Build a strong foundation for your future. ECC is a great place to earn a short-term certificate or Associate Degree to transfer to a four-year school. Learn from world-class faculty eager to share their knowledge and help you pivot to a new career.
When you gain confidence in written and spoken English skills, you'll be on your way to college and workforce success. ECC's Adult Basic Education Center offers morning, afternoon, and evening in-person and online classes to accommodate your busy schedule.
Get one-on-one help to map out your timeline to reach your goals. Still undecided? Take career assessments, work with academic and career development counselors to select the right degree, certificate, or stackable credentials. After graduation, get personalized help with networking, resume writing, and interview coaching.
Finishing high school is the first step on the road to a career, not just a job. ECC prepares you through free classes to review subjects to increase your confidence to take the High School Equivalency exam (GED) in Illinois.
ECC can prepare you to pursue a well-paid career in an industry with high demand for your skills. Many of these grant-funded programs are free and designed to provide real-world, hands-on job preparation.
ECC is a gorgeous campus with a lively atmosphere full of opportunities to get together. It's a community college with a true student community life offering mentorship programs, in-person and online events, student-run clubs, athletic teams, and more.