PSC Says Summer Courses Provide Several Options for Everyone

Chicago Heights, IL–(ENEWSPF)– This summer is all about options at Prairie State College (PSC.) Options include credit and non-credit courses, tuition-free courses for high school students, courses for college students home for the summer, and more. Registration for summer courses begins March 22 and continues until classes begin.

Credit courses include two eight-week summer sessions. The first session begins June 1 and ends July 22; the second session begins June 15 and ends August 5. Several four- and six- week classes also are offered.

Students are encouraged to register early to get the courses that best fit their schedules. The summer course schedule is available online at and on PSC’s main campus, located at 202 S. Halsted St., Chicago Heights. Schedules are mailed to district households and are available at public libraries.

To register, new students must first complete an enrollment application either in person or online. Hours of operation for the Enrollment Services Office are Monday through Thursday, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Credit courses also provide students who are home from college for the summer with the opportunity to fulfill general education requirements and transfer the credits back to their home college. For more information, visit, click on “announcements,” and then “Information for Guest Students for Summer Only” or call Sarah Hein, counselor/transfer coordinator, at (708) 709-3508 or [email protected].

High school students who plan to graduate in 2011 can take advantage of the college’s tuition-free offer. To be eligible, students must attend a high school in the PSC district, have a GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4-point scale, and have permission from their high school. For more information, contact Beth Wyack, enrollment advisor, at (708) 709-7776.

In addition to the many credit classes offered this summer, PSC offers a number of non-credit, personal and professional development classes, with subjects ranging from computers to yoga. For more information, call PSC’s Matteson Area Center at (708) 709-3750.