Plan for Classes

  • Register now for fall classes! Classes begin August 21 with flex start classes beginning September 4, September 18 and October 16.

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See a class list of fall 2023 classes

Financial Support

  • Laptop Borrowing
    • Eligible students in need of technology can apply now to borrow a laptop from JJC.
  • Will County Heroes Nursing and Teaching Scholarships (ARPA Grant)
    • Eligible students who are taking classes at JJC with the intention of pursing one of the following professions may receive up to $5,000 toward tuition per academic year:
      • Elementary education teacher (first through eighth grade)
      • Secondary education teacher (high school)
      • Special education teacher
      • Nurse
  • PATH grant 
    • Pipeline for the Advancement of the Healthcare Workforce Program (PATH), a grant from the state of Illinois designed to create, support and expand the opportunities of individuals in nursing and other health care pathways. This grant plays a critical role in addressing the shortage of workers in the health care industry — particularly in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Funds
    • Call (815) 280-1526 (Will County) or (815) 942-0566 (Grundy County) to see if you're eligible or to learn how to apply for funds.
    • WIOA provides career scholarships for tuition and books for those who are:
      • underpaid, under-trained or have been laid off
      • are unemployed or re-entering the workforce
      • are between the ages of 18-24 in need of education or training beyond high school
  • Financial Aid
    • FAFSA: Apply for financial aid. JJC's federal school code is 001699.
    • Alternative Application for Illinois Financial Aid (RISE Act): This alternative application is open to undocumented Illinois residents.
    • Special Circumstances Income Adjustment form: If you or your parent(s) had a significant reduction in household income due to job loss, death or divorce in the past two years, contact the Financial Aid Office at (815) 280-2528 to discuss if you are eligible for the Special Circumstances Income Adjustment appeal form.
    • Unusual Circumstances Dependency Appeal form: If you are unable to provide parental data on your FAFSA due to unusual circumstances and wish to have your FAFSA reviewed as an 'Independent' student, contact our office to discuss your situation and request an "Unusual Circumstances Dependency Appeal form".
    • Questions? Email
  • Veterans Assistance
    • There are several tuition assistance programs available for veterans.
  • Student Employment
    • Earn money for your education as a student employee. JJC can help you find on-campus or off-campus positions that will work around your class schedule. Learn how to become a student employee or contact our coordinator at or (815) 280-2504.
  • Student Emergency Funds
    • Life comes with many challenges, and unexpected emergencies happen. JJC offers Student Emergency Funds to those students in need of food, textbooks/supplies, gas cards and bus passes due to an emergency situation.
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