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Student Life

There’s more to college life than attending classes and studying for exams. It’s also important to meet new people, explore your interests through clubs and other activities, or even take on a leadership role. That’s why Oakton Community College offers an extraordinarily rich array of opportunities to stay active, healthy, and engaged.

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Students meeting degree or certificate requirements must notify the College of their intention to graduate by Friday, March 13.
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Register in person at either campus Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Students with a current application on file may register at
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Wed., Feb. 11, 10:30 a.m. Don't miss this opportunity to meet with representatives from over 40 colleges.
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Oakton's 2015 Financial Aid Awareness Month provides students with the opportunity to learn about financial management and win cash in the money machine!

Student Profile

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Laura Stefany Diaz was 16 when she moved here from Colombia. Now she’s on a journey toward a career in teaching.