Complete Our Online Application

JJC's online application is completely free. For a list of next steps after applying, visit our Admitted Students page

Application for New and Former Students

New students, new students with earned college credit, former students or veterans/military members should fill out our general admissions application.

JJC Application (General Admissions) 

Application for Undocumented or DACA Students

JJC Application (General Admissions)

Application for Dual Credit Students

After getting permission from your high school, fill out the Dual Credit Application. Questions? Visit our Dual Credit page or call (815) 280-6927.

JJC Dual Credit Application

Application for Early Entry Students

If you're still in high school and under age 17, you can apply to take classes at JJC early. First, fill out our Early Entry form, then fill out our JJC general admissions application.

Step One: All Applicants
JJC Early Entry Form (PDF)
Step Two: All Applicants
Early Entry Students Application

Application for International F-1 Visa Holders

For students who are seeking or currently hold an F-1 student visa, please refer to our International Students page for instructions. Questions? Call (815) 280-2870.

Special Admissions (Nursing, Rad Tech, Sonography, Vet Tech)

Students who want to study nursing, radiologic technology, sonography or veterinary medical technology need to fill out a second application to get into their program. Visit our Admissions page and find the "Health and Occupational Science Students" section to learn more.

Not Sure Which Category You Fall Under?

Visit our Admissions page. Refer to the "Who Are You" section to learn about how you should approach our application.

Admissions Page

Online Application Help

Additional Information

  • Online Application Requirements

    • You are required to use your social security number to apply. This is the best way to identify you. It is especially important for processing and maintaining accurate educational records. Your social security number is restricted to internal college use. JJC cannot use your social security number to match your application with test scores, financial aid or maintenance of your academic record. If you do not have a social security number, call (815) 280-2493 for an alternative number.
    • You can only submit ONE application per term. Additional attempts will be denied.
    • Do not use "None" or "N/A" (not applicable) in completing field information. For example: If you do not have a middle name, leave that field blank.

Next Steps After Applying