Students can find information pertaining to Graduation, Records, Registration, Transcripts, and Transfer Credit Evaluation within the Registrar's Office. The Registrar's Office is responsible for the collection, administration, maintenance, processing, and distribution of information.
The Registrar's Office supports instruction by conducting registration, recording grades, maintaining permanent records, enrollment verification, driving restrictions, name changes, loan deferments, independent studies, tenth day/midterm reporting, FERPA, issuing diplomas and transcripts, based on college policy, state and federal laws, and is involved in the interpretation of academic policies as they relate to students.
Our college's vision of being our community's first choice is the driving force behind our office. We are located in both the Main Campus in Joliet as well as in Romeoville. We are staffed with experienced and knowledgeable team members who can assist students, staff, faculty, and the community.REGISTRATION INFORMATION
Procedure for General Petition
Upcoming Changes to the General Petition Process
Applications are still be accepted during this time. However, there may be a delay in the overall process.
To provide students the option to appeal for a late refund, tuition credit, and or a late withdrawal due to extenuating circumstances.
Extenuating circumstances may not include: Change of employment or work hours, transportation issues, vacations, incarceration, relocation, or moving.
Students requesting a general petition must complete a general petition form available online.
The petition process is a two-tier process, the decision of the petition committee is final and cannot be appealed.
Note: Your petition appeal goes before a committee for review and may take three to four weeks before you hear the results of their decision.
Note: General petitions are not always granted.
- In order for petitions to receive consideration they should be for current or the immediate previous semester.
- All refund requests, due to extenuating circumstances must be accompanied with supporting documentation. Any medical documentation must be on physician's stationary. Refunds will be disbursed back to the original payment method at the time of registering for the course.
A Late Withdrawal Petition, due to extenuating circumstances, must be accompanied with supporting documentation and should only be filed after the last day to drop a course(s).
- Petitions must be filed online. You will have 10 business days to submit documentation to the appropriate office. If documentation is not received by the deadline the petition will be denied.
- Notification of the committee decision will be sent to your JJC email account.
Joliet Junior College Main Campus
In-Person (immediate pick-up): $15.00
Operated Assisted Toll Free Number (847) 716-3005: $24.00
Online Transcript Request
In Person - Immediate Pick-Up Only
The Joliet Junior College transcript window will only be handling immediate pick-ups. All other requests must be processed online.
When picking up your transcript the student will be required to do the following:
Make payment of $15.00 at the Student Accounts and Payments Window (Campus Center Enrollment Center, A-1020)
- Upon receiving a receipt for payment, students must walk over to Registration located next to the payment window (Campus Center Enrollment Center, A-1020) and produce their paid receipt so the transcript requests can be processed. A photo ID is required when picking up your transcript.
- All restrictive holds on a student's record must be cleared before a transcript is released.
If a student wishes to have someone else pick up the transcript he/she must request the transcript in writing, authorizing that person to pickup the transcript for them. The person picking up the transcript must show Photo ID.
Telephone Transcript Request
Joliet Junior College has retained Credentials Inc. to accept transcript orders by telephone. Please call Credentials Inc. at (847) 716-3005.
Requesting Records Prior to 1976
For classes that were taken prior to 1976, records are maintained on microfilm. The microfilm is stored in the vault and the Records Office needs 24 to 36 hours to locate the appropriate microfilm and process it for your transcript.
Transfer Credit Evaluation
For questions on transferring to JJC, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students that are transferring from other colleges who want their credits evaluated for a certificate or degree from JJC must take the following steps.
- Make sure you have a JJC application for admission on file with the Admissions Office.
- Request your official transcripts from the college(s) you have previously attended be sent to: Joliet Junior College, Transfer Credit Evaluation Office, 1215 Houbolt Road, Joliet, IL 60431-8938. JJC does accept electronic transcripts at email@example.com.
- Complete a Transfer Credit Evaluation Request Form. This form is for college transcripts only.
- View your academic summary on eResources in approximately four to six weeks for your evaluated transfer credit and the JJC equivalencies.
For information on the admissions process, view the Transfer Information page
Note: JJC does not accept faxed transcripts.
Advanced Placement and CLEP
Transfer credit can be attained by taking examinations in the Advanced Placement program or College Level Examination Program sponsored by the College Board. The results of these tests form the basis for awarding college credit to those students who have passed one or more tests with satisfactory scores. Students who have taken these examinations should request that their official scores be sent to the academic credentials specialist in the Registration and Records office.
For more information on CLEP exams, please visit our Tests Administered page.
Students that have completed an Advanced Placement (AP) and/or CLEP exam and want their credits transferred to JJC must take the following steps.
- Make sure you have a JJC application for admission on file with the Admissions Office as well as an "active" JJC "username" and "password."
- Request your official score report from College Board to be sent to: Joliet Junior College, Transfer Credit Evaluation, 1215 Houbolt Road, Joliet, IL 60431-8939.
Transfer credit will only be given based on official score reports sent directly from College Board.
Note: JJC does not accept faxed transcripts or unofficial transcripts for evaluation.
If you are enrolled as a degree-seeking student at another college or university and want to take classes at JJC to fulfill a specific requirements at your senior institution, you are considered a guest student.
Steps to Apply:
- Complete a JJC application.
- Under “Educational Goals” select “I only plan to complete one or several courses.”
- Under “Select a Degree/Certificate” select “Non-Degree Seeking”.
- Obtain your JJC username and password, which will allow you to access your JJC e-mail account.
- If the course(s) you want to take have prerequisites that you have met at your primary institution, you can obtain permission to override the prerequisites by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org that includes the following:
- Your Name
- Your JJC Student ID
- The course name, the course number and the section number for all classes in which you plan to enroll
- Attach an unofficial transcript to the email.
- Within two business days, you will be contacted by a JJC representative letting you know if the prerequisite has been met. If so, a waiver will be entered into the system, and you will then be able to register online.
- Register for classes
Please note that it is the student’s responsibility to ensure that the classes they are taking at JJC meet the requirements at their home institution. JJC makes no guarantees in this regard. Also note that guest students are not eligible for financial aid at JJC.
Online registration is available from the first day of Registration and throughout the term for classes that haven't started. Although classes may have already started at JJC, that doesn't mean it's too late to get registered. JJC staff and faculty are available to help answer any questions you may have. Call 815-744-2200 or email email@example.com.
To Register Online:
- Go to the MyJJC webpage
- Log in using your JJC email and password. If you need assistance logging in, view the ID/Username Help page
- Once inside MyJJC, navigate to the "Self-Service Menu" section and click on "Register & View Schedule"
- Select "Register for Classes" and on the right column choose "Search and Register for Sections"
If you need assistance, please view our video on how to Register and Drop Classes.
- Complete a JJC application.
Priority Registration has begun. Emails were sent to qualified students via their JJC email box beginning October 3, 2018.
General Registration for Summer 2019 has started.
Priority Registration is for:
- Students who are currently enrolled in a credit class.
- Students who have no current restrictions and/or financial obligations to the college.