South Suburban College
South Suburban College

High School Graduate with Some Previous College Credit

First time students to SSC should stop by the Office of Admissions for assistance with the admissions process - Main Campus Room 2348

High School Tuition Waiver Brochure (4.25 MB)

To register for classes at SSC for the first time, you should complete the following steps:

1. Admission Application

Submit a Credit Application to Admissions.

Credit Application Form

Print out Application Form, fill it out, and mail or bring in to the Student Help Center at South Suburban College, or FAX it to 708-225-5806. Be sure to include your email address on your application for faster access to online registration.

2. Transcripts

If you are a high school graduate, make sure that your high school has forwarded your transcripts to SSC Admissions. If you are a GED student, have your official GED transcripts sent to SSC. In Cook County, call 847-328-9795.

If you have attended other colleges, you must have your transcripts sent to the SSC Admissions if you wish to have your transcripts evaluated for possible transfer credit. Two to three weeks after you request the transcripts, call the Admissions Office to verify their arrival at (708) 596-2000, ext. 2330 or 2490.

Students with foreign transcripts must have transcripts evaluated by Educational Credentials Evaluators, Inc. (ECE) during the first semester of attendance at SSC and are responsible for any ECE evaluation fees.

3. Financial Aid

If you want to be considered for Financial Aid, you must complete the Federal Financial Aid Form. Bring the completed form to the SSC Financial Aid Office for electronic processing, or you may apply online at Normal turnaround for this option is 7-10 business days.


If you received financial aid at any previous college or post-secondary institution, financial aid transcripts must be sent to the SSC Financial Aid office.

4. Placement Testing/Group Advising/Counselor Appointment

If you attended college previously, you need to schedule and appointment to see a counselor to discuss placement testing, college transcripts and curriculum information. Please call (708) 596-2000, ext. 2306.

5. Register for Classes

My SSC provides enhanced self-service capabilities for
registration, course planning, student financial information, and email. All students attempting to access My SSC need to have completed the application process.

Any student without a user name and password, needs to visit the Office of Admissions (main campus), with a valid, government issued, photo ID to retrieve your information.

If you do not live in-district, but are using a charge-back agreement, cooperative agreement, work-in-district waiver, etc., you still need to register online, but then must come to the registration counter, on campus, to have your tuition rate adjusted (be sure to bring proper documentation).


We're glad to have you as a new student at SSC!

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Contact Information

SSC: (708) 210-5718
In Indiana: (219) 931-0096
TDD ext. 2573


Room 2348
(708) 210-5718

Financial Aid

Room 2234 ext. 2321, 2322, 2319

Applications and transcripts should be mailed to:

South Suburban College
Attention: Admissions
15800 S. State Street
South Holland, IL 60473

Applications may be faxed to (708) 225-5806

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