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Lakeshore Campus
  • Lakeshore Campus awarded Active Learning Center grant from Steelcase Education

    The Lakeshore Campus was chosen to receive the installation of an active learning classroom through the Active Learning Center (ALC) program, a grant initiative founded by Steelcase Education. The program allows educators to implement active learning strategies in a classroom designed for student engagement and collaboration.

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  • Salute to Gospel Music program features Brian Courtney Wilson and Paul Porter

    Tickets are now on sale for College of Lake County's 32nd Annual Salute to Gospel Music program on May 21 featuring two award-winning singers – Brian Courtney Wilson and Paul Porter. The event begins at 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 21 in Trapp Auditorium, Waukegan High School, 2325 Brookside Ave. The event's theme is “Student Success: Achieving Our Goals and Reaching to Greater Heights.”

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  • College to host April information sessions on 18 career programs

    Careers in 18 fields, ranging from business to culinary arts to nursing to truck driving, will be the focus of information sessions being offered at the College of Lake County in April. 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. Unless noted otherwise, the sessions will take place at the Grayslake Campus.

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  • Children’s Learning Centers earn state-wide quality award

    The CLC Children’s Learning Centers at the Grayslake and Lakeshore campuses have been recognized by the state of Illinois as Gold Circle of Quality centers.

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  • Board of Trustees news: Lakeshore Campus prepares for future expansion

    With expansion of the Lakeshore Campus coming in a few years, the College of Lake County is preparing by expanding academic programming at the Waukegan campus and conducting an awareness-building campaign.

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Lakeshore Campus
33 N. Genesee Street, Waukegan, Illinois 60085

Campus Hours

  • Monday - Thursday
    7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Friday
    7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Saturday
    8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Programs at Lakeshore

Dental Hygiene

The new dental hygiene clinic in Waukegan is taking appointments for free and low-cost services. Interested in a career as a dental hygienist? Learn about the two-year dental hygiene program.

Medical Assisting

The medical assisting program, preparing students for in-demand careers, is based at Lakeshore. CLC is offering a certificate program and an A.A.S. degree in medical assisting.


Phlebotomy techs draw blood for medical testing and blood donations. Train for this medical career in just 11-16 weeks. The phlebotomy program is available only at Lakeshore.

Village Learning Community Project

The Village Learning Community Project helps GED graduates and student parents transition to college-level courses. It aims to create a connection by combining the hard work of students with the caring support from educators, students' families and the community.