Learn more about transfer opportunities at JJC! We are here to guide you down the pathway to success!
Check out the links below to connect with your transfer institution through appointments, visits, and events. Don't see a school listed? Email firstname.lastname@example.org and we can connect you with an admissions representative!
Transferring from another college and want your credits evaluated for a JJC certificate or degree? You can find the Transfer Credit Evaluation form on the Office of the Registrar's website.
Colleges and universities! Is your institution interested in becoming one of our university partners? Email email@example.com to connect with a staff member!
On-Campus and Virtual Transfer Events
We are offering both on-campus and virtual events with our college and university partners! Our events include table visits, appointment sessions, and transfer fairs. You can find the name of the institution, date, time, and location of each event below. If we are hosting a virtual event, you may join the event during the time scheduled.
JJC's Transfer Events
Wednesday, August 24 University Time Location Aurora University 10:00am-1:00pm D Concourse Governors State University: Dual Degree Program 10:00am-1:00pm A Building, Nook Thursday, August 25 University Time Location Governors State University: Dual Degree Program 8:30am-4:30pm Student Advising Center Tuesday, August 30 University Time Location DePaul University: Virtual Appointments 9:00am-4:00pm Visit this link to make an appointment: https://connect.depaul.edu/portal/jjc-appointments Purdue Northwest 10:00am-1:00pm A Building, Nook Thursday, September 1 University Time Location Governors State University: Dual Degree Program 8:30am-4:30pm Student Advising Center
Connecting with Your Transfer Schools: A Guide
You may want to connect with different transfer institutions, but where do you start? Who should you talk to and how do you find them? What questions should you ask? The guide below will give you a few tips!
Transfer Schools' Visit Opportunities
Aurora University: Virtual and On-campus Visits
Columbia College Chicago: Virtual Events
Franklin University: Virtual Transfer Information & Registration Events, Transfer Scholarship Opportunity
Illinois Tech: Fast Forward Transfer Program
Iowa State University: Transfer Information, College of Engineering Transfer Plan (please meet with Iowa State admissions to confirm classes will transfer. General education courses will depend on your specific engineering major).
Lake Forest College: Virtual Chats with an Admissions Counselor
Missouri S&T University: General Engineering Transfer Guide
National Louis University: Virtual Events
Northeastern Illinois University: Communicate with a Transfer Advisor
Northern Illinois University: Visit Options
Olivet Nazarene University: Virtual Visit, On-Campus Visit, Transfer Student Video, Education Program Information Video, General Transfer Information Presentation, Business Program Presentation, Financial Aid Presentation, Nursing Presentation, Transfer Scholarship Info
Purdue University Northwest: Virtual Visits
Savannah College of Arts and Design: Visit Options
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville: Visit Options
University of Illinois at Chicago: Transfer Information
University of Illinois at Springfield: Visit Options
University of Kentucky: Virtual Visits
University of Phoenix: Transfer Appointments, BSN Concurrent Enrollment Program Presentation, RN to BSN Program Presentation, Bachelor of Science in Health Management Program Presentation, General Transfer Presentation
Western Governors University: 25th Anniversary Next Generation Scholarship
Transfer Talks Videos
Transfer Talks: Connect with Transfer Schools
Transfer Talks is a video series highlighting our college and universities partners. You can connect with an admissions representative from transfer institutions and link to their websites!
Transfer Talks Presents: Choosing Your College
Are you having trouble finding your transfer institution? Are you confused on how to start searching? Watch our quick, three-part video series to help find what is important to you and narrow down your choices!
Transfer Talks Presents: Transferring from JJC
Joliet Junior College is more than just gen eds! Learn how earning your associates degree can benefit you in transferring to a four year university!
JJC has partnered with many colleges and universities to provide easy transfer pathways to a bachelor's degree. Check out the JJC University-Partners page for transfer guides and information on transfer agreements!
If you need help choosing your classes or figuring out your transfer plan, please reach out to our Student Advising Center. You can find details about their services and contact information on their webpage: Student Advising Center
Additionally, you may be ready to reach out to your faculty advisor! Please visit the Major/Pathway Specific Advising page on your student portal for a list of of majors and faculty members who can advise you: Major/Pathway Specific Advising
Dual Degree Partnerships
Dual Degree Partnerships are agreements between the community college and the four year institution. This agreement allows students to complete their degree at the community college level while planning for their bachelor's degree. The schools listed below offer Dual Degree Partnership agreements with JJC!
Steps to Transfer Checklist
External Transfer Resources
12 Reasons to Stay in Illinois: Admissions guide for the state's 12 public institutions
Campus Pride: Links to LGBTQ resources at colleges and universities
Campus Reel: A video and VR platform to help you find your dream school
Campus Tours: Offers virtual tours of many colleges and universities
College Navigator: Free consumer information tool designed to help you research schools and clarify your transfer options
College Scorecard: United States Department of Education website that allows students to sort and filter search results and compare schools based on major, location, tuition, average loan amount, and graduation rates
College Source: A database of over 100,000 college catalogs, institution profiles, and other resources
Complete Guide to Nursing in Illinois: Job outlook for nurses, nursing organizations, scholarships, steps on becoming a nurse, and more
EduMed: Scholarships and resources for African-American students
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU): Over 500 colleges and universities committed to Hispanic higher education success
Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU): List of HBCU by state
Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI): Statewide transfer agreements
Illinois Career Information System: Provides information on careers, colleges, and universities. Username: Illinois Password: career
Midwest Student Exchange Program: Reduced out-of-state tuition at participating institutions in the Midwest
Peterson's College Search: Search for schools based on factors such as major, location, and cost
RaiseMe: Micro-scholarships for transfer students
State Universities At-A-Glance: A comprehensive listing of majors and minors available at the 12 public Illinois universities
Transfer Ready: A resource for students transferring from an Illinois community college to a four year college or university
University HQ: Resources provided by an independent education organization to assist students in planning their education and career path
U.S. News Best Colleges Rankings: U.S. News' annual college rankings