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Oakton earns 2023-2024 Military Friendly® School designation

Published on: March 10, 2023

Des Plaines, Ill. (March 10, 2023) – Oakton College has earned the Military Friendly® School designation for the eighth consecutive year.

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Oakton announces Earth Month events

Published on: March 29, 2023

Des Plaines, Ill. (March 29, 2023) – Bring your friends, family, and neighbors to celebrate Earth Month with Oakton College. Through a series of interactive events, community members can learn about Oakton’s ecosystem and help re-wild the area to benefit local wildlife.

Oakton celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Published on: March 28, 2023

Kick off Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month early by attending one of Oakton College’s events - free and open to the public - to learn more about the AAPI community and culture and to support local AAPI artists, activists, and businesses.

Oakton relieves nearly $1 million in student debt with remaining COVID relief funds

Published on: March 21, 2023

Oakton College is demonstrating its commitments to helping students reach their educational goals and advancing racial equity by using its remaining federal institutional COVID-19 funds to relieve outstanding balances due to the College. Oakton recently allocated about $920,000 to forgive outstanding balances incurred by Oakton students during the pandemic.