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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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As a student, Jake Harris cofounded Students for Social Justice and lobbied to bring fair trade coffee to Oakton’s cafeterias.

 

IMPORTANT DATES


June 8
Summer 2015 eight-week session begins.

June 8
Three-week first summer interim faculty grading due.

June 15
Summer 2015 seven-week session classes begin.

June 15
Four-week first summer interim faculty grading due.

June 18
ELast day to submit proof of residency, business service agreements and chargebacks/joint agreements.

June 25
Last day to change to Audit.

June 25
Last day to drop and have course dropped from record.

July 2
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

July 4
Independence Day holiday College closed.

July 6
Independence Day holiday observance, no classes. College open.

July 7
ast day to withdraw with a "W" (no withdrawals after mid-term). Students will receive a grade in all courses in which they are enrolled after July 7.

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