Admissions

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.

Student Center, B Building, Room B-140
Phone: (708) 456-0300, Ext 3130
Email: admissions@triton.edu

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

For more information on getting started at Triton College, contact your Admissions Representative.

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Admissions Team

Last Name
Begins With
Admissions RepresentativePhone NumberEmail
A - I JOHN PECHACEK 708-456-0300,
Ext. 3277
johnpechacek@triton.edu
J - R JUAN OVALLE 708-456-0300,
Ext. 3379
juanovalle@triton.edu
S - Z ANA PATINO PEREZ 708-456-0300,
Ext. 4113
anapatinoperez@triton.edu
READMISSION ANA PATINO PEREZ 708-456-0300,
Ext. 4113
anapatinoperez@triton.edu

Please note: If you are an international student, please reach out to carinasantoyo@triton.edu.

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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
E-mail: admissions@triton.edu

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

Residency documentation should be submitted to the B-Building Welcome Center or registration@triton.edu for address changes or address verifications.

Please contact registration@triton.edu or in-person at the B-Building Welcome Center if you have any questions. Residency holds may only be resolved in-person or by email, and will not be resolved over the phone.

Full Residency Policy can be viewed HERE.

Towns and Villages in Triton's district are listed HERE.



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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