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Academic Support Services - Tutoring

The Malcolm X College Academic Support Center supports student success through peer, professional, and embedded tutoring. Services are offered through one-on-one sessions, small group study sessions, chapter reviews, and workshops.


The ACCESS Center(AC) provides coordination and supportive services for students with documented disabilities.

Accreditation and Compliance

The Office of Accreditation and Compliance (OAC) serves as a resource on regional and specialized regulatory and accreditation matters for all Malcolm X College (MXC) academic programs.


We are excited that you have chosen to begin your academic journey with us!

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Adult Education

Adult Education is a comprehensive program of free classes for adult students who need to learn or improve their English language or basic literacy skills, obtain a GED® certificate, or prepare for the Citizenship exam.


Academic Advisors are available to assist you at every stage of your education at Malcolm X College -- from clarifying education and career goals, to academic planning, to helping you succeed along your journey, to applying for graduation.

Alternative High School (16 to 21 years old)

Did you drop out of high school? Are you 16 to under 21 years of age? You can earn a high school diploma at the City Colleges of Chicago! Apply at Olive-Harvey Middle College, Truman Middle College, or one of the alternative high schools listed below.

Alumni Association

We are creating a new & dynamic Alumni Association to help you stay connected with former classmates & faculty while enjoying useful benefits. Join us as a member today!


The structure of assessment at Malcolm X College empowers administrators, faculty members, and staff to improve student learning and the student experience by acting on valid and reliable data collected using a variety of measurement strategies.

Auxiliary Services

Oversees 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.

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Basic Nursing Assistant Training Program

The Basic Nursing Assistants (BNA) program prepares students to work in the healthcare industry as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). Students are introduced to the discipline of nursing and the basic approaches to patient care.

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​General Business is the study of basic business administration which can lead to employment in management positions in business, industry or government such as accounting, economics, finance, labor economics, marketing, and personnel management.​

Business Services

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

Malcolm X Career Planning & Placement provides comprehensive services and resources to help you make informed decisions about careers. We also help you successfully transition to the workforce. Email or call to make an appointment.

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Child Development

The mission of the Malcolm X College Child Development Program is to prepare students of diverse backgrounds and abilities with the knowledge and practical experience necessary to foster developmentally appropriate experiences for young children.

Child Development Laboratory Schools

The City Colleges of Chicago operates Child Development Laboratory Schools at five of its campus locations that allow students to take classes knowing their children are well attended.

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Community & Continuing Education

Community and Continuing Education non-credit courses are available for students seeking occupational skills or personal enrichment.

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Community Health Worker

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Dental Hygiene

The Dental Hygiene Program is 2 years. Upon completion, students earn an Associates of Applied Science degree in Dental Hygiene

Early College - Dual Enrollment

City Colleges of Chicago Malcolm X College Campus Early College / Dual Enrollment Program

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Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

Malcolm X College offers educational programs in the field of Emergency Medical Services. These include courses for licensed Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT), and Paramedic, Emergency Medical Responder (EMR), First Aid & Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation.

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Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT)

Malcolm X College, Health Careers offers EMT training during the Spring, Summer and Fall semesters. This course is a comprehensive introduction to the emergency medical services and the treatment of the sick and injured.

Engineering - Plant Maintenance

Members are comprised of experienced professionals who are skilled in a broad range of trades and technical disciplines. Engineers help to prevent facilities-related problems and, when needed, quickly investigate and solve problems.

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English, Literature, and Speech Department

Courses in the English, Literature, and Speech Department prepare students to successfully complete college-level classes for transfer or to progress through the degree in General Studies.

Facilities Management

Ensures places in which people work, play, learn and live are safe, comfortable, productive and sustainable. Operate across different business functions, working on both a strategic and operational level. Generates and maintains facilities use agreements.

Financial Aid

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Fire Science

Malcolm X College offers a number of courses within the Fire Science Curriculum.

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Fire Science Management

The Fire Science Management degree is designed to concentrate on management and officer training with a target population of those who are already employed in the fire service.

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Fire Service Operations

​The Fire Service Operations degree focuses on fire suppression, prevention and general emergency response operations.

Fitness Center

The Fitness Center is available for Malcolm X students and staff.

G.U.I.D.E. Mentoring Program

The G.U.I.D.E. Mentoring Program pairs students with faculty and staff in meaningful one-on-one relationships for academic and moral support.

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Health Information Technology

The Associate in Applied Science in Health Information Technology program is designed to prepare students for a variety of entry-level positions within the healthcare industry.

Human Resources

The Office of Human Resources fosters a healthy, productive, engaging, and inclusive environment that leads to success by empowering employees and building a community that attracts, retains, and develops a talented and diverse workforce.

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Humanities & Fine Arts Department

We are an interdisciplinary department that emphasizes the study of society, ideas, communication, and cultures through various languages. The Humanities Department comprises three disciplines: Humanities, Philosophy, and World Languages Spanish.

Information Technology (IT)

The Office of Information Technology’s (OIT) mission is to support improve student outcomes by providing an innovative technology environment that promotes and supports student success and improves teaching, learning, and operations.

Instructional Technology

The department of Instructional Design and Technology supports students, faculty and staff by providing Instructional Design, Educational Technology solutions and technical support for the new distance learning lab.

International Student Services

International Student Advisors at Malcolm X College support all of the educational needs and immigration requirements of international students.

Interprofessional Simulation & Virtual Hospital

The simulation technology helps allow students to practice and perfect skills, tasks and communication in a safe environment.

Janitorial Services

The Janitorial Services department provides cleaning services to maintain a well-functioning and safe facility that is conducive to a quality learning and work environment for all who encounter the College.

Learning Communities Program

Learning Communities are collaborative teaching and learning experiences that team two or more classes taken together around a common theme.

Level UP - Office of Instruction

Level Up is a free supportive readiness program that helps to prepare students for college-level Math and English coursework.

Library (Carter G. Woodson Library)

Welcome to the C. G. Woodson Library. Your CCC ID is your library card. Students and faculty have access to Library faculty/staff assistance, library instruction, research resources, and study/computing space.

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Life Sciences

The department of Life Sciences (at MXC) provides students with a high-quality education focusing on biological principles and apprising students about current issues in life sciences and healthcare.

Mail Room and Central Stores

Responsible for the distribution, collection, and processing of campus mail.

Malcolm Xpress Student Newspaper

The Malcolm Xpress newspaper is a public forum for expression by the student journalists at Malcolm X College. It is managed, staffed and produced by students.

Mammography Technologist Profession

The program empowers students of diverse backgrounds to achieve academic career and personal success. Graduates to become licensed and certified entry level mammographers, and employed upon completion of all program requirements.

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Massage Therapy - Advanced

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The Math Department welcomes students at all levels of mathematical background. We work to develop their math skills, problem-solving abilities, and an appreciation for the beauty of mathematics in the world around us.

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Medical Assisting Program

The Advanced Certificate program in Medical Assisting prepares students to become multi-skilled health care professionals qualified to perform administrative, clinical, and laboratory procedures.

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Medical Billing

The Medical Billing Program-BC program is designed to provide the student with the suitable education and hands-on skills necessary for entry-level positions as medical insurance billers for offices, clinics, billing services, and other facilities.

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Medical Coding

The Medical Coding Program-Advanced Certificate is intended to provide the student with the necessary education and hands-on skills required for entry-level positions as medical coders for a variety of healthcare settings.

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Mortuary Science

The Mortuary Science Program trains students to facilitate every phase of funeral service.

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Nursing Department

The AAS Nursing Degree Program is a 69-credit hour program. The Practical Nursing Advanced Certificate Program is a 49 credit hour program.

Office of Instruction

The Office of Instruction provides oversight and direction for the General Education curriculum at Malcolm X College.

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Paramedic Program

Malcolm X College (MXC) offers an educational program for licensed Emergency Medical Technicians looking to expand their career as a Paramedic.

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Patient Care Technician- Health Professions

The Patient Care Technician basic certificate prepares students for the National Healthcareer Certification’s (NHA) examination.

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Personal Fitness Training

A PFT can work in a membership based fitness setting, corporate fitness and wellness centers, private personal training studios, in home with clients and also at rehabilitation and weight loss environments.

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Pharmacy Technology

Pharmacy technicians assist and support licensed pharmacists in providing health care and medications to patients.

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Phlebotomists draw both venous and arterial blood specimens from patients and send blood to the laboratory. In some cases physician approval is required.

Physical Sciences

The Physical Sciences Dept. encompasses courses in the fields of physics, chemistry, geology, astronomy, and general physical sciences. We offer courses serving as prerequisites for Health Career Programs, as well as fully transferrable credit courses.

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Physical Therapist Assistant

A Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) works under the direct supervision of a physical therapist in a variety of settings to assist patients regain functional mobility to return to meaningful athletic, home, work, and community activities.

Predominately Black Institutions Program - PBI

Pre-College Programs at Malcolm X College: Promoting, Preparing, & Strengthening the next generation of the Healthcare workforce, one step at a time.

President - Malcolm X College

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.

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The radiographer uses procedures by which x-radiation is used to obtain radiographs for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases. Procedures can show internal organs—heart, blood vessels, stomach, intestines, kidneys, and abnormalities of the bones.


The Registrar monitors the enrollment of students, maintains student records, and works with faculty, administration, and staff on academic matters.


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Respiratory Care

The A.A.S. in Respiratory Care will offer the study of theory and techniques instrumental in diagnosis, treatment, management, and preventative care of patients with cardiopulmonary problems.

Safety & Security

Campus Safety & Security is available 24 hours a day to ensure a safe and secure environment for all City Colleges of Chicago students, staff, and visitors.

Snap Link Signup Days

SNAP/Link Signup

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Social Science

The Social Sciences Department empowers students to become life-long learners and critical thinkers by developing their analytical skills, teaching from a global perspective and promoting creative problem-solving skills.

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Speech & Fine Arts

The Department of Speech & Fine Arts curriculum serves students with courses that are transferable.

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Sterile Processing Technician

The Sterile Processing Program provides the student with classroom theory (onsite), lab (onsite), and Clinical (offsite) Central Service Department experience. It focuses on the necessary specialized education in a Central Service Department.

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.

Student Services

The Student Services Department provides a broad range of services to assist students in achieving their academic and life goals.

Supportive Intervention Team (SIT)

SIT is the College's behavioral assessment team.

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Surgical Technology

The Associates in Applied Science Degree in Surgical Technology is a full time, two-year program with the core courses in Surgical Technology beginning each Fall semester. Graduates are eligible to sit for the National Board Certification Exam.

Testing Resources Center

The Testing Resources Center provides a variety of testing services to assist students as they pursue their academic goals.

Transfer Center

Our Transfer Resources Center helps students create a plan for a seamless transition to 4-year institutions. Watch CCC transfer students Taylor and Bogdan discuss their love of student life and study at the Illinois Institute of Technology.

TRIO Educational Opportunity Center

The Educational Opportunity Center assists adults seeking to advance their educational credentials.

TRIO Student Support Services

The TRiO Student Support Services program provides help to low-income, disabled or first-generation college students achieve a college education.

Veterans Services Center

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.

Wellness Center

Wellness Center Staff

West Side Learning Center

The West Side Learning Center is the satellite campus of Malcolm X College. We offer various accessible and affordable programs to enrich the lives of the communities we serve.