How to Apply

Applying to CLC is easy and free

Here's a snapshot of the admission process:

If you have any questions along the way, don't hesitate to reach out to your CCN for assistance by emailing, or call (847) 543-2090.

Register for Summer and Fall Classes

Virtual Registration Assistance

Monday to Thursday: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Chat with us on Lancer Live Chat to schedule your Virtual Registration Assistance via Zoom

On Campus Registration Assistance

Room A111, Grayslake Campus

Monday to Thursday: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Need help?

Your College & Career Navigator (CCN) is your "go-to person" ready to help you get started at CLC.

Your CCN guides you through the admission process, helps you choose your academic program, enroll in classes and connect you with resources.

Talk to a CCN

F-1 international students

Welcome, international students! Review the steps you need to take to apply as an F-1 student.

Explore the degree program options available to you, organized by field of interest. Get help with the admission process. We also offer courses for learning English or improving your fluency.

Get started at CLC

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Earn credit for prior learning

Save time and money—Graduate faster by receiving college credit for what you already know!

Be debt-free at CLC

CLC has some of the lowest tuition around. Financial aid and scholarships are available—even for working adults.

Visit our campus

Get a feel for life on campus when you register for a tour. We'd love to show you around. Oh, and bring family and friends along for the fun, if you want!

Explore careers

Discover majors and career paths to complement and extend your intuitive interests and abilities.