Student Information, Resources and Services

Students can access some services in-person, by appointment, on Oakton’s campuses. Please refer to the information below for availability and scheduling instructions. Times and availability of services are subject to change.

Student Services will remain available virtually as well. Refer to the Remote Student Services information page for more information.

Access and Disability Resource Center (ADRC)
In-person appointments: No
To schedule virtual services, call 847.635.1759 or email accessdisability@oakton.edu.

Admission
In-person appointments: Yes
Skokie: Tue., 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Des Plaines: Wed., 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
To schedule, complete this form: bit.ly/admissionappointment.

Advising, Transitions, and Student Success
In-person appointments: No
Note: Visit the Remote Student Services page for scheduling information for virtual services. 

Adult Education
In-person appointments: No
To schedule virtual services, call 847.635.1426 or email adulted@oakton.edu.

Alliance for Lifelong Learning/Continuing Education
In-person appointments: No
To schedule virtual services, call 847.982.9888 or email continuingeducation@oakton.edu.

Office of Access, Equity and Diversity
In-person appointments: Yes (limited)
Times vary by appointment
To schedule, call 847.635.1739 or email studentaffairs@oakton.edu 

Athletics/Fitness Center/Student Athlete Advising
In-person appointments: No
To schedule virtual appointments, call 847.635.1753 or email mmacek@oakton.edu.

Bookstore
In-person appointments: Yes (For purchase of books and supplies)
Times vary by appointment
To schedule, complete this form https://forms.gle/SGJmJ1bpsECGGF6T9
Note: Depending on your classes, you will be directed to the Des Plaines or Skokie bookstore.

Care Coordinator
In-person appointments: Yes
Skokie: Tue., 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Des Plaines: Wed., 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
To schedule, call 847.376.7426 or email tboisson@oakton.edu.
Note: Appointment hours will expand in cases of emergency

Career and Transfer Center
In-person appointments: Yes (For the submission of student employment forms.)
Des Plaines: Wed., 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., by appointment only
To schedule virtual visits, call 847.635.1735 or email careerservices@oakton.edu.

Cashier
In-person appointments: Yes
Des Plaines: Wed., 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
To schedule, call 847.635.1639 or email cashier@oakton.edu.

Counseling
Virtual appointments only (Limited in-person appointments will be scheduled only when deemed clinically necessary by counseling staff.)
To schedule, call 847.635.1885 or email wellness@oakton.edu.

Enrollment Services
In-person appointments: Yes
Skokie: Tue., 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Des Plaines: Wed., 9 a.m. - 4 p.m
To schedule, call 847.635.1700 or email enrollmentcenter@oakton.edu.

Early Childhood Center (Daycare)
Virtual appointments: Yes (Prospective parents for future semesters)
In-person appointments: No
Times vary by appointment
To schedule, call 847.635.1441 or email mhudson@oakton.edu.
Note: Early Childhood services are suspended for the fall 2020 semester. 

Financial Aid
In-person appointments: Yes
Skokie: Tue., 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Des Plaines: Wed., 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
To schedule, email financialaid@oakton.edu.

Health Services
In-person appointments: Yes
Des Plaines
Tue. & Thu., 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
To schedule, call 847.635.1885 or email wellness@oakton.edu.
Skokie closed until further notice.

Services available
TB skin tests
Free pregnancy tests
Health screenings such as blood pressure checks, random blood glucose testing
Physical exams for health career students and athletes

Students experiencing symptoms (as listed on the COVID-19 screening questionnaire) will not be seen in Health Services; they will be referred their health care provider. Students without a doctor or health insurance will be referred to a reduced-cost or free-of-charge health center.

Language Labs
In-person appointments: No
To schedule virtual services, call 847.635.1612 or email languagelab@oakton.edu.

Learning Center
In-person appointments: Yes
Skokie: Tue., 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Des Plaines: Wed., 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
To schedule, call 847.635.1658 or email learningcenter@oakton.edu.

Library
In-person appointments: Yes (Curbside pickup)
In-person reference appointments with a librarian: No
Des Plaines and Skokie
Mon., 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Tue., 5 - 7 p.m.
Wed., 7:45 - 9:45 a.m.
Thu., 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Fri., 2 - 4 p.m.
Sat., 12 - 2 p.m.
To schedule, visit https://www.oakton.edu/library/curbside_pickup/index.php.
To schedule virtual reference services, use Ask a Librarian.
Note: Library reading room, study rooms, and computer labs are closed to the public.

Registrar Services
In-person appointments: Yes (limited to spring 2020 diploma cover pickup)
Des Plaines: Wed., 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
To schedule, email registrarservices@oakton.edu.

Office of Student Affairs
In-person appointments: Yes
Des Plaines: Mon. and Thu., 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
To schedule, call 847.635.1739 or email studentaffairs@oakton.edu

Student Conduct Manager
In-person appointments: Yes (per approval)
Times vary as needed
To schedule, email rpeterson@oakton.edu for virtual appointments. In-person appointments will be approved on a case-by-case basis.

Student Life and Campus Inclusion
In-person appointments: No
To schedule virtual services, email studentlife@oakton.edu.

Testing Center
In-person appointments: Yes
Skokie: Tue., 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Des Plaines: Wed., 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
To schedule, call 847.635.1939 or email testingcenter@oakton.edu.
Note exam times:
HESI Exam
Des Plaines
Aug. 20, 22 & 25, 5 p.m.
Aug. 15, 9 a.m.

TRIO Student Support Services
In-person appointments: Yes
Times vary as needed
To schedule, email trio@oakton.ed or a specific TRIO advisor. 

Oakton CARES COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund Applications

  • All students who have been educationally disrupted and financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic are eligible to apply to receive financial assistance.
  • Students may apply for an Oakton CARES grant at https://oakton.academicworks.com. Under the 'Opportunities' tab in the blue bar, select 'Grant' to access the CARES grant application.
  • Please refer to these frequently asked questions to help guide you through the application process.
  • To help as many students as possible in an equitable manner, the application allows students to be considered to receive assistance through a combination of sources, including federal CARES Act stimulus funds, Oakton Educational Foundation Student Success Fund resources as well as institutional funds.
  • Please note that the college must adhere to official federal eligibility guidelines for allocation of CARES Act funds, which will be considered when evaluating applications. Not all students who apply are guaranteed to receive funding, and allocation amounts will be determined based on demonstrated financial need.
  • For more information, email care@oakton.edu.