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Welcome Weeks


August 20 to 31

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4-6 p.m
Grayslake Campus, Student Street


Free and open to all students

Free food at every event


Students who attend at least 4 out of the 10 welcome week events can enter a drawing for exciting prizes like a laptop, tablet, gift cards, CLC gear, and more. Attendees will get a “passport” on which they will need to get a stamp for every event/day they attend.



Get the school year off to a great start! Come to Welcome Weeks!

  • Monday, August 20, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Fun Fair Day

    Welcome to the first day of classes! This event includes a variety of games, a DJ, a photo booth where you can meet the CLC Mascot and more. Sponsored by Program Board.

  • Tuesday, August 21, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Sustainability Day

    Come hear about the College’s important sustainability initiatives, interact with the Environmental club, spin the Recycling Wheel of Fortune, partake in some fresh veggies from the College Farm, and learn about careers that help save the planet.

  • Wednesday, August 22, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4-6 p.m.
    Student Success Expo

    Get connected with the College’s helpful student services offices such as Tutoring, the Library, Coaching for Academic Success, Counseling and Advising, Financial Aid, Multicultural Student Center, Veteran’s Services and more.

  • Thursday, August 23, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Student Abroad Day

    Stop by and learn more about the various Study Abroad opportunities the College offers including trips to Italy, Japan, Peru, China and more.

  • Friday, August 24, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Cafe Willow Food Fair

    Learn about all that Café Willow has to offer and partake in free carnival themed food.

  • Monday, August 27, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4-6 p.m.
    Job Fair

    Employers from various industries will be available to provide information on jobs and internships.

  • Tuesday, August 28, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Student Clubs and Organizations Fair

    See the benefits of getting involved on campus and learn about the over 40 Clubs and Organizations available to students

  • Wednesday, August 29,11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4-6 p.m.
    Transfer College Fair

    The Transfer Fair will host up to 30 representatives from Illinois and out-of-state public and private colleges and universities. The fair provides students the opportunity to speak with the representatives of individual colleges about their transfer programs.

  • Thursday, August 30, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Health and Wellness Fair


  • Thursday, August 30, 4-6 p.m.
    Game Night

    Join us for a fun night of ping pong, air hockey, pool, chess, board games and video games. Bring your friends and meet new friends. Sponsored by PTK.

  • Friday, August 31, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Cafe Willow Food Fair

    Learn about all that Café Willow has to offer and partake in some healthy snacks.