Admissions Office

Main Campus: A-1020 (Campus Center)
Phone: (815) 280-2493
Fax: (815) 280-6740

Office Hours:

Monday - Thursday: 8:00am - 6:00pm
Friday: 8:00am - 4:30pm
(Closed on Fridays during the summer: May 19-Aug 4)

Special Office Hours:


  • The Saturday before first day of Fall/Spring semester 9:00am – 2:00pm*
  • Spring Break week (Monday-Friday) 7:30am - 4:30pm

*Time subject to change


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How to Apply

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Not sure where to start? This step-by-step list will help.


High school counselors can find information on applying to JJC here.


Looking to sign up your student? Follow this easy checklist.

Who Can Attend JJC?

JJC maintains an open door admissions policy. You are eligible for admission if you are:

  • A high school graduate or have a G.E.D. certificate
  • Applicants who have completed a "home school" course of study. (These students will need to furnish additional documentation in support of their admission application). 
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Transferring from another college or university and you meet one of the above criteria

Early entry (under age 18)

Students 17 years of age or younger may be eligible to enroll in credit classes. Interested students should confer with the Admissions Office in the Campus Center, room A-1020, to pick up an early entry application. See the early entry page for more information.

Admissions Policy

Joliet Junior College is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, unfavorable military discharge, or any other unlawful basis in its admission, employment, educational programs, and activities. Inquires should be addressed to the Director of Human Resources, Joliet Junior College, 1215 Houbolt Road, Joliet, IL 60431-8938.