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Academic Resources


From a strong academic foundation to developing in-demand skills, our degree and certificate programs are designed by supportive faculty that understand the skills needed in the job market. We take pride in creating an environment where you feel welcome and keep moving forward.

Academic & Transfer Advising

Plan to transfer to a 4-year program after ECC? Our university transfer services team can help. Learn more about academic and transfer advising

Career Development Services

We're here to help you, from choosing a major, defining professional goals, and planning and implementing job search strategies. Learn more about career development services

Student Disabilities Services

Our team offers resources and accommodations are available to support you with a disability or an individualized education plan (IEP). Learn more about disability services

Tutoring

Need to improve your grades, get a free tutor in more than 50 subjects. Learn more about tutoring resources

Wellness Services

Be an active participant in life and better understand the connection between health, wellness, and academics. ECC uses a holistic approach to help you achieve your full potential. Check out elgin.campuswell.com which covers a wide variety of health and wellness topics for students. Learn more about wellness services

Student Life


Explore a world of opportunities. Whether online or in the classroom, we unite behind our mission: to improve lives through learning. ECC offers many student clubs and a variety of activities that will engage your mind and encourage civic involvement. You’ll find ways to grow your leadership skills, make friends, get support and encouragement from faculty, and connect with fellow Spartans about issues that matter to you. Learn more about student life

Music, Arts & Drama

You can audition for or direct a play, join the concert choir or the steel band, stage an art exhibit, write for SPIRE, our student-run literary publication. The art scene is alive and well at ECC. Learn more about the arts center

Volunteer Opportunities

Lend a hand and meet new people at the same time. Volunteer opportunities include the Spartan Food Pantry, collect school supplies for our annual Project Backpack, and lead new student orientation sessions through a paid position as a Spartan Leader. Learn more about volunteer opportunities

Lost & Found


Lost something? Found something? Assistance with lost and found is available during regular hours.

Popular Community Offerings

Live nearby? ECC is a community-friendly campus and yours to enjoy!