Mendota Journalist | IVCC offers online summer courses starting May 16

ByMike V. Cooper

Apr 20, 2022

OGLESBY — More than 40 online summer classes will be offered at Illinois Valley Community College starting May 16. Most courses are eligible for transfer.

“We have a wide range of courses in business, physical and social sciences, liberal arts and mathematics,” said director of learning resources, Patrice Hess. “I believe university students returning home for the summer will find our courses attractive and affordable.”

IVCC will offer courses in accounting, nutrition, health, wellness, human growth and development, art, environment, business, criminal justice, computers, Microsoft Office, economics (including micro and macro), English composition, film, weather and climate, geography, history;

Children’s literature, management, marketing, algebra, STEM math, liberal arts math, statistics, technical math, psychology (including social and abnormal), child growth and development, college strategies, sociology and discourse .

The Summer 2022 schedule continues CCSVI’s dramatic increase in online offerings over two years.

Hess said that between fall 2019 and fall 2021, the college increased online sections by 53% and online enrollment increased by 86%, from 890 to 1657. The number of students in online increased 68% from 569 students to 956 and credit hours increased 82% from 2655 to 4837.

Summer and fall registrations are ongoing at (815) 224-0447 or