Oakton Community College offers online classes; the introductory webpage offers helpful information including a general description of the non-traditional learning format, comparison of hybrid and online courses, self-assessment opportunity and a link to the listing of available online classes. Oakton Community College is a participating member of Illinois Community Colleges Online which is a state-wide cooperative effort to pool resources, share technology and expand the online education opportunities within the state. Oakton Community College offers enough courses online to complete an associate’s degree in arts within several disciplines. Online students have dedicated resources available including admission, registration and financial aid, technical support for hardware and software and a step by step ‘get started’ guide. Oakton Community College participates in the Illinois Articulation Initiative as well, which makes transferring a qualified degree into a bachelor’s program smoother.