualified and diverse workforce that will support and deliver on the City Colleges of Chicago's Reinvention and Strategic initiatives.
The Office of Information Technology provides high quality, cost-effective technology-based services to facilitate the College mission as it applies to the management of business operations, teaching, learning, and community service.
International Student Services
International Student Advisors at Truman College support all of the educational needs and immigration requirements of international students.
Janitorial Services provides general cleaning of the interior and exterior of the buildings.
Truman journalism classes provide a good springboard for a variety of careers that value critical investigation and research, effective communication, and good writing.
Lakeview Learning Center
Lakeview Learning Center, conveniently located in the heart of Wrigleyville just steps from the Belmont "L" stop, offers a variety of adult education learning opportunities. Low tuition college credit classes are now being offered as well.
The Library helps students develop the research skills needed for academic success and lifelong learning. To reach the Circulation Desk call (773) 907-4865. To reach the Reference Desk call (773) 907-4868.
The Mathematics Department offers a variety of mathematics courses appropriate for students with diverse entry-level skills and academic or career goals.
Office of Instruction
The Office of Instruction works to maintain the academic integrity of the curriculum, empowers faculty in the classroom, and supports student success in a dynamic learning environment.
Office of the President
The President of the College is the chief executive, administrative, and education officer and derives authority from, and is responsible to the Chancellor of the City Colleges of Chicago and the Board of Trustees.
Office of the Vice President
The Vice President is responsible for the administration of academic programs (General Education, Foundational Studies, Continuing Education, and Adult Education) and the coordination of these with other college functions.
Online Learning courses offer a method for students to complete college course work through online education.
Plant Maintenance provides support services for the purpose of maintaining a well functioning and safe facility.
The Reading Center (RC) is designed to support students who are experiencing reading challenges in order to improve their ability to think critically about what they read and to advance their learning across disciplines.
The Office of the Registrar administers the enrollment of students, maintains student records, and works with faculty, administration and staff on academic matters.
Reprographics and Mail Room
Reprographics manages print material requests and Mail Room is responsible for the collection, distribution and processing of the College's mail.
Safety & Security
Campus Safety and Security is available 24 hours a day to ensure a safe and secure environment for all City College students, staff members, and visitors.
The Science Center is a study space designed to help students thrive academically in biology, chemistry, physics and other sciences. Freely drop-in to study, complete homework and receive science help throughout the day without appointments.
Service Learning integrates community service with academic instruction as it focuses on critical, reflective thinking and civic responsibility.
The Social Science Department includes the disciplines of Anthropology, Economics, Geography, History, Political Science, Psychology and Sociology. Students seeking AA or AS degree are required to complete 9 credit hours in two Social Science disciplines.
The Department of Communication offers students the opportunity to improve their speaking skills by taking Speech 101, a course required for both the general Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degree.
Student Government Association
The Student Government Association represents all students and serves as a liaison between the student body and college administration and the Board of Trustees.
The Student Services Department provides a broad range of services to assist students in achieving their academic and life goals.
Student Success & Leadership Institute
The Student Success & Leadership Institute's mission is to empower and enable Truman students to achieve their educational goals by becoming self-directed learners, effective communicators, and critical thinkers.
Technology Learning Center (TLC)
The Technology Learning Center (TCL) provides training and support for faculty and staff in the use of computers and multimedia equipment.
The Truman College Writing Center
The Truman College Writing Center helps students with any writing assignment for any credit class. We do this through individualized writing assistance and specialized writing workshops that develop their writing skills and confidence as writers.
Truman College Theater department is a growing area of the college which is in the process of having student productions starting in Spring, 2013. We offer several Theater classes that transfer to 4-year institutions.
Transfer Resources Center
Our Transfer Resources Center helps students create a plan for a seamless transition to 4-year institutions. Watch City Colleges transfer students Taylor and Bogdan discuss their love of student life and study at the Illinois Institute of Technology.
Transitional Bilingual Learning Community (TBLC)
The TBLC program is a two-semester, full-time college credit program offered to Latino students who, because of limited skills in English and limited financial resources, would otherwise not be attending college on a full-time basis.
Truman Math Center
The Truman College Math Center provides resources to help students succeed academically in mathematics. These resources include knowledgeable tutors, group study sessions, powershots that help with math fundamentals, computers, and much more.
TRUMAN NEWS BLOG
A regularly updated compendium of news and information for the Harry S Truman College community.
Truman College is pleased to support student success through peer, professional, and embedded tutoring
City Colleges of Chicago serves thousands of U.S. military veterans each year. Our veteran services team provides a wide range of services to ease your transition from the military to college life and to help you succeed.
The Truman College Wellness Center provides mental health and other social services to support your personal well-being and academic success.
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)
The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) is a federal law which provides training for people who are out of work, and who need training to change career paths or whose skills need improving in order to obtain a new job.