Feel good about moving ahead with your educational plan. Lock in your classes to get the schedule that works for you!
Many of the best jobs will be in science, engineering, technology and mathematics (STEM) fields. CLC is constructing a new building to provide state-of-the-art instruction in these fields.
Reduce your stress. Submit your FAFSA early and get your financial aid decision sooner.
CLC offers short-term field study trips and semester abroad opportunities. Several trips are coming up in late spring and summer as well as the fall semester.
Because of construction, the Admissions, Records and Recruitment offices have moved out of Room B101. You may get assistance in Room C125 (Glass Lounge) from now until the end of June, when Financial Aid, Counseling and Advising will also relocate to the E Building. The Information Desk has relocated to the Connecting Link near the main entrance. Thank you for your patience as we begin to update our facilities!
Priority registration for current students has begun! Now is a perfect time to see an advisor and plan your class schedule. Visit our summer session page.
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If you’re expecting to receive a refund check from CLC, please sign up for direct deposit! Enroll for Direct Deposit online.
The college is offering a series of Prospective Student Information Sessions prior to the fall 2015 semester, which starts Aug. 24. The meetings will provide prospective students with information about getting started at CLC, financial aid/scholarships and an overview of academic programs and available academic resources. Read the news release.
Improve your study, writing and note-taking skills or learn about the transfer process at our free Success Workshops! Everyone who participates will get a free lunch and prizes, You'll also and be entered into a monthly raffle to win a laptop computer!
Jenny Lee (above right) received the 2015 Outstanding Full-Time Faculty award, and Penny Steffen (above left) received the outstanding Part-Time Faculty of the Year award. The English professors were chosen by a student vote and were honored by the Board of Trustees on April 23.
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“I rediscovered my love of chemistry at CLC. My professor was such a great teacher and passionate about chemistry that it was easy to go to class and learn.”
“CLC offers so much more than cost savings. I’ve received an excellent education that’s a good stepping stone to my goal of becoming a clinical psychologist.”
“CLC is such a welcoming environment for international students. Within my first year here, I was helping other international students as a student ambassador.”
“CLC has absolutely played a role in changing my educational and career goals. I had space to explore different fields and talk to many knowledgeable people about careers and opportunities.”
“I loved my education courses. The professors bring a lot of experiences into their classrooms, and everything we learn builds from class to class.”
“I have enjoyed all the instructors in the horticulture department, especially their expertise and practical work experiences. All the classes that I have taken are pertinent to my career choice.”
“Even if money hadn’t been an issue for me, I think CLC still would have been the right decision for me because of the wonderful things that I took with me from the college.”
“Really get to know your professors; they are the ones who will write you a letter of recommendation in a few years, so keep in touch with them.”
“College is the best decision I ever made. As a senior at Zion-Benton High School, I received a scholarship to CLC. I thought, “This is an opportunity.””
“I traveled to Peru for a two-week trip with five other CLC students as part of CLC’s first service-learning trip abroad. We were able to do good and experienced Peru’s breath-taking eco-systems.”
“The Truck Driver Training course built my confidence and really prepared me well for a successful career in this field.”
“I chose CLC’s Small Business Development Center for guidance and help meeting people who have already gone through the process of starting a business. They are a great team of experts to have on my side.”
“I became the first community college student accepted as an intern at a newsroom in Erie, Penn., thanks to my experiences on The CLC Chronicle and working with Professor Kupetz. That first internship opened many doors for me.”
“I am currently working part-time as a paralegal while enrolled as a full-time student in Roosevelt University’s Paralegal Studies program. If I had not received the education I had from CLC, I would not have the part-time job.”
“CLC was great preparation for transfer to a four-year school. I got comfortable with my abilities, and I was confident when I transferred to NIU. At CLC, I was also able to explore different courses and my interests.”
“There is something about CLC’s environment and the professors that makes your experience very enjoyable and helps you to do well academically.”
“The course prepared me for a veterinary assistant job and the externship was a great part of the reason I felt prepared.”
“CLC is a melting pot; a microcosm of America. The students come from so many different backgrounds and contexts, that you learn almost as much from your classmates as you do from your courses.”
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