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Text Messaging

Connect to Oakton jOURney through our new and exciting text messaging service!

To subscribe follow these steps:

  • Text the word journey to 71441.
  • Reply with the word YES to confirm your subscription.

Examples of notifications include:

  • events to connect with other new students
  • tips to help you succeed at Oakton
  • important dates for course enrollment for each term
  • due dates for tuition and payment plans
  • notification of student success workshops and events
  • campus events and involvement opportunities
  • scholarship application information

Normal text messaging and data rates apply. You may opt out of this service at anytime by texting the word STOP to 71441. 

For more information e-mail

Student Profile

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Gundsambuu Bayarsaikhan works on his degree while acclimating himself to Chicago’s “tepid” winters.



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.

Full Academic Calendar