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Business Services

Business Services, housed within the College's Business and Finance Department, coordinates a range of services, including:

Bookstore
Operates bookstores at both the Des Plaines and Skokie campuses that offer a range of books, other items, and services.

  • Des Plaines Hours
    Mon. - Thu., 7:45 a.m. - 7 p.m.; Fri., 7:45 a.m. - 4 p.m.;
    Sat., Closed; Sun., Closed
  • Skokie Hours
    Mon. - Thu., 7:45 a.m. - 7 p.m.; Fri., 7:45 a.m. - 4 p.m.;
    Sat., Closed

Contact Bookstore

Central Services
Handles U.S. and interoffice mail distribution, courier services, shipping, in-house supplies, and the recycling program.
Hours: Mon. - Fri., 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Contact Central Services

Copy Center
Produces copied materials for the College and its affiliates.
Hours: Mon. - Thu., 7 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Fri., 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Contact Copy Center

Food Service
Oakton's new food service provider, Food Services Inc. (FSI), officially started their contract on December 17, 2013. FSI operates cafeterias at both campuses, handles catering requests from staff as well as external corporate clients, and maintains vending machines.
Contact Food Service

IDs and Records
Creates IDs for the administration, faculty, staff, trustees, and Allied Health students; coordinates off-site storage of the College's records; serves as Web site coordinator for Business Services.
Hours: Mon. - Fri., 7:45 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Contact IDs and Records

Purchasing
Processes all purchase requisitions for goods and services for faculty, staff, and administrators. Purchasing also handles computer purchases, office equipment repair, and furniture needs. It also has the authority to approve business-related contracts.

Hours: Mon. - Fri., 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Contact Purchasing

Oakton employees can find additional Business Service information and forms on the employee tab at myOakton.