The Waubonsee Community College Board of Trustees has approved tuition rates for the 2024-2025 academic year. Beginning with the fall 2024 semester, the college’s in-district and online tuition rate will increase just over 2 percent, from $135 to $138 per credit hour. The student fee will remain the same at $8 per credit hour.
At the February regular meeting of the Waubonsee Community College Board of Trustees, Daniel Jaquez, CISA, CDPSE, CRISC, of Yorkville, was appointed a member and will serve until the next consolidated election in April 2025. This appointment fills the seat vacated at the end of December by Jimmie Delgado, of Oswego. At Delgado’s last meeting on Dec. 13, the board adopted a resolution recognizing him for his commitment, dedication, and years of distinguished service.
The Dean’s List at Waubonsee Community College celebrates excellence among students who achieve a minimum 3.5 grade-point average out of a possible 4.0 while enrolled in at least six semester credit hours.
The President’s List at Waubonsee Community College celebrates excellence among students who achieve a 4.0 grade-point average out of a possible 4.0 while enrolled in at least six semester credit hours.
Waubonsee Celebrates Black History Month with a Cultural Showcase of Black Excellence, HBCUs, and Pre-Civil War Quilts
Waubonsee Community College is proud to host community events showcasing the excellence of Black culture and history during Black History Month. These events have been designed to honor Black leaders' rich cultural heritage and remarkable achievements in shaping our nation's story.
Waubonsee to Host STEM Networking Event for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) Students and Professionals
Waubonsee Community College is hosting a networking event focused on the BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Color) experience in the STEM field featuring keynote speaker Cortez Watkins, a Waubonsee alumnus and the Senior Workforce Pathways Partnerships Liaison at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. The free event will take place on Thursday, Feb. 8 at 4 p.m. at its Aurora Downtown Campus, located at 18 S. River St. While registration is encouraged, walk-ins are also welcome.
Waubonsee Community College, in partnership with Ladder Up, will offer free tax services at the college’s Aurora Downtown Campus, located at 18 S. River Street. The services are available to the community on a walk-in basis.
Nominations are currently being accepted for Waubonsee Community College’s 2024 Distinguished Alumnus. Nominations must be received by Wednesday, Jan. 31 to be considered for this year.
If you want to achieve your educational goals in less time, Waubonsee Community College invites you to apply to its QuickPath Degree Program. This accelerated program allows motivated students to earn an associate degree in just one year. There will be an information session on Thursday, Jan. 25, and Thursday, Feb. 1 at 4 p.m. via Zoom. These virtual sessions are free and open to the public.
In the pursuit of higher education, finances prove to be a difficult hurdle for many students. However, at Waubonsee Community College, scholarships offered through the Waubonsee Foundation offer assistance to students unsure of how to balance the cost of college with their academic and professional dreams.