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Spring Semester at ECC


The spring semester begins on Tuesday, January 18, 2022. 12- and 8-week accelerated courses begin Tuesday, February 22, and Monday, March 14. Find available classes by using our online catalog search. If you need help planning your schedule, please make an appointment with an academic advisor through the mobile app on the student portal or by emailing

If you have any questions or concerns, reach out to us at We are here to support you every step of your journey to meet your academic and career goals.


ECC has secured the services of Cleared4Work to collect proof of testing and vaccination. You have received a text message and an email to upload your documentation or signup for testing. Follow the instructions on the screen to upload an image/photo of your proof and enter additional information about your vaccination. If you have not received the welcome email or text from, please contact (for employees) or (for students).  

Illinois Testing Mandate

To accommodate the governor's weekly requirement, on-campus and community vaccination clinics, and other compliance-related protocols, Elgin Community College has put procedures for students and employees to provide proof of vaccination or receive free, on-site testing in Building K, room K171. Face coverings are required when in campus facilities regardless of vaccination status. Two self-service stations with a digital temperature scanner, mask dispenser, and hand sanitizer are located at Building A and H entrances. Additional mask dispensers are located in Buildings E, K, O, and M.


Wellness Services

ECC's Student Wellness Services is offering four fall student support groups. Check out groups or one-on-one counseling through student wellness if you are struggling this semester.

  • PRIDE Talk (LGBTQ Support): Addressing challenges within the LGBTQ community, coming out and coming to terms with gender identity, coping with gender dysphoria, dating, and building self-confidence.
  • Healthy Emotions Group: Addressing Anxiety and Depression, coping skills to promote mood regulation, etc.
  • My Place in the World: Helping students navigate their environment; discussing topics of healthy relationships with self and others, establishing healthy boundaries, and building self-confidence.
  • Self Preservation Group: Helping students challenge harmful thoughts, practice self-care, engage in mindfulness training, and promote healthy communication.

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