Complete Our Online Application

JJC's online application is completely free. If you are a prospective student who cannot access the application with your screen reader, please email 

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 the JJC general admissions application, then fill out our Early Entry form

Step One: All Applicants
Early Entry Students Application 

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

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, Respiratory Care, Sonography, Vet Tech)

Students who want to study nursing, radiologic technology, respiratory care, 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

  • Visit Our Admitted Students Page

    Everything that you need know about becoming a JJC student can be found on our Admitted Students page, including:

    • How to look up your JJC username and set up your password
    • How to submit high school or other transcripts
    • How to take a placement test
    • How to view the New Student Presentation and meet with an advisor
    • How to complete the FAFSA
    • How to register for classes
    • How to make your payment
    • And more

    Visit the Admitted Students Page

  • How to Setup Your New Account

    The information below (and more!) can also be found on our Admitted Students page.

    Username & Password

    Upon acceptance into Joliet Junior College (JJC) and after the creation of your new student account, JJC will send an email to the personal email address you provided in your application, containing your new JJC email address.

    Refer to the New Account Setup page for instructions on ID lookup and password setting.