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Applying to Oakton

Apply online or download the application form ($25 fee). 

The application and admission process varies if you are applying as:

Current students
Students who have taken a class within the last three years do not need to apply again.

Returning students
Students who have not taken a class within the last three years must apply again, however the application fee is waived.

Admission Requirements
To be admitted you must be 18 years of age or older. If you are under age 18, you must have graduated from an accredited high school, or hold a General Education Development (GED) Certificate.


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Enrollment Center

Des Plaines
Room 1260, 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.

Student Profile

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Laura Stefany Diaz was 16 years old when she moved here from Colombia. Now she’s on a journey toward a career in teaching.

 

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.

Full Academic Calendar