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Technology

CLC's tech tools and resources will help you be successful in your classes in any format. Faculty and staff are here to help you.

Technology Help

The Help Desk offers 24/7 support for students with any CLC technology systems such as Student Center, Canvas, Office 365, and other academic tools.

  • Call 847-543-4357. Select option #2 and be prepared to answer identity verification questions such as courses taken in previous terms or student ID number.
  • Chat 24/7
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Computer Labs and Printing

Computer labs are available to CLC students for use at each campus with a CLC login. Printing is also available at these location, and registered CLC students receive $25 in free printing and copying each academic term.

  • Open Computer Labs

  • Printing, copying and scanning

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Check out a laptop at the Library

Laptops are available for you to take home while you are currently enrolled. Please bring a photo ID.

Locations: Grayslake (L Wing), Lakeshore (N214), Southlake (V106)

For hours, visit: www.clcillinois.edu/Hours

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Internet Hotspots and Access

Available for checkout at the Library

T-Mobile-enabled portable hotspots offer unlimited data and just need to be placed near your computer. Hotspots are available for you to take home while you are currently enrolled. Please bring a photo ID.

Locations: Grayslake (L Wing, 2nd floor), Lakeshore (N214), Southlake (V106)

For hours, visit: www.clcillinois.edu/Hours

  • Additional Internet Access Options

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Calculators

Available for check out at the Library

TI 84 calculators are available for you to take home while you are currently enrolled. Please bring a photo ID.

Locations: Grayslake (L Wing), Lakeshore (N214), Southlake (V106)

For hours, visit: www.clcillinois.edu/Hours

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Textbooks and Library Materials

Check out a textbook for short-term loan at the Library

Many required textbooks are available for 4 hours. Select items may have a longer loan time. Please bring a photo ID.

Locations: Grayslake (L Wing), Lakeshore (N214), Southlake (V106)

For hours, visit: www.clcillinois.edu/Hours

Library Materials

Check out items to help with your research at the Library. Library collection materials are still available for use. Please bring a photo ID.

Locations: Grayslake (L Wing), Lakeshore (N214), Southlake (V106)

For hours, visit: www.clcillinois.edu/Hours

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Canvas

CLC uses a Learning Management System (LMS) called Canvas to deliver your course content online:

  • Faculty can upload course materials for their students on Canvas and conduct a variety of classroom activities.
  • Students can retrieve and submit assignments, participate in discussion groups, take tests and check grades.
  • Your course content is typically available in Canvas the day before the class begins.

Learn more about Canvas

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Zoom

Instructors may use Zoom, a video conference tool, for class discussions and office hours. College departments may also use Zoom for appointments.

  • Learn more about Zoom

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Navigate

Navigate is a free app that helps you stay on track, make appointments with your ASA and Tutoring Center, form study groups, access resources and more. Download the app in Google Play or the App Store.

Learn more about Navigate

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Microsoft Office 365

Current CLC students have free access to Microsoft Office 365: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access and OneNote.

  1. Go to http://portal.office.com and sign in with your CLC email address and password.
  2. The Office 365 user portal is displayed, providing access to the online apps. To install the Desktop Applications, click the “Install Office 2016” button.
  3. Follow the instructions for installing. Use the “Need help installing?” link if needed.
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Textbooks and Bookstore

The CLC Bookstore offers online purchase pick-up service, returns and buyback at all three campuses as well as shipping to home. Order your books online and choose the delivery method you want. Visit https://www.clcbkst.com for details, instructions and online ordering.

Get important updates about rental returns, buyback, curbside pickup and ship to Home option for textbooks. Order available textbooks at www.clcbkst.com.