International Student Services
Campus Center: A-1108

International Admissions Office
Campus Center: A-1053
Phone: (815) 280-2883
Fax: (815) 280-6740
Monday - Friday 7:30am - 4:00pm (CST)
Closed on Fridays May 19-Aug 4

General Admission Office Hours (CST):
Monday - Thursday: 8:00am - 6:00pm
Friday: 8:00am - 4:30pm
Closed on Fridays May 19-Aug 4



International Student

Thank you for your interest in Joliet Junior College, the first public community college in the United States! JJC proudly accepts international students from all over the world and we look forward to assisting you with your educational goals.

At Joliet Junior College, you can receive an excellent education while enjoying all the benefits of living near a first-rate city at an affordable cost. Our expansive main campus is located just 72 kilometers outside down Chicago, giving our student the opportunity to experience the exceptional cultural activity of the city. With state-of-the-art facilities and expert instruction, Joliet Junior College has been ranked among the top 100 institutions in the U.S. that grant associate degrees. Plus, Joliet Junior College has agreements with other make it easy to transfer.

If you are interested in obtaining an F-1 visa or are already an F-1 student and interested in transferring to JJC, visit us at You can reach our International Student Services Coordinator at or complete the online request form.