Get Enrolled, Registered and Ready for Class!

The process depends on the kind of student you want to be and kind of courses you want to take. There is no competitive application process, except for a few select programs.  And you’ll receive personal attention and guidance to help you along the way.

We’re dedicated to helping you achieve success because this is your future.


New Student
Earn college credit to transfer to a four-year university or prepare for a career

Transfer in academic credits previously earned at another college or school

If you have previously taken a credit course at Waubonsee and have your X-number and password, you can register for classes right away. Note that if you’ve taken only noncredit and/or high school courses previously and are ready to move into credit courses, you should follow the process for new credit students.

International (I-20)
Enrollment for citizens of a country other than the United States


Personal Enrichment /
Professional Development

Enroll in Personal Enrichment, Trips and Tours, or Professional Development courses

Adult Education
This includes Adult Basic Education/GED, English as a Second Language (ESL) and other courses that help area residents improve their basic skills in English, reading and math and/or prepare for the GED test at no cost.

Xcelerate Youth Programs
Our Xcelerate summer camps have morning and afternoon sessions with fun, interactive activities for kids.


High School
Earn college credit while still in high school or earn high school credit in our summer SOAR program.

Important Dates to Know

Important Dates
Oct. 1 Foundation Scholarship Application Opens for 2019-2020 Academic Year
Oct 1 College Night
Nov. 5 Spring 2019 Registration Opens
Nov. 19-25 Thanksgiving Break
Dec. 15 Fall 2018 Semester Ends
Dec. 15 Priority Deadline to submit FASFA Application for 2019-2020 Academic Year
Accelerated 8 week courses start Oct. 15

Most traditional semesters last 16 weeks, but you might not be able to make that fit into your schedule. Don't worry, you have other options in the form of our accelerated courses, with classroom and online offerings that meet for just 8 or 12 weeks.

Request more information

Keep in Mind

Remember that you can begin the new student enrollment process at any time. You'll have a few steps to complete prior to course registration, so don't wait!   

Always Here to Help


(630) 466-5756

Schedule an appointment or just stop by and see us to learn all you need to know about starting your college experience here.

Sugar Grove
Sugar Grove Exterior Student Center

Student Center, Second Floor

8 a.m. - 7 p.m., M-W
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Th-F

Aurora Downtown
Main Entrance of Aurora Downtown Campus

Student Services Suite, First Floor

8 a.m. - 7 p.m., M-W
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Th-F

Aurora Fox Valley
Aurora Fox building summer S

Student Services Suite, Second Floor

8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., T
10:30 a.m. - 7 p.m., W
and by appointment.

Plano Sign outside of building summer grasses S

Student Services Suite, First Floor

8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., M
10:30 a.m. - 7 p.m., T