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  • New HVAC Installer Technician Certificate offered

    A new 18-credit, flexible Fast Track-HVAC Installation Technician Certificate is being launched by the CLC Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Technology program in January 2015 (pending approval by the Illinois Community College Board). Students can complete the certificate in just 16 weeks.

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  • Smalley Steel Ring Company establishes CLC scholarship

    Lake Zurich-based Smalley Steel Ring Company has established a new scholarship for CLC students in the Computerized Numerical Controls (CNC) and Mechatronics Technology programs.

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  • Board of Trustees News: Science building construction contract awarded

    The College of Lake County board of trustees on Nov. 18 approved awarding a $24.08 million contract to construct a new science building on the Grayslake Campus to Path Construction Co., of Arlington Heights.

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  • College receives Illinois gold sustainability award

    CLC has received a gold Campus Sustainability Compact Award from the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, a unit of the Prairie Research Institute at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The award, presented by the office of Gov. Quinn on Oct. 23, recognizes the college for its efforts to integrate environmental sustainability throughout its campuses and for working toward measurable sustainability improvements.

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  • Illinois Tollway’s expanded Construction Business Development Center to include CLC Center

    The Workforce and Professional Development Institute of the College of Lake County was recently named the fourth location in Northern Illinois to provide services to small businesses in the construction industry, including minority- and women-owned firms bidding on Illinois Tollway projects.

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  • Illinois Small Business Development Center Network celebrates 30 years

    Illinois Small Business Development Centers, which have been providing business assistance to new and existing businesses throughout the state of Illinois since 1984, are recognizing the milestone with the theme, “Celebrating 30 Years of Small Business Success.”

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We are proud of our partnerships with employers, civic groups and other educators. Your support, and that of our district residents, makes our work possible. Together, we are able to offer an educational experience that builds a better future for students and our communities.

Help Us and Let Us Help You

Partnership is a two-way street. We invite you to work with us and let us help you. Learn more using the  “Useful Links.”

Useful Links


How to Become a Vendor

CLC makes many different types of purchases, following practices governed by Illinois state law, state regulations, the Illinois Community College Act and related policies and procedures set by the college’s board of trustees.

Visit the Business Services page for details.


Challenge Us to Help Close the Skills Gap

Use our services to help you find skilled workers or train your own.


Get Free Help in Starting or Growing a Business

Our Small Business Development Center offers one-one-one consulting and workshops to help entrepreneurs succeed.


Educational Partnerships

Keeping the college’s academic programs up-to-date is a big job, and it’s one the college can’t do alone. It requires the knowledge and advice of the employers and educators from K-12 through college.


College costs are going up, threatening the ability of students to afford an education. The CLC Foundation is doing something to help. Learn how you can help.