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Application Process

Application Process

Contact Jennifer Crowley, health career advisor, at or 847.635.1844, or attend a Medical Laboratory Information Session.

Complete a Health Care Program Application. The application period for fall 2016 is September 1, 2015 through July 30, 2016. Early application and completion of file is encouraged since this program has limited enrollment.

Send official high school and/or prior college transcripts to:
Cynthia Lynn, Enrollment Office
Oakton Community College, 1600 E. Golf Road, Des Plaines, IL 60016
(Or bring transcripts in a sealed envelope to the Enrollment Center.)

Complete the admission prerequisites required for admission.

Interview with program chair and/or admission committee. A completed file is required prior to an interview. Interviews begin December 2013.

Alumni Profile

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In spite of having a bachelor’s degree, Anita Taylor ’86 wasn’t sure what she wanted to do with her life. She found her niche at Oakton.



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.

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