CLC Cares About You

Taking care of what you need

Your health and success are important.

Come to CLC because it’s affordable and offers a top-notch education; stay because it’s a community here to help you.

Your life outside the classroom is just as important to CLC. In fact, many students feel at home here because CLC provides help and support that goes beyond the classroom.

Health for body and mind

A healthy you is the best way to succeed in school. CLC has the resources available to make sure your body and mind are taken care of.

Well-being for you and yours

You can be sure you and your dependents are taken care of while attending CLC. Whether you’re looking for some food and supplies, childcare or are looking for diverse groups, there is assistance available for you.

You belong here

Your college experience should be filled with people building a sense of belonging. At CLC, you’re a part of a vibrant community with common goals and individual support.

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    Riley Pemstein

    Transfer student

    CLC has a lot of opportunities for people going in millions of directions because it has so many resources. If you take advantage of what they provide, it'll really benefit you in the future.”


    Riley took general education courses at CLC. He then transferred to University of Illinois Urbana-Campaign to study accounting. He now works as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

    Read Riley's story

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Why should you choose CLC...

How does CLC help me to afford college?

It’s true! There are many ways for you to earn a debt-free degree or certificate from the College of Lake County.

How will I balance school with work/life?

CLC focuses on a multi-faceted approach to keep all aspects of your life in equilibrium. We’ll help you make sure you have enough time to do everything you need to tackle in a day.

Who will teach me and where will I learn?

The people and places that make your experience at CLC.

What's it like to be a student at CLC?

On campus or online, there are plenty of ways to get the full college experience.

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