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Register for Fall Semester classes

by Public Relations and Marketing | Published Aug 01, 2019

Whether you are searching for a new career, have just completed military service or recently graduated from high school, the College of Lake County offers hundreds of career and transfer courses in the Fall Semester that begins Aug. 19. To view course offerings and learn more about how to become a student, visit

This fall includes scholarship opportunities in career programs related to manufacturing and health care. The Metallica Scholars Initiative, funded by the Grammy Award-winning band’s All Within My Hands Foundation, in partnership with the American Association of Community Colleges, provides scholarships and services for a cohort of 50 students in five manufacturing areas. They include mechatronics/automation, photonics/lasers, welding, automotive and computer numerical control.

Additionally, a grant from the Healthcare Foundation of Northern Lake County is designed to help current or prospective students planning to enroll in a health care career certificate or degree program in the 2019-20 Photo of student registering for classesacademic year. Known as the Scholarships Promoting Lake County Affordable and Sustainable Healthcare, or SPLASH, the funding covers the Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 Semesters. With an application deadline of Sept. 6, each scholarship pays for a maximum of 12 credits of tuition per semester, including comprehensive fees. For details on both the Metallica Scholars Initiative and the SPLASH scholarships, visit

CLC’s Guaranteed Transfer Admission allows CLC students to be admitted to one of 29 local, regional or international partner institutions by meeting program requirements. To view a full list of participating colleges and universities, visit or call (847) 543-2090.

If you’re unsure about what career to pursue, you can learn more at free information sessions. Each session lasts about an hour and includes an overview of the career field, salary, job outlook and educational requirements. View a schedule of information sessions by academic division at

Or if you want to complete short-term training to become a truck driver, real estate agent, pharmacy technician or veterinary technician, view a list of Continuing Professional Development programs and information sessions at

CLC also offers an array of noncredit personal enrichment courses, on topics such as fitness, music, computers, astronomy, writing, dance, cooking and more, for students of all ages, from children through retirees. To learn more, call (847) 543-2615 or visit

If you need to complete a GED (high school equivalency), learn English as a Second Language or build basic competency in reading, writing and math, the Adult Basic Education, ESL and GED division offers free courses at all three campuses and other Lake County locations that also begin Aug. 21 or later. To learn more, call (847) 543-2021, visit or email Or visit Building 4 on the Grayslake Campus, 19351 W. Washington St.

For information on enrolling at CLC, call (847) 543-2090, visit or stop by the Welcome and One Stop Center, 19351 W. Washington St. Assistance is also available the Lakeshore Campus, 33 N. Genesee St., Waukegan, and the Southlake Campus, 1120 S. Milwaukee Ave., Vernon Hills. Please note: Each campus will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on two Saturdays: Aug. 12 and 19.


About College of Lake County:

College of Lake County is an innovative community college in Lake County, Ill. that transforms lives with its variety of accessible, quality education options. Offered at three campuses in Grayslake, Vernon Hills and Waukegan or online, College of Lake County provides affordable options in a state-of-the-art setting close to home. A large student network, with small class sizes, provides advantages to our students on a career-related program or a path toward a transfer degree. We’re proud to serve the diverse needs of our community and student body. Connect to your future today at College of Lake County. For details, visit