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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.


More information is available for:

 

Note: Oakton limits connections from outside the U.S. to many of its systems, including myOakton. If you plan to be out of the country for part or all of a term, you will not be able to pay your bill, check your grades, register, or perform other transactions usually accessible through myOakton. In addition, some online classes are not accessible from outside the U.S.

 

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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.

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


March 1
Incomplete (I) grades from fall 2014 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

March 13
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

March 16 -22
Spring Break.

March 23
Classes resume after Spring Break

March 25
Spring 2015 semester classes begin.

March 29
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 March 29.

April 8
Registration opens for fall 2015 semester.

May 14, 15
Evaluation Days.

May 15
Last day of student attendance.

May 18
First summer 2015 interim classes begin.

Full Academic Calendar