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Student Services

At Oakton Community College, you'll find plenty of support and assistance to help you reach your goals. Whether you plan to enter the workforce or transfer to a four-year college or university, we'll advise you, guide you, and give you a boost when you need it.

Our specially trained academic advisors, for example, will help you define your goals and help you chart a course to achieve them. Our career counselors will help you write a great resume and prepare you to ace your job interviews. Our counselors can assist with non-academic concerns and personal development issues that impact personal and educational goals.

Need a little extra help in class? The professionals and students at our Learning Center will boost your study skills and provide the tutoring you need to succeed. And for students with disabilities, we provide a wide array of accommodations and services. 

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In spite of having a bachelor’s degree, Anita Taylor ’86 wasn’t sure what she wanted to do with her life. She found her niche at Oakton.



September 7
Labor Day holiday. College closed.

September 20
Last day to withdraw from 16-week courses and have course dropped from record.

September 21
Last day to change to audit for 16-week courses.

October 4
Incomplete (I) grades from summer 2015 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

October 9
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

October 25
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 25.

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.)

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