Learn more about transfer opportunities at JJC! We are here to help guide you down the pathway to success.
Check out the links below to connect with your transfer intuitions through virtual appointment and events. Don't see your school listed? Email firstname.lastname@example.org and we can connect you with an admissions representative!
We want to hear about YOUR transfer plans! Take our quick transfer survey here!
Transferring from another college and want your credits evaluated for a JJC certificate or degree? Click here, then find the Transfer Credit Evaluation dropdown box for your next steps!
University Admissions Counselors: click on the box below to schedule your virtual visits! This form is for professional employees working at a college or university who would like to connect with JJC students.Admission Counselors: Schedule a Virtual Event
Virtual Transfer Events
We are offering virtual visits with our college and university partners! Our virtual visits include drop-in sessions, appointment sessions, and transfer fairs. You can find the links to each visit below. The links will connect you with an admissions rep during the visit time only. These virtual visits help connect students explore transfer opportunities and connect with admissions representatives though virtual platforms such as Zoom, WebEx, and Microsoft Teams. Consider creating your own account for these platforms, so you are ready during the virtual meeting times!
JJC's Virtual Transfer Events
Wednesday, April 14 Aurora University 10:00am-1:00pm Click here during scheduled visit time Governors State University 12:00pm-3:00pm Click here during scheduled visit time Olivet Nazarene University: Financial Aid Information Session 2:30pm-4:00pm Click here during scheduled visit time Thursday, April 15 North Central College 10:00am-3:00pm Click here to make an appointment Eastern Illinois University 1:00pm-2:00pm Click here during scheduled visit time Friday, April 16 Chicago State University 10:00am-11:30am Click here during scheduled visit time Monday, April 19 Grand Valley State University 12:00pm-2:00pm Click here to register for the visit! Tuesday, April 20 Grand Valley State University 12:00pm-2:00pm Click here to register for the visit! North Central College 5:00pm-6:00pm Click here during scheduled visit time Tuesday, April 27 Governors State University-BA Criminal Justice Program 11:00am-12:00pm 3:00pm-4:00pm Click here during scheduled visit time Wednesday, April 28 Elmhurst University 10:00am-12:00pm Click here during scheduled visit time North Central College 11:00am-12:00pm Click here during scheduled visit time Thursday, April 29 Olivet Nazarene University 12:00pm-1:30pm Click here during scheduled visit time Wednesday, May 5 North Central College 9:00am-2:00pm Click here to make an appointment Friday, May 7 Chicago State University 10:00am-11:30am Click here during scheduled visit time Monday, May 10 Western Illinois University 9:00am-2:00pm Click here to make an appointment Tuesday, May 11 North Central College 3:00pm-4:00pm Click here during scheduled visit time DeVry University 6:00pm-7:00pm Click here during scheduled visit time
Your Future Now: Statewide Virtual Career Fair-Friday, April 9, 10:00am-4:00pm
This statewide virtual career fair is free to Illinois job seekers of all ages and backgrounds in addition to employers looking to hire professionals. This event has been made possible thanks to JJC, 17 other community colleges, the Illinois Community College Career Services Professionals Council and the Illinois Department of Employment Security.
Click here to see the Career Services webpage and register for the fair!
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 do you ask during the meeting? This guide will give you a few tips!
Transfer Schools' Virtual Events and Appointments
Aurora University: Virtual Visits
Benedictine University: Virtual Admissions Events
Carthage College: Virtual Visits and Appointments
Concordia University Chicago: Virtual Admissions Appointments
Eastern Illinois University: Virtual Appointments
Eureka College: Virtual Transfer Discovery Day
Governors State University Dual Degree Program: New Student Appointments
Illinois Institute of Technology: Virtual Information Sessions
Illinois State University: Virtual Transfer Information Sessions, Virtual Campus Experience, Nursing Information Sessions, Illinois State University: RN to BSN Program, Digital Info Packet, RN to BSN Sneak Peak Virtual Event
Kansas State University: Virtual Transfer Admissions Appointment
Lake Forest College: Virtual Admission Chats
National Louis University: Virtual Events
North Park University: Virtual Tours
Northeastern Illinois University: Communicate with a Transfer Advisor
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
Purdue University Fort Wayne: Individual Appointment with Admissions
Purdue University Northwest: Virtual Visits
Savannah College of Arts and Design: Virtual Visits
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville: Virtual Visits and Chats
University of Illinois at Springfield: Virtual Appointments
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
University of Wisconsin-Stout: Virtual Transfer Visit Days
Virtual Platform Sites
Transfer Talks Videos
Transfer Talks: Connect with Transfer Schools
Transfer Talks is a video series highlighting our college and university partners. You can connect with an admissions representative from transfer institutions and link to their website!
Transfer Talks Presents: Choosing Your College
Are you having trouble finding your transfer institution? Are you confused on how to start searching? Watch our 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 associate degree can benefit you in transferring to a 4-year university with this informational video! Click here!
If you need help choosing your classes or with your transfer plan, please reach out to our Student Advising Center. You can find details about their services and contact information here!
Additionally, you may be ready to reach out to your faculty advisor! Please visit this page in your student portal for a list of majors and faculty who can help advise you.
JJC has partnered with many colleges and universities to provide easy transfer pathways to a bachelors degree. Check out the JJC University-Partners page for transfer guides and information on transfer agreements!
Dual Degree Partnerships
Dual Degree Partnerships are partnerships between the community college and the four year institution. This agreement allows the student to complete their degree at the community college level while planning for their transfer degree at the bachelors level.
Steps to Transfer Checklist
View a step-by-step guide to help ensure a smooth transition to your transfer school!
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, typical tuition costs, average student loan amount and graduation rates
College Source: A database of over 1000,000 college catalogs, institution profiles and other resources
Complete Guide to Nursing in Illinois: Information about job outlook for nurses, nursing organizations and scholarships, steps on becoming a nurse, and more.
EduMed: Scholarships for African-American students
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU): Over 470 colleges and universities committed to Hispanic success in higher education
Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU): List of HCBU by state
Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI): Statewide transfer agreements
Illinois Career Information System: Provides information on careers, colleges and universities. Username: Illinois Password: careers
Midwest Student Exchange Program: Reduced out-of-state tuition at participating institutions located in the Midwest
Peterson's College Search: Search for schools based on a number of factors such as major, location and cost
RaiseMe: Micro-scholarships for transfer students
State Universities At-A-Glance: Comprehensive listing of majors and minors available at the 12 public Illinois universities
University HQ: Resources provided by an independent education organization to assist students in planning their career and education path
U.S. News Best Colleges Rankings: U.S. News' annual college rankings