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2021 - ECC student services offices open for in-person assistance on two Saturdays in August

Tags: Academics | Student Resources
Published 08/06/2021
ECC's Building A

ECC's Building A

Extended business hours will be available on campus at Elgin Community College to support students from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, August 14 and August 21. Offices that will be open include academic advising, admissions, registration, financial aid, student accounts, and first stop. The extended Saturday hours are offered to incoming and returning ECC students who would like in-person assistance before the start of classes on Monday, August 23.

Placement testing is offered remotely and on-campus. Due to ongoing social distancing practices, appointments are limited. Please visit the Placement Tests page to access the remote placement tests. For individuals who do not have access to complete testing remotely, there is limited, appointment-only testing on-campus. Remote testing appointments can be made here.

The ECC Bookstore will also be open both Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Students are encouraged to order materials online ahead of time at Students with questions about materials can contact the bookstore via email at

Visitors to campus may prefer to use Entrance A-2 for easy access to Student Service offices. Parking lots A and B are the best options for accessing campus. Face coverings are required for all visitors coming to campus, regardless of vaccination status, and social distancing remains in place.

Sixteen-week classes begin the week of Monday, August. 23; 12-week classes begin the week of Monday, September. 28; and eight-week classes begin the week of Monday, October. 19. For additional information about fall credit classes, contact the ECC Admissions Office at 847-214-7385 or or visit to live chat with an admissions representative.