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Waubonsee Community College Latinx Resource Center

Waubonsee's Latinx Resource Center (LRC) is an identity-based center that provides resources, support services, and educational experiences to support students' academic and social success. We offer all students a place to belong and to learn more about Latinx culturas, “cultures” herencias, “heritage” y tradiciones and “traditions.”

Latinx Summer Institute (LSI)

Latinx Summer Institute

Let us help you prepare for college success!

Learn more about this FREE five-day summer program to offer resources and opportunities available at Waubonsee to help you along the way.

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About the LRC

Find Answers

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At the LRC, we invite you to bring all of you -- all your intersectional identities! Here, you’ll find a place to belong while finding the holistic support you need to find answers like:  

  • How to navigate school as a first-generation college student?
  • How to pay for college, apply for financial aid or scholarships?
  • How to balance familia?
  • How to navigate DACA o inmigración?

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Apoyo. Cultura. Celebración. ¿A Donde lo encuentro?  ¡Aquí!
“Support. Culture. Celebration. Where do you find it? Here!”

  • Get plugged into the Latinx community at Waubonsee and make lifelong connections  
  • Receive the help you need emotionally, socially, financially, and academically to help you reach your goals and succeed at Waubonsee
  • Find a place to express your “orgullo” pride in your Latinx culture or learn about someone else’s history or traditions  
  • Belong to a diverse comunidad “community” that celebrates your diverse and inclusive social, educational and cultural activities and events

Our Programs and Staff

From the mentoring of current students, to helping families understand college and its many benefits, we offer a few signature programs. Learn more about those and/or our staff members! 

Waubonsee Community College is a Hispanic Serving Institution

Waubonsee Community College Latinx Latinx Panel

What Does It Mean to be a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI)?

Waubonsee is proud to be formally designated a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) by the United States Department of Education with a student population that was 31.4% Latinx in fall 2020. Being an HSI means that it’s critical that student support adapts to meet the needs of Latinx students and provides streamlined pathways to a degree or credential. The college is dedicated to increasing the institution’s capacity to serve Latinx learners holistically.

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Latinx Resource Center
Aurora Downtown Campus, Room 250
(630) 906-4180
LRC@waubonsee.edu
We are bilingual.

Available Hours:
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., M and F
8 a.m. - 6:30 p.m., T-Th

*Hours are subject to change for programs, events, and presentations if needed. In addition, LRC staff will be working together to coordinate their schedules so that there is always at least one staff member during service hours.

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