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Student Services

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Explore a world where all are welcome and diversity is celebrated.

Become part of the vibrant ECC student community—whether joining clubs, participating in the arts, or engaging in NJCAA sports teams. ECC encourages exploration without the burden of high tuition rates, allowing you to delve into various subjects and careers to find your path. Explore the world through our study abroad opportunities in England, Austria, Mexico, and more, earning credits towards your degree in a globalized society.

Academic Resources

Maximize your student experience at ECC by tapping into our comprehensive student services. Our degree and certificate programs, crafted by supportive faculty, provide a solid academic foundation and focus on in-demand skills crucial in today's job market. We take pride in fostering an inclusive environment, ensuring you feel welcomed and empowered to progress confidently.

  • Do you plan to transfer to a university program after ECC? Our university transfer services team can help.

  • Stay informed with current and future academic and Elgin Community College calendar events.

  • Elgin Community College recognizes students who demonstrate the highest academic proficiency.

  • Elgin Community College bookstore programs and policies.

  • We can help you choose a major, define your professional goals, write a great resume, and plan and implement job search strategies.

  • Elgin Community College has an extensive collection of academic services and resources.

  • Our team offers resources and accommodations to support you with a disability or an individualized education plan (IEP).

  • Our Success Coaches are here to provide students with individualized, intrusive, high-touch, holistic support to overcome barriers and develop the skills necessary to achieve academic, personal, and professional growth.

  • Elgin Community College records office policies and procedures for inbound and outbound students.

  • Elgin Community College provides a comprehensive helpdesk to assist students, faculty, and administrative personnel.

  • Our Testing Center is your go-to resource for placement tests, make-up exams, certification assessments, and more.

  • TRiO enhances student involvement across all facets of Elgin Community College's academic experience. It comprises educational opportunity outreach programs designed to motivate and support students from disadvantaged backgrounds.

  • Whether you need quick study tips or regular support for challenging classes, we are delighted to assist. With free tutoring available in over 50 subjects, we ensure comprehensive support tailored to your academic needs.

  • Whether starting college for the first time or re-entering college, ECC welcomes veterans home to a great college experience. Expect personalized attention as we guide you in selecting a program of study that seamlessly integrates the skills acquired during your military service with your passion for a specific field.

  • Be active in life and better understand the connection between health, wellness, and academics. ECC uses a holistic approach to help you achieve your full potential. Check out, which covers various health and wellness topics for students.

  • Elgin Community College Writers Center is an outreach program for students interested in developing writing and literature skills.

Child Care

The ECC Early Childhood Lab School offers flexible, campus-based child care for children ages six weeks through 5 years. Financial aid and state subsidies are accepted. Limited space is available each semester. Learn about the ECC Early Childhood Lab School.

AID Crisis Hotline

AID is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Text 833-AID-TEXT (833-243-8398) or call 630-966-9393. This Community Support Team for Aurora and Elgin provides 24-hour quality wrap-around services, including:

  • Recovery-oriented counseling to facilitate independent living
  • Assistance with obtaining Medical, Social Security, and other benefits
  • Prevention of homelessness
  • Increase compliance with medication and treatment
  • Reduction of symptoms
  • Increase job skills, social skills, and living skills

Need immediate help? The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is available 24/7 at 988.

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Student Services

Building B, Room B105

Monday through Thursday: 8 am to 5 pm
Friday: 8 am to 4 pm