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Community Resources

Come see the many valuable programs we offer not only to our students, but to everyone in the general public! With so many things to see and do at Oakton, you'll see why we're more than an academic institution; we're a community institution.

Arts at Oakton

From our Performing Arts Center and Koehnline Museum of Art to the Chicago Writers Series and our very own Music Department, you'll see the arts are alive and well at Oakton.


Root for the home team! Support one of our many athletics programs, including intercollegiate baseball, basketball, soccer, tennis and more.

Continuing Education

Take adult education courses, enhance your professional potential with career and certification training and more.

Early Childhood Center

Looking for high-quality care in an enriching environment for your preschool child? Consider Oakton’s state-licensed and nationally accredited Early Childhood Center!

Early College 

Interested in jump-starting your college career while in high school? Discover how you can take college-level courses at your high school or at Oakton with our Concurrent Enrollment and Dual Credit Programs.

Employment Opportunities

See available job openings, apply for positions and learn about our generous benefits packages.

Fitness Center

Get in shape at your own pace or take a fitness course at our state-of-the-art fitness center, located on our Des Plaines campus.


Check out books, use online library research resources and more at our Library, with locations on both Des Plaines and Skokie campuses.


Explore Oakton's campuses in Des Plaines and Skokie, Illinois, and learn about our off-campus locations throughout the community.

Support Oakton

Your gifts to Oakton’s Educational Foundation help us realize our potential to serve our students and our community.