Start your Bachelors degree at Joliet Junior College. Finish at the College or University of your choice. 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!
University Admissions Reps: 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.Schedule a Virtual Transfer 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
Tuesday, December 1 North Central College 5:00pm-7:00pm Click here to chat with an admissions counselor Northern Illinois University 10:00am-2:00pm Click here to make an appointment Wednesday, December 2 Elmhurst University 10:00am-12:00pm Click here during scheduled visit time Thursday, December 3 Governors State University-Dual Degree Program 10:00am-2:00pm Click here during scheduled visit time National Louis University 1:00pm-3:00pm Click here during scheduled visit time Monday, December 7 Aurora University 10:00am-11:30am Click here during scheduled visit time Chicago State University 3:00pm-5:00pm Click here to register or drop-in during visit time Rush University 10:00am-1:00pm Click here during scheduled visit time Tuesday, December 8 Columbia College Chicago 10:00am-1:00pm Click here during scheduled visit time Missouri S&T 9:30am-11:30am Click here to make an appointment Thursday, December 10 Governors State University-Dual Degree Program 10:00am-2:00pm Click here during scheduled visit time Thursday, December 17 Governors State University-Dual Degree Program 10:00am-2:00pm Click here during scheduled visit time
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
Columbia College Chicago: Virtual Events
Concordia University Chicago: Virtual Admissions Appointments
Eastern Illinois University: Virtual Appointments
Elmhurst University: Virtual Appointments
Eureka College: Virtual Transfer Discovery Day
Illinois Institute of Technology: Virtual Information Sessions
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 Northwest: Virtual Visits
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville: Virtual Visits and Chats
Trinity Christian College: Virtual Visits
University of Illinois at Springfield: Virtual Appointments
University of Wisconsin-Stout: Virtual Transfer Visit Days
Virtual Platform Sites
Monthly Transfer Newsletters
Transfer Talks: Informational Videos
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 virtual events!
Transfer Talks: Transferring from JJC
Joliet Junior College is more than just gen eds! Learn how earning your associates degree can benefit you in transferring to a 4-year university with this informational video! Click here!
IACAC- Spring 2021 Transfer Scholarship Application
The Transfer Advisory Committee is seeking applications for two $1,000 scholarships for students transferring from an Illinois community college to an IACAC member four-year institution as a new student for the Spring 2021 term!
Steps to Transfer Checklist
View a step-by-step guide to help ensure a smooth transition to your transfer school!
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!
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
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
Campus Tours: Offers virtual tours of many colleges and universities
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
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.