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

College is more than classes

On campus or online, there are plenty of ways to get the full college experience. From sports to galleries, we have it all for you at CLC.

Beyond the classroom

Discover where your interests lead you.

Student Clubs

Explore your interests! CLC has many student clubs where you can connect with others and grow your knowledge.

Student Government

Make a big difference and build your leadership skills at CLC representing the interests of your fellow students. Get involved with the Student Government Association (SGA) as a student senator.


Play or watch fellow Lancers compete in intercollegiate sports through CLC’s membership in the Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference and the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). Visit Lancer Athletics website.


The Chronicle

The Chronicle is your student-run newspaper publishing stories for the CLC community. This is your opportunity to participate in the newspaper as a staff writer or editor.

DJ for Lancer Radio

Lancer Radio is your chance to get in the booth and play the hits! Tune in to 99.9 FM to hear yourself and other DJs entertain the community.

The Arts

Whether is be music, theatre, dance or the literary or visual arts, let your soul soar at CLC! Join an ensemble group, audition for a production or submit your art for publication or exhibition.


Why should you choose CLC...

How will CLC help me to be successful?

Explore the many free ways we support your personal journey, education and well-being.

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.

How will CLC help me to transfer or get a job?

Whether your goal is to transfer or get in a job right away, CLC has advisors and career navigators available to guide you.