International Student Services
Office: A-1114

Office Hours (CST):
Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.



International Student Services

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Welcome to Joliet Junior College, the first public community college in the United States. Joliet Junior College is loacted in a suburb of Chicago, the 3rd largest city in the country. With state-of-the-art facilities and expert instruction, Joliet Junior College has been ranked among the top 100 institutions in the U.S. that grant associate degrees. Plus, Joliet Junior College has agreements with universities, making it easy to transfer.

The office of International Student Services (ISS) is dedicated to supporting international students through services and programming which include:
  • Airport pick-up
  • Orientation to the school and American life
  • Faculty / staff mentoring program (iFAM)
  • Free cultural field trips around Chicago and Illinois
  • Course advising
  • International Student Club
  • On-campus employment support
  • Transfer resources

Other resources available at Joliet Junior College include:

  • Student housing
  • Free tutoring
  • Many student clubs and events
  • Textbook rental program
  • Cultural events on-campus
  • Internship support
  • Student Peer Mentors
  • Public transportation

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