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Admission

Follow these simple steps to attend Oakton:

Step 1

Apply
The admission process varies if you are enrolling in a health career program, or applying as an international or concurrent student.

Step 2

Submit Transcripts
Send your official high school or GED transcript, as well as official transcripts from all colleges previously attended.

Step 3

Complete Financial Aid Forms

Step 4

Submit Proof of Residency

Step 5

Complete Placement Process

Step 6

Attend New Student Orientation

Step 7

Register

Step 8

Pay Tuition & Fees

Step 9

Buy Books

Contact the Enrollment Center or use the Ask Us feature.

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Enrollment Center

Des Plaines
Room 1860, 847.635.1700
Skokie
Room A100, 847.635.1400

Hours
Monday - Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.*
Saturday: 9 a.m. - noon*

*Oakton is closed Friday through Sunday during the summer.

Oakton Campus
Visiting Oakton is a great way to see why Oakton is right for you.

 

IMPORTANT DATES


September 7
Labor Day holiday. College closed.

September 20
Last day to withdraw from 16-week courses and have course dropped from record.

September 21
Last day to change to audit for 16-week courses.

October 4
Incomplete (I) grades from summer 2015 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

October 9
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

October 25
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 25.

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.)


Full Academic Calendar