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News & Events

Visit our Press Room for up-to-date news and articles about University Center.


Building closure
1/18/19--5 pm

The last of our Saturday classes has just been canceled due to the impending snowstorm.  Therefore, University Center will be closed Saturday through Monday for the MLK holiday.  See you on Tuesday.


UC Names New Executive Director
1/14/19

The University Center of Lake County has named Joel Williams as the Executive Director who will succeed G. Gary Grace when Grace retires March 31, 2019.  Williams will begin work at the University Center on March 18, 2019 to ensure a smooth transition as the Center’s founding executive director retires.  Click for details.


UC Seeks Evening/Weekend Receptionists
10/25/18

Like working in a college setting?  UC seeks 2 evening/weekend receptionists.  Email Judy Hill to apply via .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).


Financial Aid Help
12/14/18

ISACorps member Deja Dyas or a colleague will visit UC on selected dates to assist students with financial aid questions. Look for her Tues, Jan 29 from 5 - 7 pm in the atrium Click for additional dates.


SIUC seeks Lake County staff
1/14/19

SIUC is seeking 2 program/student advisors to work in Lake County.  One will work at UC and one at Naval Station Great Lakes.  Apply by February 1, 2019.


Programs & Courses

University Center offers more than 130 degree & certificate programs for continuing and returning students. Learn more about the programs and course schedules we offer.

Find a Degree

University Center of Lake County is unique in that offers select courses from a wide range of top colleges and universities on two campuses. Students can complete their bachelor’s degree or earn an advanced degree without having to travel too far from home. Convenient, flexible schedules make earning the degree you want while balancing your life, easier than ever before.

FAFSA Workshops

Starting Oct. 1, students can apply to get financial aid to enroll in college for the 2019-20 school year. Need help completing and submitting the FAFSA?  There are many free help sessions scheduled across Lake County.  Click here to see all the dates or to download a flyer.  Bilingual (English/Spanish) volunteers will be available to help.