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 counseling to help each student determine an appropriate field of study according to individual abilities and interests.

If you would like to schedule a meeting with an Admission representative, you can do so by:


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 College Relations Associates Office is 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

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Admissions Team

Ken Smith

Director of Admissions
(708) 456-0300, Ext. 3485
kensmith@triton.edu

Dan Lamoureux

Assistant Director of Admissions
708-456-0300, Ext. 3867
daniellamoureux@triton.edu

College Relations Associates educate and assist potential students as they move through the admission process. These staff members lead campus tours, speak at high school and community events, and counsel potential students individually or in group settings.

Daniela Vitale

College Relations Associate
(708) 456-0300, Ext. 4113
danielavitale@triton.edu
Language spoken: Italian

Daniela serves the following high schools:
Riverside Brookfield High School
East Leyden High School
Maine South High School
West Leyden High School
William Howard Taft High School
Fenwick High School
St. Joseph High School

John Pechacek

College Relations Associate
708-456-0300, Ext 3277
johnpechacek@triton.edu

John serves the following high schools:
Lyons Township High School
Nazareth Academy
Oak Park River Forest High School
Ridgewood High School
Walther Christian Academy

Juan Ovalle

College Relations Associate
708-456-0300, Ext. 3379
juanovalle@triton.edu
Language spoken:  Spanish

Juan serves the following high schools:
Elmwood Park High School
Proviso West High School
Proviso East High School
Proviso Mathematics & Science Academy
Trinity High School

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Visit Campus

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:

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.

Note: If the above schedule presents any conflicts with your availability, please email Admissions, to request a Customized Individual Campus Tour.

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Campus Tours

Scheduling a campus tour provides an overall look at Triton’s academics, support services and other important information about the college. A group tour allows students the chance to view the campus and ask questions, and provides a feel for the campus environment and everything Triton College has to offer.

All group tours will begin on the Triton College East Campus at the Robert M. Collins Center (R-Building) unless other arrangements have been made.

Group tour requests can be made by:

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

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

Sessions Include:

  • Discovering Triton’s programs and student support services
  • Conversations with admission representatives
  • New student next steps for enrollment
  • Meet & Greet with current Triton Students (high schools only)
  • Campus tour

Note: If the above schedule presents any conflicts with your availability, please email Admissions to request a customized group campus tour.

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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

Hours
Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed 

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Welcome Center

Triton College’s 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:

  • Opportunity to meet with an available counselor in the walk-in counseling center
  • Direction and hours for taking the placement exam
  • Portal assistance
  • Assistance in using Triton's website
  • Pickup of transcripts if ordered from Transcripts
  • Registration 

Registration Hours
Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
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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