Undocumented Students

Undocumented Students

Kish is committed to providing educational opportunities to all members of the community who want to learn. We pride ourselves on being an open-enrollment institution and have committed to diversity, respect and equity in our core values. 

Admissions — Open Door Policy

Kishwaukee College has an “open door” admission policy. Admission is open to all in-district residents of Community College District #523 who meet any of the following criteria:

  1. High School graduates or the equivalent High School Equivalency (HSE) Certificate or non-graduates who will be 18 years of age or older during the first semester of enrollment.
  2. High School students under 16 may be considered for enrollment in credit classes with joint approval of the High School principal and the Director of Enrollment Services & Registrar.
  3. Transfer students from other colleges. Only credits earned from regionally accredited institutions will be accepted. No grade point average will be calculated on those credits.

Out-of-district residents:

  1. Admission is also open to residents that are out-of-district, out-of-state or residents of foreign countries. However, there may be some program restrictions, differential tuition charges and/or special admission requirements.

You can apply for Kishwaukee College using our online application.

Resources for Undocumented Students

Contact Us

Santina SwigerDirector of Enrollment Services & RegistrarEsswiger@kish.edu

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