College Night: November 6, 2013*

*For all events, enter the College through the Conference Center entrance, doors 16 & 17

Financial Aid Presentation

6:00 - 6:30 p.m. (Jenkins Auditorium)

Finances are always a concern for college students and families. This presentation will provide attendees with the basics of grants, loans, scholarships, completing the FAFSA, and more.


Engineering Program Presentations

Engineering, Math, and Science Academy Presentation
6:00 - 7:00 p.m. (Conference Center Dining Room, inside doors 16 & 17)

Kishwaukee College invites parents and their high school juniors enrolled in pre-calculus and interested in majoring in Engineering, Math or Science for an open house to learn more about the Engineering, Math and Science Academy. Students who complete EMSA can earn up to 26 hours of college credit toward their intended major before they leave high school.

Engineering Pathways Program
7:30 p.m. (Conference Center Dining Room, inside doors 16 & 17)

Interested in pursuing engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)? The Engineering Pathways Program is a transfer agreement with UIUC. Kishwaukee College students who complete a prescribed study program in engineering and satisfy other program requirements at Kishwaukee can then transfer their first two years of coursework directly to UIUC and be guaranteed admission to the UIUC College of Engineering. Attend this program to learn more about program requirements and opportunities.


Career Programs Open House, 6:30-8:00 p.m.

Health & Education (gymnasium)

Representatives from the Health & Education department will be on hand to discuss program options for students interested in an Associates in Applied Science Degree or certificate program.

Programs include:

Basic Nurse Assisting, Early Childhood Education, Education, Emergency Medical Services, Nursing, Radiologic Technology, Therapeutic Massage.

Career Technologies (A-1300 lounge area, outside of gymnasium)

Representatives from Career Technologies departments will be on hand to discuss program options for students interested in an Associate of Applied Science Degree or certificate program.

Departments include:

Automated Engineering Technology, Agriculture, Automotive Technology, Aviation, Computer-Aided Design, Computer Information Systems, Criminal Justice, Collision Repair Technology, Diesel Power Technology, Electronics, Horticulture, Office Systems, Truck Driver Training, Welding Technology.


College & University Representatives, 6:30-8:00 p.m. (gymnasium)

Representatives from the below-listed institutions will be available to meet with students and to share additional information about academic programs, extracurricular opportunities, admission requirements, and more.

The list on this website indicates institutions who have registered as of 11/04/2013.

AIB College of Business
Ashford University
Aurora University
Benedictine University
Blackburn College
Carthage College
Central College
Columbia College
Concordia University
Cornell College
Culver-Stockton College
DePaul University
DeVry University
Dominican University
Drake University
Eastern IL University
Elmhurst College
Eureka College
Highland Comm. College
IL Institute of Arts
IL Wesleyan University
IL Aviation Academy
Illinois College
Illinois State University
Iowa Wesleyan College
Kendall College
Lincoln College – Normal, IL
Lincoln College – Lincoln, IL
Lindenwood University
Loyola Univ of Chicago
MacMurray College
Millikin University
Monmouth College
Morrison Inst. Of Tech
Mount Mercy University
National-Louis University
North Central College
Northern IL University
Northland College
Robert Morris University
Rockford Career College
Rockford University
Sauk Valley College
SIU - Carbondale
SIU - Edwardsville
St. Anthony College of Nursing
St Joseph's College
Taylor University
U of WI - LaCrosse
U of WI - Stevens Point
U of WI - Stout
U.S. Army Recruiter
U.S. Marine Corps
U.S. Military Academy (West Point)
University of Dubuque
University of Illinois – Urbana
University of Illinois – Springfield
Valparaiso University
Western IL University
Westminster College


College Planning Doesn’t End in November!

Keep checking the Kishwaukee College website or Facebook page for updates on other great events:

  • Financial Aid/FAFSA Completion Nights (2014): January and February. Bring in your tax information and have financial aid professionals from Kishwaukee College Assist you with completing this important financial aid form.
  • High School Visit Day: February 17, 2014. Come visit Kishwaukee College and learn more about academic opportunties, support services, and more!
  • Summer orientation sessions: June & July

For more information about College Night, contact Heather Ferguson, Coordinator of Recruitment and Orientation at
815-825-2086 ext. 2351.

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