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 High School Equivalency (HSE), English Language Acquisition (ELA), 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
Jan. 22 First Day of Classes
Feb. 4 Foundation Scholarship Application Deadline for 2019-2020 Academic Year
Feb. 18 First Day of 12-week Classes
Mar. 4 Summer 2019 Registration Opens
Mar. 18-24 Spring Break 
Mar. 25 First Day of 2nd 8-week Classes
Apr. 29 Last Day to Withdrawl from 16wk Spring Semester 
May 17 Spring Semester Ends 

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CTE Events and Open Houses
Career and Technical Education (CTE) Events

If you're interested in our nursing career programs, learn more by meeting faculty and visiting specialized labs at our Registered Nursing & CNA Showcase.

February 19, 2019 at Aurora Fox Valley

Open Houses

These are a great way to meet Waubonsee faculty members, administrators and staff. They are available to discuss programs, resources, financial assistance and student clubs and activities.

March 2, 2019 at Aurora Downtown

April 13, 2019 at Sugar Grove

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!   

Have questions? Sign up for a Getting Started Workshop or just stop by and see us to learn all you need to know about starting your college experience here. Admissions (630) 466-5756

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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