Kish classes to begin Jan. 16


Kish classes to begin Jan. 16

MALTA – Kishwaukee College registration for the Spring 2018 semester is currently in progress. There will be a special Saturday registration opportunity on Jan. 13 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on campus. The Spring 2018 semester begins Jan. 16.

Online registration is open to current students through myKC and can be completed at any time. Current students who need help selecting classes can stop by the Advising Lab located in the Student Center, room C2110, between 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday through Thursday. The advising lab will also be open on Saturday, Jan. 13 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

In-person registration can be completed in Student Services, C2100 in the Student Center. Students should come with a list of the courses they are requesting and alternates in case first choice classes and sections are full and/or closed. Students registering in-person must also present a photo ID before registering.

Student Services is open Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Student Services will also be open on Saturday, Jan. 13 from 9 a.m. to 1bp.m. to accommodate students needing to register. Students who need to take placement testing, can contact Student Services at (815) 825-9375 to set up an appointment.

New students must have completed a Student Information Form before they can register. The New Student Information form is available on the College website and can be filled out online.

In addition, TransVac will be offering two days of additional “dial-a-ride” bus service prior to the start of the semester to assist students with registration. Service will be offered on Wednesday, Jan. 10, and Thursday, Jan. 12, from DeKalb. Students must register with TransVac prior to scheduling a ride. For information on how to register and use this service visit: http://vacdk.com/register-with-transvac/. The cost to ride this additional bus will be $2 each way payable to the driver. Students are advised to call up to six days ahead to reserve a ride at (815) 758-6641.

For more information on enrollment and registration at Kishwaukee College for Spring 2018, contact Student Services at (815) 825-9375 or email [email protected]

Bridge to Healthcare Careers class

MALTA – The Kishwaukee College Adult Education department is offering a Bridge to Healthcare Careers class designed for preparing students to take the GED/High School Equivalency exam and then transition into a healthcare career program at the College. The class begins the week of Jan. 16. Students may enroll at the class site at Kishwaukee College on Jan. 16-18 and 22 and Feb. 6-8 and 12. The College will be closed on Monday, Jan. 15 in observance of Martin Luther King Day.

The Bridge to Healthcare prep class meets from 9-11:15a.m. Mondays through Thursdays. The Monday and Wednesday classes will cover language arts and social sciences and the Tuesday and Thursday classes will cover math and science. The Bridge to Healthcare prep class is designed for adults who left high school prior to graduation and can demonstrate a reading and math level of 6th grade or higher on the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE).

The program will cover preparation in the GED/HSE test areas of language arts, social sciences, math and science. The class will include instruction related to health care careers to improve basic and/or secondary reading, writing, math and critical thinking skills. Students will also explore a variety of healthcare careers and learn about certificate and degree programs in healthcare fields offered at Kishwaukee College.

For more information, contact Jaime Schrader, director of adult education at Kishwaukee College, at (815) 825-9420 or [email protected]

ESL reading and writing class offered

MALTA – The Kishwaukee College Adult Education department is offering an Academic Reading and Writing class designed for preparing English as a Second Language (ESL) students to transition to college. This class is offered free to participants.

The class begins the week of Jan. 16 in Room C1209 at the College and meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:30 a.m. to 1:45p.m. The class meets immediately following the high intermediate/advanced level ESL class. Students may enroll at the Academic Reading and Writing class site at Kishwaukee College on Jan. 16 and 18 and Feb. 6 and 8.

The Academic Reading and Writing class is open to any ESL student who is age 16 or over and has a score of 211 or more on a CASAS test or any score on a TABE test.

The Academic Reading and Writing class will cover reading and writing improvement; enrolling in college; financial resources; preparation for college-level writing classes; and academic planning. At the end of the semester, students will take the college placement test.

For more information, contact Jaime Schrader, Director of Adult Education at Kishwaukee College, at (815) 825-9420 or [email protected]