If you are a former Kishwaukee College student that has attended within the past two
years, your records are still in the system, and you can continue to Step 2. If it
has been MORE THAN two years since last attending Kishwaukee College, then start at
Please fill out each section of the Kishwaukee College Application* using your most current information. After the completion of the application, you
will receive a message with more information. Please allow 2-3 business days for processing.
There is no fee required to submit the application.
For guidance through the application process, please watch the following video:
If you need more information or are having trouble with the online application, reach
out to our friendly staff at 815-825-9375 or firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be happy to help.
With more than 70 degree and certificate programs, Kish has something for everyone.
Find your program.
Not sure what you should choose? Kish can help you discover your interests on our
Career Exploration page.
Official transcripts from high school, GED, military and/or any former colleges or
universities can be submitted to Student Services C2100 to complete the admission
process. Visiting students only need to submit unofficial transcripts if needed for
prerequisite proof and the Request for Prerequisite Evaluation form.
*We will ask for your Social Security number as part of the application process. This
is required to process your application in conjunction with financial aid, as well
as for our compliance with state and federal regulations. Rest assured, our systems
are safe and secure.
Access your student email, online learning environment, college announcements and
self-service at kish.edu/mykc.
Select “Setup or change your KishID account” by using your Student ID/username located
on your welcome letter.
Have you already activated your account but can’t find your password? The College
cannot retrieve your passcode. However, you can call the Help Desk at 815-825-9888 to reset your account.
Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at fafsa.gov (the Kishwaukee College School code is 007684).
Visiting students only need to submit unofficial transcripts.
Schedule an appointment with your Academic Advisor/Counselor to plan your coursework
if necessary at kish.edu/advising.
Register for classes online through your myKC self-service portal.
To receive in-district tuition rates, residency within District #523 must be established
30 days before the semester.
Contact Student Services with questions about registration or residency at email@example.com or 815-825-9375.
Payments must be received prior to the tuition due date, for a list of dates visit
kish.edu/importantdates. Payments can be made through the myKC self-service portal or by contacting the Business
Office at 815-825-9400.
The Kishwaukee College Board of Trustees voted to certify the College’s 2022 tax levy at its November meeting at a level that will continue a ten-year trend of lower Kishwaukee College real estate tax rates for residents and businesses within the Kishwaukee College district, which encompasses parts of DeKalb, Ogle, Lee, Boone, Kane, Winnebago and La Salle counties.
Kishwaukee College was awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for the College’s comprehensive financial report for the Fiscal Year 2021.