Triton College has an open door admission policy for high school graduates and others qualified to enter its programs. After admission, the college provides guidance to help each student determine an appropriate field of study according to individual abilities and interests.

Admissions Office

The Admissions Office is the first point of contact between a prospective student and Triton College. Our staff can assist any student in the application and enrollment process.

The Admissions Representatives are located on the first floor of the Student Center, B Building, Room B-140.

Office Hours (Fall/Spring)
Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Office Hours (Summer)
Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday, Saturday & Sunday: Closed

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Admissions Team

John Pechacek

Admissions Representative 
708-456-0300, Ext 3277
Fenwick High School
Oak Park River Forest High School
Ridgewood High School
Walther Christian Academy

Juan Ovalle

Admissions Representative 
708-456-0300, Ext. 3379
Language spoken:  Spanish
Elmwood Park High School
Proviso West High School
Proviso East High School
Proviso Mathematics and Science

Ana Patino Perez

Admissions Representative 
708-456-0300, Ext. 4113
Language spoken:  Spanish
East Leyden High School
West Leyden High School
Riverside Brookfield High School
Trinity High School

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Campus Tours

Individual tours and group tour options are available.

If you're interested in seeing our campus and facilities, our admissions team is happy to provide a tour.

This general tour gives future students a chance to view the campus and ask questions. It also provides a feel for the campus environment and everything Triton College has to offer.

If you would like to schedule a tour you can do so by emailing

Confirmation will be sent 48 hours after the request has been submitted.

Itinerary will be sent with confirmation email. It will include instructions for the tour.

In addition to a tour of our campus and facilities, the sessions include an opportunity for conversations with admissions representatives, as well as an overview of the steps for enrollment as a new student.

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Call Center

The Call Center is available to assist students, faculty and staff with information and resources. Our staff is committed to providing accurate, supportive and timely information regarding the programs and policies of Triton College. Our goal is to assist and enrich all current and future students in the pursuit of their educational goals.

Some of our services include:

  • Answer general college and admissions questions
  • Program information
  • Class location/description
  • Special event information
  • Register for classes
  • Faculty contact information
  • Explain college tuition/fees

Contact Information
Call Center

N Building, Room N-202
(708) 456-0300, Ext. 3130

Office Hours (Fall/Spring)
Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed 

Office Hours (Summer)
Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday, Saturday & Sunday: Closed

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Welcome Center

Triton College‚Äôs Welcome Center is located in the Student Center (B Building).

The Welcome Center is designed to provide current and prospective students with all the navigation tools to be successful at Triton College.

At the Welcome Center, a student can receive the following services:

  • Campus maps and directions to various departments and student services
  • Direction and hours for taking the placement exam
  • Portal assistance
  • Assistance in using Triton's website
  • Pickup of transcripts if ordered from Transcripts
  • Registration 

Welcome Center Hours (Spring/Fall)
Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Welcome Center Hours (Summer)
Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday, Saturday & Sunday: Closed

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Residence Policy

The tuition rate is determined by the student's residence. Residence policy does not apply to international students on a visa. The student must meet the following criteria to be considered a resident of the district:

  • Must have occupied a dwelling in the district for 30 days prior to the start of classes
  • Must provide a photo ID
  • Must demonstrate district residency by providing at least two of the following documents:
  • Illinois driver's license
  • Automobile registration
  • Property tax statement
  • Lease or purchase agreement
  • Utility or telephone bill
  • Library card
  • Other appropriate dated documentation
  • Triton College mail is excluded

Out-of-District Resident Employed In-District

A student who resides outside of the Triton College district, but is employed by a company or organization within the district, will be entitled to in-district tuition rates if the following conditions are met:

  1. The student and an authorized agent of the company must complete the In-District Worker Form, verifying that the student is employed at least 35 hours per week. This form can be found in the Records Office, located in B-220, and must be submitted prior to the start of the semester.
  2. The student must submit a recent pay stub indicating that he/she is employed at least 35 hours per week by a company or organization within the district or provide other means of employment verification.
  3. The student must be employed at least 35 hours per week.
  4. A new In-District Worker Form must be submitted each semester, prior to the start of classes, to confirm eligibility.

For more information, please contact the Records Office (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3726.

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