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Student Life

There’s more to college life than attending classes and studying for exams. It’s also important to meet new people, explore your interests through clubs and other activities, or even take on a leadership role. That’s why Oakton Community College offers an extraordinarily rich array of opportunities to stay active, healthy, and engaged.

Des Plaines, Skokie
College Closed January 19
Oakton will be closed on Monday, January 19 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The College will reopen on Tuesday, January 20.
Des Plaines, Skokie
Register in person at either campus Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Students with a current application on file may register at
Des Plaines, Skokie
Spring semester
Most classes begin January 20.
Des Plaines
Wed., Feb. 11, 10:30 a.m. Don't miss this opportunity to meet with representatives from over 40 colleges.

Student Profile

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As a student ambassador at Oakton, Michael Underwood is helping others avoid his mistakes.