Early College

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High School Students

Many students decide to get an early start on college by taking classes at ICC in the evening, online, or in the summer while they are still in high school.

01Apply to ICC

Apply at Illinois Central College by clicking here: and completing the application. If you are a U.S. citizen, you will need your social security number.
Please make sure you enter information accurately. Soon after applying, you will receive important details by email, including your ICC ID number and username. You will need this information later, so keep it in a safe place

02Determine Placement

Check with your high school counselor to see if your dual-credit class has prerequisites. Some classes require a specific ACT, SAT, or placement test score. Access your ACT or CollegeBoard account and send scores directly to ICC, or talk to your counselor about scheduling the ICC placement test. Information on the placement test can be found by clicking here:

03Setup your MyICC Account

Log in to your ICC eServices account and your new ICC email by clicking here: This is how ICC communicates with you, and where you can access more academic and enrollment information. You already know your username (see Step 1), and everything else you need can be found by clicking here:

04Make Payment Arrangements

Check with your high school counselor for financial information and directions to pay course fees.