Requesting Services

Step 1

  • Apply to Oakton online at
  • As part of the application process, submit your transcripts and ACT scores

Step 2

  • Complete the Appointment Form to request to speak with an Access and Disability Resource staff member regarding disability services or accommodations. A staff member will contact you.

Step 3

  • Meet with the staff member for your scheduled intake appointment
  • Bring documentation of disability to intake meeting
  • Take placement tests after intake meeting

Step 4

  • Attend the New Student Orientation (postcard will be sent  to you when application file is complete)
  • At Orientation, you will meet with an academic advisor, review placement test scores, and register for classes

Step 5

  • Fill out Accommodation Request Form in the Access and Disability Resource Center on your Orientation day or as soon as possible after registering for classes
  • Please Note: Some accommodations may take up to four weeks to be processed, so make your request early

Step 6

  • Pick up Accommodation Letters from the office and give them to instructors when classes begin
  • Accommodation requests must be made in writing EVERY semester in which you would like to use them

Information about disability services
Des Plaines, Room 2400
Skokie, Room A135

Information about what classes to take
Contact Advising Services
Des Plaines - Room 1860; 847.635.1700
Skokie - Room A100; 847.635.1400

Information about financial aid
Contact Financial Aid
Des Plaines, Room 1740; 847.635.1708
Skokie, Room A100; 847.635.1250