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New Students: jOURney

jOURney

Welcome to Oakton's first-year experience program:

OUR College . . . OUR Community . . . OUR Experiences

Dedicated to the success of all incoming students. jOURney provides a first-year experience that supports and engages students in the academic and social life of the institution.

The jOURney Passport Planner is a great time management tool, and much more – offering a way to track attendance at campus events (Emerging Leader Workshops, guest speakers, Transfer Fairs, educational planning workshops) and log visits to academic and career advisors.

Announcements
Des Plaines

Join us for free workshops this fall and make the most of your college experience! Topics include goal setting, understanding your GPA calculation, transferring successfully, and much more.

Des Plaines, Skokie

Bring your New Student Planner and Oakton ID number to earn jOURney stamps!


Student Profile

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A strong work ethic and determination take former Marine Edet Nsemo far.

 

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