Illinois Central College is encouraging potential students to stop, drop everything, and come to the college for its “Stop. Drop. Enroll.” event, where potential students can enroll in just a few hours. This free event takes place on Thursday, December 15, from 1 to 7 p.m., at Arbor Hall on the ICC North Campus, located at 5407 N. University St., Peoria and provides extended business hours for class registration. No appointment is necessary, and parking is free. Classes for the spring semester begin on Tuesday, January 17.
At “Stop. Drop. Enroll.” ICC staff will help prospective students complete all the steps required for enrolling. The process includes: Completing and processing an ICC application, completing placement testing, meeting with an advisor to develop a class schedule, filling out financial aid paperwork and setting up a payment plan. Participants are encouraged to arrive no later than 5 p.m. in order to complete all of the steps leading to enrollment. For advising or information only, participants should arrive prior to 6 p.m.
Representatives from ICC’s academic departments, as well as financial aid, testing, and enrollment services will be on hand to answer questions and assist participants. ICC staff will be available to help students explore any of the 127 degree and certificate programs, including requirements for selective admission programs.
Information regarding ICC Access Services, scholarships, Campus Housing, and Success Coaching also will be available.
To make the best use of the day, potential students should fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) five days prior to coming to the event. ICC Financial Assistance staff is available to answer questions about completing the FAFSA or to assist with documents.
To complete all of the steps of admission and enrollment, participants should bring the following:
In addition, potential students requesting assistance with completing the FAFSA also should bring their 2015 tax returns; W-2 forms; and current bank statements. (If the participant is aged 24 or younger, the parents’ social security cards, 2015 tax returns, W-2 forms and current bank statements also are necessary.)
The event is provided on a first come, first-served basis. The total time needed to complete all of the steps depends on the participant’s individual needs.
For those interested in financial assistance, ICC still has scholarships available in select areas for the 2016-2017 academic year. To be eligible for the scholarships, students must first apply to ICC online at http://icc.edu/admissions/enrollment/apply-now/. Remaining scholarships are listed online for 2016-17 at http://icc.edu/admissions/scholarships/remaining-scholarships/
For more information or for any questions, please call (309) 694-8971 or visit icc.edu/dec15