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Oakton offers more than 150 different degrees and certificates designed for students who are interested in short-term, specialized training.
The national average was 87 percent and the average was 86 percent in the state of Illinois.
Seeking people of all ages and ethnicities. Must be able to sing.
Qualifying students who satisfactorily complete requirements at Oakton are guaranteed admission to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to complete a four-year engineering degree.
Learn about industrial product design at this Visiting Artist Series event, sponsored by the Oakton Educational Foundation.
MOS 2016 certifications demonstrate increased knowledge, efficiency and productivity.
Many classes begin later in the semester and are available at both campuses and online.
Join noted email marketer Adam Holden-Bache for a free public Oakton Business Book Author Series presentation, “How to Win at Email Marketing,” Wednesday, Feb. 28.
Admission and financial aid representatives as well as current students will be available to answer questions about the college.
Join Oakton students and employees as they unite as part of the V-Day College Campaign to demand an end to violence against women.
Piccolini will answer questions from the audience after the free public event.
Meet with representatives from colleges and universities from Illinois and across the country.
To be recognized as a President’s Scholar, a student must earn a perfect 4.0 grade point average.
"Mercury in Retrograde” is about three couples from Chicago vacationing for a weekend at a lakeside cabin in Michigan.
Freshman guard Ava Gardner is averaging 17 points per game, shooting 54.5 percent through Jan. 23.
The program features discussions, presentations, performances and films that explore Muslim American identity and culture.
Oakton’s reaccreditation is the outcome of a meticulous internal evaluation and culminated in completion of an assurance argument and site visit by an HLC external peer review team.
Music faculty, friends and the Niles North High School Jazz Band take the stage together for a swinging night of jazz hits.
Young people between the ages of 8 and 12 are invited to give their science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) skills a workout
Seeking original one-act script submissions or storytelling monologues of any genre from community college students in Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin.
“Sandra Bridges: Southern Roots – Revisited” runs through March 16.
A Chicago Writers Series event, funded by the Oakton Educational Foundation and student activity fees.
Renowned motivational speaker Bryant K. Smith will present “The Message: Dr. King Speaks to Hip-Hop.”
Oakton offers both credit and noncredit ESL programs.
Sponsored by Oakton’s chapter of American Association of Women and Community Colleges (AAWC) and Jewish Coalition Against Sex Trafficking (JCAST) Chicago.
Oakton’s Office of Continuing Education and Workforce Development has partnered with the Des Plaines location to provide training in basic electronics, blueprint reading and English as a second language for its employees.
Earn college credit with music courses for students of all skill levels.
As 2017 draws to a close, Oakton Community College is counting down its top stories of the year. Over the last 12 months, Oakton students boasted numerous successes in academics, co-curricular events and athletics.
As 2017 draws to a close, Oakton Community College is counting down its top stories of the year. Over the last 12 months, Oakton students boasted numerous successes in academics, co-curricular events and athletics.
As 2017 draws to a close, Oakton Community College is counting down its top stories of the year. Over the last 12 months, Oakton students boasted numerous successes in academics, co-curricular events and athletics.
As 2017 draws to a close, Oakton Community College is counting down its top stories of the year. Over the last 12 months, Oakton students boasted numerous successes in academics, co-curricular events and athletics.
As 2017 draws to a close, Oakton Community College is counting down its top stories of the year. Over the last 12 months, Oakton students boasted numerous successes in academics, co-curricular events and athletics.
As 2017 draws to a close, Oakton Community College is counting down its top stories of the year. Over the last 12 months, Oakton students boasted numerous successes in academics, co-curricular events and athletics.
As 2017 draws to a close, Oakton Community College is counting down its top stories of the year. Over the last 12 months, Oakton students boasted numerous successes in academics, co-curricular events and athletics.
As 2017 draws to a close, Oakton Community College is counting down its top stories of the year. Over the last 12 months, Oakton students boasted numerous successes in academics, co-curricular events and athletics.
As 2017 draws to a close, Oakton Community College is counting down its top stories of the year. Over the last 12 months, Oakton students boasted numerous successes in academics, co-curricular events and athletics.
As 2017 draws to a close, Oakton Community College is counting down its top stories of the year. Over the last 12 months, Oakton students boasted numerous successes in academics, co-curricular events and athletics.
Attendees will have the opportunity to network with Calkins, Oakton business faculty and department chairs.
The Chicago Bar Association’s 94th Annual Holiday Spirits Revue, “Much to Sue about Nothing,” lampoons celebrities in politics, sports and show business.
Prospective students will have the chance to learn about career opportunities, discuss Oakton’s nanotech curriculum with faculty and alumni and tour the laboratory.
Seeking four black men, two black women, one white man, one white woman and an Asian-American woman.
The event showcases the trucking business, Oakton’s eight-week Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) training program, employers who are looking to hire qualified CDL graduates and available funding.
University of Chicago Professor John Mearsheimer, Ph.D., explores the relationship between the U.S. and North Korea at a free Emeritus Program event.
Oakton is offering several online courses to train students in accounting technology. Online students pay in-district tuition rates regardless of where they live.
Money raised was divided and distributed to: Des Plaines Self Help Closet and Food Pantry, New Trier Township Food Pantry, Niles Township Food Pantry, Northfield Township Food Pantry, Maine Township Food Pantry and Interfaith Action of Evanston.
The list, with interactive tools and search functionality, is intended to help military students find the best school to suit their unique needs and preferences.
Wrap up the semester with an exhilarating evening of jazz favorites.
Phi Theta Kappa is the premier honor society recognizing the academic achievement of community college students.
Features frequent performers at some of Chicago’s most popular comedy venues
In 2016, the company was recognized at the 26th Annual Awards for Business Excellence.
An annual global movement to expose participants to the wonders and creativity of computer coding.
The exhibit features pieces in various media inspired by the distinguished muralist, John Norton.
Oakton’s guitar and string ensembles join forces for an evening of powerful musical performances.
The Oakton Educational Foundation announced 10 new scholarships for 2017-18 at its annual Donor & Scholar Recognition Brunch.
The Oakton Board of Trustees approved Daniels’ hire at its Nov. 14 meeting. He will start Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018.
The Board of Trustees affirmed Raymond Lawson’s appointment in September, and the Aurora resident began his first day on the job Oct. 9.
Oakton picked from among 60 digital courseware initiatives in Online Learning Consortium’s annual #DLIAwards.
Learn about fiscal responsibility and how get on the road to financial independence from best-selling author Cheryl D. Broussard.
Bring the popcorn for the “Pop-Up Film Festival,” a showcase of four acclaimed independent films with the opportunity to meet the directors.
Empty Bowls at Oakton is part of a nonprofit, global movement that has raised millions of dollars for food banks, soup kitchens and other meal programs.
The awards are presented for excellence in curricular and extracurricular activities to seniors from each of the four-year, degree-granting colleges and universities in Illinois in addition to one community college student.
The documentary by award-winning director Jennifer Siebel Newson follows boys and young men as they struggle to stay true to themselves while negotiating a narrow definition of masculinity.
Brinton is a survivor and ardent opponent of conversion therapy, which is aimed at changing a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity.
Explore the center, meet the preschool teachers and learn about Oakton’s innovative curriculum.
Preetham Marati of Skokie (alto saxophone), Mark Ketelsen of Lincolnshire (trumpet) and Thomas Bartlett of Waukegan (trombone) received recognition as outstanding soloists.
Spring semester classes begin Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018.
Activities offer free learning opportunities through discussions of lectures and films as well as a study abroad fair.
A post-screening discussion will be led by Lillian Polus Gerstner, director of public programs at the Illinois Holocaust Museum.
Oakton Professor of Art and Graphic Design Judy Langston helped coordinate the service project for her digital photography class.
Tour the campus and learn about Oakton’s academic and career programs, services and student clubs.
Tour the campus and learn about Oakton’s academic and career programs, services and student clubs.
Hear performances and see original paintings, drawings, collages, photography and 3D art.
Rauschenberg, who honed her basketball skills playing at Maine South led the Owls to the Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference title in her first season as head coach.
Lombardo, a teacher of English literature and creative writing at the Latin School of Chicago, is the recipient of the 2011 Nelson Algren Award.
Oakton piloted its Digital Direct Access (DDA) program in the fall 2017 semester with 300 students enrolled in the BUS 101 “Introduction to Business” course.
Flexibility is the theme for this year’s edition of the Oakton Owls as they open the season at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1, at home.
Jessica Caccavallo presents the workshop “Rape Culture: If You’re Ignoring it, You’re Part of the Problem.”
Sponsored by Oakton’s Great Books Program and Jewish Studies, with a generous grant from the Oakton Educational Foundation.
Games include free spooky events throughout the day, including trick-or-treating from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Presented by Wendy K. Tam Cho, professor of political science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
For the second straight year, Stephen Bukielski has qualified for the NJCAA Division II Men’s Golf Championship.
Talk with admission and financial aid representatives as well as current students about all the college has to offer.
Join Peggy MacNamara, associate professor at the Art Institute of Chicago, for the first Visiting Artist Series events. Sponsored by the Educational Foundation.