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Events & Workshops

College Life Workshops

Transferring: Get the Ball Rolling
Delve into the ins and outs of transferring at this interactive workshop. Covers planning a successful transfer and online resources.
Kari Susens

  • Wed., Feb. 5. 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
    Enrollment Center Conference Room, Skokie
  • Thu., Feb. 6, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
    Room 1550, Des Plaines

For information, e-mail kari@oakton.edu.

Tailoring Your Degree to Fit Your Future
Considering a bachelor's or graduate degree in business, political science, law, or something else? Learn how to tailor your associate's degree to meet the specific requirements of your chosen transfer institution.
Paul Sanburg

  • Wed., Feb. 19, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
    Room 1550, Des Plaines

For information, e-mail psanburg@oakton.edu.

Planning for Next Semester
Thinking ahead to next semester? Learn how to successfully navigate the registration process.
Kari Susens

  • Wed., Feb. 26, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
    Enrollment Center Conference Room, Skokie
  • Thu., Feb. 27, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
    Room 1550, Des Plaines

For information, e-mail kari@oakton.edu.


Setting Goals and Taking Action
Ever wonder how Oakton comes up with your GPA? Review the two GPAs that determine your academic status.
Evy Koutzas

  • Wed., Mar. 5, 2 - 3 p.m.
    Room 1550, Des Plaines

For information, e-mail ekoutzas@oakton.edu.


Be Your Own Best Advocate

Learn to self-advocate effectively, get the support you need, and make the most of campus resources.
Evy Koutzas

  • Thu., Mar. 6, 2 - 3 p.m.
    Enrollment Center Conference Room, Skokie

For information, e-mail ekoutzas@oakton.edu.


Transferring 101: Making the Most of the Web

Leverage the Web in your transfer search! Find out how to access admission, transfer, and academic planning information on college and university Web sites.
Julie Rosenberg

  • Thu., Mar. 13, 2 - 3 p.m.
    Enrollment Center Conference Room, Skokie

For information, e-mail jmrosenb@oakton.edu.


It’s all in the Math: Your GPA
Learn how Oakton comes up with your GPA. Review the two GPAs that determine your academic status.
Angelyn Anderson and Lyttleton Callender

  • Tue., Mar. 25, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
    Room 1560, Des Plaines
  • Wed., Mar. 26, 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
    Enrollment Center Conference Room, Skokie

For information, e-mail lcallend@oakton.edu or aanderson@oakton.edu.

 

U.Achieve Academic Planning
Where do you stand academically? What courses do  you need to complete your degree? Learn how to use this online tool through myOakton to create an "unofficial transcript" and track your progress.
Paul Sanburg

  • Wed., Apr. 2, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
    Room 1550, Des Plaines

For information, e-mail psanburg@oakton.edu.


The Undiscovered Country: Moving Beyond Graduation
You've completed your last class and crossing the stage in your cap and gown. Now what? Learn more about life after Oakton. Offered in partnership with Career Services.
Julie Rosenberg

  • Thu., Apr. 24, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
    Enrollment Center Conference Room, Skokie

For information, e-mail jmrosen@oakton.edu.

 

IMPORTANT DATES


March 2
Incomplete (I) grades from fall 2013 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

March 14
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

March 17 – 23
Spring break

March 24
Classes resume after spring break.

March 26
Registration opens for summer 2014 sessions.

March 30
Last day to withdraw with a "W" from 16-week courses.

April 9
Registration opens for fall 2014 semester.

May 15, 16
Evaluation Days.

May 16
Last day of student attendance.

May 19
Grading Day Faculty on campus and available to students at designated times.

Full Academic Calendar