Fall Registration Underway at Prairie State College with New Saturday Options [05/01/2018]
Get the classes you need to start or complete your degree or certificate at Prairie State College (PSC). Fall registration is underway for 16-, 14-, 12- and eight-week credit course options. Individuals looking to advance their skills also can select from a variety of non-credit classes scheduled throughout the semester.
PSC offers convenient start dates for credit classes, with courses offered during the day, evening, online and now on Saturdays.
The 16-week and first eight-week courses begin Aug. 20. Classes for the 14-week session begin Sept. 4. The 12-week courses begin Sept. 14, and the second eight-week session begins Oct. 15. All classes offer the same course material and credit hours. For shorter weeks, class session times are extended.
Saturday options include courses in liberal arts, social sciences, mathematics, biology and career and technical education.
To register for credit courses, new students must complete an enrollment application in person at the college or online at prairiestate.edu/start. Enrollment Services is open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday. Beginning Monday, May 21, and through Friday, Aug. 10, Enrollment Services is open Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. and the college is closed on Fridays. On Monday, Aug. 13, Enrollment Services will resume regular business hours. Current students can register for credit courses in person or online through WebAdvior.
Non-credit course options include continuing education, career training, life enrichment and more, with start dates throughout the semester. Students looking to take non-credit courses can register online or in person. To register online via Instant Enrollment, go to prairiestate.edu, select Apply, Register, Pay, and then choose How to Enroll. Another option is to complete the registration form available online or in the back of the course schedule. Students also can register for non-credit courses in person at the Matteson Area Center (MAC), located at 4821 Southwick Drive in Matteson, or in the Enrollment Services Office on the PSC main campus. The MAC is open Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., and Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Beginning Monday, May 21, and through Friday, Aug. 10, the MAC is open from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday and is closed on Fridays. On Monday, Aug. 13, the MAC will resume regular business hours.
The payment deadline for fall courses is Tuesday, July 17. Students are required to pay in full or have a payment plan in place on or before the deadline. Financial aid and scholarships are available to eligible applicants. The PSC Foundation also offers scholarships for tuition, books, and fees to those who qualify. For more information, visit prairiestate.edu/foundation.
Students are encouraged to register early, as high-demand classes fill fast. For a complete list of classes, visit prairiestate.edu/courseschedule or pick up a copy on the PSC main campus, located at 202 S. Halsted St., Chicago Heights.
There is still time to register for summer courses. Five- and eight-week options are available. The first session begins May 29 and the second session begins July 2. Learn more at prairiestate.edu/start.