Celebration of Military Friendly ranking

Celebration of Military Friendly ranking

Posted On: 04/11/22

The community is invited to Kankakee Community College on Monday, April 25 for a celebration of the college’s ranking as a Top 10 Military Friendly® School.

The reception will begin at 1 p.m. Monday, April 25 in the College Center. Remarks will be at 1:30 p.m., and light refreshments will be served.

KCC ranks seventh among all small community colleges in the upcoming 2022 Guide to Military Friendly Schools, published in conjunction with “G.I. Jobs” magazine. The 2022-23 Military Friendly® Schools list will be published in the May and October issue of G.I. Jobs magazine and can be found at www.militaryfriendly.com.

More information about educational benefits for military veterans, spouses and dependents, is at kcc.edu/veterans. Community members and prospective students can request information at veterans.kcc.edu, by emailing finaid@kcc.edu, or phoning 815-802-8550.

KCC is located south of downtown Kankakee off River Road, near U.S. 45-52, or take Interstate 57 to Exit 308 and follow the signs. Directions are at www.kcc.edu/directions/.

Military-friendly attributes of Kankakee Community College

  • Full-time advisers on staff, including career advising
  • Priority registration
  • Career Services
  • Scholarships for military students and veterans
  • Veteran’s Resource Center, which is staffed and offers dedicated resources
  • The KCC Veterans Association is an approved chapter of the Student Veterans of America and SALUTE Veterans National Honors Society.
  • Military students called to active service return without penalty
  • In-district tuition for CH. 33 Post 9/11 and CH. 30 Montgomery GI Bill recipients
  • Awards credit for College Level Examination Program (CLEP) and/or DANTES Subject Standardized Tests (DSST) exams
  • Accepts the ACE recommendations for awarding credit for CLEP and/or DSST
  • Gives college credit for military training and experience
  • Annual military friendly events: Veteran Stole Ceremony for graduating service members and a Veteran Recognition Ceremony.
  • Disability Services
  • Tutoring Services