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Student Resources

Student Resources

Listed below are some of the links most commonly used by Oakton's Accounting students for class and career-related research.

American Institute of CPA's Student Page
Information on the accounting profession, the CPA Exam, and other valuable resources.

Illinois CPA Society Student Page
Information on becoming an accountant, job market, and becoming as student member for free.

Illinois Board of Examiners
This is the organization that manages the CPA Exam for the State of Illinois. Information for CPA candidates including credentials evaluation and contact information.

QuickBooks ProAdvisor
Information on becoming an official QuickBooks ProAdvisor with Intuit (the developers of QuickBooks).

IRS Enrolled Agent Program
Information on becoming an IRS Enrolled Agent.

Video Interview about Careers in Accounting
An interview with Sarah Haight from the Illinois CPA Society about accounting careers.


Alumni Profile

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Paul Johnson developed a passion for psychology at Oakton. Now he wears two hats - Professor of student development and Professor of psychology.

 

IMPORTANT DATES


October 5
Incomplete (I) grades from summer 2014 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

October 10
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

October 26
Last day to withdraw with a "W" from 16-week courses; Students will receive a grade in all courses in which they are enrolled after October 26.

November 11
Veterans Day holiday. College closed.

November 19
Registration opens for spring 2015 semester.

November 27, 28
Thanksgiving recess. College closed.

November 29, 30
Thanksgiving recess. No classes; College open.

December 16, 17
Evaluation Days.

December 17
Last day of student attendance.

December 18
Grading Day. Faculty on campus and available to students at designated times.

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