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Start at CLC

Start your journey now—you’re ready to reach your next goal. Take classes online or in-person at our locations in Grayslake, Vernon Hills, Waukegan and Gurnee.

We even offer flexible-start classes, which begin at various times during the semester, to better fit your needs. Check out summer flexible start (PDF) and online (PDF) classes.

With more than 170 degrees and certificates, CLC has something for every journey, including yours. Let’s begin.

Easy steps to apply

Upcoming registration & start dates, payment deadlines

Note: Registration continues until classes start or when classes are full.

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

International students, please email or call (847) 543-2399 the Department of Global Engagement to connect with your CCN.

Not sure which path to take?

Explore areas of study

Look through CLC’s 9 areas of study and find the program that sparks your interest.

Search degree and certificate options

Start at CLC and transfer or start a new career. Use our program finder to explore degrees and certificates.

Find your career path

Degrees, certificates, or training aligned with your interests. Use Career Coach to explore career fields or take an assessment to discover what’s right for you.

Take a class

Classes from A-Z. Learn something new. Use our class search to find credit or noncredit classes.

Information for students attending other colleges

Get registration help


Room A111, Grayslake Campus
Monday to Thursday: 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Contact us to request in-person assistance.

Virtual via Zoom

Monday to Thursday: 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Chat with us on Lancer Live Chat to schedule your Virtual Registration Assistance via Zoom.