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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


September 1
Labor Day holiday. College closed.

September 2
Last day to submit proof of residency, business service agreements and chargebacks/joint agreements.

September 21
Last day to withdraw from 16-week courses and have course dropped from record.

September 22
Last day to change to audit for 16-week courses.

July 31
Classes end.

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.

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