Personal Interest Classes

cooking classes

Elgin Community College partners with local experts passionate about sharing their knowledge with the community in an informative, engaging, and affordable way. Whether you're interested in improving your gardening skills, being a better cook, or learning about new languages and cultures, our community education programs will enrich your free time!

What's New in Personal Interest?

Popular personal interest classes include:

  • Gardening and sustainability through our partnerships with the University of Illinois Extension and Three Bees
  • Urban foraging
  • Italian cooking and wine pairing
  • American sign language
  • Feng Shui
  • Scottish and Irish history and culture

Explore and register for classes today!

Interested in online classes?

online career training

Elgin Community College has partnered with ed2go to offer hundreds of online skills and training classes. Our instructor-led online courses are informative, fun, convenient, and highly interactive.

Popular courses include:

  • A to Z Grant Writing
  • Accounting Fundamentals
  • Creating Web Pages
  • Nutrition and Health