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HIT Application Process

HIT Application Process

This is a limited enrollment program.

Before completing the application process, please read the admission requirements.

Application deadline for full-time day A.A.S. degree or medical coding certificate (August admission) is July 1 or until program is full. In-district students are given priority.
Application deadline for part-time evening program A.A.S. degree or medical coding certificate (January admission) is Nov. 1 or until program is full.

  • Attend an HIT information session.
  • Complete and submit an Oakton College Application for Admission to the Enrollment Center as a general student. You can submit an on-line application. You can start taking general education requirements and prerequisite courses prior to admission to the program.
  • Complete a transcript request form to have an official sealed copy of any high school/GED and college transcripts sent to:
    Anita Taylor, M.Ed., RHIA, CCS
    HIT Advisor - Div 1
    Oakton Community College
    1600 East Golf Road
    Des Plaines, IL  60016
  • You may choose to have official transcripts in a sealed envelope sent to yourself and turn them in at your advising meeting. This will expedite the admission process.
  • If you have foreign college credits, or high school credits you may have an evaluation by ECE if you want to have transfer credit or prove high school proficiency. See Oakton International Student admission information. Contact the Admissions Office at 847-635-1629 for ECE forms.
  • You must show proof of ENG 101 level and MAT 060. If not you must take English and Math Assessment Tests prior to your advising session with the program advisor.
  • Completion of BIO231 with a grade of 'C' or better.
  • Completion of HIT104 with a grade of 'C' or better.
  • Acceptance will be delayed until the above steps are completed.
  • To expedite your admission, follow through with all steps as soon as possible.
  • Complete and submit a Health Care Application to Anita Taylor, HIT Advisor indicating which program you want and which campus you plan to attend. To prove district residency you must provide a copy of your drivers license or other acceptable proof of residency listed on the application.
  • You will then be contacted by a program advisor who will schedule you for an advising session. The HIT program advisor, Anita Taylor can be reached at (847) 376-7034.
  • After you have completed all the above steps and met with Anita Taylor, anitat@oakton.edu, HIT program advisor, you will interview with HIT Program Chair, Victoria Fils, vfils@oakton.edu, 847-635-1957 about acceptance into the program you are interested in.
  • Applicants with a complete file who are admitted to the program will be formally notified in writing.
  • Lastly you must attend HIT orientation/registration session.

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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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