Bright futures start at Elgin Community College.

ECC is a two-year, Class I community college serving the residents of Community College District 509 in Kane, DuPage, Cook, DeKalb, and McHenry counties.  We are a comprehensive community college serving students at every stage of their educational journeys.  From university transfer programs to continuing education classes to childcare and arts center events for the community, ECC offers something for everyone.  

Our Community

At ECC, you'll join a welcoming community of faculty and staff who care about your success.  Our 9,000 students and more than 40,000 alumni respect a diverse range of backgrounds, ages, career interests, and goals---while sharing a strong sense of community and a commitment to success. 

A Beautiful Campus in a Great Location.

Conveniently located halfway between Chicago and Rockford, ECC is easily accessible from several major highways.  At our park-like campus setting, you'll enjoy peaceful vistas and state-of-the-art educational facilities.

Administrative offices of the college are located at the campus in southwest Elgin,

1700 Spartan Drive
Elgin IL 60123-7193
Phone: 847-697-1000

For college admissions, phone 847-214-7385; 847-214-7392 (TDD); email; or visit the website.

Accreditation & Recognition

Accredited — The Higher Learning Commission
The Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604-1411
Phone: 800-621-7440 / 312-263-0456
Fax: 312-263-7462

Illinois Board of Higher Education
Illinois Community College Board

Notice of Disclaimer

This catalog is provided for informational purposes only. The college reserves the right to change, modify, or alter all fees, tuition, expenses, and costs of any kind, and further reserves the right to add or delete, without notice, any course or program offering, service, or information in this catalog. It is the responsibility of any student or employee to become familiar with any changes in the catalog.