Waubonsee Community College is a two-year, public community college that was established in 1966, and is located in the western suburbs of Chicago, Illinois. ECC was founded after the electorate of 12 school districts in the Illinois counties of Kane, Kendall, Dekalb, LaSalle and Will voted to establish Community College District 516. Waubonsee is committed to providing quality programs and services that are academically, financially, geographically and physically accessible to meet the educational and training needs of the people and organizations in its community.
Waubonsee is a comprehensive community college that offers a variety of programs and services that include career programs, transfer programs, adult education, student services, business training, and personal and professional learning. Waubonsee offers programs for transfer degrees, occupational degrees, and certificates in the most in-demand fields. Waubonsee offers flexible learning opportunities that allow students with demanding schedules to take classes and earn degrees and certificates. Waubonsee has distance learning delivery methods that include online courses, telecourses, and two-way interactive television courses, and flexible scheduling options that include Weekend College, Flexible Fridays, and Flex-Term courses. Associate degrees and certificates of achievement can be earned entirely through a combination of online courses and telecourses.