Take Flight College Reception

On Wednesday, August 7th, Springboard to Success (S2S), the non-profit partner of the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA), will host the 9th annual Take Flight College Reception for CHA young people heading off to colleges and universities across the country this fall. Registrations will be accepted via this website starting on Monday, July 1st, and will remain open to RSVPs until we reach our maximum event capacity.

This reception celebrates the accomplishments and achievements of each incoming college student and endeavors to impart words of wisdom as they begin their collegiate journeys. Each individual will also receive a full complement of dorm room supplies such as sheets, towels, toiletries and lamps.

To be eligible to attend, you must meet the following requirements:
  1. Be listed on a CHA lease
  2. Show proof of your fall enrollment at a college or university by uploading one of the following documents that display your name, the school name, and the current school year:
Acceptance letters are not allowed! They do not show proof of fall enrollment.

** For those attending a school in the Chicago area: You must submit proof that you will be living on campus. No other documents showing fall enrollment will be accepted for those attending colleges/universities in the city of Chicago and surrounding suburbs.

About Springboard to Success
S2S supports programs and partners that propel Chicago Housing Authority residents on their pathways to academic success, economic stability, and independence. We do this by funding and enhancing programs that support CHA young people and the development of 21st Century Learning Skills needed to achieve success in college, career and life.

Please call 312-786-4020 or email cep@thecha.org with any questions.