Transfer Students

Transfer Student Resources

As a transfer student, we want you to be prepared for and confident in your next steps after Oakton! Explore and take advantage of the many resources and services available to you as you get ready to continue your education at a four-year college or university. Use the links below to access personal, academic and student life information.

Academic Advising

Speak to an advisor on a number of subjects, including transfer information, graduation requirements, academic planning and more.

Access and Disability Resource Center

Students with documented disabilities may seek a range of accommodations, including sign language interpreters, extended testing time, adaptive equipment and much more.

Career Services

Develop the skills necessary for a successful job search at Oakton's Career and Transfer Center. Learn more about what career services are offered and how to get started.

Financial Aid

Apply for financial assistance, grants, loans and scholarships with help from Oakton's Financial Assistance Team.

Getting Started at Oakton

See our Admissions page to complete your general admission application and register for classes.


Access your student records, register for classes online, add or drop classes, view grades, request unofficial transcripts and more on Oakton's student portal.

Technology Resources

Get assistance with all of your technology needs, including student logins, email and myOakton access, password recovery and more. You can also learn about how we loan Mobile WiFi hotspots and Chromebooks to students in need.

Tuition and Fees

Review policies regarding your tuition and fees, including payment methods, deadlines and more.

Academic Calendar

Stay ahead of important deadlines like class registration and withdrawal by regularly consulting our academic calendar.


Purchase textbooks, school supplies, Oakton-themed gifts and more at the Oakton Bookstore, with locations on both Des Plaines and Skokie campuses.

College and University Transfer Partnerships

Oakton has established lasting and meaningful partnerships with 32 colleges and universities to further ease your transition from Oakton. Explore these colleges and universities and see how Oakton has made it easier than ever to transfer to your school of choice.

Course Listings

Browse available courses and find class schedules for information like course descriptions, course fees and required textbooks.

Learning Center

Stay on top of your studies with one-on-one tutoring, study skills workshops and co-curricular programs offered at the Learning Center, with locations on both Des Plaines and Skokie campuses.


Find books and articles, consult a librarian, attend workshops and events, and so much more at the Oakton Library, with locations on both Des Plaines and Skokie campuses.

Testing Services

Take English and math placement tests, as well as program-specific exams like the HESI A2 Entrance exam for Nursing. See which tests you must take and how to schedule them here.

Transfer Services

Start planning your transfer to a four-year college or university now by completing a transfer planning worksheet, viewing course recommendations or contacting an advisor.

Arts at Oakton

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


Join an intercollegiate sports team, play at the intramural level or just get in shape on your own at our Fitness Center. Oakton offers you plenty of ways to get involved with college athletics.

Center for Campus Inclusion and Diversity

These programs are designed to represent the needs and concerns of historically marginalized student populations and provide access to opportunities through programs, services and resources.


Make new friends and share interests with your fellow students in one of our student-run clubs, or better yet, start your own club!

Health and Wellness

Keep your mind and body healthy with our wide array of health services, fitness programs and individual counseling programs.