Oakton to host Feb. 15 campus visit

(Feb. 6, 2017) Make plans to take part in the Oakton Community College spring campus visit program on Wednesday, Feb. 15, and discover why Oakton is ranked No. 33 of more than 1,700 community colleges for value and why the college is ranked 15th in the nation on Washington Monthly’s list of top colleges for adult learning. The event will be held in the Margaret Burke Lee Science and Health Careers Center, Room 200, 1600 E. Golf Road, Des Plaines, at 6 p.m.

With more than 2,500 course offerings each term, Oakton offers a wealth of educational options in the heart of Chicago’s northern suburbs. Tour the campus and learn about Oakton's academic and career programs, services and student clubs. Talk with admission and financial aid representatives as well as current students about all the college has to offer.

Earn an associate degree choosing from 80 areas of study that range from allied health, science, and technology to business and liberal arts. Whether transferring to a four-year institution or starting a career, or changing careers, convenient courses help students expand their options and prepare for a better future.

No matter the course of study, Oakton offers easy access to classes and student services. In addition to centrally located campuses in Des Plaines and Skokie, courses and programs are offered at more than 200 off-site locations throughout the community. Extensive distance-learning options include more than 90 online courses each year.

To reserve a spot at the spring visit day, register online at www.oakton.edu/visit or call 847.635.1835 Monday-Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. To schedule an individual visit, ask for Student Recruitment and Outreach when you call.