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News & Events

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


Free FAFSA Workshops
11/20/14

Need help filling out your financial aid application for 2015?  There are many free help sessions scheduled across Lake County.  Click here to see all the dates & register for one of the workshops or to download a flyer.  Trained bilingual volunteers will help.


UC in Campus Technology magazine
9/18/14

UC’s new technology solution to allow students, faculty, and Conference Center users to print/copy conveniently was detailed in Campus Technology.
Read all about it.


Spring 2015 Schedule of Courses
10/30/14

The Spring 2015 Schedule of Courses is now posted.  Because of budget constraints, UC will not be publishing copies.  Please consult or download the online pdf.


Programs & Courses

University Center offers more than 100 degree & certificate programs for continuing and returning students. Learn more about the programs and course schedules we offer.

Find a Degree

Come Here. Go Far.

University Center of Lake County is a unique concept that offers select courses from 20 of Illinois’ top colleges and universities on two campuses. Students can complete their bachelor’s 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.