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Education Orientations

Education Orientations

All education majors should attend an orientation session if they have not attended one in a previous semester.

Fall 2015 Orientation Sessions

Students must call the Division of Social Sciences and Business to pre-register, 847.635.1910.


Tuesday, Sept. 15, 11-12pm, DPC, 2817
Wednesday, Sept. 16, 10-11am, RHC, B202
Thursday, Sept. 17, 4-5pm, DPC, 2817


Monday, Nov. 2, 12:30-1:30pm, DPC, 2817
Tuesday, Nov. 3, 4-5pm, DPC, 2817
Thursday, Nov. 5, 4-5pm, RHC, B202
Friday, Nov. 6, 10-11am, DPC, 2817

Information provided will include:

  • Transferring to a four-year institution
  • Electronic portfolio requirement
  • Overview of Oakton Education program
  • Test of Academic Proficiency (TAP) preparation

If you are unable to attend, please contact the education program coordinator, Katherine Schuster at to set up an individual appointment.

Academic Program

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Science students at Oakton analyze invasive species, crystallize proteins — and get paid for it, too.



November 11
Veterans Day holiday. College closed.

November 18
Registration opens for spring 2016 semester.

November 26, 27
Thanksgiving Recess. College closed.

November 28, 29
Thanksgiving Recess. No classes, College open. (Most offices closed.)

December 24 - January 3
College closed.

January 11
Faculty return for spring 2016 semester.

January 15
Winterim classes end.

January 18
Martin Luther King holiday. College closed.

January 19
Spring 2016 semester classes begin.

January 20
Winterim faculty grading due.

Full Academic Calendar