A returning student is one who has a gap in his or her attendance at JJC. If the student has not taken courses at JJC for one year or more, he or she will need to fill out a new application. Follow the steps below if you consider yourself a returning student.
If it's been one or more years, complete an admission application (just as if you are a first time student) at jjc.edu/info/admissions. Students will receive an acknowledgement letter in the mail and a follow-up e-mail sent to their JJC e-mail account.
Obtain your JJC username and password at jjc.edu/info/password to access your account.
Submit your official (sealed) high school transcript or high school equivalency (GED, HiSET, TASC) transcript to the Admissions Office at Main Campus, A-1020 if not already on file with the college.
Take the Placement Test* if needed. Visit Academic Skills Center for more information on testing and preparation materials.
Apply for finacial aid and scholarships at jjc.edu/info/financialaid.**
Contact the Counseling Department at (815) 280-2673 (Main) or (815) 886-3000 (Romeoville) or your faculty advisor to clairfy educational goals and select courses. Walk-in hours ae also available (call for availability). Walk-in meetings are liminted to 20 minutes.
Joliet Junior College also affords returning adult students a one-time opportunity to correct poor past academic performance in order to reach new educational goals. After successful completion of 12 JJC credit hours (100+ level courses) with a minimum 2.0 GPA, the student can complete the application process to "forgive" prior grades. For more information on this program, please visit our New Start page.
*In some instances, current ACT scores may take the place of Placement Testing. Call (815) 280-2261 to learn more.
**Recommended but not required in order to complete admissions/New Student Orientation process.