Waubonsee is YOUR Community College
We welcome everyone to visit our beautiful campuses! Gain professional skills for your career, learn life saving methods, or first aid, get your high school equivalency, learn or improve your English, go for a stroll on our walking paths, or visit a Library. We can even help you find a job and navigate through unemployment resources.
We are students of life, learning and growing with every experience. Education can be enjoyable and exciting when we explore areas of professional interest to better our careers. We welcome and encourage you to expand your horizons and improve your life with Waubonsee's community offerings.
With more than 100 noncredit options in professional and specialized classes, you'll discover subjects that support and boost your career or business. You'll be engaged and inspired by instructors who are passionate about their expertise and classmates who share your enthusiasm.
Browse our lineup of popular topics and offerings, and discover the many benefits of lifelong learning — from the satisfaction of perfecting a new skill to career advancement to saving lives and helping others and everything in between.
Focused professional development offerings expand your perspective and help you polish existing skills — even explore an entirely different career path. These convenient and affordable courses encompass six different subjects including American Heart Association, Business and Finance, Computer Science and Technology, Health and Safety, Industrial Maintenance and Automation, and Real Estate. We also offer a variety of online, self-paced courses in partnership with Ed2Go.
Improve your English skills or prepare to take a high school equivalency test with our free Adult Education offerings. We offer help with technology through Chromebook and hotspot rentals, in-person or online learning options, access to advisors and tutors, and career path guidance.
Work smarter, not harder! Through the SBDC, small business owners, both prospective and existing, can obtain essential management, marketing and financial coaching. We offer no-cost one-on-one coaching and a wide variety of low-cost events and workshops to help make your business a success.
The Driver Safety Program offers the National Safety Council's widely acclaimed DDC-4 and DDC-8 Defensive Driving Courses, as well as the very popular "Alive at 25" program, at locations throughout Kane, Kendall and DeKalb Counties.
Any time is a tough time to be unemployed or underemployed, but the present time is especially challenging. Waubonsee has gathered resources to help you search for jobs, find a new career path, access free education and training, and better understand unemployment benefits and how to use them.