The Office of College Advancement promotes Oakton’s programs and services and raises funds for compelling initiatives not supported by the College budget or other grants.
Through its marketing arm, College Advancement manages Oakton’s advertising, direct mail, print and electronic publications, special events, social media sites, public and media relations, and Web design and communicaton. Major publications include Outlook magazine, the President's Report to the Community, and all class schedules and catalogs. The Office also supports Oakton faculty and staff, producing hundreds of printed materials as well many social media sites and Web pages that promote College programs and activities.
Oakton’s Educational Foundation provides hundreds of scholarships to students each year and enhances the learning and woking environment by raising money for vital programs and equipment. The Foundation sponsors numerous fundraisers each year, including the Bar Revue in January and a spring benefit in May.