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Lake County/Great Lakes course schedule
Online course schedule

Next session begins: October 23

Class sessions last eight weeks and six sessions are available each year.

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Find out how six sessions could affect your financial aid eligibility and the way you register for classes.

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In-seat undergraduate price per credit hour

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Admissions checklist

  • Step 1:

    Complete the application and arrange for your high school or college transcripts (if applicable) to be sent to the Office of the Registrar at 1001 Rogers St., Columbia, MO 65216.

  • Step 2:

    Authenticate your identity in the campus office or online with your webcam.

  • Step 3:

    Submit the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) with school code 002456.

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What's going on in the CC community?

  • Lake County CC 360 Fall Edition

    Alumnus Chuck Thompson โ€“ Engaged with Columbia College Charles โ€œChuckโ€ Thompson โ€™08 knows a thing or two about giving back to the community, as well as Columbia College of Missouriโ€“Lake County. Thompson has become a welcome asset at the Lake County location this past year. โ€œI asked him to join our affinity council last spring,โ€…

  • Lake County CC 360 May Edition

    Happy work anniversary, Peg and Joanna! Columbia College of Missouri-Lake County academic advisors Peg Berry and Joanna Geist recently celebrated work anniversaries. Peg completed her 10th year working for Columbia College. She serves as the senior advisor on the Lake County staff. She is directly involved in training new academic advisors at Lake County and…

  • A message from Columbia College President Scott Dalrymple

    Information concerning a new presidential executive order

Contact us

Address: 1225 Tri-State Parkway, Suite 560
Gurnee, IL 60031

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Phone: (847) 336-6333
Fax: (847) 336-6466

Office hours:

Mon - Thur 9 am - 6:30 pm

Fri: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Naval Station Great Lakes, BLDG #617 Office #221. Office Hours: M - TH, 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM on days classes are held; M - TH, 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM on days classes are not held; Friday - 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Student services

  • Career services

    The staff at the Grossnickle Career Services Center can help you make the most of your degree and career. They'll help you write a great resumé, perfect your interview skills and find a job. These services are free for life.

  • Local advising

    Whether you're starting a degree for the first time or transferring from another institution, your academic advisor will help you map out your degree courses to get you to graduation as efficiently as possible.

  • Military services

    The expert staff in the Ousley Family Veterans Service Center can help you access and manage your GI Bill benefits, and connect you with a range of support services to help you succeed at Columbia College.


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