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Explore a world of opportunities at a place where diversity is celebrated and you are welcomed.

Make the most of your college experience by immersing yourself in our vibrant happenings on campus. Audition for a play, volunteer in the community, join a sports team or one of 20 student clubs. At ECC, the opportunities are unlimited. 

World-Class Academics

Life at ECC starts inside the classroom. Here, you’ll get a high quality education at a fraction of the cost of a four-year university. Looking for a challenge? Cultivate your potential and expand your knowledge through participation in the ECC honors program. Join the Forensics Team, speech team, or other elite special interest groups available to students seeking more educational opportunities. Get more information about the academic programs at ECC.

Join a Club

From Student Government to the Engineering Club to Black Student Achievers, you’re sure to find a club that suits your interests. Or start your own—it’s easy, and we’re here to help. Get more details and a  full listing of Clubs & Organizations at ECC.

Get Involved in the Arts

Join the concert choir or the steel band, stage an art exhibit, direct a play, or write for our student-run literary publication, SPIRE. The art scene is alive and well at ECC.

Join a Sports Team

Keep playing the sport you love while getting a great education. ECC has 10 different sports teams that compete in the Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference (ISCC) and belong to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA).

Lead and Serve

Volunteer at our student-run Spartan Food Pantry, collect school supplies for our annual Project Backpack community event or lead new student orientation sessions through a paid position as a Spartan Leader. When you get involved, you’ll make a difference on campus and in the community while learning valuable leadership skills.