Register for Classes

Register for Classes

So you've applied to Oakton and been accepted—congratulations! You've completed your placement requirements and finished your orientation. The next step is to get set up with your course schedule and start your academic journey at Oakton. You're almost there!

You have options for registration. You can register online or in person with a photo I.D. at the Enrollment Center. Registration typically begins several months before the start of a semester and ends on the first day of class or until the class reaches maximum enrollment. See below for the current registration period deadlines.

To register for noncredit classes, visit the page.

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Note about international travel: Oakton limits connections from outside the U.S. to many of its systems, including myOakton. If you plan to be out of the country for part or all of a term, you will not be able to pay your bill, check your grades, register or perform other transactions usually accessible through myOakton. In addition, some online classes are not accessible from outside the U.S.

Registration Dates

> Summer 2022 registration is open now. Classes begin June 6 and 13.

> Fall 2022 registration is open now. Classes begin on August 22.

> Spring 2023 registration opens on November 17, 2022.

Frequently Asked Questions

You can register for classes after applying and completing all Frequently Asked Questions. If you have enrolled in credit classes within the past three years, you do not need to reapply.

Register for classes here.

All degree-seeking students and students interested in enrolling in English or math classes must complete a reading, writing, and math placement. Visit the New Student Resources page for information on meeting Oakton's placement requirements with SAT/ACT scores, High School GPA, prior college credit or on-campus placement testing.

If you are a new student with questions about placement, contact the Office at Admission at 847.635.1835 or

Contact the team at the Enrollment Center for any questions about registration and enrollment at Oakton. The Enrollment Services team can be reached at 847.635.1700.

See below for hours of operation and more details about the Enrollment Center.

Final grades are available online five to seven working days after the end of the semester, through the myOakton portal.

More information about grades and Oakton's grading policy can be found here.

You can drop a class online through or in-person at either campus's Enrollment Center with a picture I.D. Oakton has established deadlines to withdraw from each course. To become familiar with drop deadlines, view the concise student schedule in

Learn more about withdrawing from classes.

Get Guidance From the Enrollment Center

The Enrollment Services team is here to help make your application and registration processes proceed smoothly. If you have questions about financial aid or how to connect with advising services, the Enrollment Center can set you on the right path. Our Enrollment Services team is well-versed in all things enrollment-related and is an excellent resource to rely on when you're getting started with your journey here at Oakton. Getting ready to proceed with a college education can be challenging, but Oakton wants to provide the services you need to help you achieve your dreams.

Enrollment Center

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