Learn more about transfer opportunities at JJC! We are here to help guide you down the pathway to success.
Check out the links below to connect with your transfer intuitions through appointments, visits, and events. Don't see your school listed? Email email@example.com and we can connect you with an admissions representative!
We want to hear about YOUR transfer plans! Take our quick transfer survey here!
Transferring from another college and want your credits evaluated for a JJC certificate or degree? Click here, then find the Transfer Credit Evaluation dropdown box for your next steps!
On-Campus and Virtual Transfer Events
We are offering both on-campus and virtual events with our college and university partners! Our events include table visits, appointment sessions, and transfer fairs. You can find the name of the institution, date, time, and location of each event below. If we are hosting a virtual event, please click on the link during the scheduled time.
JJC's Transfer Events
Tuesday, September 28 Chicago State University 10:00am-1:00pm D Concourse Eastern Illinois University 11:00am-1:00pm Romeoville Campus, Building A Lewis University 10:00am-1:00pm A Building Lewis University, On-Campus Advising 2:00pm-4:00pm Student Advising Center Wednesday, September 29 Indiana Wesleyan University 10:00am-1:00pm Romeoville Campus, Building A Thursday, September 30 Governors State: Dual Degree Program 8:30am-4:30pm Student Advising Center North Central College 10:00am-1:00pm D Concourse University of St. Francis 10:00am-1:00pm A Building Monday, October 4 Dominican University 10:00am-1:00pm D Concourse Tuesday, October 5 STEM Pathway Fair 10:00am-1:00pm D Concourse Wednesday, October 6 Governors State: Dual Degree Program 9:00am-1:00pm A Building Eastern Illinois University 11:00am-1:00pm Romeoville Campus, Building A Thursday, October 7 Governors State: Dual Degree Program 8:30am-4:30pm Student Advising Center Eureka College 10:00am-1:00pm D Concourse University of St. Francis 10:00am-1:00pm A Building Tuesday, October 12 North Central College 10:00am-1:00pm A Building Wednesday, October 13 Eastern Illinois University 10:00am-1:00pm D Concourse Olivet Nazarene University 10:00am-1:00pm A Building University of Missouri-St. Louis 10:00am-12:00pm D Concourse Thursday, October 14 Governors State: Dual Degree Program 8:30am-4:30pm Student Advising Center University of St. Francis 10:00am-1:00pm A Building Indiana Wesleyan University 10:00am-1:00pm Romeoville Campus, Building A Tuesday, October 19 Health, Public Safety & Human Services Pathway Fair 10:00am-1:00pm D Concourse Wednesday, October 20 Governors State: Dual Degree Program 9:00am-1:00pm A Building Chicago State University 10:00am-1:00pm D Concourse Purdue Fort Wayne 10:00am-1:00pm D Concourse North Central College: Virtual Advising 10:00am-3:00pm Click here to make an appointment Thursday, October 21 Governors State: Dual Degree Program 8:30am-4:30pm Student Advising Center University of St. Francis 10:00am-1:00pm A Building Tuesday, October 26 Lewis University 10:00am-1:00pm A Building Loyola University 10:00am-1:00pm D Concourse North Central College 10:00am-1:00pm D Concourse Lewis University, On-Campus Advising 2:00pm-4:00pm Student Advising Center Eastern Illinois University 11:00am-1:00pm Romeoville Campus, Building A Wednesday, October 27 Aurora University 10:00am-1:00pm A Building Chicago State University: On-Site Admissions Day 10:00am-2:00pm D Concourse Thursday, October 28 Governors State: Dual Degree Program 8:30am-4:30pm Student Advising Center University of St. Francis 10:00am-1:00pm A Building
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' Visit Opportunities
Aurora University: Virtual and On-campus Visits
Columbia College Chicago: Virtual Events
Eastern Illinois University: Virtual Appointments
Franklin University: Virtual Transfer Information & Registration Events
Lake Forest College: Virtual Chats with an Admissions Counselor
National Louis University: Virtual Events
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, Transfer Scholarship Info
Purdue University Fort Wayne: Individual Appointment with Admissions, Bachelors of Applied Science Program Virtual Information Session
Purdue University Northwest: Virtual Visits
Savannah College of Arts and Design: Visit Options
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville: Visit Options
University of Illinois at Chicago: Transfer Information
University of Illinois at Springfield: Visit Options
University of Kentucky: Virtual Visits
University of Phoenix: Transfer Appointments, BSN Concurrent Enrollment Program Presentation, RN to BSN Program Presentation, Bachelor of Science in Health Management Program Presentation, General Transfer Presentation
Western Governors University: National Transfer Student Week, "These Transfer Shoes," Webinars
Transfer Talks Videos
Transfer Talks: Connect with Transfer Schools
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 website!
Transfer Talks Presents: Choosing Your College
Are you having trouble finding your transfer institution? Are you confused on how to start searching? Watch our three-part video series to help find what is important to you and narrow down your choices!
Transfer Talks Presents: Transferring from JJC
Joliet Junior College is more than just gen eds! Learn how earning your associate degree can benefit you in transferring to a 4-year university with this informational video! Click here!
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!
If you need help choosing your classes or with your transfer plan, please reach out to our Student Advising Center. You can find details about their services and contact information here!
Additionally, you may be ready to reach out to your faculty advisor! Please visit this page in your student portal for a list of majors and faculty who can help advise you.
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.
Steps to Transfer Checklist
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
Campus Tours: Offers virtual tours of many colleges and universities
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
Complete Guide to Nursing in Illinois: Information about job outlook for nurses, nursing organizations and scholarships, steps on becoming a nurse, and more.
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