CLC honors Black History Month. A congresswoman, a president, a poet and an artist/activist have all visited our campus in years past to share their views with our students and the Lake County community.
If you’re ready to wear the cap and gown on May 14, you must petition to graduate by Feb. 15.
Still want to register? Registration is a "go" with our late-starting class options.
Follow campus signs for new routes around campus. View the Map and Arrow Guide for updates on Grayslake Campus construction.
You can earn college credits and travel to exotic locations through our short-term study trips.
You can still register for Spring Semester late-starting classes! View our spring late-starting classes. Looking toward summer and fall? View the Summer Session and Fall Semester credit class schedule info. Priority registration for summer and fall begins March 7. Open registration begins March 10. Now is the perfect time to meet with an advisor to plan your summer and fall courses!
From business to healthcare to engineering, come learn about how you can be trained in an exciting new career! Each session lasts about an hour and includes an overview of duties, a typical day, salary, job outlook and educational requirements. No RSVP is required. View all our credit program information sessions by division. Or if you want to upgrade your skills in social media for business or train for a new career as a truck driver, pharmacy technician or veterinary technician, see the list of Continuing Professional Development information sessions.
Enjoy awe-inspiring, edge-of-your-seat entertainment complete with precision tumbling, astonishing dexterity, trick-cycling, juggling and incredible balancing feats. A limited number of $30 tickets are available as part of “Chicago Theatre Week” at the JLC Box Office or by phone. Buy regular tickets.
Kiley Niemeyer, a CLC and Vernon Hills High School graduate, is majoring in mechanical engineering at Northern Illinois University. An admitted “tinkerer” who has a passion for building things, he’s aiming for a career designing mobile phones, wearable technology or solving environmental problems.
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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 marriage counselor.”
“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.”
“The business expertise and management advice from my small business advisor has been extremely helpful from our first meeting and to this day. He has helped me create a clear vision for the future of my company and a detailed action plan to execute it.”
“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.””
“The entire Illinois SBDC International Trade Center staff is an invaluable resource – always available, honest and thorough. If there is a subject outside their realm, they have a network of referrals who are experienced in that field.”
“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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