An inclusive, safe & welcoming community
We welcome and support all students as one community. You receive the same care, support and high-quality education, regardless of your documentation status.
You’re truly in a climate of respect and mutual understanding here. Because of the solutions we offer, you’re better able to prepare for college and achieve your academic and career goals.
Consider us your ally, in education and in life.
You are welcome here
Discover how you belong here as you study alongside people of all ages and life stages. Learn how CLC supports you throughout your academic journey.
A College & Career Navigator (CCN) is ready to answer your questions and assist with your application, academic program selection, class enrollment and connecting you with resources as needed, making your journey at CLC smoother.
Free legal consultations
There are free virtual immigration legal consultations available for CLC students. Please call (847) 737-4042 to make an appointment.
Explore financial aid options
Learn more about Alternative Application for Illinois Financial Aid and scholarships.
You belong at CLC
Our Advising Center staff assists you with academic, career and transfer planning. They also help you work through any emotional concerns that could affect your academic success.
There are people on campus who make sure you receive an equitable education. The UndocuAllies Committee and Advocates at CLC are staff and faculty dedicated to helping you succeed. They speak a variety of languages.
What’s it’s like to be a student at CLC
Picture yourself here. On campus or online, there are plenty of ways to get the full college experience—in and out of class. From sports to galleries to clubs, we have it all for you.