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General Information
1700 Spartan Drive
Elgin , Illinois 60123-7193

Disability Resource Office

Disability Services
Building B, Room B125
1700 Spartan Drive
Elgin, 60123-7193
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About Elgin Community College

Elgin Community College is a public two-year college located in Elgin, Illinois. Situated in the heart of Elgin, the college provides accessible and affordable education to thousands of students each year. With a mission to improve lives through learning, Elgin Community College serves as an invaluable resource for both local and international students seeking to further their education or advance their careers.

Established in 1949, Elgin Community College has a rich history of serving the educational needs of its community. Over the years, it has continuously evolved to meet the changing demands of the region’s workforce and keep up with the advancements in different industries. The college prides itself on offering quality education that prepares students for success in their chosen fields.

One notable aspect of Elgin Community College is its commitment to accessibility. With an accessibility score of 1, the college has made it a priority to ensure that education remains within reach for all individuals, regardless of their background or circumstances. This dedication to inclusivity is reflected in the variety of programs and services offered by the college to support students in achieving their academic goals.

Elgin, Illinois, the city where the college is located, is a vibrant and diverse community. Situated about 35 miles northwest of Chicago, it offers the perfect mix of suburban charm and urban amenities. Elgin boasts a rich cultural scene, with numerous theaters, museums, and art galleries that provide ample opportunities for students to engage with the arts and culture outside the classroom. Additionally, the city is home to various parks, recreational areas, and local attractions, offering students a chance to relax, unwind, and enjoy nature.

For students seeking a well-rounded college experience, Elgin Community College hosts a range of student clubs, organizations, and athletic teams. These extracurricular activities provide opportunities for students to connect with peers who share similar interests and passions, fostering a sense of community on campus. The college also offers extensive student support services, such as academic advising, career counseling, and tutoring, to ensure that students receive the guidance they need to succeed academically and personally.

In terms of academics, Elgin Community College offers a diverse array of programs and degrees to cater to a wide range of interests. The college’s curriculum is designed to provide students with a solid foundation in their chosen field while also incorporating general education requirements to foster a well-rounded education. Whether students are interested in pursuing a technical trade, transferring to a four-year institution, or enhancing their professional skills, Elgin Community College provides the resources and support necessary to achieve their goals.

In conclusion, Elgin Community College is an invaluable educational institution situated in the vibrant city of Elgin, Illinois. With a strong commitment to accessibility, the college offers a wide range of programs and support services to help students achieve their academic and career aspirations. The college’s location in Elgin provides students with access to a diverse range of cultural and recreational opportunities, enhancing their college experience both inside and outside the classroom.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

      • Notetaking Assistance
      • Exam Accomodations
      • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
      • Scribe Services
      • Qualified Readers
      • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
      • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
      • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

      Services Provided

          • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
          • Priority Enrollment
          • Reduced courseload
          • Medical leave
          • Residence Hall Accommodations

          Campus Accessibility

          Accessible Level

              • Student Health Services
              • Mental Health Support Services
              • The library(ies)
              • Institution Online Platforms
              • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
              • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
              • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
              • Entertainment and Event Facilities
              • On-Campus Transit
              • Close Off-Campus Transit
              • Student Housing
              • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)

              Services Provided

                  • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
                  • Service and Emotional Support Animals
                  • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
                  • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations