This format allows students complete coursework online and connect with their class and instructor without having to log in at a specific day/time. Students work on their own time to meet deadlines and maintain course participation through online discussions and activities.
These classes have online delivery via Zoom with a dedicated virtual classroom time where students and instructors connect together at the same time in their virtual classroom space. Please see the class schedule for the virtual classroom time. Students are expected to be online at the exact time in order to participate in the class lectures, discussions, and presentations.
These are a select number of traditional classes scheduled late in the summer semester where students can attend classes on campus. These classes will be available for registration on Monday, April 27 and will only run if it is safe to do so.
Options for summer semester include Online-Anytime, Online Live via Zoom and on-campus Summer Boost courses.
In the public web search, students can enter a keyword or subject, then click SEARCH. For each class, look at the Location. Location options include Online-Anytime, Online Live via Zoom or an on-campus room location (for Summer Boost only).
When searching for classes in the MyStudentCenter, enter the term and subject, then click SEARCH. For each class, look at the ROOM. Room options include Online-Anytime, Online Live via Zoom or an on-campus room location (for Summer Boost only).
Tuition is the same for all CLC courses. Additionally, we are waiving the $8 per credit hour online course fee this summer.
Students will need a computer and access to reliable internet. Additionally, students will be active in online platforms such as Canvas, a learning management system, and Zoom, a video conferencing software. Both tools are intuitive and additional tutorials are available to help students familiarize themselves with features. Learn more about these tools in Lancers Keep Learning.
The same grading structure used in Spring 2020 will also be used in Summer 2020. Learn more about summer grading and changes.
CLC is having a Summer Boost session from July 6 – August 8 which features 5-week accelerated in-person courses. These classes will plan to run unless other determinations are made based on the current health climate and pending regulations. No student will face a financial penalty if the courses need to move to an alternative delivery format or are canceled.
Students pursuing a program of study that is eligible for financial aid can access federal student aid for summer classes, such as the Pell Grant and the Direct Loan program. The first step is to complete a FAFSA at www.fafsa.gov and be sure to enter CLC’s school code: 007694 when you complete your FAFSA application.
You can also explore these scholarships offered for the summer term.
Yes, the CLC Library checks out laptop computers, internet hotspots, and calculators to enrolled summer students.
Requests for laptops, hotspots and calculators can be submitted through the Student Technology Needs Survey. Materials are due back within three days after your class ends.
Textbooks can be purchased or rented from the CLC bookstore, or either picked up curbside or shipped to your home. Visit the bookstore to find your textbook information.
Students can schedule Zoom, phone, or email advising appointments with advisors and student development counselors. Call (847) 543-2060 to schedule your appointment or email email@example.com with your general questions.
The College is working with clinical, practicum, and internship locations to be able to help students return to sites as soon as it is safe to do so. As of 4/22/20, there is no official date for when students will be able to return to external locations but we will update this FAQ as soon as more information is available.
To provide necessary in-person classes, limited 5-week courses are scheduled for the end of summer, pending the current health climate. Students will be notified of decision by June 25. Students will have no penalty if these courses do not run due to the current health climate.
Students will be notified of decision by June 25. Students will have no penalty if these courses do not run due to the current health climate.
Registration is open for Fall courses in both in-person and online formats. College leadership is closely evaluating all pending factors and will communicate any changes to delivery, format and schedules as soon as they are determined.
The same grading structure used in Spring 2020 will also be used in Summer 2020. Learn more about summer grading and changes
Withdrawal and refund deadlines are CLC standard policies. Check your syllabus and Student Center for specific deadlines.
Campus entrance is limited to registered Summer Boost and arranged completion activities students only. Don’t worry, you still have access to support services online.
Face masks covering the mouth and nose are required while on campus. They must meet educational environment standards. A mask will be provided at the entrance if you do not have your own.
In addition to wearing a face mask, all students must practice social distancing by staying six feet apart in classrooms and campus spaces. Class sizes are limited to 9 or less.
Each campus has designated entrances.
Enter the building at the designated entrance with:
To enter the building, you must bring your picture ID, face mask and Fast Pass (print out or photo on your phone).
Yes. CLC has received guidance from the Illinois Community College Board (ICCB), Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE) and Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI) which extends the same grading structure in place for Spring 2020 to Summer 2020.
Based on the state directive, the following guidelines apply to Summer 2020:
Final grade rosters for Summer 2020 courses will reflect the following grade options:
Grade option/Earned by student
4 grade points, included in GPA
3 grade points, included in GPA
2 grade points, included in GPA
Course completed satisfactorily, not included in GPA
Course requirements not met, not included in GPA
Withdrawn by institution, stopped attending, not included in GPA
Grades of P will meet prerequisites for subsequent courses, including those requiring a grade of C or better.
The system classifies an N as an unsuccessful attempt at the course. This means that an N will not meet prerequisites for any courses.
Any limited enrollment screening programs at CLC would prefer to see a C or better. However, if you elect to take a P given the circumstances, the division is committed to looking at the student holistically for admission to the program. If you maintain a strong overall GPA, for example, this would be an important part of the screening process. Limited enrollment programs do not intend to rely solely on one specific grade as a barrier to program admission.
A grade of P will meet requirements for College Reading and Writing Readiness (CRWR) and will meet graduation requirements.
You don’t have to, but it is encouraged where appropriate. You also can wait to see your final grade and request a change to a "P" grade after the term ends. You are strongly encouraged to discuss a change from a letter grade to P (Pass) with your academic advisor or student development counselor because doing so may impact your eligibility to graduate, the ability to take a higher-level course in the sequence, or the transferability of the course to another institution.
If you are concerned about your grade point average and only need the course completion for you academic plans, you may elect the "P" grade to keep grades of B and C from reducing your GPA. You are strongly encouraged to discuss a change from a letter grade to P (Pass) with your academic advisor or student development counselor because doing so may impact your eligibility to graduate, the ability to take a higher-level course in the sequence, or the transferability of the course to another institution.
Course completion rate: Counts as attempted and earned hours; Time-frame limitation: Counts as attempted hours; GPA: No impact.
Course completion rate: Counts as attempted hours, but not earned; Time-frame limitation: Counts as attempted hours; GPA: No impact.
No impact. Academic standards only evaluates courses that count toward GPA.
A grade of P should be deemed transferable and earn credit as they were originally intended during the Summer 2020 term and be applied toward major, minor, and General Education requirements. Colleges and universities nationwide are relaxing their requirements for incoming transfer coursework completed during the summer 2020 term and are accepting P grades. Final decisions on transferability are made at the receiving institution and it is recommended you consult with the Admissions department at your intended transfer institution.
A course completed with a grade of P will cause prior instances of the course with grades of F, FW, D, or C to be removed from the GPA and attempted/earned hours. In the future, a course with a grade of P that is repeated will be excluded from attempted/earned hours if the student earns a C or better.
No, the D grade is not an option this term.
As always, the first thing to do is talk to your instructor. They may be able to recommend your next best steps in helping improve your grade.
This grading system has only been approved for the Spring and Summer 2020 term and does not apply to Fall 2020.
Accomplish the Pass Grade Request Form (PDF) and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that:
All CLC policies related withdrawal deadlines, and refund deadlines will be based on standard policies.
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